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Grain Operator - Ag Land FS - Williamsfield, IL




Under the direction of the Elevator 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.  



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





Ability to answer the phone and greet walk-in customers


Follows GROWMARK’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




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 GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.  

Nearest Major Market: Peoria
Nearest Secondary Market: Galesburg

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