Agreliant Genetics, LLC

  • Production Senior Associate

    Job Location US-IL-Elmwood
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(10/2/2018 9:40 AM)
  • Overview

    WHO WE ARE
    AgReliant Genetics is a leader in seed research, production, and quality focused on providing trusted seed solutions that help farmers grow.
     
    Created July 1, 2000 as a joint venture between two of the world’s largest independent seed companies, KWS and Limagrain, AgReliant Genetics is now one of the fastest growing independent seed companies in the industry, ranked as the third largest corn seed company in the U.S., and operates one of the largest research programs in North America. 
     
    At AgReliant Genetics we have a unique multi-brand strategy that gives farmers across the U.S. and in Canada access to our products, regardless of geographical location or operation size. Through our seed brands – AgriGold®, LG Seeds® and PRIDE Seeds® – and our digital ag platform Advantage Acre®, AgReliant Genetics demonstrates commitment to our vision by developing meaningful relationships, delivering valuable seed solutions, and providing an excellent customer experience.
     
    OUR CULTURE & OUR PEOPLE 
    AgReliant Genetics is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. At every level, our people are an essential part in maintaining our values and furthering our growth. We pursue individuals who demonstrate commitment, excellence, integrity, safety and innovation in their work.
     
    At AgReliant Genetics you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value our employees’ passion and believe in giving people the space to navigate challenges, invent solutions and excel in a rewarding career.
     
    You can learn more about AgReliant Genetics and our brands at agreliantgenetics.com or by following @AgReliant on Facebook and Twitter. 
     
     

    Job Overview

    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.

    Responsibilities

    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.  We value and openly welcome diversity at AgReliant. Diversity and inclusion is a key part of our strategy for long-term success.

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