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Seasonal Agronomy Associate - Newport, OH

Location: Newport, OH


Heritage Cooperative is a member-owned cooperative dating back to 1919. Our Agronomy Division is seeking a dynamic associate to join our team!


Position Overview: The agronomy associate will provide prompt and accurate support of all assigned operational, customer service, and order fulfillment tasks.


Essential Job Functions

  • Safe and efficient operation of all equipment
  • Greet customers in a polite, professional and positive manner
  • Fulfill customer orders in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Maintain equipment and facilities in a neat, clean, safe and environmental sound condition
  • Efficient operation of equipment to effectively load out bulk dry and liquid fertilizer in a manner that is accurate and safe
  • Assist with the preventative maintenance on all plant equipment to obtain the maximum efficiency possible and ensure the longevity of all fixed assets
  • Operate receiving systems and equipment in a safe and efficient manner to receive product and unload trucks
  • Assist with any reporting and recordkeeping that is required at the facility
  • Comply with all government regulations and company safety policies and procedures including safety training and inspections
  • Follow all company polices and perform all assigned tasks in an efficient and safe manner
  • Become a positive representation of Heritage Cooperative
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Willing to work extended hours and weekends when needed
  • Good communication skills
  • Good mechanical skills
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move more than 50 lbs.




Work Authorization

Evidence of work authorization upon employment is required in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Completion of USCIS form I-9 will be required in order to verify employment eligibility within 3 business days of the first day of employment.


AAP/EEO Statement

Heritage Cooperative provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Heritage Cooperative complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Heritage Cooperative expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Heritage Cooperative’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

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