Elevator Operations - Heritage Grain Cooperative - Dalton City, IL

HIRING MANAGER: Joseph Kapraun 



Responsible for Learning and Conducting All Aspects of Operations





Reports to Operations Manager while taking direction from company leadership





Communicates effectively with fellow operations employees to achieve shared goals.


Shows utmost respect for customers when interaction is needed during harvest and in the community.


Conducts all operations in a safe and conscientious manner, while following company procedures.


Maintains company equipment, including but not limited to legs, conveyors, and machinery.


Carries out all tasks related to receiving, shipping and handling grain, including operating the company’s grain dryers.


Monitors and keeps all grain in condition through regular inspections of bins and outbound grain, while reporting any information to the necessary supervisor.


Ensures company property and grounds are maintained with the utmost care.


Reports all information essential to operations to the Operations Manager, Assistant General Manager, and/or General Manager when needed.


Complies with housekeeping standards while making sure to fill out appropriate documentation including safety records such as bin entry, hot work, and confined space permits.


Ensures regulatory compliance with appropriate agencies.


Performs all other duties as assigned




Follows Heritage Grain’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply





Normally requires a background in grain handling and mechanics  


Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and clean driving record or be working towards that end


Must be willing to work extended hours beyond those considered “normal”


Occasionally lift 21-100 lbs


Performs work in extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)


Performs duties around noisy conditions


Working conditions may include dust and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures


Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on Heritage Grain’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position



Benefit package: 

Start Date:  
1.    100% of family health insurance premium
2.    100 % of life insurance premium for employee = 2x yearly salary.
3.    9 paid holidays- reference Employee Handbook
4.    6 sick days- ½ day for each month worked until May 1st. 


Effective after 1st year worked:
5.    Eligibility for bonus based upon company profitability.
6.    Employee can contribute into FSA (Flex Spending Account) acct with TASC.  This is before tax contribution, used for approved medical expenses and has a set limit of $2750 by Federal Government.  
7.    2 weeks vacation:  prorated for first year.  7.5 hrs/per month worked


Effective Jan 1st after 1st year worked 
1.    Retirement contribution of 9-10% gross wages into GFAI 401K.  Employee can contribute % of pay in addition to company’s contribution. 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur

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