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Facility Operations Specialist - Hamel Co-op Grain Company - Hamel, IL

COMPANY: Hamel Co-op Grain Company





The purpose for this position is to assist in daily operational duties at the facility.  





  • Responsible for maintaining operations at retail supply location.
  • Follows maintenance schedule of facility and equipment.
  • Responsible for inventory and distribution of products.
  • Drives and delivers products to company standards and to increase potential sales.  Communicates sales leads to supervisor.
  • Blends products according to recommended rates and procedures.
  • Under appropriate supervision, applies crop production inputs to fields and growing crops according to recommended rates, procedures, and following all product labels.  Records application data according to regulations and standards.
  • Responsible for the inventory control and turns in application records on a daily basis.  Assures all product is accounted for with either an invoice or delivery ticket.
  • Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products.  Maintains, repairs, and rebuilds equipment as needed.
  • Stocks and moves warehouse product and material.
  • Assists both full-time and part-time operations personnel.
  • Maintains the facility and equipment image.
  • Assists in obtaining goals by improving efficiency and reducing costs.
  • Provides excellent customer service.
  • Works with location manager on all safety and compliance issues.





  • Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
  • May be required to drive and run local errands as needed.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.





  • Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 1 or more years of retail related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of basic business principals of inventory management and mechanics.
  • Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain forklift operation certification and Commercial Driver’s License within first 3 months of employment.
  • Must work well with others.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Frequently required to lift 51-70 lbs as needed.
  • Frequently required to work in extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
  • Frequently exposed to working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures
  • Will be required to work hours other than those considered “normal” to meet seasonal demands.
  • 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. 


Full-Time position with benefits. 

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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