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Operations Specialist

Job ID:  6425
Location: 

Burke, SD, US, 57523

Date posted:  Sep 26, 2022
Employment Type:  Hourly
Schedule:  Full Time
Job ID:  6425

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 River Plains has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Retail division in Burke, SD! We are looking for a Operations Specialist to join our growing team. You must be customer-focused, hardworking, and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. This position has the opportunity for growth.

Responsibilities

  • Acknowledge patrons and assist them in the appropriate area of operation in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Blend and load Agronomy products.
  • Carry out assigned responsibilities promptly and efficiently.
  • Complete all safety reports and required record keeping.
  • Comply with company policy and government regulations regarding appropriate commodities handled.
  • Conduct regular house-cleaning duties, processes and record keeping. Provide excellent customer service and assist customers with buying bulk fertilizer, chemicals and seed as well as delivering of grain commodities to the terminal.
  • Deliver products such as fertilizer, chemical, seed, and others to customer sites.
  • Develop and maintain a knowledge of commodities handled, work environment and develop safe work habits. Follow all company policies, procedures and safety requirements.
  • Keep good housekeeping of working area at all times.
  • Keep work area and grounds neat and clean.
  • Load and unload products from trucks in a timely manner as they come into the business. 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.
  • Maintain and repair equipment as needed for safe and efficient operation. Perform housekeeping to ensure a clean, orderly, and safe work environment, both inside and outside of all facilities. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Perform sunflower stand counts and quality evaluations.
  • Perform warehouse work to include: driving loader, loading inventory, forklift, mechanics, general maintenance, etc.
  • Promptly report to supervisor any customer complaints, repair, maintenance needs and safety concerns.
  • Provide excellent customer service and assist customers with buying bulk fertilizer, chemicals and seed as well as delivery of grain commodities to the terminal.
  • Provide management with input on improving efficiency of operation and profitability. Unload grain commodities as they are received. Verify proper working order of equipment and supporting vehicles.
  • Work with patrons in a courteous and professional manner.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience operating loaders, conveyors, tractors, and track mobile
  • Able to work in dusty conditions and adverse weather conditions and temperatures
  • Able to work extended hours to meet business demands

Additional Qualifications

  • Agriculture background
  • Grain, fertilizer, or chemical handling experience

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 75 pounds
  • Ability to climb rail cars, ladders, stairs, and bins and into back of trailer
  • 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: South Dakota