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Millwright - Western Grain Marketing - Virginia, IL

The FS brand represents a standard of excellence for agricultural and energy-related products. It's the people who represent the FS brand that set it apart. As local cooperatives, FS Companies believe it is their responsibility to ensure that our earth, our communities, and businesses perform together, sustainably. FS Companies are committed to ensuring the continued profitability for the company, their owners, and their customers, while enacting to help the environment and greater good.


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; the use of 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, to construct foundations for and to assemble, dismantle and overhaul machinery and equipment, using hand 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 of 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 dive company vehicles





Physical Abilities      
Stand    Frequently   
Walk    Frequently    
Sit    Frequently   
Handling/Fingering    Frequently    
Reach Outward    Frequently    
Reach Above Shoulder    Frequently          
Climb    Frequently    Push/Pull     
Crawl    Occasionally    
Squat or Kneel    Occasionally    
Bend    Occasionally    
Driving    Occasionally    



10 lbs. or less    Frequently

11-20 lbs.    Frequently

 21-50 lbs.    Frequently

61-100 lbs.    Occasionally

Over 100 lbs.    Occasionally

12 lbs. or less    Frequently

13-25 lbs.    Frequently

26-40 lbs.    Occasionally

41-100 lbs.    Occasionally





·    Exposed to noise from grain probe, 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. The cornerstone of our benefits package is the company-paid, defined benefit pension plan along with health and disability insurance, employer-matched 401k plan, and other voluntary group benefit programs.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

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