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Warehouse Operative - Prairieland FS - Auburn, IL

COMPANY: Prairieland FS 

LOCATION: Pittsfield, IL

HIRING MANAGER: Todd Jaeger

PAY GRADE: Hourly


PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Warehouse operative will work under the supervision of the location manager.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Keep and maintain warehouse facilities and inventories.

 

Keep an inventory of items sold through the warehouse facility.

 

Make timely orders of merchandise to sell as seasonal activities permit.

 

Keep inventories in salable condition.

 

Develop programs to avoid obsolete inventory.

 

Know present customers and their purchasing history.

 

Sell seed to walk-in customers.

 

Be knowledgeable about food plot and turf seed and fertility and make recommendations to customers.

 

Knows product lines for seeds and recommended uses.

 

Other duties as required.

 

Other Requirements:

 

Submit required reports promptly; daily, weekly, monthly.

 

Keep inventory reports current.

 

Keep a running inventory of seed corn and soybeans.

 

Project a good image of company with appearance and cleanliness of the warehouse facility.

 

Display positive attitude and enthusiasm in dealing with customers.

 

Support company credit policies.

 

Attend meetings as required.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Education and Experience

 

Normally requires a high school degree, or the equivalent thereof, and 2 years or more of related work experience.

 

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 business.

 

Core Competencies

 

Demonstrate essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

 

Other Requirements

 

Must have or have the ability to obtain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

 

Continuously exposed or required to:

Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
Noisy conditions
Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures.
Lift 70-100 lbs.
Push heavy objects


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.

 

Ability to work hours other than those considered normal to meet seasonal demands.

 

Prairieland FS, Inc 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 is the company paid, defined benefit pension plan along with health and disability insurance, employer matched 401k plan, and other voluntary group benefit programs.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer.


Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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