Pro Staff

Custom Applicator

Employer
Pro Staff
Location
Jackson, MN
Posted
Jul 11, 2018
Closes
Aug 10, 2018
Ref
331213
Contact
Pro Staff
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Pro Staff in partnership with a large co-op in Jackson are looking for an experienced Custom Applicator! Candidates should be very detail oriented, have experience and be comfortable with operating large machinery and be comfortable in a fast paced environment. Must have a Custom Applicator License, and a valid Class A CDL - Tanker and Hazmat endorsements also needed but can come after hire. 

A Custom Applicator is responsible for the application of crop nutrients and crop protection products and the maintenance of custom application vehicles, equipment and facilities of all Southwest Region agronomy locations. 

Job Duties:
• Perform all types of custom application duties including but not limited to spraying, spreading, and NH3 application
• Apply crop nutrients and crop protection products in a safe, accurate, and efficient manner
• Responsible for the proper calibration of fertilizer and spraying equipment
• Complete and maintain required application reports, vehicle inspection reports, and other required documentation
• Operate, service, and maintain all types of custom application equipment within the company
• Assist with housekeeping and maintenance of the facility, roadways and assigned vehicles/equipment
• Ensure timely and accurate delivery of products as directed 
• Report to centralized location at designated time unless approved by management 
• Assist with daily operations at locations which may include receiving, loading and delivering products 
• Assist in resolving customer complaints quickly and fairly in accordance with company policies and refer unusual situations to immediate supervisor
• Provide prompt and courteous customer service 

Requirements:
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
• Minimum of two (2) years of agriculture related experience 
• Proficient computer skills with the ability to learn other key operational computer programs 
• Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
• Strong mechanical and decision making abilities 
• Ability to remain flexible in a rapidly changing environment 
• Excellent organizational skills including multi-tasking, planning, prioritizing and delegating 
• Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers, employees, supervisors, and suppliers