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CHS Inc. Grain Operations Supervisor- Onida in Onida, South Dakota


Posting Title:

Grain Operations Supervisor- Onida

Job Posting:

CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations division. We are looking for a Grain Operations Supervisor to be a hands-on team lead in a grain facility, performing elevator operations and providing guidance to others as needed to provide efficient, safe, and reliable service to patrons. You must be a detail-oriented, results-driven individual with a commitment to quality, accuracy and the ability to organize and prioritize workloads to meet deadlines. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a strong commitment to customer service and the ability to work in both a team environment and on self-directed tasks are necessary.

You will:

  • Oversee the accurate weighing, grading, binning, dumping, and pricing of incoming grain.

  • Clean and dry incoming grain and ensure proper bin storage.

  • Act as a working supervisor, leading by example, providing general work direction, and fostering communication and a strong customer service mentality.

  • Comply with elevator housekeeping and equipment maintenance programs to avoid safety hazards and equipment breakdowns. Enforce safety rules.

  • Prepare documentation associated with grain and merchandise sales, and grain shipments.

  • Oversee the blending and load out of trucks and railcars and complete the required documentation.

  • Assist in the management of all elevator functions to meet budget goals and maximize profitability.

  • Coordinate incoming shipment information with location management, and assist in determining the daily market position.

  • Assist in marketing grain: buying grain from farmers

  • Perform other duties as assigned or needed.

  • Work extended hours as needed to meet business demands.

Basic Qualification: (required)

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 3-5 years of grain handling/elevator experience

  • Previous customer relations / customer service experience

  • Ability to work extended hours as needed

  • Previous elevator experience

  • Previous car loading experience

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs; climb rail cars, ladders, stairs, and bins

  • Ability to operate loaders, conveyors, tractors, track mobiles, and/or drive a forklift

  • Ability to work in dust and adverse weather conditions and temperatures

Preferred Qualifications: (desired)

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in an agriculture related program

  • Agribusiness supervisor experience

  • Management Experience

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

  • Agronomy and mechanical background

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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 is a diversified Fortune 100 company providing essential grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers. CHS is a cooperative system owned by farmers, ranchers and their local cooperatives from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest and from Canada to Texas. CHS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Minority, Female, Veteran, Disability, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation employer.

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. at

Minimum Years of Experience Required:





LE - Ag Business Country Ops


South Dakota

Minimum Education Required:

GED / High School Diploma

Employment Status:


Career Type:

Manufacturing / Operations