Grain Operator

Chs, Inc. Rochelle , IL 61068

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Posting

CHS has an exciting opportunity within our Renewable Fuels division. We are looking for a Grain Operator to perform tasks and operate equipment associated with the safe, reliable, efficient, and high throughput receipt of feedstock into and shipment of products out of the dry-mill ethanol refinery. You must be analytical and detail oriented, with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

You will:

  • Operate equipment for loading and unloading distiller's grains, corn, ethanol, and minor byproducts. This includes operating an end loader, forklift and operate conveyor systems.

  • Ensure processes are operating normally, in a safe and compliant manner.

  • Regulate or shutdown equipment during emergency situations, as directed by supervisory staff.

  • Participate in plant maintenance program by performing routine preventative maintenance tasks as directed and interact with plant maintenance, to facilitate, repair, or replacement equipment as directed.

  • Participate in troubleshooting and process improvement activities.

  • Participate in grain quality management by regular cleaning of storage bins/silos.

  • Perform grain grading and train to help provide coverage for the Shipping Clerk

  • Play an active role in the plant housekeeping program.

  • Actively participate in safety, health, and environmental programs.

  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 2 + years of work experience in a structured team environment

  • Proficient in using email

  • Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to properly utilize required personal protective equipment

  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs to work at heights of up to 180 feet

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some college level and/or trade school training

  • Agriculture, grain handling, heavy equipment operation, and/or ethanol industry experience

  • Experience with computerized logistics loading software and computerized conveyor/equipment controls

  • Experience with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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