We are looking for full time permanent, or if desired, temporary employees to join our team as Production Associates.
This role entails running machinery such as cleaners, de-stoners, gravity tables, color sorting machines, an infrared line, mill room operation as well as other hardware. ***All training will be provided and no previous experience is necessary***
A large part of the role will entail cleaning the machinery as well as the plant. Some is accomplished using air, while sweeping and scraping may be utilized in other areas.
Being able to repeatedly lift up to 60 #’s (normally 25 to 50#’s) to stack bags on pallets is required. Frequent standing, squatting, kneeling and walking is required.
80% of your time is spent inside the plant while approximately 20% of the time will be outside unloading trucks, cleaning the grain pit or readying machinery.
Normal shifts for Production Associates are Monday through Friday, 7am to 5pm. This “bakes in” overtime to get the biggest bang for the buck and your time. It includes two 15 minute paid breaks and an unpaid 1/2 hour lunch.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR TEAM PLAYERS WITH GOOD ATTITUDES WHO SHOW UP ON TIME, DON’T FREQUENTLY CALL IN ABSENT AND CAN WORK WELL WITH OTHERS. IF THAT’S YOU, OUR SMALL COMPANY OF 35+ YEARS WANTS YOU TO JOIN OUR FAMILY!
STARTING wage is $15/hr = 2080 regular hours worked x $15 = $31,200
Overtime worked is $22.5/hr = (approx) 375 annual OT hours x $21 = $8,437
Retention Incentive is $1 for every hour worked = 2,455 x $1 = $2,455
AVERAGE STARTING ANNUAL EARNINGS = (approx) $42,000 a year – with plenty of room for growth!!!
Benefits Include (for FT Employee Only)
Medical (which we pay 90% of the monthly premium)
Dental Policy (which we pay 100% of the monthly premium)
Short Term Disability Policy (which we pay 100% of the monthly premium)
$25,000 Life Insurance Policy (which we pay 100% of the monthly premium)
IRA Match of up to 3% (you’re vested immediately)
Paid Time Off (accrues over time)
Retention Incentive Bonus
Minimal Annual Review
Employee Discounts and more…
You can always pick up an application at our main offices located at 1904 N Hwy 14 in Marquette, NE.
For open employment opportunities on The Grain Place farm, please visit Grain Place Foundation’s website here.