Operations Support / Sprayer Applicator (SGS – Berea, NE)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
We currently have a position available at our SGS facility in SGS – Berea – Alliance, NE.
Simplot Grower Solutions (SGS) Overview:
The SGS mission is simple:
“Delivering Solutions to Growers”.
With over 100 retail locations and a full line of crop inputs, Simplot Grower Solutions is your one-stop resource for agricultural supplies and precision agronomy services. SUMMARY Under general direction, performs a variety of job responsibilities which may include operation of application equipment, delivery of fertilizer and chemical products to customers, equipment and plant maintenance and fertilizer blending. RESPONSIBILITIES Product application, calibrating application equipment, application equipment maintenance, and cleaning and storing application equipment Loading and delivering fertilizer and chemicals to customers General plant equipment maintenance and housekeeping responsibilities Receiving and unloading product deliveries and warehouse/inventory responsibilities Misc. duties such as special projects, attending provided trainings, providing back-up when/where needed
REQUIREMENTSEducation – Nonessential:* High school diploma or general education degree (GED)Two plus years related experience and/or training. Basic knowledge in the areas of mechanical, electrical welding and metal fabrication are a plus Have or able to obtain a Nebraska Pesticide Applicator License. SKILLS: Ability to assist in equipment rebuilds, Ability to calibrate a variety of application equipment, Ability to maintain maintenance records for equipment, Ability to set up and calibrate injection equipment a plus
LICENSES: Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with endorsement to drive a ten wheeler and trailer with air brakes on the highway; generally referred to as a Class A; Endorsements of Tanker and HazMat will be required at this level.
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: This level requires good knowledge of the geography/roads/farms and ability to develop trust with management that moderate to heavy traffic can be negotiated effectively. Disclaimer – These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.
They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this positionPay Grade:
HOW TO APPLYInternal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID #5916External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID #5916Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply. When a position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longer appear on our Simplot Careers website.
If you experience any technical difficulties when applying through our online system, please contact our JRS Talent and Culture department for assistance at firstname.lastname@example.org. **The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**