Chemical Mix Operator

$18.00 - $22.00 hourly
  • Agricruit
  • Freeport, IL, USA
  • Apr 13, 2024
Full-time Agronomy

Job Description

Typical Career Responsibilities:

  • Operate mixing equipment to blend agricultural chemicals, fertilizers, and pesticides according to specified formulations and quality standards.
  • Ensure accurate measurement and mixing of ingredients to achieve desired chemical compositions and application effectiveness.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines for handling hazardous materials, including wearing appropriate personal protective equipment and implementing spill containment measures.
  • Collaborate with agronomists, farmers, and other stakeholders to develop customized chemical formulations tailored to specific crops, soil conditions, and pest management needs.
  • Monitor mixing processes and adjust equipment settings as needed to maintain consistent product quality and optimize production efficiency.
  • Keep detailed records of chemical inventory, usage, and mixing activities to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and facilitate inventory management.
  • Conduct routine maintenance and cleaning of mixing equipment to prevent contamination and ensure operational reliability.
  • Communicate effectively with team members and supervisors to coordinate workflow, prioritize tasks, and address any issues or concerns related to chemical mixing operations.

What we have to offer?

  • PAID TRAINING – we will teach you how to operate farm machinery.
  • Financial assistance and course training to achieve Class A CDL.
  • Great work culture and friendly work environment.
  • We are a fast-growing, multi-location company that offers long-term career growth opportunities.

Are You Qualified?

  • Able to work overtime and occasional weekends.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be willing and able to maintain a Class A CDL and appropriate endorsements (with our assistance).
  • Must be willing to submit to a DOT drug test and background.