Farmersburg - Agronomy Operations
About The Equity
The Equity is an independent cooperative headquartered in Effingham, Illinois and has over 500 employees. Our market area currently includes 19 locations and covers South-Central Illinois and Southwest Indiana. The Equity has five divisions including: Agronomy, Grain, Feed & Livestock, Energy, and Retail Store, plus a Precision Agronomy dealership. The Equity’s mission is to deliver value to our customers through operational excellence, providing information, exploring opportunities, and supporting profitable roles for producers. Our core values, profitability, customer focus, constant improvement, integrity, and accountability have led to our success. These core values will continue to keep our company strong into the future. We hold sacred our brand promise of offering the best products, latest technology, and high-quality service, done right!
About the Position
The Equity is hiring for Agronomy Operations Personnel at our Farmersburg, IN location. Agronomy Operations is responsible for ensuring daily maintenance, cleanliness and compliance with state and federal regulations of equipment and facilities. In addition to blending, mixing, delivering, loading and unloading fertilizer, ag chemicals, seed and merchandise as directed.
1001 W State Road 246, Terre Haute, IN 47802
Commensurate with experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Leadership Characteristics
- High School Diploma or GED. Associate degree in Agriculture preferred.
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret common data.
- Obtain and maintain a CDL and necessary endorsements
- Obtain a commercial pesticide license
- Demonstrates ability to interact effectively with management and customers.
- Follow all established personnel and safety policies and procedures.
- Responsible for daily maintenance, cleanliness and compliance with state and federal regulations of equipment and facilities.
- Blending, mixing, delivering, loading and unloading fertilizer, ag chemicals, seed and merchandise as directed.
- Attend continuing education courses to maintain a quality level of knowledge for the products, regulations, and customer relations.
- In the off-season, may be required to assist corporate shop personnel in repairing and maintaining fleet or operate the truck fleet as directed by the location manager.
- Be able to communicate in a professional manner to the producer, salesman and location manager.
The nature of the business may require extended hours. While performing the duties of the job, the employee regularly works outside near moving mechanical equipment and may work in high, precarious places.
The physical demands include lifting objects up to 50 pounds, climbing stairs and ladders, and the ability to talk and hear.
The employee may be required to travel to other locations, conferences, educational opportunities and other job-related activities.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.
Submit resumes to Johna Secondino at Johna.Secondino@TheEquity.com by Tuesday, February 28, 2023.
Effingham Equity shall not be liable for, shall not pay, and expressly rejects and disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for any commission, expense, fee or cost claimed or charged by any recruitment or employment agency, firm, or company in connection with the employment of any candidate selected by Effingham Equity for the position described above unless a written contract is executed by Effingham Equity and such employment agency, firm or company before Effingham Equity makes an offer of employment to such candidate.
|Job Segment||Full-Time, Operations, Production, Agronomy|
|Nearest Major Market||Indianapolis, Terre Haute|