Grain Elevator Operator in Buffalo, NY

Archer Daniels Midland
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Job Description

The Elevator Operator position is responsible for assisting with the receiving, storing, and shipping of grain at the Company’s grain elevator and other grain storage facilitiesA description of the duties includes:

  • Must be able to work a second shift.
  • Dumps grain and/or loads railcars or trucks, clean up grain spills;
  • Inspects grain for insects, moisture, and foreign material while unloading grain trucks;
  • Reads grain temperatures at various levels in storage tanks in a timely manner meeting;
  • Starts conveyors, selects flow pipes, sets trippers, and selects storage tanks to convey grain into storage or appropriate destination;
  • Performs routine maintenance and minor repairs on all elevator equipment;
  • Assists with inventory controls as directed by your supervisor;
  • Responsible for cleaning and maintenance of vehicles and equipment as qualified and report issues;
  • Promotes company and branch location employee cohesiveness through effective communication, teamwork and shared services;
  • Responsible for maintaining clean facilities, and complying with all state and federal regulations pertaining to a safe workplace, housekeeping, and all activities that require regulation compliance;
  • Attends training and safety meetings;
  • Provides excellent customer service;
  • Effectively communicates by verbal and written means with customers, employees and management;
  • Maintains and promotes safety awareness; follows safety policies, procedures and reporting requirements;
  • Present a clean and professional appearance;
  • Employee is required to perform all other duties as directed by the supervisor.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • The ideal candidate must be able to multitask and be mechanically inclined.
  • This position requires the employee to work outdoors in various weather conditions and have the ability to frequently lift up to 50 lbs.

This position is a part-time position, however most weeks you will work 40 hours plus overtime. Overtime is available daily and on weekends.

Apply today:

ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical/respirator questionnaire and a background check.

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $19.64 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Application Question(s):

  • Are you available to train on 1st, switch 2nd shift for a few months then permanently switch to 1st shift?

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)
  • Night Shift (Required)

Work Location: One location

Train on 1st shift-$19.64

Switch to 2nd once training is complete-$20.29 (3-6 months).

After elevator is taken down you will be switched back to 1st shift.

1st shift-7:00am-3:30pm,2nd Shift hours are: 3:30pm-12:00am. MUST be open to working 2nd shift, ONLY shift available at this time.