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Grain Operations Laborer - Dewar, IA

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Location: Dewar, Iowa, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Growmark
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Open Til: 31-Aug-13
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: General
Career Type: General
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: N/A

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AgVantage FS is a full-service agriculture and energy supplier dedicated to providing high quality products and services for the purpose of improving customer profitability. Headquartered in Waverly, Iowa with branches in 27 counties; AgVantage FS sells seed, propane, fertilizers, crop protection chemicals, fuels and lubricants. They also provide services such as structure inspections and construction, grain marketing and precision farming applications.  AgVantage FS is part of the GROWMARK System, a regional agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America.

 

 

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Under the direction of the Grain Origination and Location Manager, this position is responsible for the receiving and loading of grain in a safe and profitable manner.  This person will perform duties that maximize the operating efficiency at the location and profitability of the company. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Maintains positive customer relations at what is typically the first point of contact with the producer  

 

Actions and personal appearance project a favorable image of the company

 

Understands grain quality and grain conditioning

 

Utilizes best management practices for inventory control

 

Responsible for the safe and efficient use of material and machines

 

Maintains equipment, facilities and other company assets in a safe, neat and professional manner

 

Performs loading activities at the elevator, following outlined procedures by truck or by rail, sometimes on short notice

 

Performs proper grain grading and blending practices

 

Assists in maintaining records and reports necessary to comply with government requirements

 

Assists Grain Origination and Location Manager in operational expense control

 

Supports other locations and departments as needed

 

Inspects handling equipment and grain inventory at varying heights using ladders

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Ability to answer the phone and greet walk-in customers

 

Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply

 

Performs all other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Normally requires a high school diploma, or equivalent; and three years of related work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate industry knowledge, computer proficiency, problem solving skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills

 

Ability to work extended hours during harvest and other high grain shipment periods of the year

 

Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development

 

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record

 

Frequently works in extreme weather conditions including (Heat, Cold, Wet, etc)

Occasionally works at elevated heights.

Frequently lifts between 51-70 lbs

Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. 

 

GROWMARK, Inc. strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent. The cornerstone of our benefits package is the company paid, defined benefit pension plan along with health and disability insurance, an employer matched 401k plan, and other voluntary group benefit programs.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer.



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