Hamilton, MI (USA)
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Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Education: High School / GED
Post Date: 02/06/18
Ref #: 11819BR
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has a shared opportunity in our Agronomy and Energy Departments for a full-time Custom Applicator (Equipment Operator) / Propane Driver
. Your primary duties from April through fall will be as an Equipment Operator as a custom applicator promoting the proper use of crop protection products. You will cross train to work in the Energy Department to drive a propane truck in the winter heating season. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills both verbal and written. This opportunity has growth potential and offers mobility within CHS.
You will: Operate application equipment and apply crop protection products and fertility products in a safe manner.
Utilize in-cab technology when applying fertilizer or crop protection products.
Drive a truck as needed or required in Agronomy; and in Energy, deliver propane to customers in a safe, timely and professional manner, ensuring the truck is operated in a safe manner at all times.
Work with patrons in a courteous and professional manner while providing exceptional customer service and assisting with patrons' education of products being applied to fields, techniques utilized, and how you can continue to support their business.
Assist the sales staff in ensuring orders are correct and patron needs are met.
Perform warehouse work to include driving loader and forklift, and general maintenance.
Lift and load up to 75-lb packages of crop protection products.
Pick up and deliver product to customers as needed.
Promote safety in the workplace and act in a safe manner at all times.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications: (required)
Class A CDL with minimum 28,000 gvw. Tanker, hazardous materials and air brake endorsements (or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment).
Good driving record and the ability to meet all DOT requirements. MVR must meet CHS minimum requirements.
High school diploma or GED
Ability to lift 75 lbs, sit, stand, bend, twist, climb and walk.
Must pass pre-employment drug screen
CETP certifications for propane or ability to obtain within a reasonable timeframe.
Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
Ability to work additional hours to meet business demands
Preferred Qualifications: (desired)
Previous application and/or propane delivery experience
CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation , 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth.
CHS is a diversified Fortune 100 company providing essential grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers. CHS is a cooperative system owned by farmers, ranchers and their local cooperatives from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest and from Canada to Texas. CHS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Minority, Female, Veteran, Disability, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation employer.
Minimum Years of Experience Required
Minimum Education Required
GED / High School Diploma
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Website : https://www.chsinc.com
Every day, CHS strives to grow opportunities for our producer and cooperative owners, as well as our energy, grain and food customers. Founded in 1929, and employing 10,000 people in 24 countries we’re a diversified farmer-owned Fortune 100 company. We’re making a difference around the world with our depth of energy, grain and food solutions—not to mention our full range of business services and our commitment to good stewardship. Growing more crops. Growing global markets. Growing opportunities.