GROWMARK Grain Intern - Heritage Grain - Dalton Ci
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Decatur, IL 62521
POSTING DATES: At least five business days
SUPERVISOR: Shawn Kinkade
LOCATION: Dalton City, IL
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT
Under the direction of the General Manager, trains and assists with general Grain functions.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
May train and assist with:
- Hands on work in each department of grain
- Fill in and run an elevator as needed
- Overview of inventory, i.e. measuring, testing, sampling for quality
- Truck and rail loading and unloading
- Grain Conditioning and Grain blending
- Facility design, repair and maintenance
- Visit at least one terminal elevator or processor
- Overview of grain merchandising, risk management, finance and accounting Learns how cash basis values fluctuate on a daily basis and tracks changes accordingly
- Learn grain supply chain
- Interaction and customer service
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
- 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.
- Must be pursuing an agriculture-related degree at a 4-year university, with a status of at least a second semester junior or first semester senior in good academic standing at the time the internship begins.
- Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
- 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.
- Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
- Must be able to travel independently and overnight when necessary.
Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.