Agreliant Genetics, LLC

Production Senior Associate

US-IL-Elmwood
2 weeks ago

Overview

AgReliant Genetics is the fastest growing independent seed company in the industry and currently the 3rd largest corn seed company in the United States. Our goal is to offer the best seed products to our North American customers through superior research, breeding and production techniques by focusing ONLY on seed.

 

Headquartered in Westfield, Indiana, AgReliant Genetics is owned by two of the largest independent seed companies in the world. KWS and Limagrain bring over 200 years of combined seed experience to AgReliant Genetics.

 

Innovation, superior service and exceptional customer value are the center point of our multiple brand offering. AgReliant Genetics offers the best seed products available through the brands; AgriGold, LG Seeds, Great Lakes Hybrids, Wensman, Producers Hybrids, Eureka, Golden Acres, and Pride.

 

The cornerstone of the success of AgReliant Genetics is our people. At every level, our employees have a hand in maintaining the company’s reputation and furthering our growth. That’s why we pursue excellent people and do our best to provide a challenging and rewarding work experience.

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for seed conditioning during harvest, bagging, re-bagging, maintenance of conditioning equipment, help with shipping and warehousing as needed, field operations.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position is responsible for general production activities throughout different seasons during the year. This will include, but not limited to, dryer/sheller operation, fieldman, conditioning/treating seed, equipment maintenance, and help with shipping/warehousing as needed.

 

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for maintaining the highest level of confidentiality, customer service and professionalism; responsible for promoting a positive image of the company.

• Oversee planting of seed fields including split plantings

• Determine isolation needs

• Coordinate detasseling operations, insuring timeliness and efficiency.

• Crop scouting and field mapping.

• Accurately complete all paperwork in a timely manner.

• May operate seed corn harvester

• May coordinate labor required in husk sort building

• Coordinate operation of dryer and/ or sheller building

• Be involved in the packaging of seed from Sept- March, including shift supervision

• Certified pesticide applicator – Seed Treatment

• Independent bulk seed movement

• Operate bagging equipment

• Warehousing and load building as necessary, including load checking for accuracy.

• Verify bagged inventory prior to warehouse placement

• Lead warehouse picking crews

• Performs duties assigned (maintenance, housekeeping, safety, etc.) to meet company quality standards.

• Coordinate job responsibilities of temporary employees under area supervisor

• Follow all safety procedures and maintain housekeeping of plant.

• Must have valid commercial driver’s license and meet MVR guidelines or obtain one within 90 days

• Other duties as required.  

 

 

Qualifications

Education/Experience: Associate’s Degree in Agricultural field or minimum 3 years of seed production experience preferred. Additional preferences are excellent communication skills, team player; self-motivated; detail orientated; computer skills Excel and Word

 

Physical: Ability to work required hours and shifts; meet AgReliant's MVR requirements, must have Commercial Driver’s License or ability to get one within 90 days of hire; able to lift 70 lbs.; able to walk seed fields, ~5 mi / day.

 

 

AgReliant Genetics, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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