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Grain Warehouse & Delivery Specialist - Grain - Insight FS

GROWMARK, Inc.

Jefferson, Wisconsin

Job Type Full Time

Insight FS is headquartered in Jefferson, Wisconsin with branches all over the state. Insight FS has about 410 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 40,000 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, agri-finance, precision agriculture, nutrient management, energy, feed, grain, and turf. Insight FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

  • Performs operational duties such as delivery, inventory control, housekeeping, repairs and customer service at assigned location.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Manages inventory, protects from damage and ensures proper paperwork documenting movement in and out of warehouse.
  • Completes monthly physical inventory and weekly spot checks; communicates product to be ordered.
  • Monitors inventory for current seasonal and daily needs.
  • Understands grain quality and grain conditioning.
  • Performs proper grain grading and blending practices.
  • Inspects handling equipment and grain inventory at varying heights using ladders.
  • Maintains service/repair records for all equipment including vehicles.
  • Informs Location Manager of need for major building and equipment repairs and recommends annual fixed asset purchases.
  • Responsible for the housekeeping of warehouse(s) and surrounding grounds at assigned location(s).
  • Keeps vehicles and equipment clean, parked neatly and security checked daily.
  • Ensures that employees follow all safety procedures, including use of personal protective equipment.
  • Reports any unsafe equipment or procedures to the supervisor.
  • Inspects and records findings weekly for petroleum, chemical and liquid fertilizer tanks and dikes.
  • Removes rainwater or spilled product from load pads and dike areas and dispose of as directed.
  • Responsible for delivery of products.
  • Assists in loading bulk pesticides, container products and Anhydrous Ammonia tanks for pickup or delivery.
  • Retrieves product from other suppliers or company locations.
  • Delivers product to customers and rotates according to date.
  • Reports any possible product problems at customer locations and provides outstanding customer service.
  • Maintains product handling equipment and completes needed repairs.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

  • May be required to do one or more of the following:
  • Maintains unattended fuel sites
  • Keeps spill box and fuel lines in floor runs at bulk petroleum loading plant clean of debris and fuel spilled.
  • Prepares empty oil drums for return.
  • Maintains grain system and trains other employees in the maintenance and operation of system if present at location.
  • Maintains quality control of grain.
  • Learns the operation of all equipment and vehicles at the location and is available to help in times of peak demand.
  • Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Normally requires high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 1-2 years or more of agriculture or warehouse related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of inventory control and organization skills.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain forklift operation certification, Commercial Driver’s License with
  • Hazmat & Tanker endorsement, Mixer Loader Pesticide Certified & License. As well as maintain a satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability to lift at least 60 pounds frequently.
  • Frequently exposed to extreme weather conditions and noisy conditions.
  • May occasionally be exposed to dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures.
  • May occasionally be required to work at varying heights.
  • Must be able to travel independently and overnight.
  • Demonstrated essential abilities business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.growmark.com//fssystem/job/Jefferson-Grain-Warehouse-&-Delivery-Specialist-Grain-Insight-FS-Jefferson%2C-WI-WI-53549/582301200/

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