Current Job Openings

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 Interested applicants:
 Mail resumes and applications to:
Farmers Elevator Cooperative
Attn: HR Dept.
PO Box 37
Rock Valley, IA 51247

Or email resumes and applications to: hr@farmerselevatorcoop.com




Feed Truck Driver
 
DATE: August 26, 2015
JOB TITLE: Truck Driver
REPORTS TO: Location Manger
DEPARTMENT: Feed
LOCATION: Alvord, IA
CLASSIFICATION:  Full time
 
Position Objective
To deliver bulk feed to customers in a safe and timely manner.
Feed Truck Driver
  • Deliver bulk feed per customer orders
  • Learns and understands the customer’s livestock operation well enough to avoid errors when making deliveries
  • Complete and maintain driving and delivery records
  • Provides assistance backing up the feed mill operator
  • Assists in HACCP compliance activities
Safety and Compliance
Uphold cooperative policies
  • Follow and comply with all laws and regulations established by the program (FDA)
  • Uphold all cooperative policies
  • Employee Right to Know meetings, etc. held as required or scheduled in conjunction with Safety Director
Other Duties
Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • Favorable feedback is received from all department managers when assigned to perform or assist with other duties and responsibilities in those departments
  • Attitude consistently mirrors the company image and promotes fellow employee teamwork
  • Present a professional image through words, actions and personal appearance
Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Class B CDL license (or must be able to obtain within 30 days)
  • Ability to work long seasonal hours
  • Detailed oriented to provide accurate and consistent work
  • Excellent customer service skills
 
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


 

Cooperative Farmers Elevator
Position Description & Accountability
 
 
DATE: July 17, 2015
JOB TITLE: Credit Manager
REPORTS TO: CFO
DEPARTMENT: Admin
CLASSIFICATION:  Full time
LOCATION: Rock Valley 

 
Position Objective
To ensure that credit policies of the cooperative are adhered to; credit goals are achieved; and accurate business records and sound bookkeeping procedures are maintained; and oversee producer finance programs.
 
Position Responsibilities
The credit manager’s responsibilities involve credit application processing, working with Board of Directors, CEO and CFO to define Cooperative Farmers Elevator Credit Policy, check acceptance procedures, debt collection, reporting and any other duties as assigned by the CFO.  Work with CFO to develop producer finance programs to enhance marketing efforts of the company.
 
Credit Applications
The credit manager will process all credit applications.
  • Work with the CFO to develop a system to process credit applications
  • Establish good public relations with lending officers of all banks, FSA's, Farm Credit Services in the trade area
  • Have all new accounts fill out a credit application
  • Review information on applications
  • Check applicants’ references and check credit rating with the credit bureau
  • Approve or reject credit applications
  • Establish credit limits
  • Explain credit policy thoroughly to new credit customers
  • Maintain up-to-date and complete credit files; back all accounts with a credit application
Credit Policy
The credit manager will enforce and uphold the cooperative’s credit policy.
  • Make credit terms known to all employees and customers
  • Enforce credit collection procedures as outlined by the Board of Directors, CEO and CFO
  • Do not charge to customers on COD
  • Do not extend credit to customers who have not been approved
  • Do not authorize customer charges that exceed set credit limits
  • Keep all personal accounts current
  • Attend all credit meetings
Check Acceptance Policy
The credit manager will develop and enforce a check acceptance procedure
  • Work with the CFO to develop a check acceptance procedure
  • Contact the district attorney to learn what information must be on checks
  • Train employees on the check acceptance procedure
Debt Collection
The credit manager will actively work to recover debts owed to the cooperative.
  • Review accounts receivable daily
  • Actively contact and work with customers that are out of compliance with CFE’s set credit policy thru various means of collections. (IE. Personal visits, phone calls, collection letters, small claims filing
  • Pursue collection of accounts previously written off
Financing and Marketing
Develop Producer Financing Programs
  • Work with CFO to explore options to be used for producer input financing
  • Train company sales and management staff on producer financing options
  • Collect information necessary from producers for financing programs
  • Be CFE’s liaison with Cooperative Credit and other finance companies
Safety and Compliance
Uphold department Safety & Compliance policies
  • Uphold all cooperative policies
  • Employee Right to Know meetings, etc. held as required or scheduled in conjunction with Safety Director
Other Duties
Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • Favorable feedback is received from all department VP’s and/or managers when assigned to perform or assist with other duties and responsibilities in those departments.
  • Attitude consistently mirrors the company image and promotes fellow employee teamwork.
  • Present a professional image through words, actions and personal appearance.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and/or 6+ years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Excel software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time and demonstrate good attention to detail
 
 


 

 
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