Loyal, WI Career Opportunities

Listed below are the current openings In Loyal.

Senior Agronomist

The senior Agronomist targets field and sales related activities for key accounts focusing on customer service, sales growth, and team collaboration.  The senior Agronomist will utilize the core values of quality, communication, dependability, and stewardship to maximize return on investment, build relationships and drive agronomy sales. They are critical to assisting customers with a broad range of agronomy and crop production decisions and will build and maintain a robust network of good business relationships focusing on collaboration with other members of the Northside Elevator sales team. The senior Agronomist will share their passion and extensive knowledge of the industry to elevate the team’s overall professionalism, merit, and business development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist customers with agronomic management decisions acting as consultant on fertilizer, seed, crop protection and crop health products
  • Sell fertilizer, seed, crop protection and crop health products best matched to specific farm requirements
  • Thoroughly understand payment, financing options, and display the ability to communicate best opportunities on farm
  • Organize farm field data and provide products and services based on the farm’s management style, yield, and quality goals
  • Support seasonal spring activities by fielding phone calls, taking and entering fertilizer orders, and maintaining a high level of customer service
  • Provide on farm, in field observation, consulting and in-season management decision recommendations and related product sales as appropriate economically, profitably, and sustainably
  • Analyze and apply agricultural data, such as crop yields, soil traits, terrain, and field management history, towards farm recommendations
  • Assist farmers with harvest timing recommendations for optimal grain and forage goals as planned and season dictates
  • Ongoing communication with agronomy operations team regarding products and services needed for customer success
  • On dairy farms, work in conjunction with the Northside Elevator nutrition team (360 consulting) to ensure seamless transition in forage production to dairy requirements
  • Maintain high level of agronomic and agricultural knowledge though participating in continuing education opportunities
  • Aspire to grow and participate within a team-oriented atmosphere, striving to achieve sales targets and new business development
  • Sell, negotiate, and maintain business
  • Write Nutrient Management Plans
  • Maintain a professional image within the industry
  • Promote a strong safety culture and commitment to following all safety policies, procedures, and regulations

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Agronomy or closely related field preferred; Associate degree in Crop Production considered
  • Minimum of five years consulting and selling agronomic goods and services with proven abilities
  • Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) or willingness to obtain within a year of employment
  • Display high degree of quality in work, dependability, integrity, and confidentiality with excellent communication skills
  • Strong understanding of all sides of agriculture with extensive knowledge of agronomy and crop production practices
  • Self-motivated, honest, accountable, and forward-thinking
  • Strong commitment to customer excellence, consistency, service, and relationship-building
  • Collaborative and passionate with the ability to guide and provide mentoring to Agronomists and Associate Agronomists
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Hold valid Driver’s license
Feed Production Manager

The Feed Production Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day feed production division, which includes functional oversight, maintaining maximum customer service, and management of staff. This position will be responsible for a team of feed production staff, feed delivery staff, inventory control staff and maintenance staff. The Feed Production Manager strongly focuses on daily interaction with employees, completion of daily tasks, and direction of goals within established standard operating procedures and current good manufacturing practices. The ability to excel at communication, problem solving, and the ability to quickly work through an ever-changing schedule is key to this position. The Feed Production Manager is an integral part of the professional business, responsible for compliance with all company policies, local, state, and federal policies, laws, and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, direction and guidance to employees promoting accountability and fostering communication to achieve efficient, safe, and reliable service and quality product
  • Oversee the daily operations of feed mill activities (management of pelleting, incoming and outgoing loads, bagging/bag route, housekeeping) with emphasis on production, efficiency, quality, and safety standards
  • Collaborate and communicate directly with the Feed Production Manager to coordinate and achieve established goals, objectives, and operational logistics
  • Inspect quality incoming and outgoing manufactured product to verify the condition and quality
  • Oversee the manufacturing of feed and that it is in accordance with quality assurance policies, standard operating procedures, and current good manufacturing practices
  • Respond to and resolve service and employee issues with the ability to problem solve independently
  • Knowledge on how to operate manufacturing equipment in accordance with quality assurance policies, standard operating procedures and current good manufacturing practices and maintain delivery schedules in a manner which increases customer satisfaction
  • Create staff schedules, task flow schedules, and review daily production reports
  • Ability to use and understand Repete software to receive and blend feed mixes
  • Perform quality checks on product equipment, and processes
  • Supervise, train, and support feed production, feed driver, inventory control, and maintenance employees with emphasis on weekly employee meetings
  • Prepare written reports and paperwork on weekly and monthly activities
  • Collaborate and communicate with the Quality and Safety Compliance Manager to promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Participate in talent management process as pertains to inventory control, feed production, bulk feed drivers and route truck drivers
  • Reinforce safety training and conduct toolbox talks

Additional Duties

  • Operate a forklift
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum of five years managerial experience in agricultural industry or manufacturing setting, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate successfully with employees and upper management alike
  • Strong team management skills with proven ability in mentoring, growth, and accountability
  • Ability to identify problems, think critically, and independently provide solutions
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and resourcefulness skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite applications
  • Knowledge of feed manufacturing equipment operation and maintenance preferred
  • Ability to lift sixty pounds, climb ladders and operate a pallet jack with 2,000 pounds of material
Assistant Manager, Feed Production

The Feed Production Assistant Manager is responsible for the supervision of employees and daily operations in the feed mill. The Feed Production Assistant Manager oversees all aspects of feed quality, trains employees, schedules feed mill activities, conducts housekeeping audits, and holds employee/safety meetings. They are also responsible for overseeing the manufacturing processes and the inspection of finished products (ensuring that they are meeting quality control measures). The Feed Production Assistant Manager is additionally accountable for monitoring the sequencing of medicated and non-medicated feeds both in production and in shipping. In addition, this role reviews daily production activities, can operate standard office equipment, can operate feed manufacturing equipment, and can operate computer automation equipment. The Feed Production Assistant Manager is an integral part of the professional business, responsible for compliance with all company policies, local, state, and federal policies, laws, and regulations.

Key Responsibilies

  • Supervise, train, and support feed production and feed driver employees
  • Review all feed product sampling and report deviations to management
  • Enforce sanitary transportation protocols for incoming and outgoing products
  • Oversee all manufacturing flushing and sequencing procedures
  • Perform routine quality checks on manufactured products
  • Inspect quality incoming and outgoing manufactured product to verify the condition and quality
  • Handle all product quality issues and complaints
  • Be an integral member of the Food Safety Team
  • Schedule feed mill activities to include feed manufacturing and shipments
  • Review daily production reports
  • Perform regular housekeeping audits
  • Operate manufacturing equipment
  • Perform all activities required to complete daily feed mill checklist
  • Complete appropriate paperwork and reports
  • Provide leadership, direction and guidance to employees promoting accountability and fostering communication to achieve efficient, safe, and reliable service and quality product
  • Collaborate and communicate directly with the Feed Production Manager to coordinate and achieve established goals, objectives, and operational logistics.
  • Reinforce safety training and toolbox talks

Additional Duties

  • Operate a forklift
  • Assist staff with bagging
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum requirement of a high school degree or equivalent and two years of experience in manufacturing (feed manufacturing preferred)
  • Background in supervisory role preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong team management skills with proven ability in mentoring, growth, and accountability
  • Ability to identify problems, think critically, and independently provide solutions
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite applications
  • Knowledge of feed manufacturing equipment operation and maintenance preferred
  • Ability to lift sixty pounds, climb ladders and operate a pallet jack with 2,000 pounds of material
Skilled Feed Mill Operator

The Skilled Feed Mill Operator is responsible for manufacturing feed in accordance with standard operating procedures set forth in Northside Elevator’s Safe Feed Safe Food Program. The Skilled Feed Mill Operator will be responsible for operating the computer automation systems required to receive ingredients, grind grains, mix and pellet bulk and bagged feed. The Skilled Feed Mill Operator will operate the processing equipment according to established standard operating procedures and current good manufacturing practices. In addition to feed manufacturing, the Skilled Feed Mill Operator will perform housekeeping activities, inspection of incoming materials, sampling and quality checks on feed and ingredients. The Skilled Feed Mill Operator is responsible for compliance with all company policies, local, state and federal policies, laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manufacture feed in accordance with quality assurance policies, standard operating procedures and current good manufacturing practices
  • Use Repete software to receive and blend feed mixes and calf feed
  • Use Agvantage software to communicate work orders to Repete software
  • Monitor quantity of materials needed for the mixes that need to be blended
  • Operate manufacturing equipment
  • Operate automation system
  • Verify correct product and quantity of hand adds before adding to the mixer
  • Access medicated feed and accurately record inventories
  • Responsible for unloading incoming feed into the correct bins and in the correct sequence
  • Schedule feed mill activities to include feed manufacturing and shipments
  • Collect feed samples in accordance to the feed sampling plan
  • Ensure equipment is functioning properly
  • Dispatch loads
  • Ability to use weigh buggies
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Ensure racks, bins, and storage areas do not overflow
  • Monitor, inspect, and record incoming loads and materials in accordance with receiving documents

Additional Duties

  • Operate a forklift
  • Detect potential electrical or mechanical problems
  • Keep tools in proper working condition or report when tools need repair or replacement
  • Repair manufacturing equipment
  • 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
  • Possess proficient communication skills
  • Class B CDL, maintain a valid medical card, and meet all DOT requirements

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/load/unload liquid fertilizer, perform chemical application, and drive water ruck
  • 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, load/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
  • Haul product between warehouses and facilities

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 (as it applies)
  • 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
Truck Spreader

The Truck Spreader falls under Agronomy & Grain Operations and will assist in and perform a wide range of activities under the direction of the Site Manager to ensure the spring fertilizer and fall harvest seasons run smoothly.  Traditionally this includes truck spreader driving in the spring and grain handling operations/driving in the fall.  The Truck Spreader will also assist with operational activities.  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

  • Drive truck spreader
  • Product delivery according to dispatched schedule and seasonal needs
  • Deliver to correct locations, fields, and verify correct product
  • Assist with loading and unloading fertilizer and grain
  • Complete appropriate paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist in operational day to day tasks of fertilizing and grain handling
  • Fertilizer and grain housekeeping and equipment cleanouts
  • Run the scales and grain dryer, sample loads, load/unload trucks, and other such operations
  • Complete preventative equipment maintenance such as oil changes, tire rotations, checking batteries, changing filters, changing fluids and lubrication
  • Assist with soil sampling
  • Haul product between warehouses and facilities

Additional Duties

  • Operate a forklift
  • Weekend work
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds, climb ladders and operate a pallet jack with 2,000 pounds of material
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Display a high degree of adaptability and flexibility
Tender Truck Driver

The Tender Truck Driver falls under Agronomy & Grain Operations and will assist in and perform a wide range of activities under the direction of the Site Manager to ensure the spring fertilizer and fall harvest seasons run smoothly.  Traditionally this includes tender truck driving in the spring and grain handling operations/driving in the fall.  The Tender Truck Driver will also assist with operational activities.  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

  • Drive tender truck
  • Product delivery according to dispatched schedule and seasonal needs
  • Haul bulk feed, grain, or fertilizer to and from vendors, customers, rail site, mill, and storage areas
  • Assist with loading and unloading fertilizer and grain
  • Deliver to correct locations, fields, and verify correct product
  • Complete appropriate paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist in operational day to day tasks of fertilizing and grain handling
  • Fertilizer and grain housekeeping and equipment cleanouts
  • Run the scales and grain dryer, sample loads, load/unload trucks, and other such operations
  • Complete preventative equipment maintenance such as oil changes, tire rotations, checking batteries, changing filters, changing fluids and lubrication

Additional Duties

  • Operate a forklift
  • Weekend work
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Class A CDL preferred, Class B CDL considered
  • Valid Fed Med card
  • Meet all DOT requirements and comply with DOT rules and regulations
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds, climb ladders and operate a pallet jack with 2,000 pounds of material
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Display a high degree of adaptability and flexibility
Equipment Operator

The Equipment Operator of the Fertilizer Plant will assist and perform a wide range of activities under the direction of the Site Manager to ensure the plant is running smoothly.  This position will be responsible for assisting in mixing, blending of fertilizer, maintenance of the fertilizer plant, as well as product delivery, spreader, and loader operations. This position will also assist in dispatching and processing loads.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in operations in the fertilizer plant
  • Product delivery
  • Loader operations
  • Fill tower
  • Move pull spreaders and rail cars
  • Operate a forklift and other equipment
  • Mixing and blending of fertilizer
  • Fertilizer bagging
  • Plant maintenance, including cleaning, changing motors and greasing bearings

Additional Duties

  • Processing loads
  • Assisting in dispatch of fertilizer drivers
  • Knowledge of computer software
  • Building maintenance
  • Perform various grain handling activities including running the scales, sampling loads, and unloading trucks
  • Weekend work as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds, climb ladders and operate a pallet jack with 2,000 pounds of material
  • Must have knowledge of mechanical systems and tools required for general maintenance
  • Strong sense of teamwork and clear communication skills
  • Conform to operating rules and safety procedures and maintain a high level of safety awareness in the work environment
Fertilizer Mixer

The Fertilizer Mixer is responsible to ensure all mixing functions of the fertilizer plant are running smoothly and efficiently. The Fertilizer Mixer is responsible for mixing and blending fertilizer, coordinating drivers and trucks, dispatching and processing product loads, and maintenance of the fertilizer plant. The Fertilizer Mixer is also accountable for monitoring and reporting fertilizer inventories.  The Fertilizer Mixer will additionally be a resource for other employees to go to for direction within the site.  The Fertilizer Mixer 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

  • Expert knowledge of products used in agronomy operations and computer automation in agronomy equipment
  • Perform mixing operations and oversee mixing and blending of fertilizer
  • Strong knowledge of computer software program used for mixing and blending of fertilizer
  • Coordinate delivery of fertilizer loads and dispatch fertilizer drivers
  • Report inventories
  • Oversee fertilizer bagging
  • Monitor loader operations
  • Assist in fertilizer plant building and equipment maintenance
  • Develop plans and dispatching that help operations run smoothly
  • Train new employees on computer software programing

Additional Duties

  • Operate a forklift
  • Weekend work
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qulifications

  • 5 years of work experience in Agronomy Operations, Facilities Maintenance, or related field preferred
  • High School degree or equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with strong attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to direct
  • Multitasking, problem solving and time-management skills
  • Detailed knowledge of plant and manufacturing operations
  • Must have knowledge of mechanical systems and tools required for general maintenance
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds, climb ladders and perform occasionally at significant heights, and operate a pallet jack with 2,000 pounds of material
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations
IT Hardware Technician

The IT Hardware Technician is responsible for resolving work requests, installing hardware and software, and analyzing system requirements. Tasks include end-user support, license tracking, performing PC maintenance, upgrades and configurations, and monitoring of assigned systems such as wireless networks, security cameras, and other equipment.  The IT Hardware Technician will provide support to employees or customers regarding day-to-day hardware and software-related technical issues, giving instructions on how to use different programs and devices. The IT Hardware Technician will be responsible for installing and updating desktops or laptops, ensuring software is working efficiently, and troubleshooting IT issues within the company

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide IT support and resolve problems to end users
  • Monitor and respond effectively to requests of end users
  • Manage day-to-day issues arising from printers, computers, and other devices
  • Repair computer equipment and related devices when damage occurs
  • Train new users to handle pieces of equipment or computer hardware and software
  • Assist in documenting and reviewing internal procedures
  • Install, test, and configure new workstations, associated equipment, and software
  • Assist in maintaining an inventory of all equipment, software, and licenses
  • Assist with server and hardware maintenance and upgrades as needed
  • Manage other tasks as assigned by the Systems Administration Lead

Additional Duties

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qulifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT-related field preferred; Associates Degree in an IT-related field or 2+ years’ experience considered
  • Timely and accurate problem-solving skills with display of an analytical mindset
  • Ability to communicate complex issues to non-technical staff with excellent listing and communication skills
  • Strong ability to maintain the confidentiality of end users
  • Ability to work on-site (Loyal, WI) and in multiple locations (Arcadia, WI / Stanley, WI) and settings
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds regularly and 50-75 pounds occasionally
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize
  • Maintain a valid Driver’s License with satisfactory driving record
Dairy Specialist

The Dairy Specialist helps customers recognize a broad range of key performance indicators used in understanding the needs of their operation, management capabilities and feedstuff inventories. Dairy Specialists utilize ration balancing programs to match the nutrient components of the customers’ feedstuffs with a ration to optimize performance and profitability.  The Dairy Specialist builds a network of good business relationships between vendors, clients, company staff, veterinarians, University and Extension agents. It is important for the Dairy Specialist to work towards continuing to build a solid foundation of customers, and service those customers with minimal assistance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote Northside Elevator’s dairy management and nutrition program to mid-level accounts
  • Consult on on-farm issues, promote growth, and develop recommendations for service
  • Work towards becoming fully integrated into customer dairies
  • Develop a strong customer base and successfully conduct cold calls
  • Execute a structured standard of service based on customer need
  • Provide nutritional support to customers and maximize their profitability
  • Promote goods and services provided by Northside Elevator
  • Assist Dairy Specialist team to capture market share and achieve team sales goals
  • Take feed and forage samples to create balanced rations
  • Utilize mold, yeast and toxin sampling where appropriate
  • Develop current experience with ration balancing programs
  • Conduct herd walk throughs to give recommendations on cow comfort and ventilation
  • Utilize manure screenings and Penn State shaker box results to help correct issues within the dairies
  • Monitor feed and forage inventories to help assist in feed ordering and maximizing ration potential
  • Regarded as a professional within the industry
  • Continually build relationships with the owners and managers of dairies to contract commodity and ingredient purchases
  • Display industry knowledge and become educated on new innovation

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science in a related field preferred, High School degree or equivalent considered
  • 3-5 years of related experience
  • Display high degree of integrity and confidentially with excellent communication and listening skills
  • Working knowledge of rationing software and Microsoft Office programs
  • Strong understanding of all sides of agriculture and developing a customer base
  • Self-motivated, honest, accountable, and forward-thinking
  • Collaborative and passionate with a strong commitment to customer excellence and service
  • The ability to relate technical information to both technical and non-technical people
  • Hold a valid driver’s license
Agronomy Sales Intern

The Agronomy Sales Intern, under the guidance of the Agronomy Sales Manager and senior Agronomists, will have the opportunity to gain a realistic job preview of the agricultural industry as it pertains to agronomy sales. This position will apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment. The Agronomy Sales Intern will interact with current and prospective customers, helping them to understand how Northside Elevator provides crop growing solutions for their operations.  Interns will have the opportunity to complete challenging projects, connect with those in the industry, and get exposure to agronomy operations and sales software.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Agronomists with crop scouting (sweeping for insects in alfalfa stands, corn/soybean stand counts, crop progression), soil sampling, and field agronomic problem solving along with learning how to make recommendations for planting, fertilizing and spraying with growers
  • Assist in developing plans and management practices for growers based upon identified characteristics
  • Ride along on farm visits to learn how to give recommendations
  • Build knowledge of seed varieties
  • Collect and record information about soil or field characteristics, boundaries and other field data
  • Help increase customer knowledge and awareness
  • Contribute to developing industry knowledge to the evolvement of social media and marketing practices
  • Learn integrated agronomy management techniques
  • Generate written reports and present them to manager and/or senior agronomist
  • Learn the features and benefits of all agronomy products and services and assist with product delivery to customers
  • Learn and utilize computer software for invoicing and inventory management
  • Assist in inventory management procedures

Key Deliverables

  • Learn about Northside’s goods, services and operations
  • Gain experience in agronomy sales and daily business
  • Maintain and observe appropriate safety practices and working conditions
  • Submit a final project, a PowerPoint presentation of the internship

Additional Duties

  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Must be currently pursuing degree from an accredited program and in good academic standing at the time the internship begins, preference given to students pursing an Ag Business, Crop Science, Soil Science, or similar Agricultural degree
  • Must demonstrate the ability to have attention to detail and good communication skills
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds and climb ladders
  • Comply with company safety standards
Operations Intern

The Operations Intern, under the guidance of Operations leadership, will have the opportunity to gain a realistic job preview of the agricultural industry. This position will work in a variety of agricultural operations including, but not limited to fertilizer operations, feed operations, office operations and technology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Hands on experience in the agricultural field and operations
  • Process and organize fertilizer orders
  • Introduction to the fertilizer mixing software
  • Introduction to mixing fertilizer
  • Gain understanding and experience with feed ordering
  • Introduction to the feed mixing software
  • Delivering and picking up fertilizer spreaders
  • Assisting in quality control and sampling
  • Assist in feed order intake process
  • Assist in feed order invoicing

Key Deliverables

  • Learning about Northside’s services and operations
  • Gaining the experience in operations and daily business
  • Maintain and observe appropriate safety practices and working conditions
  • Submission of a final project, a PowerPoint presentation of the internship

Additional Duties

  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Must be pursuing a degree from a community college, technical college or university, and in good academic standing at the time the internship begins
  • Must demonstrate the ability to have attention to detail and good communication skills
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds and climb ladders
  • Comply with company safety standards
Dairy Specialist Intern

The Dairy Specialist Intern, under the guidance of the Dairy Specialist Manager and senior Dairy Specialists, will have the opportunity to gain a realistic job preview of the agricultural industry as it pertains to animal nutrition. This position will apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment. The Dairy Specialist Intern will interact with current and prospective customers, helping them to understand how Northside Elevator provides nutrition solutions for their operations.  Interns will have the opportunity to complete challenging projects, connect with those in the industry, and get exposure to ration balancing software and formulation technology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Gain hands-on knowledge in dairy, beef, equine, show, and wildlife feed, animal husbandry, management practices, and nutritional guidelines
  • Work alongside the Dairy Specialist team, learning the feed business and customers
  • Learn ration balancing and formulation software
  • Assist in developing plans and selling to prospects
  • Work with team members to help customers recognize the needs of their operation, management capabilities and feedstuff inventories
  • Participate in informational events for producers
  • Ride along on herd walk throughs to learn how to give recommendations
  • Help increase customer knowledge and awareness by providing nutritional support
  • Take feed and forage samples (utilizing mold, yeast, and toxin sampling were appropriate)
  • Contribute developing industry knowledge to the evolvement of social media and marketing practices

Key Deliverables

  • Learn about Northside’s goods, services and operations
  • Gain experience in diary nutrition and daily business
  • Maintain and observe appropriate safety practices and working conditions
  • Submit a final project, a PowerPoint presentation of the internship

Additional Duties

  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program and in good academic standing at the time the internship begins, preference given to students pursing a major in Animal Science with a Diary emphasis or similar Agricultural degree
  • Must demonstrate the ability to have attention to detail and good communication skills
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds and climb ladders
  • Comply with company safety standards

If you would like to apply for a career at Northside please fill out an application or email your resume to careers@northsideelevator.com.