Grain Operations Laborer – Ag-Land FS, Inc. – Elmwood, IL
COMPANY: Ag- Land FS, Inc. LOCATION: Elmwood, IL HIRING MANAGER: Court Hruska PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT Under the direction of the 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, rail, or by barge, sometimes on short notice Performs operational barge loading procedure Performs proper grain grading and blending practices Assists in maintaining records and reports necessary to comply with government requirements Assists 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 Performs all other duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS Normally requires a high school diploma, or equivalent; and at least two 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 heightsFrequently lifts between 51-70 lbsApply for this job.