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Current Openings

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Gin Accounting Specialist

Position Purpose:

To assist in maintaining and enhancing the functions and objectives of the Gin Accounting Department of Plains Cotton Cooperative Association. The position includes the responsibility of supporting and communicating PCCA’s services to its members and their local cooperatives. This position is primarily involved in assisting our Co-op gin customers with the proper and efficient use of PCCA Gin Accounting, Module Tracking, Scale Ticket, and Cooperative Gin Patronage programs.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in accounting, finance, or agriculture related studies is preferred. Applicants with related work experience will also be considered
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of proper financial statement presentation
  • Strong computer skills, along with practical analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Some travel is required

Position Responsibilities:

  • Train and support cooperative bookkeepers using PCCA’s Gin Accounting software and other gin related systems
  • Assist cooperative bookkeepers in basic accounting functions including, but not limited to: general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, banking, inventory/point of sale, and financial statements
  • Assist in initial marketing of cotton through Module Tracking and Scale Ticket operations
  • Maintain open communication with gin auditing firms
  • Support and maintain PCCA’s gin patronage systems including, but not limited to, dividend allocations, equity issuance and retirement, rebates, and §199A allocations
  • Actively promote PCCA and the cooperative system and be knowledgeable with all aspects of PCCA’s history and current operations

Cotton Services Specialist

Position Purpose:

To assist in maintaining and enhancing the functions and objectives of the Cotton Services Department of Plains Cotton Cooperative Association.  The position includes the responsibility of supporting and communicating PCCA’s services to its members and their local cooperatives. This position will be heavily involved in assisting our cooperative gin customers and members with the proper and efficient use of PCCA’s Gin Services, Member Access, cotton invoicing, and PCCA patronage systems.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Ag related studies). Applicants with related work experience will also be considered
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, along with practical analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Some travel is required

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the processing of cotton payments and training coop gin personnel in the use of PCCA’s Gin Services software
  • Assist in the marketing of cotton, including documentation, eligibility, liens, scale tickets, and invoicing
  • Assist membership and gin personnel with all PCCA coop patronage issues
  • Assist membership and gin personnel with PCCA’s Member Access System
  • Support and maintain Gin Services programs
  • Assist gin personnel with PCCA contract and agreement documentation
  • Proper reporting to USDA, IRS and state agencies
  • Assist in initial marketing of cotton through Module Tracking and Scale Ticket operations
  • Actively promote PCCA and the cooperative system and be knowledgeable with all aspects of PCCA’s history and current operations

Safety and Compliance Director

Office Location TBA

Reports to Vice President of H.R. & Administration

Job Summary

PCCA operates warehouses and offices at ten locations in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and New Mexico. Our primary goal is to prevent work-related injuries and industrial accidents at all locations. The position is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing the Warehouse Division Safety Program to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, deaths and financial losses. The Safety and Compliance Director will work closely with PCCA’s Warehouse Safety Committee to develop and improve workplace safety and enforce all safety policies of PCCA, requirements by our Workers Compensation policy and Occupational Health and Safety (OHSA) guidelines.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Organize and lead monthly Safety Committee meetings, make recommendations to the committee, maintain all records, record minutes, prepare educational material, and support for the Committee.
  • Oversee compliance with NFPA, OSHA, DOL and EPA regulations and any other governmental agencies related to fire prevention, safety and environmental issues.
  • Travel to all warehouse facilities to inspect, identify and appraise conditions that could produce accidents and financial losses. Work closely with plant managers to implement safety procedures and identify safety violations. Ensure compliance reporting and review corrective action implementation.
  • Coordinate independent, third-party inspections of all plants on a regular schedule as well as other DOL or OSCHON type inspections. Review findings with Vice President of Warehouse Division,  Director of Warehouse Operations, and the Vice President of H.R. & Administration. If recommendations are made, assist plant managers in creating a plan to implement such recommendations and correct violations in a timely manner.
  • Manage employee safety training to ensure PCCA’s compliance with the requirements of insurance carriers, and state/federal regulators.  Ensure all completed training sessions have been loaded into the H.R. tracking system.
  • Prepare and present reports on all employee accidents and incidents to the Director of Warehouse Operations and Vice President of H.R. & Administration. Ensure timely and accurate reporting of accidents to Workers Compensation carrier.
  • Ensure timely and accurate testing of fire safety systems. Verify the accuracy of the tests and report results to Director of Warehouse Operations and Vice President of H.R. & Administration.
  • Evaluates technical and scientific publications concerned with safety management and participates in activities of related professional organizations to stay up-to-date with the knowledge of safety program developments.

Qualification Requirements

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.

  • 5 years of experience as a Safety Coordinator or similar role
  • Strong knowledge of laws, regulations, and procedures
  • Experience with writing policies and procedure for health and safety
  • Solid data analysis skills and statistics reporting
  • Knowledge of safety management information systems
  • The ability to organize and lead others toward safety goals
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

Education and/or Experience 

  • A bachelor’s degree related to industrial safety and compliance or a commensurate amount of experience along with practicable experience in the field of safety and compliance is required.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, procedure manuals and policies.  Ability to effectively present information, communicate and respond to questions from managers, supervisors, and hourly employees.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license or have the ability to obtain one prior to employment.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to effectively utilize telephone, cell phone, email, scanner and copy machine, personal computer, calculators and typewriters. Ability to work in Excel and Word is essential.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds