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CHS Inc. Operations Specialist in Holland, Michigan


Posting Title:

Operations Specialist

Job Posting:

CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Retail division! We are looking for an Operations Specialist to join our growing team as a Panel Operator for the second shift (2:00 pm to 10:30 pm). You must be customer focused, hardworking, and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. This position has the opportunity for growth.

You will:

  • Operate computerized feed batching equipment to manufacture livestock feeds.

  • Mix and prepare livestock feeds efficiently and in a manner that assures accuracy and high quality.

  • Be responsible for all feed mill operations in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Monitor and maintain quality of inventory.

  • Assist with production scheduling, inventory planning and control.

  • Assist with maintenance and repair as needed.

  • Determine proper routing and distribution for manufactured feeds.

  • Perform necessary sequencing, recording, and documenting of all feed manufactured during the shift.

  • Perform regular and periodic housecleaning processes and record keeping.

  • Oversee, assist, and/or supervise as required several of the following areas:

  • Ingredient receiving

  • Grain processing

  • Finished feed routing

  • Sampling and quality assurance

  • Loading bulk delivery trucks

  • Provide excellent customer service and assist customers.

  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications: (required)

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, lift 75 lbs.; climb rail cars, ladders, stairs and bins

  • Experience operating loaders, conveyors, tractors, and track mobile

  • Able to work in dusty conditions and adverse weather conditions and temperatures

  • Able to work extended hours to meet business demands

Preferred Qualifications: (desired)

  • Agriculture background

  • Grain handling and operating mill experience

  • Knowledge of livestock feed

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CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation , 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth.

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, grains and foods, CHS is committed to helping its customers, farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain marketing services, animal feed, food and food ingredients, along with insurance, financial and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries/pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex® brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products. CHS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Minority, Female, Veteran, Disability, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

The CHS Talent Acquisition Team supports recruitment for positions within CHS as well as finding opportunities for candidates within our robust network of member cooperatives. By submitting an application for any position, you give CHS permission to review your application and contact you to discuss opportunities within our member cooperatives. To explore current openings within our member cooperatives, please click here.

Minimum Years of Experience Required:





LE - Ag Business Country Ops



Minimum Education Required:

GED / High School Diploma

Employment Status:


Career Type:

Maintenance / Production / Labor