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Grain Operator

Posting Title:
Grain Operator
Job Posting:
CHS is always looking for experienced Grain Operators in our Renewable Fuels Division to perform tasks and operate equipment associated with the safe, reliable, efficient, and high throughput receipt of feedstock into and shipment of products out of the dry-mill ethanol refinery. You must be analytical and detail oriented, with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
You will:
+ Operate equipment for loading and unloading distiller?s grains, corn, ethanol, and minor byproducts. This includes operating an end loader, forklift and operate conveyor systems.
+ Ensure processes are operating normally, in a safe and compliant manner.
+ Regulate or shutdown equipment during emergency situations, as directed by supervisory staff.
+ Participate in plant maintenance program by performing routine preventative maintenance tasks as directed and interact with plant maintenance, to facilitate, repair, or replacement equipment as directed.
+ Participate in troubleshooting and process improvement activities.
+ Participate in grain quality management by regular cleaning of storage bins/silos.
+ Perform grain grading and train to help provide coverage for the Shipping Clerk
+ Play an active role in the plant housekeeping program.
+ Actively participate in safety, health, and environmental programs.
+ Perform other duties as needed or assigned.
+ Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
Basic Qualifications: (required)
+ High school diploma or GED
+ 2 + years of work experience in a structured team environment
+ Proficient in using email
+ Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.
+ Must be able to properly utilize required personal protective equipment
+ Must be able to climb ladders and stairs to work at heights of up to 180 feet
Preferred Qualifications: (desired)
+ Some college level and/or trade school training
+ Agriculture, grain handling, heavy equipment operation, and/or ethanol industry experience
+ Experience with computerized logistics loading software and computerized conveyor/equipment controls
+ Experience with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Auto req ID:
CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation , 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth.
CHS is a diversified Fortune 100 company providing essential grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers. CHS is a cooperative system owned by farmers, ranchers and their local cooperatives from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest and from Canada to Texas. CHS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Minority, Female, Veteran, Disability, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation employer.
The CHS Talent Acquisition Team supports recruitment for positions within CHS as well as finding opportunities for candidates within our robust network of member cooperatives. By submitting an application for any position, you give CHS permission to review your application and contact you to discuss opportunities within our member cooperatives. To explore current openings within our member cooperatives, please click here.
Minimum Years of Experience Required:
RF - Renewable Fuels
Minimum Education Required:
GED / High School Diploma
Employment Status:
Career Types:
Laborer / Production, Manufacturing / Operations

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