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Seasonal Grain Operations Laborer - Western Grain Marketing - Central Region

Date: Dec 18, 2018

LOCATION: Rushville, IL, US, 62681

Company: GROWMARK, Inc.

 

COMPANY:  Western Grain Marketing

HIRING MANAGER: Gary Spoon

LOCATION:  Rushville, IL

 

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Under the direction of the Location Manager, this position is responsible for the receiving and loading of grain in a safe and profitable manner.  This person will perform duties that maximize the operating efficiency at the location and profitability of the company. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Maintains positive customer relations at what is typically the first point of contact with the producer  

 

Actions and personal appearance project a favorable image of the company

 

Understands grain quality and grain conditioning

 

Utilizes best management practices for inventory control

 

Responsible for the safe and efficient use of material and machines

 

Maintains equipment, facilities and other company assets in a safe, neat and professional manner

 

Performs loading activities at the elevator, following outlined procedures by truck, rail, or by barge, sometimes on short notice

 

Performs operational barge loading procedure

 

Performs proper grain grading and blending practices

 

Assists in maintaining records and reports necessary to comply with government requirements

 

Assists Location Manager in operational expense control

 

Supports other locations and departments as needed

 

Inspects handling equipment and grain inventory at varying heights using ladders

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Ability to answer the phone and greet walk-in customers

 

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

 

Performs all other duties as assigned

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Normally requires a high school diploma, or equivalent; and at least two years of related work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate industry knowledge, computer proficiency, problem solving skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills

 

Ability to work extended hours during harvest and other high grain shipment periods of the year

 

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

 

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record

 

Frequently works in extreme weather conditions including (Heat, Cold, Wet, etc)

 

Occasionally works at elevated heights

 

Frequently lifts between 51-70 lbs

 

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

 

Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment. 

 

Understanding of basic computer skills as they relate to business.


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