District Manager in Luverne, MN at Ferrellgas

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

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    Luverne, MN
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Job Description

For more than 70 years, people all across America have relied on Ferrellgas for their home, business, and agricultural propane needs.
Why work at Ferrellgas? Because Ferrellgas maintains a friendly, family, competitive atmosphere within a growing Organization that currently stands second largest in the U.S. Our blue trucks stand at the forefront of green efforts by means of new propane fueled initiatives such as autogas. Performance improvement is expected and is facilitated through in house competitions and annual employee recognition awards.
We strive to hire and retain the most elite employees, several of which have been featured in Ingram's "Top 40 under 40" lists. Not only does Ferrellgas care about the Employee, we care about the Employee's family as well; which is why we offer a scholarship program for the children of our Employees. Not to mention Ferrellgas is a Fortune 1000 company!
If you want to be part of a winning Organization, join the Ferrellgas Team today!
Job Summary: The primary purpose of this leadership position is to ensure the effective, efficient and progressive performance of a smaller, growth-based District. Growth orientation drives all aspects of the business, encouraging long-term sustainability. This leadership position exemplifies a culture of outstanding Customer Service while adhering to company safety policies and procedures, as well as governmental regulations. This individual will be expected to supervise subordinate employees. This position typically requires at least three years of management experience in marketing, sales, and/or operations. A bachelor's degree in operations or business management is preferred.
Essential Functions:
  • Assumes overall responsibility for District P&L/budget, safety, sales and personnel.
  • Drives a perpetual growth environment and corresponding initiatives throughout the District, being directly involved with the execution down to the Customer level.
  • Engages in field operations, customer interaction and employee development. This is not an office based position, but rather an all-encompassing leadership position that is field based.
  • Determine the most effective use of resources available to provide outstanding Customer service.
  • Ensures that the District remains compliant with the company safety policies and procedures, and follows applicable laws and regulations.
  • Selects, trains, coaches and develops District Employees. Creates and upholds a work environment that encourages Employee morale.
  • Instills and upholds a Customer Service Culture within the District that fosters retention, relationships and loyalty, positioning the District for increased growth opportunities.
  • Acts as a business owner. Sets an example and inspires team to embrace every new opportunity, defend the customer base and capture increased market share.
  • Bachelor's degree in operations or business management preferred.
  • 3+ years management experience in marketing, sales, and operations.
  • DOT or propane gas experience
  • CDL with hazmat endorsement
  • Customer service experience.
  • Solid understanding of distribution principles.
  • Ability to lead and manage employees.
  • Solid understanding of expense management concepts.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on team building and developing a positive rapport with company employees at all levels as well as customers.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Access.
  • Proven history of ethical business decision and integrity.

Ferrellgas offers competitive pay, a comprehensive cafeteria style benefits package, a wellness credit, a 401(k) plan with a company match, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, paid holidays, vacation, and bonus potential.


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