Post Holdings Grain Receiver Loader in Carrington, North Dakota

Dakota Grower’s started out as a grower-owned cooperative built by farmers in the early 1990s and today we are the third largest pasta manufacturer in North America. Our entrepreneurial spirit drives our innovative culture and passion to bring premium quality pasta to your table. At Dakota Growers, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, challenging and inspiring environment in one of our state-of-the-art food manufacturing facilities.

Position Summary:

The Grain Receiver/Loader role gets to enjoy working indoors and outdoors our facility assisting with shipping/receiving our products. This role operates heavy equipment such as railway cars and trucks. The Grain Receiver/Loader plays an important role in ensuring our products are in excellent condition for our customers. We have 2 positions, Wednesday - Saturday, 8a - 8p and Sunday - Wednesday, 8a - 8p.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with shipping and/or receiving of deliveries in accordance with standard documented procedures. Checks for damaged products.

  • Load and unload railway cars using powered mobile equipment like a payloader or track mobile.

  • Prepares railway cars and/or trucks, including weighing and identifying product for shipment.

  • Operates systems to transfer and load product into railcars and/or trucks, including cleaning and sealing trucks and/or rail cars.

  • Ride railway cars while moving along track.

  • Assists with sampling and testing, keeping accurate reports.

  • Performs routine maintenance on material handling systems.

  • Keep driveway and bin site area clean

  • Follows Master Sanitation Schedule and ensures proper HACCP documentation is kept.

  • Follows health, safety and fire prevention regulations and practices.

  • Performs other related duties as required

Education and Experience Required:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed

  • Must successfully pass fumigation certification within the first year of employment, as required by federal, state, and local law

Education, Experience and Skills Preferred:

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to deal with multiple priorities in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

  • Computer experience with ability to learn company specific programs

Physical Job Requirements: Qualified candidates must be able to perform the following physical job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Must be able to sit for 3+ hours per day

  • Must be able to reach up shoulders for 3+ hours per day

  • Must be able to climb on and off a ladder for 3+ hours per day

  • Must be able to work in small spaces for 3+ hours per day

  • Must be able to do fine manipulation and feeling for 3+ hours per day

  • Must be able to bend, crouch, kneel and stoop for 6+ hours per day

  • Must be able to lift-up to 50+ pounds for 6+ hours per day

  • Must be able to work in a dusty environment for 6+ hours per day

  • Must be able to work in high heat/humidity for 6+ hours per day

  • Must be able to operate foot pedals for 6+ hours per day

  • Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds with assistance for 6+ hours per day

  • Must be able to do simple grasping as well as push and pull for 8+ hours per day

  • Must be able to lift-up to 34 pounds for 8+ hours per day

  • Must be able to balance, stand and walk for 8+ hour per day

  • Must be able to wear a respirator as needed

  • Must be able to distinguish objects and equipment visually, and express or exchange ideas by spoken or written word

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.




  • Degree: High School

  • Major: General