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Millwright - Western Grain Marketing - Adair, IL

At Western Grain Marketing, you have the opportunity to make an immediate impact. Working with the industry's top professionals, you'll develop new expertise through varied job experiences and company-sponsored training programs. And you'll be recognized and rewarded for your contributions. Plus, Western Grain Marketing believes in attracting and retaining diverse talent. You can contribute your unique experiences and background to build a community that fosters mutual respect and meaningful relationships.


Under the direction of the Grain Operations Manager, this position is responsible for elevator maintenance, installation, dismantling, and repair including all aspects of grain handling, safety, maintenance, rolling stock, and customer service.




·    Responsible for installing maintaining dismantling and repairing new and existing machinery or equipment and components such as conveyor systems, pulleys, mechanical clutches, gearboxes, and hydraulic and pneumatic control systems.
·    Responsible for routine tasks such as lubrication of machinery, seal replacement, cleaning of parts during an overhaul, adjusting valves and seals, investigating breakdowns, and preventative maintenance.
·    Required to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy, at heights without fear; the use of logical step-by-step procedures in work; planning, solving problems, and decision-making based on quantifiable information.
·    Responsible for compliance with OSHA, state, and federal safety regulations and maintenance and professional appearance of the equipment, rolling stock, and facilities.
·    Maintains a safe working environment and promotes safety amongst customers and employees.
·    Adhere to company policy in regard to expenses, PTO, and vehicle usage reporting.




·    Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards.
·    Perform related duties as assigned.
·    Responsible for adhering to the company Employee Policy Manual.
·    Exhibit a professional image and maintain a positive and respectful attitude.
·    Exhibit regular and prompt attendance including but not limited to all required meetings and training programs.
·    Work weekends, seasonal hours, holidays, on-call, and overtime if needed.




·    Must be able to read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures, to construct foundations for and to assemble, dismantle and overhaul machinery and equipment, using hand and power tools, and direct workers engaged in such endeavors.
·    Must be able to move, assemble and install machinery and equipment such as shafting, precision bearings, gearboxes, motors, mechanical clutches, conveyors, and tram rails, using hoists, pulleys, dollies, rollers, and trucks.
·    Understanding of fluid mechanics (hydraulics and pneumatics) and all of the components involved in these processes, such as valves, cylinders, pumps, and compressors.
·    Must be trained to work with a wide array of precision tools, such as vernier calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, levels, gauge blocks, and optical and laser alignment tooling.
·    Understanding and experience with mechanical diagnosis, service, repairs, maintenance, and upkeep of equipment and vehicles.
·    Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant.




Normally requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. and/or experience in a related agriculture field.




·    Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
·    Must be able to frequently handle, lift, carry and set up parts and equipment that weighs up to 50 pounds and occasionally over 50 pounds.
·    Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.
·    Demonstrate core competencies including collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making, and skill development.




Maintain a Class D License to dive company vehicles



Physical Abilities    
Stand    Frequently    
Walk    Frequently    
Sit    Frequently    
Handling/Fingering Frequently    
Reach Outward  Frequently    
Reach Above Shoulder  Frequently          
Climb    Frequently       
Crawl    Occasionally   
Squat or Knee    Occasionally    
Bend    Occasionally    
Driving    Frequently    


Lift Carry

10 lbs. or less    Frequently

11-20 lbs.    Frequently

21-50 lbs.    Occasionally

61-100 lbs.    Occasionally

Over 100 lbs.    Occasionally



12 lbs. or less    Frequently

13-25 lbs.    Frequently

26-40 lbs.    Occasionally

41-100 lbs.    Occasionally



·    Exposed to noise from grain probe, truck traffic, and elevator operation.
·    Exposed to extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.).
·    Exposed to grain dust
·    May be required to work at varying heights, including climbs on grain bins, legs, etc.
Employee Mission Statement
Western Grain Marketing 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.


We are an equal-opportunity employers.




Nearest Major Market: Macomb

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