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Maintenance Manager, Northeast KS area at Land O'Lakes, Inc. in St. Marys, Kansas

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:


As part of an ever-growing ag community, we are uniquely positioned to address the challenges and seize the opportunities of a growing global population. We are dedicated to finding the most talented people to support the businesses of our member owners, local ag retails and cooperatives across North America. We strive to match people that share our passion for agriculture with sustainable careers in the communities in which our member owners operate. There is no better time to be part of the growing, dynamic world of agriculture - let's help you find your fit.

Maintenance Manager, Northeast KS area

One of Land O"Lakes Member Owner Agriculture Retailers is currently seeking a Maintenance Manager. This individual is responsible for ensuring maintenance and upkeep of application equipment is done in the most cost-effective way.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following.


  • Oversees daily work of employees working on shop projects

  • Develop location personnel capabilities including coaching, training, and performance management. Including execution of the employee performance review

  • Strategically plan and manage parts inventory

  • Ensure that parts are invoiced to customers

  • Strategically plan, manage, and assign shop projects

  • Operate shop machinery

  • Assists in repair, construction, or maintenance

  • Oversee preventative maintenance program for all company operations

  • Coordinate with Operations Managers at other locations as needed

  • Maintain all ag retailer locations including Anhydrous Ammonia facilities

  • Responsible for upkeep of records (DOT, NH3 trailers, assets, etc)

  • Coordinates employee safety training (forklift, trucks, etc)

  • Communicate with supplier on pricing and services needed for repairs

  • Provide input on equipment manufacturer possibilities

  • Support new business initiatives and projects and contribute to review meetings and change process

  • Overall knowledge of equipment (what equipment is used at what times of year)

  • Other duties that may be assigned

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High school graduate or GED with 5 years of experience in ag retail operations.

  • Class A CDL

  • Managerial or supervisory experience

  • Highly skilled communicator with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally.

  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and influencing skills.

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to work well with a team

  • Strong planning skills with the ability to handle multiple projects through to completion and to manage competing priorities

  • Excellent attention to detail skills.

  • Self-starter and able to motivate others.

  • Self-motivated, flexible and works well under pressure.

  • Anticipates and overcomes obstacles.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands or fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and may be occasionally required to lift up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected. It is not designed to cover every activity, duty or responsibility required of the employee.

If you have questions about how to apply, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.