Production Senior Associate

Agreliant Genetics Elmwood , IL 61529

Posted 1 week ago

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.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is part of a team responsible for general production activities throughout different seasons during the year. This will include, but not limited to, receiving soybean seed during harvest, conditioning/treating soybean seed, warehousing/shipping, and equipment maintenance. Operating and overseeing critical machines and operations are central to this position while communicating production needs and improving processes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality, customer service and professionalism.

  • Promote a positive image of the company.

  • Assist and lead safety programs.

  • Commit to a safe working environment and practices.

  • Assist training of seasonal and full time employees.

  • Assist in field operations and scouting.

  • Operate critical machines and monitor operations.

  • Operate and calibrate seed conditioning/treating equipment.

  • Operate packaging equipment.

  • Warehouse finished product and supplies, including checking for accuracy.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot plant equipment.

  • Complete all paperwork/reports in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Cross train in all plant operations and multiple office duties.

  • Perform duties assigned to meet company quality standards; including: maintenance, housekeeping, and safety.

  • Follow all safety procedures and maintain housekeeping of plant.

  • Other duties as required.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate's Degree in Agricultural field or minimum 3 years of seed production experience preferred

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred) and common PC-based software

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds.

  • Ability to work assigned hours and shifts including overtime.

  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in hot, cold, wet, and dry conditions.

  • Ability to walk seed fields, up to 5 miles/day.

  • Must have a valid driver's license and meet MVR guidelines.

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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