Corn Grinder Job Description Sample
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.
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
Skilled Craft Trainee - Civil - Clinton IA Corn Plant
Job Title: Skilled Craft Trainee
Clinton IA Corn Plant
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 32,000 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 250 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 38 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com . Skilled Craft Trainee – Civil
- Clinton IA ADM Construction This is an hourly level position.
: Train in a civil (carpentry and mason) craft position. Acquire knowledge and skills and apply them in erecting and maintaining plant facilities.
Promotes the ADM Way and Core Values
Strong safety values
Basic skills in the craft areas identified (civil)
Experience in the use of power tools
Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision
Flexibility in accepting change
Communication (spoken and written) and teamwork skills
Reliability in reporting to work; willingness to work overtime as required
Willingness to participate in training to continue developing skills
Direct industrial experience or high exposure to industrial work preferred
High school diploma or equivalent with strong fundamental skills (math, reading, writing)
Knowledge of ADM-Clinton plant – a strong plus
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. walk long distances, stand for long periods, climb stairs and ladders, work at heights and work in extreme temperature conditions Starting pay is dependent on skills & background from $15.90 to $19.00. Selection methods include testing (National Career Readiness Certification). Candidates should apply online at ADM.com. Relocation assistance is not available with this position. This position offers a complete benefit package including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check. ADM is an Equal Opportunity Employer for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.
Shift: First Shift
State: IA - Iowa
Ref ID: #LI-DNP
EEO: Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veterans
Corn Production Intern
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. As an intern at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions. Work with us and you’ll get:
Ongoing career development resources
The opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects
Meaningful projects that solve problems Job Location: Waterloo, NE Role Purpose: To introduce the intern to the seed production operation, gaining experience by taking responsibility for selected field production operations in support of the production of a reliable supply of high quality seed. Position will take on several roles based upon field production practices, plant processing requirements and distribution needs. Perform a project to study a potential production improvement. Core to All Roles:
Foster an operational culture founded on adherence to all applicable HSE and other corporate policies, procedures and guidelines
Perform other duties as required to meet field operation or plant needs
Actively support an image that reflects the highest regard for cleanliness and organization Field Operations:
Support Agronomists and Field Production Technicians in field related activities as directed
Perform a project to study a potential production improvement. Present findings at Intern Poster Show in August.
Pooling and distribution of parent seed to grower base
Planting of seed production fields and parent seed returns
Assist with field mapping and isolation documentation requirements
Accurate and timely crop scouting and data collection of emergence and vegetative growth stages, silk and pollen shed notes, stand counts, and IPM scouting thresholds
Coordination of field labor needs to ensure rouging and detasseling operations are completed to quality standards
Coordination of male row destruction and equipment operation
Accurate and timely SAP and Data collection entry during the field productions season
Ensure all clean-downs and changeovers are done correctly to eliminate any product mixture Critical knowledge: Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelors or advanced degree in an applicable discipline. Additional Information : All applicants must be eligible to work in the US. Valid Driver’s License and acceptable moving violation record may be required. 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
Job:HR Gnrl Mgt & Other
Title:Corn Production Intern
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, Eureka, Golden Acres, 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. AgReliant Genetics is looking for a Corn Specialist for our AgriGold division. This position is responsible for representing AgriGold Hybrids in the sale and distribution of its seed products to customers in an assigned territory. Responsible for achieving maximum sales and increased market penetration of brand within the overall strategy of the brand.
Responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service and professionalism.
Responsible for projecting a positive image of AgriGold Hybrids and AgReliant Genetics.
Develop and implement territory sales plan to achieve or surpass sales goals.
Responsible for the short and long term strategy and coordination & implementation of the AgriGold Marketing Plan.
Assists and actively implements an annual budget for the assigned district.
Develops and implements a Business Plan for the district within the goals of the overall brand strategy for the year.
Develops and actively implements a brand research plan for the district within the goals and strategy of the agronomy department.
Assists in the supervision, training and development of interns on a day to day basis to maximize the program’s return on investment.
Advise the Regional Sales Manager of all major market developments in the district that affect sales and/or personnel.
Submit all reports required by the Regional Sales Manager and/or AgriGold Division Office in a timely manner.
Report product problems in the territory using a service call report and handle routine problems.
Attend and participate in Regional Sales Meetings and other Company functions.
Maintain appearance of Company vehicle and equipment.
Other duties as needed. Duties and responsibilities may be revised as needed by the Regional Sales Manager and/or the Brand Manager either verbally and/or in writing. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or related field desired; excellent written and verbal communication skills, team player; detail orientated; good computer skills – Excel and Word; demonstrated time management skills and strong work ethic; knowledge of seed industry preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to work required hours and travel as necessary; ability to lift 50 lbs.; must have valid driver’s license and meet AgReliant MVR Requirements; some overnight travel required. We offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience. AgReliant Genetics, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. External Company URL: www.agreliantgenetics.com
Southern Corn And Soybean Specialist - Seedway - Mifflinburg, PA
Seedway is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers.
The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada. * PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT* Supports an aggressive increase in market share for all Seedway Corn and Soybean Products. * ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS* Demonstrates positive productivity and utilization of Seedway products to Seedway sales representatives, dealers, existing and new growers to fully develop the market potential of Seedway. Utilizes technology and traditional means to communicate product concepts and performance.
Establishes strategic test and demo plots and strip trials. Collects grain and silage samples and data as required. Assit in selection of New Hybrids and Varieties for Marketing area Participates in staff and dealer meetings, farm calls and interaction with crop consultants and dairy nutritionists.
Serves as the liaison between Seedway and specific industry and university groups to accomplish market development objectives. Participates in resolving grower complaints as requested. * OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS* Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. Performs all other duties as assigned. * REQUIREMENTS* Normally requires a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy or the equivalent thereof, and four years or more of agriculture related work experience to demonstrate problem solving skills and the ability to handle customer and/or operational issues.
Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Must be able to travel independently and overnight.
Must be willing to work hours beyond those considered “normal”. Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.
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.
Manual Gear Grinder / Spline Grinder / Broach Grinder
Manual Spline Grinder / Gear Grinder / Broach Grinder
Experienced Machinist Required
2 + years machining experience with MANUAL Spline Grind machine
Must be able to produce components to specifications from blueprints and ensure proper dimensions of finished product and design requirements.
Proficient in the use of calipers and micrometers, Gage Blocks, etc.
Must be able to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications and in a timely fashion.
Ability to organize and manage multiple assignments with special attention to accuracy & detail.
MUST BE RELIABLE, Work well with others, self-motivated, team oriented and a problem solver
Strong mechanical aptitude required
Machine assembly experience a plus
We are a full service Machine and Tooling Manufacturer located in Warren, MI
Please send resume to ISI-HelpWanted@live.com
• ID Grinder
• Here's a fantastic opportunity with a family owned company
• Day shift 6am-2:30pm M-F/Overtime as required including Saturdays
• Pay $12-14 with excellent benefits
• Located South Tulsa
• Must be familiar with Bore Gauges, meter tube and able to pass an inspection to hold tolerances to inspection code.
• We always promote from within. After 1 year with company, Health insurance paid 100% by Tri State, 6 paid holidays throughout the year, retirement match, and paid vacation.
• Stand-By Personnel - Skilled Division
• Office Location: 1531 East 2nd Street Tulsa, Oklahoma 74120, near the corner of Hwy 244 East and Utica.
• You can apply online at www.standbypersonnel.com
• or send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
• We take walk-in applications from 7:00am to 3:30pm, Monday-Friday.
Stand-By Personnel offers very competitive referral bonuses -- $125 for a skilled worker, and $200 for a welder. We also offer a $50.00 cash advance after your first day of work.
Our Skilled Division specializes in Temp to Hire Employment
Skilled Division employees are required to have reliable transportation and own phone.
Must have recent job history for the last 2 to 5+ years.
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To be eligible to work through Skilled, you must have been employed within the last two years, or been a full-time student, own your own vehicle and cell phone, and have the skills the client is looking for. Ultimately, the client chooses the people they want working through us at their sites.
Grinder - Welder
Excel Staffing partners with premier manufacturing companies throughout the metro area. We are actively recruiting for Assemblers, Grinders/Finishing Techs, Welders, Material Handlers and various other positions on all shifts, in the Anoka, MN area at one of our top clients. All openings are temp to hire opportunities! 20+ open positions available!
- Welders - various types
- Material Handlers
All positions require:
- Ability to effectively communicate in English (read, write, speak and understand)
- Ability to work a flexible schedule
- Ability to read blueprints, drawings and work instructions
- Prior Manufacturing experience is required/preferred
- Specific positions require specific experience - Welders
Excel Staffing has over 100 years of combined experience pairing our clients with employees that are professional and experienced. We provide our job seekers with potential employers that are the best fit for their skills. We are successful because of our belief that blending superior quality and excellent service is the cornerstone of any successful business. Your Success ~ Our Goal!
Excel Staffing is one of the top placement services in the Twin Cities area. We primarily staff for manufacturing/light industrial positions.
*Must be able to operate a Mitsubishi RD32 OD Grinder
Essential Duties and
Must be able to understand and read engineering prints including geometric dimensioning and tolerances Reviews and interprets engineering drawings, illustrations, and written/verbal correspondence to plan the fabrication sequence to fabricate parts to close tolerance specifications in a timely manner Must be able to operate NC and CNC grinders using pre-existing programs but may also include programming simple projects, set up of wheels and precision instrumentation Utilize precision measurement tools such as calipers, micrometer, height gauges, etc. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices Must be able to apply knowledge and appreciation of ISO/AS9100 Quality systems
Knowledge, Skills, and
Fully capable on manual and CNC grinding equipment Precision OD and Surface grinding aerospace components to tight tolerances Ability to multitask, prioritize, adhere to written procedures and experience with ISO/AS9100 requirements, standards, and compliance issues Strong interpersonal, verbal, and communication skills to effectively interface with all levels of staff, customers, and government representatives Excels in a team environment High motivation for excellence Strong attention to detail
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