Insight FS is headquartered in Jefferson, Wisconsin with branches all over the state. Insight FS has about 410 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 40,000 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, agri-finance, precision agriculture, nutrient management, energy, feed, grain, and turf. Insight FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT
Operates company equipment for the purpose of unloading, loading and/or transporting agriculture and/or energy related products to/from the location or customer locations to achieve profitable business growth.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Operates all assigned vehicles, single axle configuration, forklifts, etc. in accordance with established safety standards and proper vehicle operation techniques.
Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections such as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights, and brakes. Follows the preventative maintenance program and keeps truck clean to maintain professional appearance.
Loads and unloads containers, pallets, or materials and products safely onto trucks, trailers, or railcars by hand or by forklift truck.
Ensures loads are evenly balanced and distributed from the front of the trailer to the back and from side to side, as well checks axle weights and maintains them in accordance with DOT regulations.
Ensures that all deliveries and pickups are made in accordance with time schedules and performs duties in a manner that promotes superior customer service and professionalism within the company and the industry.
Ensures that all associated documentation, such as bill of ladings, delivery slips, invoices are completed accurately and returned to the branch location at the end of the day in order to ensure timely receiving and payment of invoices.
Completes the necessary paperwork including accurate logbooks, records of cargo and any other assigned record-keeping duties on a daily basis.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Ensures that the annual inspection and company required licenses and permits for the assigned vehicle are current and are stored in the vehicle.
Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 1 year or more of related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to safely operate equipment and to meet company standards.
Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
Must maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant
Must be able to obtain and maintain other applicable certifications, licenses, and permits.
Occasionally exposed or required to:
- Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
- Noisy conditions
- Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures
- May be required to work at varying heights
- Lift 51 - 70 lbs.
Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.
For some past seasonal employees, this position has acted as a stepping stone to a full-time career with the company.
We provide the potential opportunity to work flexible shifts (location depending)
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.