Scale Operator

Roscoe, SD
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Sep 24, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Agtegra Cooperative is looking to add a full-time Scale Operator at o ur Roscoe, SD location .

Position Summary

The primary responsibility of this position will be working closely with customers and other employees to weigh incoming trucks. They will also work with their supervisor and grain accounting to ensure that all accounting is accurate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for weighing trucks as they arrive at location.

  • Obtains grain samples using necessary equipment and grades grain accordingly.

  • Communicates the grain and grade to the grain attendants on each load. Communicates and works closely with the Location Manager to ensure day-to-day grain activities run efficiently.

  • Communicates daily with grain supervisor or attendants to understand all grain strategies and to get daily instruction that will help complete the daily tasks.

  • Partners with Grain Accounting for accurate and efficient accounting of grain. Contacts customers regularly informing them of dumping hours, potential dumping delays, and market opportunities.

  • Assists customers with marketing possibilities, ultimately working towards purchasing that producer's grain.

  • Stays informed of current company programs and other information necessary to handle grain accurately and efficiently.

  • Provides daily current market prices to customers and other pertinent market information.

  • Keeps grain room, scale area, scale, and grading equipment clean and in optimum working condition.

  • Depending on location, this position may also be responsible to make grain contacts and grain settlements.

Education and Experience Required

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Individual must be able to adapt in a dynamic organization and work as part of a team which interacts with all other company departments. Individual should be a self-starter who can manage tasks to their completion with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedures manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as statistics. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Health Insurance, Vision/Dental Insurance, Pension plan, 401k, Clothing Allowance, Paid time off, Holidays, Education Assistance and MORE!