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Aerotek General Production Worker in Elwood, Illinois


Candidates will be responsible for controlling the flow of grain

Need to be able to think on their feet and handle responsibilities

Basically they will be sitting in a control room monitoring the flow of grain on a computer screen. They will be trained on how to do this - but if they've work with grain or the ethanol industry they may be familiar

They will be computing grain weights

Also loading containers with grain

Need to follow and recognize proper go signs

Need to be aware not to put wheat and beans within the same container/truck

Will be placing orders in containers, using shipment logs, mixing grain from silos

Line up trailers/truck drivers in appropriate loading zone

Open valve on trucks to dump product

Operate a Hopper to take grain/corn out of inbound trucks (push a button)

Ensure that product goes to the correct silo (working with scale clerk up front via radio)

Clean up spilled product prior to taking the next truck

Position is almost 100% outdoors - need to be comfortable with this

Shift hours:

Will train Monday-Friday (6:00am-4:30pm/5pm)

Will also need to be available to work around 5 hours on Saturdays.

Need to be comfortable working 48-55 hrs a week if need be

Pay rate - $17 hr


Operate, Construction, Labor, Agriculture, Industrial, Grain, Grain Bins, Grain Elevator, computer skills

Top Skills Details:

Experience working in a heavy industrial environment (warehouse, construction),

Experience working outdoors

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Experience working in a heavy industrial environment (warehouse, construction) Experience working outdoors

Experience utilizing a computer and thinking on their feet

Pluses Include:

Any agricultural experience

Candidates that worked at the BNSF (handled containers)- Gavalon Grain or any grain elevator companies

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.