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GROWMARK, Inc. Warehouse Specialist and Operator - Hamel Co-op Grain Company - Hamel, IL in Hamel, Illinois

COMPANY: Hamel Co-op Grain Company



Hamel Co-op Grain Company is looking for someone to fill a Warehouse Specialist & Operator position. It is a full time position with benefits. Will consider part time candidates if they meet the proper qualifications. Must have a Class B CDL with airbrake endorsement for full time position. The purpose for this position is to assist in daily operational duties at the facility.


  • Responsible for maintaining operations at retail supply location.

  • Follows maintenance schedule of facility and equipment.

  • Responsible for inventory and distribution of products.

  • Drives and delivers products to company standards and to increase potential sales. Communicates sales leads to supervisor.

  • Blends products according to recommended rates and procedures.

  • Under appropriate supervision, applies crop production inputs to fields and growing crops according to recommended rates, procedures, and following all product labels. Records application data according to regulations and standards.

  • Responsible for the inventory control and turns in application records on a daily basis. Assures all product is accounted for with either an invoice or delivery ticket.

  • Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products. Maintains, repairs, and rebuilds equipment as needed.

  • Stocks and moves warehouse product and material.

  • Assists both full-time and part-time operations personnel.

  • Maintains the facility and equipment image.

  • Assists in obtaining goals by improving efficiency and reducing costs.

  • Provides excellent customer service.

  • Works with location manager on all safety and compliance issues.


  • Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.

  • May be required to drive and run local errands as needed.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 1 or more years of retail related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of basic business principals of inventory management and mechanics.

  • Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain forklift operation certification and Commercial Driver’s License within first 3 months of employment.

  • Must work well with others.

  • Must be able to multi-task.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

  • Frequently required to lift 51-70 lbs as needed.

  • Frequently required to work in extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)

  • Frequently exposed to working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures

  • Will be required to work hours other than those considered “normal” to meet seasonal demands.

  • Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.