Stanley, WI Career Opportunities

Listed below are the current openings in Stanley.

Site Manager

Job Summary

The Site Manager will be responsible for overseeing all operations of the Stanley, WI site.  This includes operational oversight, maintaining maximum customer service, and management of staff.  The position will be responsible for a team of drivers, mixers, rail operators, laborers, as well as dispatching trucks.   The ability to excel at communication by effectively communicating needs or opportunities, problem solving, and the ability to pivot quickly is key to this position.  The Site Manager is an integral part of the business and needs to portray the professional image of Northside Elevator and is responsible for compliance with all company policies, local, state, and federal policies, laws, and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the daily operations of the Stanley site with emphasis on production, efficiency, quality, and safety standards
  • Collaborate and communicate directly with the Director of Operations, along with the Agronomy & Grain Operations Manager, Feed Production Manager, and Logistics Manager to coordinate and achieve established goals, objectives, and operational logistics
  • Display strong knowledge of agronomy operations as it pertains to fertilizer plant and performed maintenance
  • Oversee and coordinate warehouse operations ensuring loading/unloading of trucks and appropriate housekeeping
  • Maintain storage for commodity products from rail coordinating railcars that are being unloaded, direct loads to farm and needs of Feed Production Manager
  • Maintain storage for liquid fertilizer and chemical products from rail coordinating railcars that are being unloaded, trucks/tankers are being unloaded and needs of the Agronomy & Grain Operations Manager
  • Monitor grain storage and other location specific duties to ensure exceptional grain inventory quality
  • Oversee all site maintenance including grounds and landscaping contracts
  • Display knowledge of rail operations and can operate shuttle wagon / unload rail cars
  • Provide direction and guidance to employees, and foster communication with a strong commitment to building and growing the teams through continuous improvement efforts
  • Establish and implement short-term goals that are consistent with long-range plans for growth across operations, including facility, equipment, and personnel
  • Develop and implement actions that maximize location profitability
  • Collaborate and communicate with the Quality and Safety Compliance Manager in order to promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct unsafe actions or conditions
  • Keep up to date on the industry and technology best practices

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR equivalent industry experience
  • Ability to identify problems and provide solutions
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment

Characteristics

  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Decision making
  • Planning
  • Problem solving

Senior Agronomist

Job Summary

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

Equipment Operator

Job Summary

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
Rail Operator

Job Summary

The Rail Operator is responsible for moving and unloading rail cars according to established standard operating procedures and Canadian National Railway protocol.  The Rail Operator, under direction of the Site Manager, will move and unload rail cars in accordance with company priorities and timelines. Additionally, the Rail Operator is responsible for hauling from rail site to various locations. The Rail Operator must exercise safe equipment use and driving practices to ensure their safety and the safety of the public. The Rail Operator is responsible for compliance with Canadian National Railway, Department of Transportation safety rules and regulations, all company policies, local, state, and federal policies, laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Move and unload rail cars
  • Haul bulk feed, grain, or fertilizer to and from rail site, mill, storage areas, customers, and vendors
  • Complete required paperwork in an organized, accurate, and timely manner
  • Utilize scale computer software for scaling in and out
  • Perform equipment inspections daily reporting all defects, maintenance issues, and damage along with practicing safe load and unload procedures
  • Follow standard operating procedures for load sampling and verification
  • Responsible to overall cleanliness of the interior, exterior and mechanical workings of equipment
  • Adhere to rail stie, company, vendor, and customer business conduct rules
  • Provide and receive various forms of oral and printed communication concerning the movement and placement of rail cars
  • Follow company safety procedures, and maintain an overall level of safety awareness when operating in the work environment

Additional Duties

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Class A CDL with a 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 work outdoors in varying weather and environmental conditions
  • 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
  • Conform to operating rules and safety procedures and maintain a high level of safety awareness in the work environment
Buildings and Grounds Maintenance

Job Summary

The buildings and grounds part-time maintenance position will perform maintenance and upkeep to all of Northside’s Stanley site property and buildings. A good working relationship with other employees and knowledge of a wide variety of tasks is needed to excel at this position. This position must work in compliance with all company policies, local, state and federal policies, laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Power wash the exterior of the property buildings, garage doors, signage, and cement bases of bins
  • Window clean
  • Lawn mow of all the property sites, including some push mowing and ditch upkeep
  • Perform weed control
  • Repaint all safety yellow and other miscellaneous painting projects
  • Perform overall ground maintenance
  • Sweep concrete and scales
  • Grade driveway
  • Spread compost
  • Pick up empty bags, totes and cardboard and processing them through the baler
  • Perform housekeeping duties throughout the area surrounding the site
  • Pick up maintenance parts

Additional Duties

  • Operating a forklift
  • Delivering and picking up fertilizer spreaders during the busy season
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Class B CDL – optional
  • A valid medical card
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds and climb ladders
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • Must have knowledge of mechanical systems and tools required for general maintenance
  • Comply with company safety standards
Truck Spreader Driver

Job Summary

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

Job Summary

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
Pull Spreader Driver

Job Summary

The Pull Spreader 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 pull spreader driving in the spring and grain handling operations/driving in the fall.  The Pull Spreader 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

  • Pull fertilizer spreaders
  • Product delivery according to dispatched schedule and seasonal needs
  • 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
  • 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
OTR Driver (Rail Hauler)

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 Site 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 rail site, mill, storage areas, customers, and vendors
  • 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
OTR Driver (Commodity Storage Hauler)

Job Summary

The OTR Driver must exercise safe driving practices to ensure their safety and the safety of the 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 Site 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 product between warehouses and facilities, mill
  • Deliver direct loads to customers as well as seed delivery according to dispatched schedule and seasonal needs
  • Plan driving route according to assigned loads and verify load paperwork
  • Inspect equipment before loading, performing pre trip and post trip inspections daily
  • Report all vehicle defects, maintenance issues, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to vehicle
  • Complete required paperwork in an organized, accurate, and timely manner
  • Utilize scale computer software for scaling in and out
  • Practice safe load and unload procedures
  • Follow standard operating procedures for load sampling, testing, and commodity storage
  • 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 with ability to prioritize and organize
  • 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
Fertilizer Mixer

Job Summary

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 Qualifications

  • 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 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
Liquid Chemical Laborer

Job Summary

The Liquid Chemical Laborer 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 keeping the chemical and liquid operations running, loading/unloading trucks and totes, and monitoring inventory levels of chemical and liquid fertilizers.  The Liquid Chemical Laborer will also assist with operational activities of grain handling.  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

  • Deliver/load/unload liquid fertilizer
  • Assist with dry fertilizer delivery
  • Product delivery according to dispatched schedule and seasonal needs
  • Manage and report chemical and liquid fertilizer inventories
  • Perform maintenance on chemical trucks and cleanouts on chemical/liquid fertilizer equipment
  • Handle chemicals, clean and organize
  • Complete appropriate paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist in operational day to day tasks of fertilizing and grain handling
  • Assist with loading and unloading fertilizer and grain
  • Grain bin, dryer, and building housekeeping
  • Run scales and grain dryer, sample loads, load/unload trucks, and other grain handling operations
  • Complete preventative equipment maintenance such as oil changes, tire rotations, checking batteries, changing filters, changing fluids and lubrication
  • Unload corn, soybeans, oats, and wheat
  • 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. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

Warehouse Laborer

Job Summary

The Warehouse Laborer is responsible for organizing all inventory kept in warehouses and receiving areas.  The Warehouse Laborer must be able to maintain warehouse organization and maximize space utilization with current and incoming stock. Ensuring accurate inventory counts and proper stock rotation within each warehouse is an essential part of the job. The Warehouse Laborer must follow standard operating procedures when receiving inventory. This position is responsible for compliance with all company policies, local, state and federal policies, laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Unload product from incoming trucks and load trucks ready for delivery
  • Monitor all incoming and outgoing deliveries
  • Inspect incoming material to verify the condition and quality of the product received matches what is stated on the receiving documents
  • Perform inventory checks
  • Knowledge of feed related products
  • Keep floors free from spills and debris by practicing good housekeeping
  • Ensure warehouses are organized and keep aisles and walkways clean and open
  • Coordinate product placement
  • Assist with organizing and counting inventory
  • Monitor bagged feed inventory levels
  • Complete appropriate paperwork and reports
  • Rotate stock and complete stock verification activities

Additional Duties

  • Haul product bag to mill
  • Operate a forklift or other machinery used in the warehouse
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Class B CDL preferred, at minimum must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • 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

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