Seed Treatment Operator - Gold Star FS - Woodhull, IL



LOCATION: Woodhull, IL

Position Overview 


Operate seed treatment plant including scheduling, logistics, product handling, rolling stock.  Operate field equipment; work on equipment and plant facilities in a positive and professional manner. 


Essential Job Functions
•    Maintain equipment and inventory in top condition 
•    Responsible for inventory control and shipping/receiving of soybeans and treatments
•    Schedules soybean treatment and delivery
•    Oversees warehousing of soybean seed and maintain proper condition of seed
•    Responsible for the maintenance and appearance of soybean treatment equipment 
•    Operate and maintain field agronomy machine(s) for maximum thru put and longevity. 
•    Must cooperate and communicate with other employees in a positive and productive manner. 
•    Cross train and work in other departments when deemed necessary by supervisor. 
•    Treat and handle patrons in a professional and courteous manner. 
•    Attend meetings, schools and seminars when necessary. 
•    Perform all duties in a safety conscious manner.


•    Ability to use necessary computer skills to run seed operation
•    Must have ability to obtain and maintain seed treater’s license
•    Must have, or have the ability to obtain and maintain, a CDL with HZM and commercial applicator’s license. 
•    Demonstrated planning, organization, time management and problem-solving skills 

•    Previous applicator or related experience and/or training to demonstrate the ability to custom apply fertilizers, crop protection products and do minor equipment maintenance. 
•    Demonstrate basic math skills including the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole number, common fractions and decimals along with the ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.


Other Skills/Abilities
•    Proven professional communication and customer service skills 
•    Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment
•    Ability to work hours other than those considered normal to meet seasonal demands


Must be able to lift a minimum of 70 pounds

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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