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Elevator Operator II at Bunge North America

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Type: Full Time
Location: Vidalia, Louisiana

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Primary responsibility is the operation of the grain elevator as it pertains to loading, unloading and transferring grain and grain products in an efficient, safe and sanitary manner. Also assists or leads in all other aspects of grain handling, storage, maintaining facilities/equipment and elevator operations.

Core Functions:

Assists in all areas of the loading, unloading and transferring of grain and grain products for truck, barge, rail (location specific) and inspects barges, trucks and railcars before loading.
Gauges and reports product levels in grain storage, trucks, barges and railcars
Perform housekeeping and cleaning duties and assists in basic maintenance activities
Know and understand all facets of Bunge s safety programs and culture, lead safety talks and recognize HPE s and other job related hazards around the facility.
Performs grain receiving, weighing and grading duties and visually monitors grain and grain products for irregularities.
Ability to operate more advanced equipment and help with larger maintenance projects

Skill/Experience Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent desired
1-2 years of experience
Basic written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work in a safety conscious environment
Ability to work in a highly quality controlled environment.
Proficient operating basic equipment (mower, tractor, boat, etc.)
Some mechanical background including the ability to recognize signs of operation failure
Ability to maintain a good working relationship with other facility personnel.
Agricultural experience preferred

Work Hours and Conditions

Harvest Season Hours (60 plus per week)
Non Harvest Season Hours (40-50 per week)

Physical Requirements

Walking
Walking on catwalks at a variety of heights
Climbing stairs and ladders
Lifting up to 75 lbs
Bending
Stooping
Shoveling product
Entering and working in confined spaces
Working at heights up to 200 ft. with appropriate safety equipment
Working outdoors in a broad range of climate conditions
Working over water