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Agricultural Applicator (Glasgow, KY)

Location: 

Glasgow, KY, US, 42141

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

Under general direction, performs a variety of job responsibilities which may include operation of a newer model application equipment, delivery of fertilizer and chemical products to customers, equipment and plant maintenance and fertilizer blending. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Product application, calibrating application equipment, application equipment maintenance, and cleaning and storing application equipment
  • Loading and delivering fertilizer and chemicals to customers
  • General plant equipment maintenance and housekeeping responsibilities
  • Receiving and unloading product deliveries and warehouse/inventory responsibilities
  • Misc. duties such as special projects, attending provided trainings, providing back-up when/where needed

Disclaimer ‑ The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

  • 2+ years related experience and/or training
  • Knowledge of basic farm equipment and operation preferred
  • Ability to do a variety of tasks in succession, i.e., blending products together, loading a truck, and driving the truck to a farm.
  • Ability to accurately and safely operate heavy equipment such as a sprayer/applicator and semi-truck and trailer.
  • Ability to use a computer, including Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook – or mobile app.
  • Ability to learn and manipulate company software.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with management, other team members, and customers.

Required Certifications

  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required
  • HazMat Endorsement preferred or willing to obtain in a given time period
  • Applicators license desired.

Job Requisition ID: 5068

Travel Required: None

Location(s): SGS Retail - Glasgow 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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