Agronomy/Grain Operations


Afton, Iowa

Job Requirements:

  • Possess valid Class A CDL with endorsements, or willing to obtain.
  • Acceptable motor vehicle record/satisfactory driving record
  • Technical experience working with equipment
  • Must be able to manage time effectively and efficiently
  • Possess good written and oral communication skills

Essential Functions:

Responsible for grain handling and agronomy. To perform functions that may include maintenance of equipment, plant, rolling stock, operation of forklifts, loaders and other duties as required.
  • Projects a positive attitude to customers and employees at all times
  • Provides outstanding and courteous customer service
  • Read and follow company employee policies
  • Take responsibility for good grain condition and monthly inspections as by OSHA inspection standards
  • Performs required preventative maintenance and have all preventative maintenance reports turned in on time
  • Be familiar with seed, chemical, and fertilizer products
  • Clean up of grain spills
  • Dumping and receiving of producers’ grain
  • Maintaining grain inventory moistures and temperatures of silos, tanks, and flats
  • Load and fill UAN and NH3 equipment
  • Completion of safety reports and required records
  • Assist in loading and unloading company and customer vehicles with product based upon work order or customer tickets
  • Keep Location Manager informed of operational, customer, vendor, or employee issues that may arise
  • Promotes the business to existing and potential customers
  • Assists in keeping all inside and outside work areas clean and orderly
  • Exhibit good customer relations skills
  • Develop operational knowledge to assist in other departments
  • Work the amount of hours needed to complete appropriate duties and responsibilities which may involve early morning and/or late evening hours; including occasional weekends during seasonal times
  • Assist in maintenance of equipment
  • Continuously follows the safety guidelines and safety programs established by United Farmers Cooperative
  • Performs other duties as directed by Location Manager
Position Offers:
  • Growing cooperative with excellent facilities and updated equipment
  • Competitive compensation with an excellent benefits package
  • Excellent retirement benefits package with pension plan

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