Wilbur-Ellis Company
Aerial Loader (Huron, SD)
At a glance
Location: US-SD-Huron Map
Posted: 11/20/2019
Closing: 12/19/2019
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Wilbur-Ellis Company
Job description

Do you have at least two years of experience in equipment operations? Are you punctual and a motivated self-starter with a willingness to learn? Are you willing to working overtime during busy seasons? If so, we want to hear from YOU! 

For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!

General Purpose and Scope of Position:

Loader for Aerial application support. May also be expected to assist in general warehouse/hangar duties including, but not limited to: stocking and retrieving package and bulk containers, driving forklift and general housekeeping.

Key Skills and Abilities Include:

  • Knowledge and/or experience with agricultural operations (preferred)
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills between both customers and fellow employees
  • Willingness to operate material handling equipment including forklift, order picker, pallet jack and other equipment as required
  • Specific physical requirements include: Climbing: Ascending or descending from the plane’s wing, ladder. Body agility is emphasized
  • Ability to repetitively bend and lift boxes and bags up to 80 lbs.
  • Willing and desires to work overtime hours during busy seasons

Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • Person should be versatile, flexible, and willing
  • Can effectively multi-task
  • Able to work and contribute to a team approach with a positive attitude and outlook
  • Present a professional image to our customer through personal appearance and overall branch cleanliness
  • Strong mathematical skills required for mixing and accurately figuring loads
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Forklift Driver and Driving Certification (offered on the job)

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

  • The loader calculates product and carrier quantities, accurately figuring load amounts
  • Traveling to outlying airports to support aerial applications
  • Managing inventory, entering spray orders
  • Loading planes
  • Working closely with the maintenance crew and pilots
  • Perform vehicle safety inspections
  • Meet and complete all WECO regulatory safety requirements
  • Attend product training sessions and meetings when necessary
  • Help maintain warehouse/hangar cleanliness
  • Notify Branch Manager immediately if products spills
  • All other duties as assigned

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage (to be determined based on experience and other factors)

 If you are currently a Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!  


Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer

Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.

Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people

Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.

Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry’s best workforce

Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.

Aerial Loader (Huron, SD)