Custom Applicator – Gateway FS, Inc. – Woodlawn, IL
??COMPANY:? Gateway FS, Inc.?HIRING MANAGER:? Ryan Gonzalez?LOCATION:? Woodlawn, IL?PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT?Under the direction of the Location Manager/Crop Sales Specialist, custom applies fertilizers, crop protection products, delivers products, maintains and repairs plant and application equipment. ???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 keeping an accurate custom application log.??Blends / Mixes products according to recommended rates and procedures.?Maintenance and repair on all vehicles, fertilizer and chemical equipment, and all other building facilities, equipment involved in the operational function of AgriPride FS, Inc.?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?Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products.? Repairs and rebuilds equipment as needed.?Maintain an accurate load out log report on all products (daily load out).?Mix and load trucks, tenders, customer, and other location spray equipment when needed.?Make certain that all loads are loaded properly and that all necessary paper work is given to the correct personnel?Delivers products to customers according to company standards and to increase potential sales.?Supervise and teach any co-workers provided to assist you in your duties?Conduct and over see that all chemical containers are properly triple rinsed and stored.?Maintain all Department of Agriculture weekly, monthly, inspection reports.?When asked, assist all other departments and locations of Gateway FS.?Follows all safety practices and procedures??OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS?Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards, adheres to the company Uniform Policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image.?May serve on the location Safety Committee and adheres to the company environmental health and safety policies and training.?Performs other duties as assigned.??REQUIREMENTS?????? Education and Experience?Normally requires previous applicator or related experience and/or training to demonstrate the ability to mix, delivery product, take soil samples, and do minor equipment maintenance.?????? Functional Competencies?Proven professional communication and customer service skills and the ability to comprehend simple instructions and communicate one-on-one and in small groups with customers and other employees.?Demonstrated time management and basic math skills including the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals along with the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.??Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.??Understanding of basic computer skills as they relate to the custom application business.?????? Core Competencies?Demonstrated core competencies including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.?Other Requirements?Hold a drivers license with Class A CDL with ?X? endorsement and comply with all Gateway FS. requirements for CDL?s and other State and Federal driving rules and regulations.?Hold Illinois Department of Agriculture Applicator license?Ability to perform minor equipment maintenance and repair.?Be capable of lifting a minimum of 70 lbs of product at one time.?Be capable of walking up stairways, steps, and ladders to a minimum height of six feet.?Any other duties that may from time-to-time be requested by the Management Team of Gateway FS.?Apply for this job.