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Utility Operator (2nd Shift) - GROWMARK, Inc. - Council Bluffs, IL

The GROWMARK lubricant manufacturing facility, located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, formulates a variety of lubricant products for distribution to FS member cooperatives and other lubricant distributors. In addition, FS, Archer, and United brands of lubricants are marketed through the facility. The lubricant manufacturing facility is part of the GROWMARK System, a regional agricultural cooperative serving more than 250,000 customers across North America.





Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of production stations in accordance with GROWMARK polices and procedures.


Responsible for carrying out shipping and receiving duties of the department including product loading, unloading, transfer, and storage




Responsible for the required production documentation and the steps necessary to correctly complete the documentation.


Responsible for the safe, accurate and proper procedure to connect and disconnect from the station.


Responsible for performing the proper sampling procedures for all container sizes packaged at the station.


Responsible for the quality standards necessary to successfully operate the station (i.e. Label orientation, container integrity, package quality).


Responsible for performing basic troubleshooting techniques in the event of an operational problem.


Responsible for assigned duties within the Shipping/Receiving area in accordance with GROWMARK policies.


Responsible for the required shipping\receiving documentation and the steps necessary to correctly complete the documentation.


Unloads materials and ensures storage in appropriate location.


Removes finished product from the production area and stores in appropriate location.


Provides service for customer pick up orders.


Loads product for shipment ensuring the proper product is loaded per documentation.




Responsible for maintaining the assigned equipment and area in accordance to company standards, adheres to the company Uniform Policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image.


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 and a basic understanding of mathematical functions.


Prefer experience from within the facility; having proficiency in either production or shipping & receiving, to then train to perform the other duties associated with the position.


An understanding of material handling and the demonstrated ability to drive a forklift


Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment. 


Demonstrated planning, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills.


Ability to frequently lift up to 60#’s.


Ability to work hours other than those considered normal to meet seasonal demands.


Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.       


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.

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.


We are an equal opportunity employer.