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Elevator Superintendent - Topflight Grain Cooperative - Lincoln, IL

COMPANY: Topflight Grain Cooperative

HIRING MANAGER: Chris Haskins

LOCATION: Lincoln, IL

JOB SUMMARY:

 

This position entails the supervision of day to day activities of a designated grain elevator(s). This includes the coordination of elevator operations staff and oversight of grain inventory/handling, grain quality/conditioning, elevator equipment, housekeeping, maintenance, rail loading preparations/activities, and the loading/unloading of grain trucks.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Gain a thorough knowledge of the equipment used in the operation of assigned grain elevators, and/or vehicles.

 

  • Manage all inbound/outbound grain loading/unloading, grain handling/positioning and grain grading/quality/conditioning.

 

  • Able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to climb ladders daily to heights generally ranging from 4ft—25ft.

 

  • Perform basic repairs and maintain a preventative maintenance program on machinery, equipment, and company vehicles.

 

  • Complete all housekeeping assignments, work to improve the condition of all facility areas.

 

  • Maintain a safe and sanitary workplace. Promote safety amongst customers and employees.

 

  • Willing to work weekends, seasonal hours, holidays, on-call, and overtime if needed.

 

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Must maintain a high level of customer service.

 

  • Grain Handling: Bin shoveling, bin sweeping, bin measurements, monitor temperature cables, walking flats, monitoring fan usage, transferring grain, etc.

 

  • Prepare rail cars, opening/closing lids, inspecting, sealing bottoms, etc.

 

  • Manipulate controls, levers, and valves to start pumps, auxiliary equipment, or conveyors, and to adjust equipment positions, speeds, timing, and material flows.

 

  • Observe conveyor operations and monitor lights, dials, and gauges, in order to maintain specified operating levels and to detect equipment malfunctions.

 

  • Weigh or measure materials and products, using scales or other measuring instruments, or read scales on conveyors that continually weigh grains, in order to verify specific weighs and prevent under/over loads.

 

  • Monitor grain dryer operations.

 

  • Communicates daily with Operations Manager and/or Operations Asst. Managers on grain loading/unloading plans, technical developments and operating improvements within the elevator. Coordinate repair work with Operations Manager and Maintenance crew.

 

  • Maintain the general appearance of the facility to include elevator, grounds, buildings etc. Includes location upkeep of yard work such as mowing and trimming.

 

  • Clean, sterilize, and maintain equipment, machinery, and work stations, using hand tools, shovels, brooms, chemicals, hoses, and lubricants.

 

  • Train and supervise Elevator Operations staff and Seasonal Employees in operations and facility maintenance/upkeep.

 

  • Able to drive and operate elevator equipment. Bobcat, forklift, front-end Loader.

 

  • Good communication skills with customers and fellow employees.

 

  • Exhibit regular and prompt attendance. Exhibit a professional image and maintain a positive and respectful attitude.

 

  • Able to work under time constraints.

 

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Experience in grain elevator management/operations, grain handling, grain quality control preferred.

 

  • Keeps up to date on government (OSHA, State, Federal, etc.) regulations concerning the handling and storing of grain

 

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

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  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent. Related work experience is preferred.


Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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