Outside Operations – Lanyon, IA

Location:          Lanyon

Classification:  Seasonal (September 1st – December 1st)

Description:     Assist in grain and agronomy departments and provide related customer services in a safe and effective manner.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Include but not limited to the following:

  • Maintain a safe work environment as outlined by NEW Cooperative’s policies and procedures
  • Assists in taking grain from producers
  • Unloading and loading of trucks, and wagons
  • Operates machinery, including augers, dryers, and legs
  • Assist in cleaning of facilities, set-up, and maintenance of equipment

Other Requirements:

  • Must have a valid drivers license

Location:          Lidderdale

Classification:  Full-time

Description:     Fulfills the demands of the location by providing grain and agronomy related customer services in a safe and effective manner.

Job Performance Skills:

Team Work/Team Player

Fulfills commitments to other team members. Puts team success ahead of individual success. Doesn’t hog the credit for others’ work. Works comfortably with all team members. Takes charge when it is necessary to facilitate an action or decision. Volunteers to help others with projects or assignments. Gives and welcomes feedback. Expresses disagreement constructively. Listens to and responds constructively to all team members. Balances team and individual responsibilities.

Safety

Performs work in a safe manner at all times. Checks the work area for hazards and corrects unsafe situations. Uses personal protection equipment. Maintains an organized work area. Seeks guidance from the supervisor if needed. Considers the safety of other employees. Understands and follows safety regulations. Reports unsafe conditions.

Interpersonal Skills

Easy to get along with. Treats all people with dignity and respect. Always approachable; never rude. Aware of and sensitive to what other people are feeling. Is at ease with people at all levels. Does not belittle the opinions or work of other people, regardless of their status or position. Deals effectively with a diverse workforce. Demonstrates a high degree of “emotional intelligence.” Truly values and genuinely likes people.

Accountability

Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of his work. Acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Doesn’t make excuses or blame others for errors or problems. Carries her fair share of the workload.

Initiative/Action Orientation

Displays a high energy level. Enjoys working hard. Self-starter; doesn’t wait to be told to take action. Looks for opportunities to do extra work in order to help a project move along. Willingly puts in extra time and effort in crisis situations. Displays an obvious sense of urgency. Does more than what is normally required. Volunteers readily.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Include but not limited to the following:

  • Maintain a safe work environment as outlined by NEW Cooperative’s policies and procedures.
  • Unloads and loads grain from trucks and wagons.
  • Maintains grain quality.
  • Assist in loading and unloading of product from vehicles based on work orders.
  • Operate fertilizer tender trucks.
  • Fill and transport NH3 equipment.
  • Operate commercial application equipment such as NH3 applicator.
  • Assist in setup & maintenance of equipment.
  • Perform standard routine maintenance and repairs to equipment throughout all areas of the location.
  • Operate a semi-truck in the off-season or as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have an acceptable driving record and be insurable to drive.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Class A CDL with tanker and HAZMAT endorsements
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Commercial Handler’s or Applicator’s License.
  • Understand the importance of providing very high levels of customer service.
  • Understand the seasonality of the farm supply business and the in-season time commitment.

Location:          Mapleton

Classification:  Full-time

Description:     Fulfills the demands of the location by providing grain and agronomy related customer services in a safe and effective manner.

Job Performance Skills:

Team Work/Team Player

Fulfills commitments to other team members. Puts team success ahead of individual success. Doesn’t hog the credit for others’ work. Works comfortably with all team members. Takes charge when it is necessary to facilitate an action or decision. Volunteers to help others with projects or assignments. Gives and welcomes feedback. Expresses disagreement constructively. Listens to and responds constructively to all team members. Balances team and individual responsibilities.

Safety

Performs work in a safe manner at all times. Checks the work area for hazards and corrects unsafe situations. Uses personal protection equipment. Maintains an organized work area. Seeks guidance from the supervisor if needed. Considers the safety of other employees. Understands and follows safety regulations. Reports unsafe conditions.

Interpersonal Skills

Easy to get along with. Treats all people with dignity and respect. Always approachable; never rude. Aware of and sensitive to what other people are feeling. Is at ease with people at all levels. Does not belittle the opinions or work of other people, regardless of their status or position. Deals effectively with a diverse workforce. Demonstrates a high degree of “emotional intelligence.” Truly values and genuinely likes people.

Accountability

Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of his work. Acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Doesn’t make excuses or blame others for errors or problems. Carries her fair share of the workload.

Initiative/Action Orientation

Displays a high energy level. Enjoys working hard. Self-starter; doesn’t wait to be told to take action. Looks for opportunities to do extra work in order to help a project move along. Willingly puts in extra time and effort in crisis situations. Displays an obvious sense of urgency. Does more than what is normally required. Volunteers readily.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Include but not limited to the following:

  • Maintain a safe work environment as outlined by NEW Cooperative’s policies and procedures.
  • Unloads and loads grain from trucks and wagons.
  • Maintains grain quality.
  • Assist in loading and unloading of product from vehicles based on work orders.
  • Operate fertilizer tender trucks.
  • Fill and transport NH3 equipment.
  • Operate commercial application equipment such as NH3 applicator.
  • Assist in setup & maintenance of equipment.
  • Perform standard routine maintenance and repairs to equipment throughout all areas of the location.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have an acceptable driving record and be insurable to drive.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Class A CDL with tanker and HAZMAT endorsements
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Commercial Handler’s or Applicator’s License.
  • Must have a tolerance for heights, some job tasks require being on top of elevator/bins.
  • Understand the importance of providing very high levels of customer service.
  • Understand the seasonality of the farm supply business and the in-season time commitment.

Location:          Pomeroy

Classification:  Full-time

Description:     Fulfills the demands of the location by providing grain and agronomy related customer services in a safe and effective manner.

Job Performance Skills:

Team Work/Team Player

Fulfills commitments to other team members. Puts team success ahead of individual success. Doesn’t hog the credit for others’ work. Works comfortably with all team members. Takes charge when it is necessary to facilitate an action or decision. Volunteers to help others with projects or assignments. Gives and welcomes feedback. Expresses disagreement constructively. Listens to and responds constructively to all team members. Balances team and individual responsibilities.

Safety

Performs work in a safe manner at all times. Checks the work area for hazards and corrects unsafe situations. Uses personal protection equipment. Maintains an organized work area. Seeks guidance from supervisor if needed. Considers the safety of other employees. Understands and follows safety regulations. Reports unsafe conditions.

Interpersonal Skills

Easy to get along with. Treats all people with dignity and respect. Always approachable; never rude. Aware of and sensitive to what other people are feeling. Is at ease with people at all levels. Does not belittle the opinions or work of other people, regardless of their status or position. Deals effectively with a diverse workforce. Demonstrates a high degree of “emotional intelligence.” Truly values and genuinely likes people.

Accountability

Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of his work. Acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Doesn’t make excuses or blame others for errors or problems. Carries her fair share of the workload.

Initiative/Action Orientation

Displays a high energy level. Enjoys working hard. Self-starter; doesn’t wait to be told to take action. Looks for opportunities to do extra work in order to help a project move along. Willingly puts in extra time and effort in crisis situations. Displays an obvious sense of urgency. Does more than what is normally required. Volunteers readily.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Include but not limited to the following:

  • Maintain a safe work environment as outlined by NEW Cooperative’s policies and procedures.
  • Unloads and loads grain from trucks and wagons.
  • Maintains grain quality.
  • Assist in loading and unloading of product from vehicles based on work orders.
  • Operate fertilizer tender trucks.
  • Fill and transport NH3 equipment.
  • Operate commercial application equipment as needed.
  • Assist in setup & maintenance of equipment.
  • Perform standard routine maintenance and repairs to equipment throughout all areas of location.
  • Operate a semi-truck in the off-season or as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have an acceptable driving record and be insurable to drive.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Class A CDL with tanker and HAZMAT endorsements
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Commercial Handler’s or Applicator’s License.
  • Understand the importance of providing very high levels of customer service.
  • Understand the seasonality of the farm supply business and the in – season time commitment.

 

Customer Success Representative/Precision Ag Specialist

Location:                     Fort Dodge

Classification:           Full-time

Description:              SOILMAP makes software that helps Agronomy, Feed, and Grain businesses more efficient and streamlines their business needs.

As a customer success representative/precision ag specialist you will be responsible for onboarding new clients, training current clients, driving adoption within their organization and ensuring retention and account growth.  You will work directly with our software team and our customer to ensure success.  If you enjoy customer relationships and driving value, this is the role for you.

Job Performance Skills:

Communication Skills

Presents ideas effectively in formal and informal situations. Conveys thoughts clearly and concisely. Listens actively and attentively; asks good questions. Communicates well in writing. Keeps supervisor and coworkers informed. Shares complete and accurate information with others. Messages have the desired effect.

Adaptability/Flexibility/ Change Management

Adapts easily to changing conditions and work responsibilities. Promptly switches strategies or tactics if the current ones are not working. Works comfortably with people of widely differing styles, temperaments, and preferences. Deals maturely with anger, frustration, and disappointment. Bounces back quickly from setbacks and frustrations. Is able to see the merits of positions other than his/her own.

Customer Focus

Knows his/her customers and can describe their expectations. Manages customer expectations. Meets all of the expectations of both internal and external customers. Gains customers’ trust and respect. Actively seeks customers’ feedback on the quality of service he/she provides. Quickly solves customer problems.

Follow-up

Establishes due dates for projects and assignments and meets those dates. Makes sure that actions agreed upon have been taken. Makes back-up plans for important projects. Conducts routine follow-up. Lets people know in advance when deadlines might not be met. Does not wait until the last minute to get work done.

Job Knowledge/Technical Skills

Is an expert in doing his/her job. Serves as a resource to others. Has a great deal of relevant experience. Makes good suggestions about ways to improve. Makes active efforts to stay up-to-date. Requires minimal supervision.

Planning and Organizing

Maintains well-organized materials, files, systems, and tools. Breaks work down into logical steps. Anticipates and eliminates roadblocks and delays. Stays within the allotted time for accomplishing tasks. Completes tasks in the shortest, most efficient manner. Makes sure all parts of a job are completed in full, including follow-up plans and paperwork.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Include but not limited to the following:

         Data Processing/Customer Success 

  • Perform data entry and the processing of agronomic recommendations
  • Analyze data to provide accurate recommendations
  • Support development and implementation of new computer projects and new hardware installations.
  • Provide other support activities to our client/customer base
  • Assist in preparing, maintaining, and installing dispatch in-cab equipment
  • Accurately document instances of hardware failure, repair, installation, and removal.
  • Assist in developing long-term strategies and capacity planning for meeting future computer hardware needs.

Preferred Qualifications & Requirements:

  • 1 – 3 years applied agronomy experience including fertilizer/nutrient, chemical and seed recommendations or college degree equivalent
  • Demonstrates GIS software expertise when interacting with growers
  • Capable of providing group presentations and related communications
  • Demonstrate great interest serving in Ag Retail
  • General understanding including the use of precision hardware operation and calibration
  • Must be able to prepare concise, accurate written technical documents to communicate clearly with all levels of management, employees, and growers

Basic Qualifications & Education Requirements:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in precision ag or agronomy related field
  • Valid driver’s license

Location:          Pomeroy

Classification:  Full-time

Description:     To efficiently operate computerized feed manufacturing equipment to mix and process ingredients to specified formulations and quality guidelines. Provide related customer services in a safe and effective manner.  Operate during the hours of 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. (hours may vary).

Job Performance Skills:

Accountability

Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of his work. Acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Doesn’t make excuses or blame others for errors or problems.

Carries her fair share of the workload.

Attendance/Punctuality/Dependability

Comes to work on time every day. Is fully prepared and ready to work at the beginning of work schedule and continues until the workday is done. Makes appropriate arrangements when adverse weather or other problems might delay on-time arrival. Conforms to work hours and schedule.  Let’s the supervisor and others know immediately when unexpected problems cause absence, lateness, or the need to leave early.

Communication Skills

Presents ideas effectively in formal and informal situations. Conveys thoughts clearly and concisely. Listens actively and attentively; asks good questions. Communicates well in writing. Keeps the supervisor and coworkers informed. Shares complete and accurate information with others. Messages have the desired effect.

Initiative/Action Orientation

Displays a high energy level. Enjoys working hard. Self-starter; doesn’t wait to be told to take action. Looks for opportunities to do extra work in order to help a project move along. Willingly puts in extra time and effort in crisis situations. Displays an obvious sense of urgency. Does more than what is normally required. Volunteers readily.

Quality Management

Identifies and responds quickly to all customer needs. Works to assure continuous improvement. Invites suggestions; open to experimentation. Is willing to incur costs to assure quality. Encourages others to be on the alert for defects. Develops accurate measures to assess how well a job is done. Knows when “good enough” is good enough and when it’s not.

Teamwork/ Team Player

Fulfills commitments to other team members. Puts team success ahead of individual success. Doesn’t hog the credit for others’ work. Works comfortably with all team members. Takes charge when it is necessary to facilitate action or decision. Volunteers to help others with projects or assignments. Gives and welcomes feedback. Expresses disagreement constructively. Listens to and responds constructively to all team members. Balances team and individual responsibilities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe work environment as outlined by NEW Cooperative’s policies and procedures
  • Operate computerized batch mixing equipment, receiving and load-out equipment, micro-ingredient addition, and grinding equipment
  • Maintains inventory at desired levels
  • Fulfills all reporting and recordkeeping requirements
  • Follows standards of quality as outlined by QMS and other manufacturing and regulatory controls
  • Perform housekeeping duties and maintain a clean working environment
  • Assist in the maintenance of equipment

Position Requirements:

  • Lifting 55-pound ingredient bags
  • The safe and effective operation of a forklift

Location:          Pierson

Classification:  Full-time

Description:     To market and provide agronomy products and services in a manner that maximizes departmental effectiveness and achieves the cooperative’s goals while maintaining the cooperative’s integrity.

 

Job Performance Skills:

Accountability

Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of his/her work. Acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Does not make excuses or blame others for errors or problems.  Carries a fair share of the workload.  Shows up for meetings on time, fully prepared.  Works on tasks in order of importance. Realistically estimates time requirements. Makes up a schedule for jobs and sticks to it. Does work in order of importance; does first things first.

Customer Focus

Knows customers and can describe their expectations. Manages customer expectations. Meets all of the expectations of both internal and external customers. Respects customers and colleagues’ time in scheduling and conducting meetings.  Gains customers’ trust and respect. Actively seeks customers’ feedback on the quality of service he/she provides. Quickly solves customer problems.

Learning and Continuous Improvement

Actively acquires new skills and competencies. Shares knowledge, skills, tools and methods with others to help them solve problems and improve performance. Treats negative feedback and experiences as learning opportunities. Seeks information and ideas from many places. Looks for better ways to perform routine parts of the job. Open to suggestions and new ideas.

Relationship Building

Builds and maintains a network of contacts useful in achieving work-related goals. Extends and accepts invitations from others to build effective working relationships. Skilled in building rapport with a wide variety of individuals. Understands the balance between taking time to build rapport and getting the work done. Sensitive to what people around him/her are feeling. Promotes the contributions and accomplishments of customers or clients to others. Enthusiastic about others’ ideas.

Selling Skills

Effectively determines customer needs, wants, and budget. Applies knowledge of products and services to meet customer requirements. Demonstrates mastery of all essential selling techniques: prospecting, cold calling, qualifying, writing proposals, closing, etc. Salvages lost sales. Maintains complete, accurate and timely sales records. Achieves sales quota. Assures post-sale customer satisfaction.

Teamwork/ Team Player

Fulfills commitments to other team members. Puts team success ahead of individual success. Does not hog the credit for others’ work. Works comfortably with all team members. Takes charge when it is necessary to facilitate an action or decision. Volunteers to help others with projects or assignments. Gives and welcomes feedback. Expresses disagreement constructively. Listens to and responds constructively to all team members. Balances team and individual responsibilities.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Include but not limited to the following:

  • Promotes the sales of agronomy inputs and related products, to farmer patrons
  • Works with Agronomy Sales Manager to develop sales goals and action plans
  • Continually upgrades knowledge on agronomy products and services
  • Assisting in the MAPS Recommendations, Yield Mapping, and NRCS Nutrient Management Plans.
  • Give recommendations on seed, fertilizer, and chemical inputs to our patrons for primarily corn and soybeans crops
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, as well as a good agronomic background desirable

 

Job Requirements:

  • Licensed and insurable to drive
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Class A CDL with tanker and hazmat endorsements
  • Must have or be able to obtain a CCA License

Location:          Mapleton 

Classification:  Full-time

Description:     Enhance the agronomy sales and service efforts of NEW Cooperative by assisting the Agronomy Sales Specialist to meet the needs of customers.

 

Job Performance Skills: 

Accountability

Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of his/her work. Acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Does not make excuses or blame others for errors or problems.  Carries a fair share of the workload.  Shows up for meetings on time, fully prepared.  Works on tasks in order of importance. Realistically estimates time requirements. Makes up a schedule for jobs and sticks to it. Does work in order of importance; does first things first.

Customer Focus

Knows customers and can describe their expectations. Manages customer expectations. Meets all of the expectations of both internal and external customers. Respects customers and colleagues’ time in scheduling and conducting meetings.  Gains customers’ trust and respect. Actively seeks customers’ feedback on the quality of service he/she provides. Quickly solves customer problems.

Learning and Continuous Improvement

Actively acquires new skills and competencies. Shares knowledge, skills, tools and methods with others to help them solve problems and improve performance. Treats negative feedback and experiences as learning opportunities. Seeks information and ideas from many places. Looks for better ways to perform routine parts of the job. Open to suggestions and new ideas.

Relationship Building

Builds and maintains a network of contacts useful in achieving work-related goals. Extends and accepts invitations from others to build effective working relationships. Skilled in building rapport with a wide variety of individuals. Understands the balance between taking time to build rapport and getting the work done. Sensitive to what people around him/her are feeling. Promotes the contributions and accomplishments of customers or clients to others. Enthusiastic about others’ ideas.

Selling Skills

Effectively determines customer needs, wants, and budget. Applies knowledge of products and services to meet customer requirements. Demonstrates mastery of all essential selling techniques: prospecting, cold calling, qualifying, writing proposals, closing, etc. Salvages lost sales. Maintains complete, accurate and timely sales records. Achieves sales quota. Assures post-sale customer satisfaction.

Teamwork/ Team Player

Fulfills commitments to other team members. Puts team success ahead of individual success. Does not hog the credit for others’ work. Works comfortably with all team members. Takes charge when it is necessary to facilitate an action or decision. Volunteers to help others with projects or assignments. Gives and welcomes feedback. Expresses disagreement constructively. Listens to and responds constructively to all team members. Balances team and individual responsibilities.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Include but not limited to the following:

 

  • Support the sales efforts of products and services offered to NEW Cooperative Patrons
  • Travel and work with current Agronomy Sales Specialist in assigned area
  • General tasks in Agronomy- seed sorting and delivering, chemical packing and delivering, fertilizer application
  • Assist with planting and harvesting of seed plots. Perform yield checks and yield monitor calibrations
  • Aid in the scouting and soil sampling of sales territory
  • Calibration of NH3 VRT equipment including ravens, raven sidekick equipment, and Ag Leader. Create NH3 VRT recommendations from SOILMAP
  • Continually upgrades knowledge on agronomy products, services, and Agleader equipment
  • Be able to assist in all agronomy Services NEW Cooperative Supplies to Patrons.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, as well as a good agronomic background desirable
  • Must have an acceptable driving record.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Class B CDL and Commercial Handler’s License and Hazmat

Precision Hardware Tech

Location: Fort Dodge

Classification: Full-Time

Description: Promote customer sales and service of precision hardware equipment by communicating to the customer information on the products, services, and support that can be provided. Talk through the selling objectives, close the sale and maintain the pricing structure provided. Maintain relationships with customers through customer support and services provided after the sale.

Job Performance Skills:

Attendance/Punctuality/Dependability

Comes to work on time every day. Is fully prepared and ready to work at the beginning of the work schedule and continues until the work day is done. Makes appropriate arrangements when adverse weather or other problems might delay on-time arrival. Conforms to work hours and schedule. Lets the supervisor and others know immediately when unexpected problems cause absence, lateness, or the need to leave early.

Customer Focus

Knows his/her customers and can describe their expectations. Manages customer expectations. Meets all of the expectations of both internal and external customers.
Gains customers’ trust and respect. Actively seeks customers’ feedback on the quality of service he provides. Quickly solves customer problems.

Initiative/Action Orientation

Displays a high energy level. Enjoys working hard. Self-starter; doesn’t wait to be told to take action. Looks for opportunities to do extra work in order to help a project move along. Willingly puts in extra time and effort in crisis situations. Displays an obvious sense of urgency. Does more than what is normally required. Volunteers readily.

Relationship Building

Builds and maintains a network of contacts useful in achieving work-related goals. Extends and accepts invitations from others to build effective working relationships. Skilled in building rapport with a wide variety of individuals. Understands the balance between taking time to build rapport and getting the work done. Sensitive to what people around him/her are feeling. Promotes the contributions and accomplishments of customers or clients to others. Enthusiastic about others’ ideas.

Selling Skills

Effectively determines customer needs, wants, and budget. Applies knowledge of products and services to meet customer requirements. Demonstrates mastery of all essential selling techniques: prospecting, cold calling, qualifying, writing proposals, closing, etc. Salvages lost sales. Maintains complete, accurate and timely sales records. Achieves sales quota. Assures post-sale customer satisfaction.

Time Management

Spends her/his time and the time of others on that which is genuinely important. Able to distinguish between the truly important and the merely urgent. Respects customers’ and colleagues’ time in scheduling and conducting meetings. Shows up for meetings on time, fully prepared. Works on tasks in order of importance. Realistically estimates time requirements. Makes up a schedule for jobs and sticks to it. Does work in order of importance; does first things first.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Include but not limited to the following:

• Sell/Service/Support Precision Hardware Equipment

• Prepare Precision Hardware estimates and quotes

• Troubleshoot hardware and assist growers with system issues

• Assist with inventory management of precision ag hardware

• Professional interaction with growers and co-workers

• Attend trade shows and talk with potential customers

• Precision Hardware installation of equipment

• Precision Ag software skills – Display setups and boundary management and related tasks to support devices and related equipment

• Perform equipment firmware updates

• Planter meter calibration and maintenance

• Participate in grower meetings and present precision hardware concepts

• Perform other duties to complete the job tasks that are involved with our business

Position Requirements:

• A 4-year degree in precision agriculture or equivalent experience with a working knowledge of precision agriculture hardware is required

• Must have the ability to learn and continue education on precision hardware

• Must be able to effectively communicate and present technical information to groups

• Ability to troubleshoot electrical and hydraulic systems

• A farm or related experience background with a general knowledge of agronomy, equipment, and operations

• Strong computer skills and the ability to solve complex problems

• Must be able to work well in a team environment

• Have the ability to communicate both verbally and through email.

• Must have an acceptable driving record and be insurable to drive.

 

FEED TRUCK DRIVER

Location: Rowan

Classification: Full-time

Description: Deliver bulk feed and provide related customer services in a safe and effective manner.

Job Performance Skills:

Accountability

Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of his work. Acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Doesn’t make excuses or blame others for errors or problems.
Carries her fair share of the workload.

Attendance/Punctuality/Dependability

Comes to work on time every day. Is fully prepared and ready to work at beginning of work schedule and continues until work day is done. Makes appropriate arrangements when adverse weather or other problems might delay on-time arrival. Conforms to work hours and schedule. Lets the supervisor and others know immediately when unexpected problems cause absence, lateness, or the need to leave early.

Communication Skills

Presents ideas effectively in formal and informal situations. Conveys thoughts clearly and concisely. Listens actively and attentively; asks good questions. Communicates well in writing. Keeps supervisor and coworkers informed. Shares complete and accurate information with others. Messages have the desired effect.

Customer Focus

Knows his/her customers and can describe their expectations. Manages customer expectations. Meets all of the expectations of both internal and external customers.
Gains customers’ trust and respect. Actively seeks customers’ feedback on quality of service he provides. Quickly solves customer problems.

Safety

Performs work in a safe manner at all times. Checks the work area for hazards and corrects unsafe situations. Uses personal protection equipment. Maintains an organized work area. Seeks guidance from supervisor if needed. Considers the safety of other employees. Understands and follows safety regulations. Reports unsafe conditions.

Protection of Assets

Uses tools and equipment carefully. Operates equipment the way it is supposed to be operated. Does not abuse equipment. Recognizes and reports need for repair. Observes preventive maintenance schedule. Uses the right tools for the job. Inspects equipment regularly. Routinely cleans work area, vehicle, plant, and/or equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe work environment and operate equipment in a safe manner as outlined by NEW Cooperative’s policies and procedures
  • Delivers bulk feed to specifications
  • Ensures a quality product at all times before unloading
  • Learns and understands the customer’s livestock operation well enough to avoid errors when making deliveries
  • Follows established flushing procedures to avoid cross-contamination of products
  • Routinely checks truck compartments for feed hang up between loads
  • Performs maintenance of equipment and ensures no spread of livestock disease

Other Requirements:

  • Must have an acceptable driving record and be insurable to drive
  • Must have a Class A CDL

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