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
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

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

Bulk Feed Driver

Job Summary
The Bulk Feed 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 Bulk Feed Driver must follow the directions of the Feed Production 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
• Practice safe load and unload procedures
• Responsible for unloading the feed/truck load at the correct destination and correct bins/warehouse
• Complete all paperwork completely, accurately, and place in correct location
• Follow biosecurity rules and BSE rules
• Utilize scale computer software for scaling in and scaling out
• 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
• Load bagged products on side of bulk truck and deliver when necessary
• Follow standard operating procedures for load sampling and testing
• 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 customer business conduct rules

Additional Duties
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Operate a forklift

Job Qualifications
• Class A CDL
• Class A CDL preferred, Class B CDL acceptable
• Valid DOT Medical Card
• Quality intrapersonal and 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

Feed Production

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, Feed Production will perform housekeeping activities, assist fellow employees in loading bagged feed onto trucks and help customers load their ordered product. Feed Production is responsible for compliance with all company policies, local, state, and federal policies, laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities
• Keep floors free from spills and debris
• Knowledge of feed-related products within the mill
• Perform routine housekeeping in all areas of the mill
• Working knowledge of all bagging machines
• Assist fellow employees in loading bagged feed products onto trucks
• Assist customers with loading their ordered product
• Monitor and fill micro bins
• Ability to use weigh buggies

Additional Duties
• Operate a forklift
• During fertilizer season, pick up spreaders from farms and bring back to Northside
• Service customers
• Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications
• High School degree or equivalent
• Knowledge of feed manufacturing equipment
• Ability to lift 60 pounds, climb ladders and operate a pallet jack with 2,000 pounds of material

If you would like to apply for a career at Northside please fill out an application or email your resume to [email protected]