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Operations Specialist

Location: 

Fergus Falls, MN, US, 56537-7123

Date posted:  Oct 11, 2021
Job ID:  2257

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 in the Agronomy & Grain department working as an Operations Specialist. 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

  • Work with patrons in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Customer Service & Sales: Provide excellent customer service and assist customers with buying bulk fertilizer, chemicals and seed as well as delivering of grain commodities to the terminal
  • Load and Unload railcars in a timely manner as they come into the business
  • Verify that the equipment and supporting vehicles are in good working order
  • Blend and load Agronomy products
  • Unload grain commodities as they are received
  • Deliver products such as fertilizer, chemical, seed, or other to customer site
  • Perform warehouse work to include: driving loader, forklift, mechanics, and maintenance.
  • Perform housekeeping inside and outside of all facilities.
  • Complete all safety reports and required record keeping.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • High School diploma or GED
  • CDL license or ability to attain one with HAZMAT endorsement
  • 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

Additional Qualifications

  • Farming background
  • Grain handling experience
  • Elevator experience

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 75 lbs, climb rail cars, ladders, stairs and bins

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.

Effective January 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires employers to conduct a pre-employment verification full query against the newly established License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse prior to beginning employment in a position that requires a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). Candidates seeking employment in a position that requires a commercial motor vehicle license must voluntarily enter their information into the FMCSA and must provide disclosure authorization, at the time of offer, to CHS or an authorized third-party agent of CHS to verify the information.