Applicator I/Laborer – INSIGHT FS – Jefferson, WI
Insight 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 Jefferson, Wisc.; Insight FS is located in 59 counties across the states of Wisconsin and Michigan. Insight FS employs specialists in crop, feed, petroleum, agri-finance, propane, and turf as well as trained staff in the areas of custom application, grain marketing and precision farming techniques, as well as FAST STOP fueling and convenience store locations. Insight FS is part of the GROWMARK System, a regional agricultural cooperative serving more than 250,000 customers across North America.PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT Operates commercial sprayer or floater for the purpose of applying crop inputs to producer field. Operates and maintains single or tandem axle trucks and other equipment. Performs all job functions in a timely and accurate manner to increase customer satisfaction and maintain the reputation and profitability of the organization. Assists with daily operational duties at the facility. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Applies crop production inputs to fields and growing crops according to recommended rates, procedures, and following all pesticide labels Records application data according to regulations and standards Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products Blends products according to recommended rates and procedures Demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to safely operate sprayers, floaters, single or tandem axle trucks and other equipment to meet company and DOT standards Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights, and brakes Loads and unloads containers, pallets, or materials and products, safely on/off trucks, trailers, or railcars Ensures products are evenly balanced and distributed on trucks/trailers and proper axle weights are met Responsible for the inventory control and turns in application records on a daily basis Assures all product is accounted for with either an invoice or delivery ticket Follows maintenance schedule of facility and equipment Delivers miscellaneous products as necessary Stocks and moves warehouse product and material Maintains the facility and equipment image Assists in obtaining goals by improving efficiency and reducing costs Provides excellent customer service Works with location manager on all safety and compliance issues OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS Responsible for maintaining, repairing, rebuilding, and/or servicing location equipment, vehicles, and structures as needed Collects/records soil sample information using proper procedures 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 the equivalent thereof, and 0-2 years of related work experience. Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development Must have or obtain and maintain a CDL license with required endorsements, a satisfactory driving record and valid medical card Must hold and maintain, or have the ability to obtain, all required pesticide or fertilizer applicator licenses or certifications in states where crop production inputs are applied Responsible for renewing licenses or certifications as required and reporting status of licenses or certifications to the Location Manager Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant Frequently exposed or required to: Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)Noisy conditionsWorking conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards, requiring utilization of appropriate safety measuresMay be required to work at varying heightsLift 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, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law. Skills:Apply for this job.