Part Time Grain Administrative Assistant – AgVantage FS job – GROWMARK, Inc. – Dewar, IA

AgVantage FS

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.


Assists in the origination, logistics, and accounting of grain activities.


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


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.

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