is a full-service agriculture and energy supplier dedicated to providing high quality products and services for the purpose of improving customer profitability. Headquartered in Waverly, Iowa with branches in 27 counties; AgVantage FS sells seed, propane, fertilizers, crop protection chemicals, fuels and lubricants. They also provide services such as structure inspections and construction, grain marketing and precision farming applications.
AgVantage FS is part of the GROWMARK System, a regional agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America.
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT
Assists in the origination, logistics, and accounting of grain activities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Operates a high volume grain scale, including weighing, probing and accurately grading both inbound and outbound trucks
Enters scale tickets into our automated grain system
Demonstrates the aptitude and proficiency to learn and fully utilize the Grain Accounting System
Transfers grain market knowledge to our farmer customers, giving us a competitive advantage in the marketplace
Assists in all areas of grain origination, including providing bids, discussing markets, and contracting grain from producer customers, in addition to coordinating logistics as needed
Assists in maintaining complete and accurate records in accordance with company grain policies
Generates reports from the DPR, check-off deductions, freight payments, liens, and customer billing
Accurately communicate producer grain position to Grain Accounting Department
Takes initiative to learn and understand location operations and processes
Provides courteous, timely and professional customer service
Projects a positive company image to customers
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
May be required to drive and run local errands as needed
Address customer needs, complaints and problem resolution
Performs other duties as assigned
Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply
Normally requires an Associate’s degree from a two-year college or technical school, or the equivalent thereof; and at least two years of previous experience working in the grain business or agriculture to demonstrate comprehension of USDA grain reports
Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development
Ability to work extended hours, beyond those considered “normal”, during busy time periods
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.