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Applicator I/Laborer - Insight FS - Waupun, WI

 

Insight FS is headquartered in Jefferson, Wisconsin with branches all over the state. Insight FS has about 410 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 41,000 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, agri-finance, precision agriculture, nutrient management, energy, feed, grain, and turf. Insight FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

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

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

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 miscellaneous products as requested.

 

Stocks and moves warehouse product and material.

 

Assists both full-time and part-time operations personnel.

 

Maintains the facility and equipment image.

 

Works with location manager on all safety and compliance issues.

 

May be required to apply crop production inputs to fields and growing crops according to recommended rates, procedures, and following all pesticide labels.  Records application data according to regulations and standards. 

 

May be required to set up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products.  Blends products according to recommended rates and procedures.

 

Demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to safely operate sprayers, floaters, single or tandem axle trucks and other equipment to meet company and DOT standards, including daily vehicle safety checks.

 

Loads and unloads containers, pallets, or materials and products, safely on/off trucks, trailers, or railcars.

 

May be required to ensure products are evenly balanced and distributed on trucks/trailers and proper axle weights are met.

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

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.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

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.

 

Prefer candidates that have, or have the ability to obtain a CDL license with required endorsements, a satisfactory driving record and valid medical card.

 

Prefer candidates that hold, or have the ability to obtain, all required pesticide or fertilizer applicator licenses or certifications in states where crop production inputs are applied.  Responsible for renewing licenses or certifications as required and reporting status of licenses or certifications to the Location Manager.

 

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 and climb vehicle and other ladders as necessary.

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. 

 

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.


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