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Custom Applicator

CHS, Inc.

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Sterling, ND
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Third Shift
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world. We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world. Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Summary

Want to make a difference and impact in your local community? Come join CHS, Inc as a Custom Applicator in Sterling, ND today!

CHS Offers:

  • Competitive Hourly Rate
  • Benefit eligible employees receive:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance + Long & Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Holidays + Paid Time Off (Vacation & Sick Pay)
  • Retirement Benefits -
    • 401K with Company Match
  • Company Funded Pension
  • Profit Sharing

Apply a sense of responsibility and self-reliance as you work independently as a Custom Applicator. You will:

  • Create relationships with local farmers to acquire knowledge on their chemical and fertilizer needs
  • Manage your time in the field by operating a sprayer/airflow machine while loading and applying products safely, accurately and efficiently.
  • Receive hands on experience and technical skills by handling many types of machinery and routine equipment maintenance

Take this opportunity to work with one of the largest coops in the U.S, while still making an impact in our local communities. Our fun and safe work environment is waiting for you, apply today!

Responsibilities

  • As directed, apply fertilizer and crop protection products. May require use of a high clearance sprayer or floater.
  • Pick up and deliver product to customers as needed.
  • Work with customers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Educate customers on products being applied to fields, techniques utilized, and how you can continue to support them with products and services.
  • Assist the sales staff in ensuring orders are correct and patron needs are met.
  • Perform warehouse work to including driving loader, forklift, mechanics, and maintenance.
  • Lift and load products, 1-2 hours per day.
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations. To include but not limited to pre-trip and post-trip reporting, proper load securement and hours of service.
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle(s) inside and out, and work environment.
  • Complete and document daily maintenance inspections. Ensure proper equipment maintenance is completed including repairs, and preventive maintenance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Training Provided:
    • Crop protection product mixing
    • Operation of application equipment

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • Knowledge of Agriculture Production, Operations, and/or Agriculture Application
  • Must meet minimum age requirement

Additional Qualifications

  • Maintain or be able to obtain a CDL and DOT medical card
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Ability to work additional hours, be available for overnight stays and occasional weekends to meet business demands
  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Hazmat, Tanker, and Air Brake endorsements preferred
  • Agriculture background and customer experience preferred
  • Bulk liquid, Pressure trailer, or Forklift experience preferred
  • Pre-employment screening is based on the job requirements and industry guidelines and may or may not be required for the position. If required, selected candidates must pass pre-employment screenings to include all or a combination of drug, criminal, motor vehicle check, physical requirements and FMSCA Clearinghouse.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 75 lbs
  • Ability to climb rail cars, ladders, stairs and bins, and into back of trailer
  • Ability to work in dust and adverse weather conditions and temperatures

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.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.