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Grain Elevator Operator

Job ID:  7271
Location: 

Alma, NE, US, 68920

Date posted:  Dec 4, 2022
Employment Type:  Hourly
Schedule:  Full Time
Job ID:  7271

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Summary

CHS has an opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for an individual to join our Operations team working as a Grain Elevator Operator in Alma, NE. You will assist patrons in a professional manner and promote a positive image of the coop. You must have the ability to adapt, think and make decisions quickly; have a pleasant attitude, be helpful, and customer focused.

Responsibilities

  • As directed, carry out general labor responsibilities promptly and efficiently. Responsibilities may include:
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of the commodities handled at the location and comply with company policy and government regulations pertaining to commodities.
  • Work with customers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Prepare trucks and railcars for loading/unloading, which may require sampling, loosening large nuts, opening hatches, and attaching and/or detaching flexible hoses.
  • Load and unload agricultural inputs from railcars and/or trucks using heavy or light duty machinery/equipment. May include bulk and or packaged material.
  • Control and monitor all load out functions.
  • Understand and operate automated scale/dump systems.
  • Conduct and properly record daily, weekly and monthly maintenance tasks including but not limited to lubrication of pumps, valves, and loading arms. Inspect in-use equipment looking for seeps and leaks of process equipment.
  • Monitor and maintain quality of inventory (may include blended, bulk or packaged product).
  • Deliver products such as fertilizer, chemical, seed, feed and others to customer sites.
  • Keep all work areas in a clean, orderly and safe condition. Conduct regular housekeeping duties such as sweeping, shoveling, power washing, scraping and cleaning up spills. Complete appropriate record keeping.
  • Perform grounds maintenance including snow removal.
  • Perform warehouse work including driving loader, loading/unloading inventory, forklift operation, and general maintenance.
  • Promptly report any customer complaints, repair or maintenance needs, or safety concerns to supervisor.
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Follow all company policies, procedures, and safety requirements.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned to ensure facility operates smoothly and customers receive excellent customer service.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • High School diploma or GED
  • CDL license or ability to attain one with HAZMAT endorsement
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs, climb rail cars, ladders, stairs and bins
  • Ability to operate loaders, conveyors, tractors, and track mobile
  • Ability to work in dust and adverse weather conditions and temperatures
  • Ability to work long hours to meet business demands
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen
  • Knowledge of Production and/or Operations

Additional Qualifications

  • Farming background
  • Grain handling experience
  • Elevator experience

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 75 pounds
  • Ability to climb rail cars, ladders, stairs, and bins
  • Ability to work in dust and adverse weather conditions and temperatures

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Nearest Major Market: Hastings
Nearest Secondary Market: Kearney