Skilled General Laborer

This position will be based at our Meherrin Grain location in Capron, VA.

The Company

Meherrin Agricultural and Chemical Company is a leading provider of grains, seeds, chemicals, and fertilizer to farmers throughout Virginia and the Carolinas. This job is located in Capron, VA.

Job Purpose

Production Labor and Warehouse Operations. Would be willing to train qualified candidate for future advancement in our company. This position will report to the Location Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Production Labor

  • Operating commercial trucks to deliver liquid
  • Dry fertilizer blends
  • Bulk and packaged herbicides and insecticides to our customers
  • Dumping grain trucks at pit locations
  • Operation of grain dryer

Warehouse Operations

  • Production of fertilizer blends
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Safety oversight
  • Inventory control
  • Possibly sales of our grain products
  • Weighing trucks

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma (GED) or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience working with grain products
  • Experience in conducting operation of your location
  • 2+ years of data entry experience
  • Team player
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office resources
  • Work well individually and on a team

Work Environment

  • Fast-paced environment which may include exposure to dust and temperature fluctuations throughout the year.
  • Sitting at designated desk area, walking around location

Physical Demands

  • Lift 60 pounds on a regular basis
  • Sitting, standing, walking around, operating machinery, occasionally working on computer

Competencies

  • Analytical
  • Continuous Learning
  • Job Knowledge
  • Use of Technology
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Adaptability
  • Dependability
  • Quality
  • Communications
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Treats everyone with respect and dignity

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance (EAP)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Assistance (TAP)
  • Teladoc
  • 401K Match
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Military Leave
  • School Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave

Core Values “Equip”

  • Environment
  • Quality
  • Understanding
  • Integrity
  • People

Application Process

  • This job is contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference checks, education verification, pre-employment drug screening, and a criminal history check.

EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer

For Additional Information Visit: www.meherrinag.com

Administrator

This position is based at our Meherrin Grain location in Newsoms, VA.

The Company

With more than 40 locations along the eastern seaboard in the United States, Meherrin Agricultural and Chemical Company is a leading provider of seeds, chemicals, and fertilizers to farmers.

Job Purpose

To handle most of the administrative duties assigned by the location manager with some admin jobs for all the grain locations. This position will report to the Location Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greeting customers and truck drivers in a positive and friendly manner
  • Answering the phones and fielding location emails
  • A/P – vouchering all MGG locations bills
  • Weighing, sampling, and grading grain inbound inside
  • Grain Entry into Agris inside as the grain moves across the scale
  • Grain data entry – as directed by the location manager
  • Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment and maintain accuracy
  • Team player and very customer centric attitude and gets along very well with peers

Export Duties:

  • Full use and knowledge of the port system
  • Propass – scheduling trucks for appointments
  • Overweight permits for our trucks
  • RFD tags
  • Driver port passes

Export Customers

  • Sending vendor required electronic communications as required
  • Setting up bookings and communications as needed – might be job shared with location manager and director of grain

USDA graders

  • Setting up schedules to have graders present
  • Verifying the grader invoices
  • Filling in as needed in the small computer office that runs the export system

Safety

  • Filing forms
  • Adhering to corporate safety policies
  • Learn the safety data system using software

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma (GED) or equivalent
  • Past experience in bookkeeping in a high activity and fast paced environment
  • Proficiency in the use of computers, emails, technology and to become an expert in our billing software system called Agris
  • Excel including formula creation, Word, Scanning and file management on the computer.
  • Strong communication skills verbal/written
  • Team Player
  • Work well individually and on a team

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Obtaining level 1 of White Commercial class offerings is recommended.

Work Environment

  • We are a grain facility which creates grain dust and a dirt/gravel driveway creating a lot of dust that can aggravate people with allergies.
  • Smoking only in designated smoking areas as we have grain dust
  • Appropriate clothing (as deemed by the location manager.)

Competencies

  • Analytical
  • Continuous Learning
  • Job Knowledge
  • Use of Technology
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Adaptability
  • Dependability
  • Quality
  • Communications
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Treats everyone with respect and dignity

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance (EAP)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Assistance (TAP)
  • Teladoc
  • 401K Match
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Military Leave
  • School Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave

Core Values “Equip”

  • Environment
  • Quality
  • Understanding
  • Integrity
  • People

Application Process

  • This job is contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference checks, education verification, pre-employment drug screening, and a criminal history check.

EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer

For Additional Information Visit: www.meherrinag.com