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Scholarship Program - Custom Applicator - M&M Service Company - Girard, IL

HIRING MANAGER: Dwayne Krager

 

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

This opportunity is available for qualified students looking to build a career in Agri-Business.  The scholarship would be available through LLCC’s Precision Agronomy and Customer Applicator Associate in Applied Science degree.

 

Upon the completion of the program, the student will begin full-time employment in our agronomy operations department.  

 

LLCC Program - Precision Agronomy and Custom Application

 

Program details and class information can be found on LLCC’s website via the link below:
http://llcc.smartcatalogiq.com/en/2021-2022/Catalog/Agriculture-Programs/Precision-Agronomy-and-Custom-Application-Associate-in-Applied-Science

 

The company will provide required internship positions to the candidate to meet program requirements.

 

In addition to the Precision Agronomy and Custom Application degree the student will complete CDL training to ready them to enter the Agri-Business field.
http://llcc.smartcatalogiq.com/2021-2022/Catalog/Courses/TDS-Truck-Driving-School/100/TDS-154

 

Tuition and books to be paid through the sponsorship.  In return the student/employee agrees to full-time employment for 3 years to fulfill the agreement.    

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Under appropriate supervision, applies crop production inputs to fields and growing crops according to recommended rates, procedures, and following all pesticide labels.  Records application data according to regulations and standards.  

 

Delivers products to customers according to company standards and to increase potential sales.  Communicates sales leads to their supervisor.

 

Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products.  Repairs and rebuilds equipment as needed.

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to industry standards.

 

May serve on the location Safety Committee and adheres to the company environmental health and safety policies and training.

 

Performs buildings and grounds maintenance as assigned.

 

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

BENEFITS

 

M & M Service is proud to offer a very competitive and extensive benefit package to our full-time employees.  We have a generous schedule of paid vacations based on years of service, plus seven paid holidays.  

 

Physical well-being benefits offered:
•    Medical and prescription drug coverage through BCBS of Illinois
•    Health savings account
•    Flexible spending account
•    Dental insurance through Delta Dental
•    Vision insurance through VSP
•    Additional supplemental benefits: disability, life insurance, accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, and identity theft

 

Financial well-being benefits offered:
•    401(k) through Fidelity Investments
•    Defined Benefit Pension Plan through AON (GRIP 16)
o    Eligible after 1 year of service, fully vested after 5 years
o    Fully funded by the company, no risk to you
o    32 years of service maximum
o    Plan is designed to replace 52.8% of final salary in retirement with max years of service

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof to enter the program.

 

Demonstrated core competencies including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

 

Must have the ability to complete CDL training and maintain a satisfactory driving record.

 

Must have the ability to obtain all required pesticide or fertilizer licenses or certifications in states where crop production inputs are applied.  If applicable, responsible for renewing licenses or certifications as required and reporting status of licenses or certifications to the Location Manager.

 

Ability to work extended hours/weekends in-season as business conditions warrant.

 

Occasionally exposed or required to:  


•    Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
•    Noisy conditions
•    Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards, requiring utilization of appropriate safety measures
•    May be required to work at varying heights 
•    Lift 51 - 70 lbs. 


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