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Spring Operations Intern

Company: Landus
Location: Bayard
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Landus is currently seeking a Spring Operations Intern! Do you have a passion for agriculture and enjoy working as a team to better suit the needs of others? Then come join our team! This internship runs from March to early summer. We are currently seeking a motivated student who will assist in our agronomy and grain operations. At Landus, you'll find a fun team atmosphere and an engaging internship geared for your success!Essential Duties & Responsibilities:Includes but not limited to the following:Assist in grain and agronomy operations.Provide prompt, professional, and courteous customer service.Perform the following duties in grain operations.Work in grain office learning about weighing, probing, grading, and communicating bin designation with elevator operators.Assist in train loading for an understanding of the process.Gain understanding of the different functions of an elevator including pits, legs, conveyors, maintenance, and housekeeping.Learn how to segregate grain according to commodity, moisture, and other grade factors.Perform the following duties in agronomy operations.Work at fertilizer plant mixing, loading trucks, reading work orders and maps, etc.Ride in applicator equipment to observe application techniques, use of GPS, and Viper Control System.Ride with a Field Sales Agronomist on calls, taking orders, soil sampling, grid sampling, crop scouting, etc.Learn about the products that Landus Cooperative offers to customers.Education and experience needed:Currently enrolled in a 2 or 4-year post-secondary degree program.Good computer skills.Understand the seasonality of an agricultural cooperative and the in-season time commitment.Required Qualifications:Must have a valid driver's licenseMust be able to move/lift up to 50 pounds; occasionally up to 100 pounds.Other things that will help you succeed:Have Agility, adapt and be flexibleHave Courage to own it and speak upWin together as a TeamBe decisive with Speed and be preparedEqual Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Landus, Des Moines , Spring Operations Intern, Other , Bayard, Iowa

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