Effingham - Farm & Home Store Supervisor


About The Equity

The Equity is an independent cooperative headquartered in Effingham, Illinois and has over 500 employees. Our market area currently includes 19 locations and covers South-Central Illinois and Southwest Indiana. The Equity has five divisions including: Agronomy, Grain, Feed & Livestock, Energy, and Retail Store, plus a Precision Agronomy dealership. The Equity’s mission is to deliver value to our customers through operational excellence, providing information, exploring opportunities, and supporting profitable roles for producers. Our core values, profitability, customer focus, constant improvement, integrity, and accountability have led to our success. These core values will continue to keep our company strong into the future. We hold sacred our brand promise of offering the best products, latest technology, and high-quality service, done right!


Operations Office, 201 W Roadway Ave, Effingham, Illinois

Reports to

Feed & Hardware Operations Manager


Commensurate with experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Leadership Characteristics

  • Associates Degree in Agriculture or Business preferred
  • Basic understanding of the feed industry and scheduling transportation
  • Self-motivating personality as well as team building skills
  • Demonstrates ability to interact effectively with management, employees, and customers
  • Strong time management, administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Must possess valid driver’s license

Key Responsibilities

  1. Follow all safety and personnel policies
  2. Ability to understand a P&L statement along with the KPI’s to navigate and exceed the annual budget
  3. Directly supervise and evaluate all hardware store employees and feed routes trucks. Along with setting a schedule to deviate workflow
  4. Keep up with overall appearance and housekeeping of the store, warehouse, interior and exterior
  5. Provide employees with proper training to perform their jobs
  6. Supervise in-store traffic building campaigns as well as on-line promotions, visual merchandising, and a high level of housekeeping throughout the store
  7. Instill the operating culture to offer superior customer service
  8. Working knowledge of our company software and computer system
  9. Monitor daily sales reports
  10. Accountable for inventory ordering, shipment, receiving and defective goods documents
  11. Maintain and establish business relationships both internal and external
  12. Maintain a thorough knowledge of competitive products, services, and market
  13. Develop a marketing strategy to grow market share
  14. Community engagement

Work Environment

The nature of the job may require extended hours

Physical Demands

The physical demands include lifting objects up to 50 pounds and climbing stairs and ladders.


The employee may be required to travel to other locations, conferences, educational opportunities and other job related activities.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.

Submit resumes to Careers @TheEquity.com, by Thursday, September 1, 2022.

Effingham Equity shall not be liable for, shall not pay, and expressly rejects and disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for any commission, expense, fee or cost claimed or charged by any recruitment or employment agency, firm, or company in connection with the employment of any candidate selected by Effingham Equity for the position described above unless a written contract is executed by Effingham Equity and such employment agency, firm or company before Effingham Equity makes an offer of employment to such candidate.

Company Size201-500
Job SegmentFull-Time, Administration, Retail, Agriculture, Marketing
Nearest Major MarketChampaign, St. Louis, Terre Haute, Decatur

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