Fertilizer Tower Operator/Propane Delivery – GROWMARK FS – Caledonia, NY
GROWMARK FS, headquartered in Milford, Del., provides wholesale and retail agronomy products and services to farm customers in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. GROWMARK FS is part of the GROWMARK System, a regional agriculture cooperative serving more than 250,000 customers across North America. PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENTResponsible for operating the fertilizer blending tower and assists in plant production operations. Safely delivers propane to customers as scheduled. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSOperates product blending equipment and blends products according to recommended rates and procedures. Loads and unloads liquid and dry fertilizer products carefully to avoid spills. Picks up and delivers agronomy products from/to other locations. Assures all orders are accompanied with a delivery ticket or invoice. Assists Plant Manager in scheduling fertilizer tower production in a systematic fashion to efficiently utilize company products, equipment, and personnel. Maintains and repairs all blending tower equipment including plan compressors and chemical application equipment. Assists Plant Manager with coordinating repairs and rebuilds of all blending equipment as needed. Operates and maintains facility equipment and machinery in a safe, efficient, and economical way. Maintains plant and company inventory according to company standards, controlling shrink at an acceptable level. Follows the route delivery system with the LP trade territory and delivers product according to customer and company requirements. Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned LP vehicle and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip and post-trip inspections. Maintains vehicle and equipment in safe operating condition. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONSMay be required to perform leak tests on customer systems as required 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 REQUIREMENTSNormally requires a high school diploma, or equivalent, and 1 year experience related to the position. Demonstrated essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. Must be able to achieve and maintain Certified Propane Specialist certification. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver s License (CDL) with Hazmat endorsement and satisfactory driving record. Frequently exposed to extreme weather conditions. Working conditions may occasionally include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures. Occasionally may be required to work at varying heights. Frequently required to lift 51lbs 70lbs. Must be able to travel independently and overnight.Must be willing to work hours beyond those considered normal. 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 FS 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 includes 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.