Perform any or all of the tasks associated with general plant operations and field activities. |
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: seed field planting and maintenance; harvest activities such as preparation, sorting, drying, shelling, etc.; return and rework activities; conditioning activities such as sizing, gravity operation, bagging, palletizing, etc.; compliance with ISO Work Instructions and Quality Plan requirements; warehousing activities including forklift operation, collecting samples, pooling, etc.; general repair and maintenance activities. Performs and/or coordinates selected field operations. Periodically assist with scheduling, workflow planning, and other issues as they arise. Required to work overtime hours including weekends and other shifts during seasonal peaks.
Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent is required. Associates degree or higher with agriculture emphasis preferred. One (1) year on-the-job or related agricultural experience required. Must possess a valid driver's license and may be required to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) in the future.
Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations desired. Knowledge of field equipment desired. Ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions. Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Good safety habits. Basic level of PC skills desired. Willingness to work in a variety of areas (field, plant, warehouse). Ability to climb and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting for extended periods. Position involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting up to 60 lbs. Willingness to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions. Overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks. May require shift work.
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