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Elevator Superintendent - Topflight Grain Cooperative - Lincoln, IL

Company: GrowMark Inc.
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

COMPANY: Topflight Grain Cooperative

HIRING MANAGER: Chris Haskins

LOCATION: Lincoln, IL

JOB SUMMARY:

This position entails the supervision of day to day activities of a designated grain elevator(s). This includes the coordination of elevator operations staff and oversight of grain inventory/handling, grain quality/conditioning, elevator equipment, housekeeping, maintenance, rail loading preparations/activities, and the loading/unloading of grain trucks.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Gain a thorough knowledge of the equipment used in the operation of assigned grain elevators, and/or vehicles.
  • Manage all inbound/outbound grain loading/unloading, grain handling/positioning and grain grading/quality/conditioning.
  • Able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to climb ladders daily to heights generally ranging from 4ft-25ft.
  • Perform basic repairs and maintain a preventative maintenance program on machinery, equipment, and company vehicles.
  • Complete all housekeeping assignments, work to improve the condition of all facility areas.
  • Maintain a safe and sanitary workplace. Promote safety amongst customers and employees.
  • Willing to work weekends, seasonal hours, holidays, on-call, and overtime if needed.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must maintain a high level of customer service.
  • Grain Handling: Bin shoveling, bin sweeping, bin measurements, monitor temperature cables, walking flats, monitoring fan usage, transferring grain, etc.
  • Prepare rail cars, opening/closing lids, inspecting, sealing bottoms, etc.
  • Manipulate controls, levers, and valves to start pumps, auxiliary equipment, or conveyors, and to adjust equipment positions, speeds, timing, and material flows.
  • Observe conveyor operations and monitor lights, dials, and gauges, in order to maintain specified operating levels and to detect equipment malfunctions.
  • Weigh or measure materials and products, using scales or other measuring instruments, or read scales on conveyors that continually weigh grains, in order to verify specific weighs and prevent under/over loads.
  • Monitor grain dryer operations.
  • Communicates daily with Operations Manager and/or Operations Asst. Managers on grain loading/unloading plans, technical developments and operating improvements within the elevator. Coordinate repair work with Operations Manager and Maintenance crew.
  • Maintain the general appearance of the facility to include elevator, grounds, buildings etc. Includes location upkeep of yard work such as mowing and trimming.
  • Clean, sterilize, and maintain equipment, machinery, and work stations, using hand tools, shovels, brooms, chemicals, hoses, and lubricants.
  • Train and supervise Elevator Operations staff and Seasonal Employees in operations and facility maintenance/upkeep.
  • Able to drive and operate elevator equipment. Bobcat, forklift, front-end Loader.
  • Good communication skills with customers and fellow employees.
  • Exhibit regular and prompt attendance. Exhibit a professional image and maintain a positive and respectful attitude.
  • Able to work under time constraints.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in grain elevator management/operations, grain handling, grain quality control preferred.
  • Keeps up to date on government (OSHA, State, Federal, etc.) regulations concerning the handling and storing of grain

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent. Related work experience is preferred.

Keywords: GrowMark Inc., Springfield , Elevator Superintendent - Topflight Grain Cooperative - Lincoln, IL, Other , Lincoln, Illinois

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