Careers

“Pleasure In The Job Puts Perfection In The Work.” – Aristotle

For more than 70 years, we have relied on hard-working and passionate employees to help us maximize our service to customers. Employees of Northside Elevator embody a work ethic and devotion to customer service that is second to none. We look for individuals who want to make a difference… where a job becomes an occupation and a pathway to personal fulfillment. Northside is a successful and stable family-owned business that views each employee as a member of the family. From ownership to employees and between employee peers, trust and respect are at the core of our business environment. 

Northside President, Ted Brussow, talks about company history, culture and what it’s like to work with such a great team.

About The Loyal and Marshfield Areas

Since 1870, Loyal, Wisconsin has been a terrific place to live and raise a family. Located in the heart of Clark county, Loyal is placed right in the middle of rich agricultural land and a high density of dairies—customers of ours. In this neck of the woods, the pace is slower and the cost of living affordable.

Marshfield, WI is just a few miles down the road, offering world-class medical facilities, shopping, dining, a zoo, and an excellent school system where caring teachers are neighbors and friends. The Loyal/Marshfield area teams with wildlife, public parks, and biking and hiking trails. the area is truly a playground for the outdoor enthusiast however big city amenities in Minneapolis or Madison are just short drives away.

If you would like to apply for production work or a driving position you can fill out our standard application or our application for CDL holders and drop it or a resume off at our office, or scan and attach it or a resume and send it to [email protected]

We are currently seeking the following positions.

Agronomy & Grain Operations

Job Summary

The Agronomy & Grain Operations staff member will assist in and perform a wide range of activities under the direction of the Agronomy & Grain Operations Manager and Assistant Manager to ensure the spring fertilizer and fall harvest seasons run smoothly. Traditionally this includes spraying/spreading/driving in the spring and grain handling operations/driving in the fall. The Agronomy & Grain Operations staff member will also assist with operational activities to keep the chemical building, liquid fertilizer building, dry fertilizer building, grain bins, and dryer operating. This position will be responsible for assisting in business seasonal needs and requires a high degree of flexibility, adaptability, and technical skills. A good working relationship with other employees and knowledge of a wide variety of tasks is needed to excel at this position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in operational day to day tasks of fertilizing and grain handling
  • Pull fertilizer spreaders, truck spread, drive tender truck, deliver liquid fertilizer, perform chemical application, and drive water truck
  • Product delivery according to dispatched schedule and seasonal needs
  • Assist with loading and unloading fertilizer and grain
  • Grain bin, dryer, and Agronomy & Grain buildings housekeeping
  • Run the scales and grain dryer, sample loads, unload trucks, and other grain handling operations
  • Applicate correct locations, fields, and verify correct product application
  • Clean and organize chemical totes
  • Operate liquid chemical/fertilizer applicator equipment
  • Complete appropriate paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
  • Complete preventative equipment maintenance such as oil changes, tire rotations, checking batteries, changing filters, changing fluids and lubrication
  • Unload corn, soybeans, oats, and wheat
  • Operate and maintain the dryer
  • Manage and report chemical, liquid fertilizer, and grain inventories
  • Perform cleanouts on chemical/liquid fertilizer equipment
  • Seed delivery and treating

Additional Duties

  • Operate a forklift
  • Knowledge of computer software
  • Weekend work
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Class A CDL preferred, Class B CDL considered
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds, climb ladders and operate a pallet jack with 2,000 pounds of material
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • Meet all DOT requirements and comply with DOT rules and regulations
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • When applicable, maintain a chemical applicator’s license
Feed Production

Job Summary

Feed Production is responsible for helping achieve Northside Elevator’s commitment to producing safe, quality animal feed. This position will operate processing equipment according to established standard operating procedures and current good manufacturing practices. In addition to having the knowledge of the products carried, this position will perform housekeeping activities, assist fellow employees in loading bagged feed onto trucks and help customers load their ordered product. The Feed Production is responsible for compliance with all company policies, local, state, and federal policies, laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collect feed samples in accordance to the standard operating sampling plan
  • Ensure equipment is functioning properly
  • Load and unload product from incoming and outgoing trucks
  • Access medicated feed and accurately record inventories
  • Ability to use Repete software to receive and blend feed mixes
  • Manufacture feed in accordance with quality assurance policies, standard operating procedures and current good manufacturing practices
  • Operate manufacturing equipment
  • Perform housekeeping activities throughout the mill
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Ability to run all equipment in old portion of feed mill
  • Bring bulk products into the mill from alternate storage areas
  • Deliver bulk and bagged feed from mill to customers and other destinations
  • Operate the pellet mill including performing maintenance and quality checks
  • Maintain and check the boiler system for the pellet mill
  • Ability to use weigh buggies
  • Ensure racks, bins and storage areas do not overflow

Additional Duties

  • Operate a forklift
  • Wait on customers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • High School degree or equivalent
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds, climb ladders and operate a pallet jack with 2,000 pounds of material
  • Class A CDL preferred, ability to obtain CDL within 6 months considered
  • Maintain a valid medical DOT card
  • Must meet all DOT requirements and comply with DOT rules and regulations
  • Work schedule 10:00 AM — 8:00 PM

OTR (Class A CDL) Driver

Job Summary

The OTR Driver must exercise safe driving practices to ensure their safety and the safety of the general public. The OTR Driver is responsible for loading and unloading the truck according to the established standard operating procedures to prevent cross contamination of products. The OTR Driver must follow the directions from the Fleet Support Manager and always maintain accurate paperwork and logs. The OTR Driver is responsible for compliance with Department of Transportation safety rules and regulations, all company policies, local, state and federal policies, laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Haul bulk feed, grain, or fertilizer to and from vendors, customers, rail site, mill, and storage areas
  • Responsible for inspection of equipment before loading
  • Complete required paperwork in an organized and timely manner
  • Report all vehicle defects, maintenance issues, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to vehicle
  • Complete all paperwork completely, accurately, and drop off in correct location
  • Plan driving route according to assigned loads and verify load paperwork
  • Utilize scale computer software for scaling in and out
  • Perform pre trip and post trip inspections daily
  • Practice safe load and unload procedures
  • Responsible for completion of daily logs using ELD
  • Follow standard operating procedures for load sampling and testing
  • Maintain vehicle cleanliness; washing at least twice a month
  • Comply with all company policies
  • Adhere to all DOT laws and regulations, including weight limits
  • Obey all state and local traffic laws, including posted speed limits
  • Adhere to vendor and customer business conduct rules

Additional Duties

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Class A CDL
  • Valid DOT Medical Card
  • Valid experience with hopper trailer/tractor
  • Flexible and able to adapt to change
  • Strong sense of teamwork and clear communication skills
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds, climb ladders, and operate a pallet jack with 2,000 pounds of material
  • Must meet all DOT requirements and comply with DOT rules and regulations
  • High School degree or equivalent
Route Truck (Class B CDL) Driver

Job Summary

The Route Truck Driver must exercise safe driving practices to ensure their safety and the safety of the general public. The driver is responsible for loading and unloading the truck according to established standard operating procedures and current good manufacturing practices to prevent cross-contamination of feed products. The driver must follow the directions of the Mill Manager and always maintain accurate paperwork. The driver is responsible for compliance with Department of Transportation safety rules and regulations, all company policies, and local, state and federal policies, laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Have a working knowledge of products used in feed manufacturing
  • Deliver bagged, palleted feed and product from mill to customer farms
  • Responsible for inspection of equipment before loading and performing pre trip and post trip inspections daily
  • Practice safe load and unload procedures, especially while using forklift
  • Responsible for unloading at the correct destination and storage site
  • Complete all paperwork completely, accurately, and place in correct location
  • Follow biosecurity rules and BSE rules
  • Report all vehicle defects, maintenance issues, accidents, traffic violations, or damage.
  • Maintain vehicle cleanliness; washing at least twice a month
  • Assist fellow employees in the process of feed manufacturing, particularly bagging feed
  • Adhere to all DOT laws and regulations, including weight limits
  • Obey all state and local traffic laws, including posted speed limits
  • Adhere to customer business conduct rules

Additional Duties

  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Operate a forklift

Job Qulifications

  • Class B CDL
  • Valid DOT Medical Card
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds, climb ladders and operate a pallet jack with 2,000 pounds of material
  • Must meet all DOT requirements and comply with DOT rules and regulations
  • High School degree or equivalent

Northside Elevator, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.