Fertilizer Plant Operator, AgState - Aurelia


960 Riverview Dr, Cherokee, Iowa

Do you have the desire to work in a team atmosphere? Do you have knowledge in agriculture or agronomy, or the desire to learn? Join our team TODAY!

In this position, you will be responsible for overseeing the operations of the fertilizer plant. Additionally, you will assist with grain and at other locations as needed.

This is a great opportunity for candidates interested in working with agriculture and providing exceptional customer service to our producers.  You will find a team atmosphere committed to safety and excellent customer service, along with a stable career that offers outstanding benefits!

 AgState offers a generous benefits package including 401K Match or Defined Benefit (Pension) Retirement Plan, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Salary Continuation, Long Term Disability, Supplemental Insurance, Career Growth and Development Opportunities, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Education Assistance, Employee discounts and local discounts, Paid Holidays, Clothing Allowance, and a generous Paid Time off Accrual. 

Desired Qualifications:
  • Three to four years’ experience and/or training.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to learn how to run the shuttle wagon and be trained in chemical repacking, heavy equipment usage, chemical mixing, and rationing.
  • Current Valid driver’s license.
  • HazMat is beneficial, but not necessary.  Will train.
  • Chemical Handler’s license – 1A, 1B, and 1C – beneficial but not required – will train to obtain licensing.

Application Instructions:

Apply at agstate.org

Equal Opportunity Employer - we work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage employees at AgState to bring authenticity to work every day.

  • Responsible for loading, mixing, and injecting fertilizer with chemicals.
  • Responsible for loading and unloading chemicals with payloader and other equipment.
  • Prepare and review weekly inventory reports for distribution to accounting and team leaders on supplies, quality, and age of inventory.
  • Demonstrate work habits that develop, build, and support the team concept with AgState.
  • Meet with other supervisors, location leaders, and team leaders to determine various staffing needs, equipment and facility needs and monitor overall efficiency.
  • Perform general repairs at facilities such as patching small holes in spouts or fixing small bearings.

Location: Aurelia, Iowa

Open: Thursday March 23rd

Close: Wednesday June 14th 2023

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