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



 

General Laborer/Truck Driver - Location: Hawarden, IA

Classification: Full-Time
Reports to: Location Manager
Description: Performs all aspects of grain handling, maintenance, and deliver bulk feed, fertilizer and chemicals to customers in a safe, detailed and timely manner.

Duties and Responsiblites:

  • Measure and track feed grain inventory
  • Assist with loading and delivering fertilizer
  • Preform basic grain handling; loading and unloading
  • 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
  • Perform basic mechanical maintenance
  • Perform maintenance and repairs to equipment
  • Work around and/or handles hazardous materials
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations as required by DOT, OSHA,HACCP and  FEC company safety programs
  • Maintain all required certifications required by DOT, OSHA, HACCP and FEC company safety programs

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • General computer knowledge
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Class B CDL with tanker, airbrakes and Hazmat(or must be able to obtain within 30 days)
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • Ability to climb heights
  • Detail oriented to provide accurate and consistent work

 

Seasonal Spring Help - Location: All Locations

Classification: Seasonal - Pick-up and tender truck driving
Reports to: Location Manager
Description: Assist with various seasonal duties including yard operations, loading and delivery of chemical, seed and fertilizer.

Duties and Responsiblites:

  • Assists with seasonal driving, company transfers, delivering seed and fertilizer carts
  • Complete and maintain driving and delivery records
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift
  • Provides assistance and customer service when loading spring products
  • Follow all policies required by DOT, OSHA and FEC company safety programs

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid Drivers License with clean driving record
  • Have a CDL Class B or be able to obtain a Seasonal CDL
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Ability to work flexible hours

 

Agronomy Sales - Location: Hawarden, IA

Classification: Full-time
Reports to: Location Manager and/or the Agronomy Division Manager
Description: Sales and Service of all agronomy products

Duties and Responsiblites:

  • Responsible for individual sales of fertilizer, seed, chemicals and technology
  • Plan and coordinate all seed, crop nutrients and crop protection products in an effort to grow sales
  • Develop and implement a sales strategy to maintain and grow the business (current and prospective customers)
  • Develop and implement a technology growth program with customers base
  • Service a customer base doing farm plans, providing information and recommending crop protection
  • Must have a strong  focus on customer satisfaction
  • Communicate with location and department managers
  • Attend various required meetings and planning events
  • Maintain an accurate sales records for customer base

Basic Qualifications:
  • College degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Basic knowledge of Yield Monitors, VR Controllers and Planter Monitors
  • Basic computer knowledge (Microsoft office and other agronomic programs)
  • Strong agronomic knowledge of CPP, CN and Seed Genetics
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Detailed organizational skills
  • Strong sales background
  • Class A CDL license with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements (or must be able to obtain within 30 days)
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance

 

Agronomy Sales - Location: Alvord, IA

Classification: Full-time
Reports to: Location Manager and/or the Agronomy Division Manager
Description: Sales and Service of all agronomy products

Duties and Responsiblites:

  • Responsible for individual sales of fertilizer, seed, chemicals and technology
  • Plan and coordinate all seed, crop nutrients and crop protection products in an effort to grow sales
  • Develop and implement a sales strategy to maintain and grow the business (current and prospective customers)
  • Develop and implement a technology growth program with customers base
  • Service a customer base doing farm plans, providing information and recommending crop protection
  • Must have a strong  focus on customer satisfaction
  • Communicate with location and department managers
  • Attend various required meetings and planning events
  • Maintain an accurate sales records for customer base
  • Support location during peak seasons

Basic Qualifications:
  • College degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Basic knowledge of Yield Monitors, VR Controllers and Planter Monitors
  • Basic computer knowledge (Microsoft office and other agronomic programs)
  • Strong agronomic knowledge of CPP, CN and Seed Genetics
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Detailed organizational skills
  • Strong sales background
  • Class A CDL license with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements (or must be able to obtain within 30 days)
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance

 

Internships - Multiple Opportunities and Locations

Operational Internship
Description: Do you have a goal of being strongly involved in operations?  As the Operational Intern, you may be involved in working at one of our various warehouses assisting growers with their crop protection chemicals, seed, or other Agronomy related products and/or services.  You will also be exposed to crop scouting and some customer interaction.

Scouting Internship
Description: How does being strongly involved in scouting and sales sound to you?  Although there will still be some operational activities involved in this intership, the goal would be to have you transition to field scouting as soon as the crop size and stage allows.  All information that is gathered by you would be relayed to the Agronomist whom you are working with on the collection of the data.

Sales and Marketing Internship
Description: Ever think of a career in Sales and Marketing after graduation?  You will also be involved in operations and scouting, but will quickly move to direct interaction with growers.  Normally, we give the Sales and Marketing Intern a goal, which allows you to work with a limited amount of customers promoting a specialty product or service.
 

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