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Outside Operations – Sloan, IA

Outside Operations

Location: Sloan

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.


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.


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 his/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:

• Ensures a safe work environment as outlined by NEW Cooperative’s policies and procedures.

• Maintain operations of the facility:

o Maintain grain quality.

o Unload and load grain from trucks and wagons.

o Assist in setup & maintenance of equipment.

o Perform standard routine maintenance and repairs to equipment throughout all areas of location.

o Work with bulk chemicals, maintain inventory of chemicals.

o Work with bulk fertilizers, maintain inventory of fertilizers.

o Treat seed and organize seed in sheds.

o Fill and transport NH3 equipment.

• Deliver products and services to customers.

• Assist in operating fertilizer tender trucks.

• Be able to operate custom application equipment.

• Be available to drive truck when 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 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.

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