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What began as a single grain elevator and one man's dream has grown into a publicly traded company with diverse interests that include agribusinesses such as grain and plant nutrients as well as railcar leasing and repair, industrial products formulation, turf products, and ethanol operations. Join our Plant Nutrient Group that formulates, stores and distributes crop protection and nutrients through our agricultural retail locations and extensive network.
We are hiring a full-time, year-round Applicator to join our Fremont, OH team. Located in northwest Ohio, our Fremont Farm Center sells dry and liquid fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides and many custom blends. You would be mixing, hauling, spreading, and applying liquid and dry fertilizer and crop protection by operating our sprayers and spreaders to provide accurate and timely custom application to customer's farm fields. You would be key part of the team as you will be responsible for ensuring correct application rates and proper handling of equipment. You will also be assisting in other areas at the agronomy farm center. Enjoy operating heavy equipment, being outdoors and seeing the impact of your work.
We are willing to train! If you have prior agriculture operating experience and/or if you have been a heavy equipment operator in construction, military or related field we will work to train you on our equipment and procedures.
This position is accountable for mixing, hauling, spreading, and applying liquid and dry fertilizer and farm chemicals to provide accurate and timely custom application for customers; this may include non-farm applications.
Efficiently perform the daily functional activities of the batching operation according to the procedures established to meet production schedules by coordinating with the bagging, bulk loading, and plant operations
Understand product label specifications and operational procedures/standards for custom application
Deliver a courteous, pleasant and positive attitude in providing extraordinary service to all customers, coworkers and others ensuring open lines of communication.
Complete and deliver timely and proper applicator logs, delivery paperwork, field application forms, and other paperwork to appropriate personnel and customers.
Assist in regular facility duties, operations duties, and deliveries, as needed, to meet seasonal demands.
What is expected of you and others at this level
Has basic skills in an analytical or scientific method or operational process
Works within clearly defined standard operations procedures and or scientific methods and adheres to quality guidelines
Works with close supervision
Minimum Qualifications & Skills
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
0-2 years' relevant experience required
Valid driver's license
Commercial Applicator's License a plus
Commercial Driver's License a plus
Physical Requirements and Working Environment
Must be able to stand/sit for an extended period of time
Ability to frequently lift/push/pull up to 60 pounds
Must be able to climb/stoop/kneel at heights up to 100 feet
Works indoors and outdoors in varying weather conditions and temperatures
Working conditions could include: dust, fumes, moderate noise and uneven surfaces
Exposure to industrial chemicals
Daily travel required
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It does not include all responsibilities and skills required of the job and may be changed at any time. All responsibilities must be completed in compliance with all safety protocols, policies, procedures and consistent with the spirit and philosophy of The Andersons' Statement of Principles.
Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. The Andersons, Inc. is a Drug-Free Workplace. The Andersons, Inc. is an EO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.
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