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Grain Scale Operator-TEMPORARY-Harpster, OH

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Harpster
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Grain Scale Operator--TEMPORARY--Harpster, OH

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Grain Procurement


Temporary Full-Time

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1st Shift

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This position is responsible for assisting in the implementation of work schedules, safety programs, logistics and record keeping in conjunction with the facility manager. Performs all aspects of grain handling and facility operations by performing the following duties and core responsibilites: *TEMPORARY DAYSHIFT POSITION-UNTIL APPROX. 1/1/2024*MODERATE COMPUTER/TECHNOLOGY SKILLS REQUIRED*HARVEST HOURS=50-70 hrs/WEEK DEPENDING ON WEATHER*REST OF YEAR THROUGH JOB END=40 hrs/WEEK*RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL MYCOTOXIN TESTING AND REPORTING

Core Responsibilities

  • Weigh and grade both inbound and outbound grain and grain products proficiently to ensure all products meet SFD specifications. Prepares scale receipts and enters deliveries into database.
  • Operate loading/unloading equipment to ship or receive grain products.
  • Inspect grain facilities daily to ensure equipment maintains proper condition of stored grains.
  • Help facility manager schedule logistics as they pertain to inbound and outbound grain.
  • Maintain and handle inventories to maximize SFD profitability including grain movements, condition, blending of grain/grain products.
  • Identify any problems or improvements and work with facility manager to find solutions.
  • Deal proficiently with customers daily.
  • Assist in implementing any specific work or safety programs set forth by SFD.
  • Responsible for complying with all environmental laws and procedures to which Smithfield Foods and Smithfield Hog Production subscribes.
  • Report all environmental issues immediately to supervisor.
  • Read and understand the company's emergency notification process and will be responsible for reviewing that policy at their work site.
  • Report to work on all scheduled workdays.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
    • Able to understand and comply with all safety policies and practices
    • Verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills
    • Effective communication with grain customers
    • Ability to work independently and in a team
    • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment
    • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment

      Work Environment & Physical Demands

      The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Available to work extended weekday and weekend hours during grain harvest seasons
    • Able to sit, stand, walk, climb up and down ladders
    • Able to work in areas of considerable height
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
    • Routinely exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions
    • Must be able to tolerate cold, heat, grain dust, grain/mill odors, and noisy conditions.
    • Must be able to walk and stand on concrete and unpaved areas for longer periods of time.
    • Must be supportive of the mission of producing and/or storing grain and quality bakery meal.

      Careers and Benefits

      To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit PEOPLE MATTER More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment. GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT Working at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally. BENEFITS Our people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees. Also, education benefits available to full and part-time Smithfield team members on their first day of employment SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE Sustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.

      About Smithfield Foods

      Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in our U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield, Eckrich and Nathan's Famous, among many others. For more information, visit, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

      EEO/AA Information

      Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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