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Feed and Grain Specialist

Ireton Area, IA

Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Industry: Agricultural Job ID: 005-3937 Pay Rate: $15-$19/hr. + DOE

Job Description

Feed and Grain Specialist | $15-$19/hr. DOE

4 12-hour days with a rotating schedule that would allow for a Friday or Monday off with a possible day off in the middle of the week if the business need arises. 

A local agronomy business in the Ireton, IA area is looking for a Feed and Grain Specialist to join their growing team! The Feed and Grain Specialist works with the Feed and Grain teams to manufacture quality feeds for livestock and performs the daily operation in coordination of loading and unloading inbound and outbound grain, all while striving to meet the demands of the customer. 

Essential Job Functions:

Grain Handling:

  • Loads and unloads trucks arriving at and leaving the facility
  • Ensures all outbound loads are loaded properly
  • Assists with daily movement of grain within facilities, as needed, in preparation for loading
  • Keeps facilities neat and clean on a daily basis, within defined company and OSHA standards
  • Helps in performing monthly inventory as directed by location manager/supervisor
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with customers and employees

Feed Mill Operator

  • Receive and verify quality of ingredients.
  • Weigh out drugs and by-hand additions.
  • Batch feed in feed mill manager.
  • Help load complete feed on trucks.
  • Operate pellet mills where applicable and necessary.
  • Operate roller mills where applicable and necessary.
  • Bag feed where applicable and necessary.
  • Document details of processes.
  • Assist with maintenance of feed mill equipment.
  • Assist with housekeeping in feed mill.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Secondary Responsibilities: 

  • Understand DOT placarding and DOT hazardous rules.
  • Ability to operate and understand mobile equipment.
  • Possess mechanical skills to perform minor maintenance tasks on equipment and property.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations professionally.


  • High level of customer service focus and supports a professional image of the company.
  • Observes safety policy and procedure as an absolute.
  • Attitude of positivity and reacts calmly under pressure.
  • Work ethic of the highest integrity.
  • Commitment to dependability and willingness to work to meet goals and deadlines.
  • Effectively solve problems of grain department.
  • Comfort in adding, subtracting, multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions and decimals.


  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent level of education.
  • Prefer previous manufacturing or mixing experience.

Benefits & Pay:

  • $15-$19/hr. + DOE
  • Paid every Friday
  • Direct Deposit and/or Paycards Available
  • Paid Holidays & PTO (Based on accrued hour requirements)
  • Medical Coverage-Access to affordable and comprehensive group medical coverage

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327 9th St. Sheldon, IA 51201 | (712) 324-2425

Aventure Staffing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A drug screen and background may be required.

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