Agronomy Outside Associate

Legacy Farmers Cooperative

Agronomy Outside Associate – Legacy Farmers Cooperative – Arlington, OH

The FS brand represents a standard of excellence for agricultural and energy-related products. It’s the people who represent the FS brand that set it apart. As local cooperatives, FS Companies believe it is their responsibility to ensure that our earth, our communities, and businesses perform together, sustainably.
FS Companies are committed to ensuring the continued profitability for the company, their owners, and their customers, while enacting to help the environment and greater good.
Locations: Arlington Agronomy
Summary/Objective: Directly involved with customers on a daily basis handling chemicals, fertilizers, seed etc. Assists in good housekeeping and safety practices to maintain agronomy facility.
Essential Functions of the Job:
  • Assist with crop nutrient inventory management
  • Assist with seasonal NH3 supplies
  • Assist with toolbar and applicator scheduling
  • This position requires a full range of body motion including bending, squatting and twisting. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and reach work above shoulders
  • Positive Customer-Service oriented interpersonal and communication skills required
  • Possess flexibility and adaptability in meeting constraints and demands
  • Ability to read and follow detailed directions and learn new skills as required

Requirements:

  • High school graduate preferred with OABA Student Credential a plus
  • Working knowledge of agronomy facility operations including experience handling chemicals, fertilizers and other inputs
  • Have or willing to obtain Class A CDL with Hazmat/Tanker endorsements within 6 months of hire date
  • Comfortable mixing and loading dry fertilizer
  • Maintain an attitude that promotes team work within the cooperative and a favorable image of the cooperative
  • Ability to work well with others and independently

Miscellaneous Information & Preferred Experience:

  • No overnight travel
  • Standard work week is Monday through Friday; needs of the business may dictate exceptions to this standard
  • Overtime as required
  • Applicants agree to be drug tested as a condition of employment and will not be hired should he/she fail to produce a negative test
  • Basic computer skills
  • Uphold all Legacy Farmers Cooperative’s policies
  • Possesses flexibility and adaptability in meeting constraints and demands
  • Assist other Legacy agronomy positions as needed
  • Next step in career progression within Legacy could be a Custom Operator
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