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Grain Elevator Operator Stafford, KS

Grain Elevator Operator Stafford, KS


This position offers the opportunity to work indoors & outdoors with team members while supporting the agriculture industry and offers an AMAZING & VERY COMPETITIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE including health, dental, vision & life insurance; flexible spending account; 401(k) matching and Coop retirement benefits; and paid leave benefits (including parental leave).

Kanza Coop is looking for a Grain Elevator Operator in Strafford, KS to provide exceptional customer service; assists with receiving, storing, and shipping of grain; cleaning trucks; and maintenance of the grain elevator as qualified including operating scale, and assisting with other operations and maintenance duties as needed.

As a Grain Elevator Operator, primary responsibilities include:

  • Loads and unloads trucks
  • Cleans trucks
  • Dumps grain and/or loads railcars or trucks, cleans up grain spills
  • Inspects grain for insects, moisture, and foreign material while unloading grain trucks
  • Responsible for maintaining clean facilities, and complying with all state and federal regulations pertaining to a safe workplace, housekeeping, and all activities that require regulation compliance
  • Performs or directs routine maintenance and repair on all elevator equipment
  • Assists customers in loading purchases
  • Actively promotes use of cooperative’s grain facilities to customers
  • Provides excellent customer service by managing difficult or emotional situations; responds promptly to customer needs, resolves questions, complaints and concerns immediately and meets commitments

A successful Grain Elevator Operator must be a least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and enjoy serving people and building relationships within the Kanza team and our community of patrons.


The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. 

May frequently need to climb ladders (may range from 20’ to 180’) and stairs. 

Frequently exposed to grain dust, moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat; toxic or caustic chemicals; and vibration.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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