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GROWMARK, Inc. Custom Applicator - Gateway FS - Waterloo, IL in Waterloo, Illinois

COMPANY: Gateway FS HIRING MANAGER: Jacob Frank LOCATION: Waterloo, IL _ PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT_ Under the direction of the Location Manager, custom applies crop protection products, delivers products, maintains and repairs plant and application equipment. Will Assist in the daily operations; maintain a positive working environment for employees and customers _ ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS_ Applies plant food inputs to fields and growing crops according to recommended rates, procedures, and following all pesticide labels Records application data according to regulations and standards keeping an accurate custom application log Blends/mixes products according to recommended rates and procedures Maintenance and repair on all vehicles, fertilizer and chemical equipment, and all other building facilities, equipment involved in the operational function of Gateway FS Responsible for the inventory control and turns in application records on a daily basis. Assures all product is accounted for with either an invoice or delivery ticket Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products. Repairs and rebuilds equipment as needed Stay up-to-date on new hardware and maintenance requirements for custom application equipment Maintain an accurate load out log report on all products (daily load out) Maintain an accurate daily driver log books Mix and load trucks, tenders, customer, and other location spray equipment when needed Make certain that all loads are loaded properly and that all necessary paperwork is given to the correct personnel Deliver products to customer according to company standards and to increase potential sales Supervise and teach any co-workers provided to assist you in your duties Conduct and over see that all chemical containers are properly triple rinsed and stored Maintain all Department of Agriculture weekly, monthly, inspection reports When asked, assist all other departments and locations of Gateway FS Follow all safety practices and procedures _ OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS_ Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards, adheres to the company Uniform Policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image Inform manager of needed repairs Maintain proper housekeeping Assist the Location Manager that facility grounds are kept in order at all times Display a good judgment, positive attitude, with customers, and fellow employees Other duties as assigned from time to time Assist LP and Petroleum salesman in the “set up” and “breakdown” of equipment Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment Understanding of basic computer skills as they relate to the custom application business _ CORE COMPETENCIES_ Demonstrated core competencies including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development _ OTHER REQUIREMENTS_ Hold a driver’s license with Class A CDL with “X” endorsement and comply with all Gateway FS requirements for CDL’s and other State and Federal driving rules and regulations Hold Illinois Department of Agriculture Operators License or be able to obtain one Ability to perform minor equipment maintenance and repair Be capable of lifting a minimum of 70lbs of product at one time. Be capable of walking up stairways, steps and ladders to a minimum height of six feet Work hours beyond what is considered normal and sometimes with little notice (evenings, weekends and some holidays) ALSO PREFORM OTHER DUTIES THAT MAY ARISE FROM TIME-TO-TIME BE REQUESTED BY THE MANAGEMENT TEAM OF GATEWAY FS _ INCENTIVES_ Acreage incentives may apply depending on experience