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Outside Grain and Utility Operator
Title:Outside Grain and Utility Operator
Job Type:Non-exempt (hourly)
Salary Range:Competitive Pay Based on Experience
DFS is a family owned company committed to unsurpassable quality and superior customer service. As a part of the DFS team, you will discover that the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our business is a belief we all share. Our success is a reflection of our quality employees. It is enforced by creative employees who have the ability to do their job while continually looking for ways to improve themselves.
DFS is a large feed and nutrition company in Iowa delivering nutrition through innovative products and services that support the food chain.

This position will support the grain and feed manufacturing operations.  

Position Title: Outside Grain/Utility Operator

Job Status: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Grain Supervisor

Amount of Travel: Minimal, between sites.

Schedule: 7:00AM-5:00PM, Flexibility Required

Positions Leading: None

Revised: 10/24/17

Locations: NW IA and Oskaloosa Locations

The successful candidate will perform the following:

·         Provide quality customer service and support for the elevator functions with high integrity

·         Grain loading and unloading

·         Responding to customer loads in a timely fashion

·         Assisting with managing the grain storage conditions

·         Inspect and communicate stored grain condition to the Grain Department Manager

·         Understand the process and handle damaged grain appropriately with Manager and peers

·         Communicate customer feedback to the Grain Department Manager

·         Ensure grain is stored per Grain Department Manager’s requirements

·         Perform minor routine maintenance on equipment, including augers, elevators, grain bins, and grain yard equipment, etc.

·         Expect long hours during harvest season to support customer demand and needs for incoming grain deliveries

·         Be capable of working at heights typical of a grain handling and storage facility

·         Other Outside Grain Operator duties as assigned

·         Follow processes and procedures to ensure compliance with DFS and regulatory requirements (OSHA, EPA, ISO, HACCP, GP, FSMA, etc.)

·         Responsible for maintaining assigned equipment and housekeeping duties and for reporting any discrepancies or malfunctions

·         Report any damage to customer property or equipment immediately

·         Be aware of disease control from farm to farm and on site

·         Serve on cross functional teams and offer support to management as needed for special projects

·         Perform minor routing maintenance on equipment, including deep cleaning, supporting Maintenance Technicians, preventative maintenance processes, maintenance stockroom functions, and as assigned

·         Be aware of, accept, aid in incorporating new technology

·         Maintain a working knowledge of the mill operations

·         Act as a back up to all hourly operations within the location

·         Act as a trainer to all hourly operations within the location

·         Support labor fluctuations in the mill, outside grain, receiving, delivery, and warehouse as assigned and when needed

What can we offer you?
  • 401(k) 100% match on first 6%
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Paid Time Off, plus your Birthday off
  • Paid Short-term disability and Life Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Health and Flex Spending Available
What you need to apply:
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent 
  • Computer Skills: Knowledge of basic computer functions
  • Able to read, write, and speak English.
  • Be familiar with agricultural production.
  • Pass post offer drug test.
  • Work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations
If you are a safe, reliable, hardworking individual, we are interested in talking to you about a future career here at DFS!
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