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Laborer - Seasonal

Location: 

Fergus Falls, MN, US, 56537-7123

Date posted:  May 2, 2022
Job ID:  4072

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 in our Fergus Falls, MN location. We are looking for an individual to join our Operations team working as a Laborer (Temp/Seasonal) in our Agronomy Department.   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

  • 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 work area and grounds neat and clean.
  • Load and unload products from trucks and railcars 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 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)

  • Knowledge of Production and/or Operations
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs, climb rail cars, ladders, stairs and bins.
  • Ability to work in dust and adverse weather conditions and temperatures.
  • Ability to work long hours to meet business demands.

Additional Qualifications

  • Grain and agronomy handling experience
  • Farming background

Physical Requirements

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

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.