Corn Cooker Job Description Sample
General Purpose: Under the direction of the lead; responsible for combining raw materials in kettle based on predetermined formulas and recipes, operating the Cooker keeping up with the flow of production.
Essential Functions: Operate tub dump Operate cooker Setup or tear down cooker and other necessary equipment Mix product by following customer specifications Follow appropriate cook times and settings Monitor product quality Monitor weight and temperature of batches Monitor condition of equipment prior to every new batch Pull samples of appropriate batches and send to QA lab for testing Assist in preparing/maintaining required records and documents Responsibilities Keep work area clean and free of clutter and debris Follow all food safety (GMP) and general safety guidelines Complete other tasks as assigned
Associate Breeder - Corn Silage Research
Description: Land O’ Lakes is a dairy farmer cooperative that is focused on delivering value to its farmer owners by investing in supporting current and future improvements in dairy operations and management. Corn silage is an important part of animal nutrition and welfare that underpins dairy sustainability. Through breeding we are improving corn varieties for key corn silage performance traits. Dairy requirements for corn silage are exacting and offer the exciting breeding challenge of configuring Zea mays allelic diversity to meet these specifications. We invest in building tools that enable breeder decision-making and the practice of breeding craft. We work on all aspects of the breeding pipeline (line development, hybrid creation, trait introgression, parent seed maintenance). As such, we offer an authentic classical field breeding experience that is directly accountable to farmers and their animals and has excellent opportunities for advancement as we commercialize our research pipeline.
Qualifications: Position Summary
The associate breeder will support creation, testing, selection, and advancement of corn silage germplasm.
This role will also participate in corn line development, commercial hybrid development, trait introgression, and breeder seed increase and purification.
The role will help guide process improvement and establishment of standard operating procedures in terms of electronic record management, seed lab activities, field activities, and data usage.
The associate breeder will network across business units from manufacturing to sales and will be in a position to help set strategic direction for Land O’ Lakes corn silage research and development. Job responsibilities
Lead data and record management work for global nursery and yield trial work.
Support planning, execution, and analysis of yield trial experiments and nursery fields.
Organization of breeding program inventory and maintenance of track and trace integrity and seed source quality.
Coordinate breeding program connections and key hand-offs with other business functions (e.g. manufacturing, sales, trait development).
Support Davis Excellence Through Stewardship (ETS) lead for corn in implementing program activities for managing transgenic material. Identify and plan internship opportunities and recruit and supervise interns. Lead on-site training for field work such as pollination, note taking, harvest, etc.
Lead continuous process improvement initiatives for all aspects of the breeding program.
Other key responsibilities include helping to keep spending within budget, hiring and supervising seasonal staff, calendar based activity management, advancement and deployment of germplasm. Required qualifications
Masters / Bachelors of Science in Plant Breeding, Animal Breeding, Genetics, Agronomy, Horticulture or related field.
Minimum 5 years research experience Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to support and train others in execution of technical activities.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multi-disciplinary research team.
Ability to work independently and contribute to operational planning and business strategy.
Experience in data management, data analysis, database development or computer programming.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to travel, primarily within CA, but with some domestic and international travel at times.
Ability to work extended hours. Preferred qualifications
Experience with trait introgression techniques and practices.
Experience working with transgenes including regulated material.
Familiarity with using molecular marker information to make selection decisions.
Familiarity with using a commercial breeding software.
Ability to communicate in Spanish.
Land O’Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Primary Location: US-California-Davis
Research and Development
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Jul 26, 2017
Req ID: P-3597
Entry Level New Hire- Decatur Corn Plant, Decatur IL
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve vital needs.
Today, 30,000 ADM employees around the globe convert oilseeds, corn, wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. With more than 270 processing plants, 400 crop procurement facilities, and the world's premier crop transportation network, ADM helps connect the harvest to the home in more than 160 countries. For more information about ADM and its products, visit www.adm.com.
Entry Level New Hire- Decatur Corn Plant, Decatur IL This is an hourly position.
This position is an entry into the Decatur Corn Plant and comes with the expectation of becoming qualified as a Utility employee and demonstrated ability to become an Operator.
As an Entry Level New Hire, the applicant is expected to gain knowledge of the facility and general departmental knowledge. The applicant is expected to perform a variety of jobs, duties or tasks such as, but not limited to, product loadout, physical tasks such as hosing, sweeping and cleanup and any other assigned duties. The operation of a bobcat and fork truck may be required to complete some tasks.
The applicant will monitor tasks through completion and look for ways to improve process and personal performance. Job Duties: Load, unload railcars and trucks Accurately complete loading and product shipment paperwork Material handling with mobile equipment Sweeping and clean up Hosing General facility housekeeping
High School diploma or its equivalent Commitment to ADM's goal of achieving a zero injury culture; understanding and following company safety procedures is a must Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within an industrial environment is preferred Ability to rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job Demonstrated ability to problem solve and make decisions using good judgment Ability to perform duties unsupervised Must have regular, prompt attendance Must be willing to work on a rotating shift that includes weekends, holidays and overtime as needed Exhibit a professional image at all times; maintain a positive and respectful attitude Basic computer skills are a plus SDL2017
Seed Corn Production Intern
Overview AgReliant Genetics is the fastest growing independent seed company in the industry and currently the 3rd largest corn seed company in the United States. Our goal is to offer the best seed products to our North American customers through superior research, breeding and production techniques by focusing ONLY on seed.
Headquartered in Westfield, Indiana, AgReliant Genetics is owned by two of the largest independent seed companies in the world. KWS and Limagrain bring over 200 years of combined seed experience to AgReliant Genetics. Innovation, superior service and exceptional customer value are the center point of our multiple brand offering.
AgReliant Genetics offers the best seed products available through the brands; AgriGold, LG Seeds, Great Lakes Hybrids, Wensman, Producers Hybrids, Golden Acres, Eureka, and Pride. The cornerstone of the success of AgReliant Genetics is our people.
At every level, our employees have a hand in maintaining the company's reputation and furthering our growth.
That's why we pursue excellent people and do our best to provide a challenging and rewarding work experience. We are looking for Seed Corn Production Interns for our Production locations. Responsibilities Seed production interns will assist in all phases of seed production, conditioning, warehousing and shipping to gain a better understanding of AgReliant Genetics & the seed production business.
Responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service & professionalism Responsible for projecting a positive image of AgReliant Genetics Assist with daily production operations as required (product returns, rebag, retag, field activities, etc.) Work in both plant & warehouse Assist with field inspections as needed Complete a special project & present findings to AgReliant employees at the end of the summer Follow all safety procedures & maintain housekeeping of plant Learn about AgReliant's six brands Other duties as needed Qualifications Education/Experience Requirements College freshmen, sophomores or juniors who are interested in agriculture and majoring in an ag-related field; excellent communication skills, team player; detail orientated; good computer skills – Excel and Word. Physical Requirements Work required hours; ability to lift up to 70 lbs; able to walk fields & operate machinery as needed; must have valid driver's license & meet MVR guidelines of Company; some overnight travel required. Conditions of Internship Must meet requirements of position.
This is a non-exempt position & does not include any benefits. Any company provided equipment must be returned in good condition to the Company prior to end of internship. The cornerstone of the success of AgReliant Genetics is our people.
At every level, our employees have a hand in maintaining the company's reputation and furthering our growth.
That's why we pursue excellent people and do our best to provide a challenging and rewarding work experience. AgReliant Genetics, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. SDL2017
Corn Sorters & Huskers
Will grade and sort products according to color, length, width, appearance, feel, smell and quality to make sure it's correct processing and usage. Record grade or identification on tags or on shipping, receiving or sales sheets.
Corn Oil Specialist
Description Green Plains Inc. is a publicly traded Fortune 1000, diversified commodity processing business with agribusiness, ethanol production, cattle feed lot operations, commodity marketing, and distribution services. We are a growth company and the second largest consolidated owner of ethanol production facilities in the world. Green Plains, through our wholly owned subsidiary Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company, also provides specialized ingredient solutions for leading food and feed manufacturers. Corn Oil Specialist / Dryer lead
Responsible for all facets and operations of the corn oil skid and DDG dryers to maximize corn oil/ DDG production. This position is part of the plant’s operations team. Reports directly to the Operations Manager and will receive guidance and instruction from the Operations Manager and Plant Manager.
Essential Functions include but are not limited to: * Maintains a clean working environment at the corn oil machines, dryers and the surrounding area.
Collects daily data for metrics and trending reporting.
Performs sampling of corn oil and DDG for quality.
Maintains input inventories.
Enters all mechanical needs into MAPCON to be scheduled.
Manages all aspects of corn oil load out and dryer systems.
Ensures flow meters and other gauges are performing properly.
Pulls samples of product, coordinate/conduct tests, then record, and analyze data.
Reports operation conditions of the corn oil and dryer systems to the Operations manager.
Ensures the oil product is always within approved specs.
Ensures DDG is always within approved specs.
Works with Lead operators when changing specific parameters.
Provides daily training to the operations staff for continued improvement.
Aides in other areas of the plant when available and needed.
Continually strives to improve upon the oil production process.
Qualifications: * Ability to apply the knowledge in the areas of Start-up, Shutdown, and Emergency Procedures.
Ability to perform troubleshooting and light maintenance of the corn oil and dryer systems.
Ability to understand the effects of oil production/ DDG when parameters are changed.
Must have a strong attention to detail.
Must work with all levels of staff professionally.
Possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an ethanol production facility.
Must be willing to travel to other facilities for additional training.
Must abide and comply with all company safety and environmental programs and policies.
Must be on call 24/7. Work Environment/Physical Demands: * Must be able to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and steps, lift up to 60 lbs, and work at heights.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts
Must be able to work in elevated temperatures for extended periods of time.
The employee is regularly exposed to dusty conditions.
The employee is regularly exposed to high noise environments.
The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather in all conditions.
The employee will regularly be exposed to chemicals used in the process. Green Plains Inc. offers competitive pay: a generous benefit package including business casual work environment, health, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) and a 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting and company safe harbor matching. All potential employees of Green Plains Inc. will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check prior to employment.
Equal Opportunity Employer To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned. Requisition Number: 17-0295 Title: Corn Oil Specialist
Employment Type:* Full Time
Work Hours:* TBD
Post Date:* 10/25/2017
Corn Nursery Technician
Role Purpose Execution of all phases of the Line Maintenance (LM) seed production and inventory management for corn and/or soybeans at a nursery location to ensure a reliable supply of high quality LM Seed that meets quality, quantity and timeline specifications for delivery. Collaborate with Line Maintenance Manager to develop best practices in LM seed production. Foster an operational culture founded of HSE and operational excellence.
AccountabilitiesCore to All Roles * Manage the agronomic and cultural practices of the Line Maintenance nursery to ensure quality specifications and timelines are achieved.
Contract land for the planned nursery activities.
Write nursery trials and packet seed.
Coordinate the planting, pollinating, harvesting and shelling of the nursery.
Assist contra-season nursery activities during pollination and harvest.
Ensure all quality testing and specifications are in compliance with CoP2.7 PLD.
Coordinate with the site Management Team to set schedules, determine workforce needs, and train staff.
Implement maintenance program for all lab equipment and machinery.
Ensure effective interactions with other departments and functions. Collaborate with Syngenta’s Parent Seed, Biological Assessment and Genotyping groups to ensure a smooth and efficient hand-off of relevant data and LM Seeds.
Ensure efficient management of inventory track and trace.
Utilize Operational Excellence principles to ensure a high performing, customer centric, value focused, agile and quality Line Maintenance program.
Foster an operational culture founded on adherence to all applicable HSE and other corporate policies, procedures and guidelines. Active leadership in the “Goal Zero” campaign.
Ensure compliance with all OSHA and Government regulations including Worker Protection Standards. Conduct and comply with audits to ensure HSE aspirations are being met or plans are in place.
Develop and foster a culture which ensures HSE integration into all activities and ensuring employees take personal responsibility for HSE.
Remain current with latest production and nursery technologies and develop specialized skills (i.e. systems, data analysis, equipment maintenance, fertility, irrigation, etc.) to support continuous improvement of LM processes.
Recruit, train and mentor temporary staff for peak season labor requirements.
Critical success factors & key challenges * Meet LM seed targets in terms of quality, quantity, cost and timing
Create a “safety first” working environment to safeguard employees, Syngenta assets and the environment
Ability to identify risk through process risk assessment and develop and implement risk mitigation solutions
Knowledge, experience & capabilities:* Critical knowledge * Must be High School graduate or have GED degree
Associate degree in agronomy (or related plant science) or Ag. Business is preferred but not required
An agricultural background is also preferred but not required
Commercial Pesticide Applicators License preferred
Knowledge of office functions and processes, including MS Office, MS
Databases and Spreadsheets and SAP
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Ability to work positively and effectively with internal personnel and departments
Working knowledge of inventory management principals
Must be able to be forklift certified
Ability to be CDL certified preferred
Critical experience * 1-2 years of experience in nursery or seed production processes
Ability to operate tractors, sprayers and harvesting equipment
Experience working in cross-functional teams
Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities
Excellent communication skills
Excellent organization skills to plan out work schedules that will best utilize the available resources
Good writing and math skills
Team orientated to work with everyone at the site to successfully complete work schedule and to accomplish safety targets
PC and business software skills including Spirit, MINT and SAP Supervisory skills * Ability to make timely, effective decisions
- Will need to make good sound judgment calls in regards to seed quality management that will be for the best interest of the company Results oriented
- To always look to implement new procedures or technologies to improve work efficiencies
- Detail/Accuracy Oriented
- All procedures and policies must be understood and followed. Data entry into data management systems must be accurate due to decisions being made by other departments based on the information given
Ability to remain flexible and responsive when faced with multiple urgent requests
Critical leadership capabilities* * Lead self
- Use your capabilities to maximum effect and constantly seek to learn to grow
- Lead others
- Unlock the potential of people to work across boundaries, leveraging diversity
- Lead internal
- Mobilize the organization to create scalable solutions to deliver results
- Lead external
- Work with our stakeholders to shape the direction and the perception of the industry
Additional information* * Physical demands of the essential functions:
Position requires being able to lift 50 lbs
Position requires working 7 days a week during critical time of year
Position requires travel by car/pickup during certain periods of year
Position requires the ability to operate farm equipment and become forklift certified
Working conditions while performing essential functions:
Work in nursery fields in all weather conditions
Office and lab environment
SYNGENTA SEEDS U.S.A.
- Production & Supply – Stanton, MN Other
Must have a valid driver’s license
All applicants must be eligible to work it the US The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. Ensure in its respective area of responsibility and in close cooperation and alignment with Legal and Taxes and other expert functions, Syngenta's full compliance with the applicable legal and regulatory framework as well as Syngenta's own legal and ethical, HSE, Corporate Security, Risk Management and Corporate Governance standards. Syngenta Contact Information: If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk email@example.com. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster
Link (http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmla.htm) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) poster
Link (http://webapps.dol.gov/elaws/firststep/poster_direct.htm) Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) Poster
Link (http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppa.htm). Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Title:Corn Nursery Technician
Sales Associate-The Marketplace At Four Corn
Description Supports delivering sales plan through selling effectiveness. Selling Effectiveness:
Consistently execute to the selling model Meet selling goals/expectations during scheduled shifts Build highly satisfied and loyal customer base through engagement, conversion and capturing customer phone and e-mail Telling The Brand Story: Support replenishment activities that keep the store full and abundant Assist with floorsets, window changes, visual presentations, signage placement, etc. as directed Operational Excellence: Abide by policies and procedures as directed Abide by Loss Prevention and safety messages in daily operations Qualifications Demonstrated sales results Available for varied weekly shifts including weekend, closing and peak shifts An equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws.
We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States. SDL2017
Entry Level New Hire- Decatur Corn Plant, Decatur IL
Job Title: Entry Level New Hire- Decatur Corn Plant, Decatur IL
Job Description: For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve vital needs. Today, 30,000 ADM employees around the globe convert oilseeds, corn, wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. With more than 270 processing plants, 400 crop procurement facilities, and the world’s premier crop transportation network, ADM helps connect the harvest to the home in more than 160 countries. For more information about ADM and its products, visit www.adm.com . Entry Level New Hire- Decatur Corn Plant, Decatur IL This is an hourly position.
Job Description: This position is an entry into the Decatur Corn Plant and comes with the expectation of becoming qualified as a Utility employee and demonstrated ability to become an Operator. As an Entry Level New Hire, the applicant is expected to gain knowledge of the facility and general departmental knowledge. The applicant is expected to perform a variety of jobs, duties or tasks such as, but not limited to, product loadout, physical tasks such as hosing, sweeping and cleanup and any other assigned duties. The operation of a bobcat and fork truck may be required to complete some tasks. The applicant will monitor tasks through completion and look for ways to improve process and personal performance.
Load, unload railcars and trucks
Accurately complete loading and product shipment paperwork
Material handling with mobile equipment
Sweeping and clean up
General facility housekeeping
High School diploma or its equivalent
Commitment to ADM’s goal of achieving a zero injury culture; understanding and following company safety procedures is a must
Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within an industrial environment is preferred
Ability to rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
Demonstrated ability to problem solve and make decisions using good judgment
Ability to perform duties unsupervised
Must have regular, prompt attendance
Must be willing to work on a rotating shift that includes weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
Exhibit a professional image at all times; maintain a positive and respectful attitude
Basic computer skills are a plus Job Description (Continued):
Chemicals / Irritants
The scope of the position may require exposure to and use of chemicals, solvents, and cleaners common to mechanical work that may be hazardous and/or cause injury if specific instructions regarding their mixture, use, and disposal/storage are not properly followed
Spring / Summer: Temperatures in some areas of the facility will be up to or exceed 100 degrees
Fall / Winter: Temperatures in the facility may be at or below freezing
Spring / Summer: Outside temperature may be up to or exceed 100 degrees with potential for high humidity; may be exposed to inclement weather conditions including, but not limited to, rain and wind
Fall / Winter: Outside temperatures may reach freezing or below; may be exposed to inclement weather including, freezing rain, sleet, snow and wind
Some manufacturing processes within the facility are highly reliant on machinery and other processing equipment and, as a result, noise levels may reach or exceed 85 decibels and require use of hearing protection for most of the work shift
Work area is, typically, a non-air-conditioned production environment; employees are required to follow all safety procedures, including wearing of PPE, hard-hats, safety glasses, earplugs, and steel-toed boots
Ability to lift and transport materials and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds on a frequent basis, up to 55 pounds on an occasional basis and up to 55 pounds overhead
Lifting or carrying of weights over 50 pounds is rare; employees are encouraged to request assistance in lifting or carrying objects that weigh more than 50 pounds
During the regular work shift the employee may be required to talk or hear
Ability to traverse up to two (2) miles during the course of a work day
Ability to move about or to a work site by stooping, bending, kneeling or squatting frequently during the course of a work day; may require periods of prolonged sitting or standing
Ability to operate equipment or diagnose / detect issues of machinery that may be located at different heights; may require work on ladders, scaffolding or other work at heights or in confined spaces
Requires a full range of physical motion in order to operate manual and electrically powered tools and electrical test equipment to move throughout the facility, including climbing stairs in all buildings, and to work at heights This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, dental, and vision insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
State: IL - Illinois
Ref ID: #LI-DNP
EEO: Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veterans
Corn Receiving Specialist
Corn Receiving Specialist Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Description This full-time position is located in Blair, Nebraska. No relocation assistance is provided. The Corn Receiving Specialist position is responsible for Corn truck check-in, Monitoring truck scales, Management of elevator information systems, Customer Service/Communication with truck drivers, Liaison between truck drivers and merchants, and Bin Management. 50% Direct check in of inbound corn trucks involving fast paced accurate keyboard data entry (60 trucks per hour). Monitor the unloading of corn trucks (which includes operations of elevator unload system and grain space logistics). Both inbound and outbound scale monitoring and related coordinating of truck movement. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as required, including operator-based maintenance, cleaning of area and equipment, environmental equipment monitoring and handling all the official weighing and grading certificates. 25% Generation of truck scale tickets, troubleshoot minor computer problems. Seek necessary equipment maintenance from operations personnel. Customer Service/Communication - regular interaction with truck drivers, serve as liaison between truck drivers and merchants. Daily communication with grading personnel and operations supervisors. 10% Bin Management: Daily monitoring of bins for temperature and quality. Direct interaction with personnel in operations to exchange information. 10% Safety/Ethics - perform all work following Cargill safety and food safety policies, ensure we maintain a sanitary work area including control room, dump bay and restroom, communicate expectations to drivers regarding no smoking and safety practices necessary for unloading - report concerns as appropriate. Handout and collect electronic swipe cards. 5% Identify and troubleshoot potential problems with elevator systems and fix if possible. Act as a liason between Cargill personnel and outside contractors to rectify any problems. Safely coordinate daily and emergency maintenance, including lockout of equipment and completion of required permits.
Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer.
Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum 3 years of computer experience (Microsoft Office)
Willingness to work overtime and weekends as required (Occasional)
Team player with proven people skills
Self-directed and self motivated
Strong verbal and written skills
Accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders,shoveling, and sweeping
Must be able to work in elevated areas
Must be able to read/write English
Ability to operate and read instruments
Able to work overtime
Able to work holidays, nights Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Primary Location US-NE-Blair
Req ID: BLA01267
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