Millwright - Western Grain Marketing - Virginia, IL

At Western Grain Marketing, you have the opportunity to make an immediate impact. Working with the industry's top professionals, you'll develop new expertise through varied job experiences and company-sponsored training programs. And you'll be recognized and rewarded for your contributions. Plus, Western Grain Marketing believes in attracting and retaining diverse talent. You can contribute your unique experiences and background to build a community that fosters mutual respect and meaningful relationships.



Under the direction of the Grain Operations Manager, this position is responsible for elevator maintenance, installation, dismantling, and repair, including all aspects of grain handling, safety, maintenance, rolling stock, and customer service.





•    Responsible for installing, maintaining, dismantling, and repairing new and existing machinery or equipment and components such as conveyor systems, pulleys, mechanical clutches, gearboxes, and hydraulic and pneumatic control systems.
•    Responsible for routine tasks such as lubrication of machinery, seal replacement, cleaning of parts during an overhaul, adjusting valves and seals, investigating breakdowns, and preventative maintenance.
•    Required to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy, at heights without fear; logical step-by-step procedures in work; planning, solving problems, and decision-making based on quantifiable information.
•    Responsible for compliance with OSHA, state, and federal safety regulations and maintenance and professional appearance of the equipment, rolling stock, and facilities.
•    Maintains a safe working environment and promotes safety amongst customers and employees.
•    Adhere to company policy in regard to expenses, PTO, and vehicle usage reporting.





•    Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards.
•    Perform related duties as assigned.
•    Responsible for adhering to the company Employee Policy Manual.
•    Exhibit a professional image and maintain a positive and respectful attitude.
•    Exhibit regular and prompt attendance, including but not limited to all required meetings and training programs.
•    Work weekends, seasonal hours, holidays, on-call, and overtime if needed.





•    Must be able to read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures, construct foundations for and assemble, dismantle and overhaul machinery and equipment, use and power tools, and direct workers engaged in such endeavors.
•    Must be able to move, assemble and install machinery and equipment such as shafting, precision bearings, gearboxes, motors, mechanical clutches, conveyors, and tram rails, using hoists, pulleys, dollies, rollers, and trucks.
•    Understanding fluid mechanics (hydraulics and pneumatics) and all of the components involved in these processes, such as valves, cylinders, pumps, and compressors.
•    Must be trained to work with a wide array of precision tools, such as vernier calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, levels, gauge blocks, and optical and laser alignment tooling.
•    Understanding and experience with mechanical diagnosis, service, repairs, maintenance, and upkeep of equipment and vehicles.
•    Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant.





Normally requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. and/or experience in a related agriculture field.





•    Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
•    Must be able to frequently handle, lift, carry and set up parts and equipment that weighs up to 50 pounds and occasionally over 50 pounds.
•    Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.
•    Demonstrate core competencies, including collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision-making, and skill development.





Maintain a Class D License to drive company vehicles





Physical Abilities                             Lift/Carry
Stand    Frequently                         10 lbs. or less    Frequently
Walk    Frequently                          11-20 lbs.    Frequently
Sit    Frequently                              21-50 lbs.    Frequently
Handling/Fingering    Frequently     61-100 lbs.    Occasionally
Reach Outward    Frequently          Over 100 lbs.    Occasionally
Reach Above Shoulder                  Frequently
Climb    Frequently                        Push/Pull
Crawl    Occasionally                     12 lbs. or less    Frequently
Squat or Kneel    Occasionally       13-25 lbs.    Frequently
Bend    Occasionally                       26-40 lbs.    Occasionally
Driving    Occasionally                    41-100 lbs.    Occasionally





•    Exposed to noise from grain probes, truck traffic, and elevator operation.
•    Exposed to extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.).
•    Exposed to grain dust.
•    Will work at varying heights, including climbs on grain bins, legs, etc.



Western Grain Marketing strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission, and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent.  


We are an equal-opportunity employer.

Western Grain Marketing is an equal opportunity employer, always looking for hardworking individuals to join our team.


Nearest Major Market: Springfield

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Logistics, Engineering, Marketing, Operations