Employment

Associated Feed is always interested in growing our team to be the very best. If you are interested in joining the team, take a look at the current job openings listed below. Click on an opening to view a more detailed description of what we are looking for and what is required for each position. At the bottom of each description is a button to download our employment application. Save the application to your computer, fill it out completely, and email it (along with a cover letter and résumé) to employment@associatedfeed.com, fax it to (209) 668-2370, or drop it off in person at the Associated Feed & Supply Human Resources department located at 407 So. Tegner Rd. in Turlock, CA. Thank you for your interest in joining the best team in the feed industry!

Current Job Openings

Current Openings as of 04/16/18.

Controller

SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Controller will analyze the organization’s income and expenditures and ensure compliance with regulations. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements for multiple companies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Responsible for the detailed review of financial and operational reporting for several business entities
  2. Supervises designated accounting staff which includes training, motivating and evaluating staff to meet high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the department
  3. Ensure effective and timely communication between the audit team and staff during company audits
  4. Assure adherence to internal control processes and practices
  5. Provides information and assistance to outside tax accounting firm for the filing of returns
  6. Prepare and approve journal entries
  7. Prepare monthly financial statements
  8. Prepare or review quarterly consolidated financial statements

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Special projects and/or other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

  • GAAP and FASB guidelines

Ability to:

  • Research and problem solve to effectively adopt appropriate solutions and obtain desired results
  • Work with all levels of employees to insure achievement of required organizational mandates
  • Communicate effectively with multiple levels of employees, senior management and ownership
  • Display a strong work ethic as a motivated self-starter
  • Work independently or within the constructs of a team
  • Display good judgment, planning skills and leadership traits
  • Prioritize, multi-task and understand the urgency of certain deadlines
  • Develop and promote effective working relationships with staff, as well as all internal and external customers
  • Evaluate and recommend staff development to build an effective team
  • Be flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances and expectations in order to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner
  • Comprehend inventory movements in a process manufacturing environment
  • Maintain and protect company confidential information
  • Identify and implement opportunities and processes improvements
  • Possess California driver’s license and insurable DMV

Experience Guidelines:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and CPA professional certification
  • Minimum five years’ experience in related field; agricultural or process manufacturing experience a plus
  • Proven background and experience with audit methodologies and techniques
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ supervisory experience
  • Advanced level proficiency in MS Excel and accounting packages
  • Strong analytical abilities and mathematical skills
  • Detail-oriented and have the ability to prepare detailed reports

SPECIAL DEMANDS

Physical and Mental Requirements

  • Frequent use of keyboard
  • Frequent sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional bending or squatting
  • Frequent decision-making and concentration
  • Frequent co-worker and/or public contact; occasional working alone
  • Frequent exposure to noise
  • Frequent reading and close-up work

Working Conditions
Work is performed in a typical temperature controlled office environment subject to typical office noise and environment.  Position may require work outside regular business hours, including weekends and occasional travel to other company locations.

Qualified candidates email résumé to: employment@associatedfeed.com; fax to (209) 668-2370 or apply in-person at: 407 So. Tegner Rd., Turlock, CA between 8 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. EOE/Drug Free.

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Commodity Loader Operator

Responsibilities/Requirements Include:

  • Daily maintenance checks on Payloader, submit weekly report
  • Daily inventory of shed submitted to admin by 6:00am
  • Be sure all commodity bays are properly labeled with commodity name to prevent contamination
  • Loading of commodity trucks with feed ingredients with Payloader per customer requirements
  • No trucks allowed to leave that exceed 80,000 pounds-zero tolerance
  • Minor maintenance of equipment
  • Back up duties with scale operator / Whole Corn Load-out
  • Sanitation and Housekeeping of equipment to assure cleanliness of facility and product
  • Other projects to be assigned as required
  • Must be a team player and goal orientated to achieve high performance through good communication and work ethic

Work Schedule Requirements:

  • Must be available to work Holidays and week ends as requested
  • Must be able to cover 12 hour shifts for vacation s as needed
  • Will work day shift

Safety:

  • Must follow and abide by all safety guidelines, policies and procedures within the essential job functions of this position

We offer competitive compensation/benefits, including 401(k); Wages are based on Qualification and Experience. Qualified candidates email résumé to: employment@associatedfeed.com; or print the employment application below; fax to (209) 668-2370 or apply in-person at: 407 So. Tegner Rd., Turlock, CA between 8 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. EOE/Drug Free.

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Maintenance Mechanic

Associated Feed & Supply Co., located in Turlock, has an immediate opening for a highly self-motivated Maintenance Mechanic. The successful candidate must be able to troubleshoot, repair and perform preventative maintenance on all equipment throughout the plant. This position will also be responsible for minimizing downtime by detecting potential mechanical and electrical problems. Requirements: minimum 2 years' experience in an industrial or production environment; good analytical skills, ability to troubleshoot and make on-the-spot corrections to emergency conditions; light industrial electric, hydraulics, power transmissions, and pneumatics experience; basic computer knowledge; previous feedmill or industrial experience is desired. Must be flexible to work varying shifts, OT and weekends as needed. This position may require lifting up to 55 pounds, work at high elevations and in confined spaces. We offer competitive compensation/benefits, including 401(k). Qualified candidates email résumé to: employment@associatedfeed.com; or print the employment application below; fax to (209) 668-2370 or apply in-person at: 407 So. Tegner Rd., Turlock, CA between 8 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. EOE/Drug Free.

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Mill Operator

We are seeking Mill Operators for our operations in the Turlock area facilities to perform semi-skilled labor with regard to all aspects of mill maintenance and operations.

Job Duties: Mill operation, including but not limited to, operating all process equipment and heavy machinery (including forklift, loader and rail car mover once trained), utilize computer programmed batching system to receive and manufacture feed, perform minor maintenance, maintain required documentation, inspect and unplug chutes, inspect rolls for proper gap and lubrication. Perform housekeeping duties in and/or around facility, work independently in the absence of on-site supervision, perform maintenance and inventory set-up. May perform duties of Loader Operator and other production support positions within the Mill Department, including: loading, rolling, grinding, pelleting and receiving as needed.

Job Requirements: 1-2 years of work experience in a warehouse/industrial/production environment. Knowledge of forklift operation and heavy machinery experience a plus. Previous feed/agricultural experience desired. Ability to lift/carry 75 lbs. /100 ft., communicate clearly & audibly in a noisy environment, understand all railroad vocabulary, comfortable working in confined spaces and at high elevations, and be flexible to work varying schedules; on-call, overtime as needed. Applicants must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License with no more than 2-pts on DMV record. Successful candidates will be in good physical condition, pay close attention to detail, and be computer literate. We offer competitive compensation & benefits, incl. 401k. Salary open based on qualifications and experience.

Qualified candidates may email résumés w/salary requirements to: employment@associatedfeed.com; or fax to (209) 668-2370; or print the employment application below. Drug Free/EEO/DMV Pull Notice Program.

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Rail Operator/Unloader

Associated Feed & Supply is looking for an experienced Rail Operator/Unloader for their Sierra Grain Terminal facility in Hughson, CA.

Job Description: The successful candidate will be able to operate, monitor, and maintain all aspects of the rail operation at this facility. This will include operation of the locomotive, keeping a daily inventory of all rail cars, unloading of cargo, routing products to the proper area of the facility, and maintenance of all components of the rail operation.

Job Requirements: Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents with less than 2-points on DMV record. Participation in a random drug testing program will be required. The successful candidate will be in good physical condition, able to lift and carry 75 lbs. for 100 feet, communicate clearly and audibly in a noisy environment, understand all railroad vocabulary, and be flexible to work varying schedules, on-call, and overtime as needed.

We offer competitive compensation/benefits, including 401(k); Wages are based on Qualification and Experience. Qualified candidates email résumé to: employment@associatedfeed.com; or print the employment application below; fax to (209) 668-2370 or apply in-person at: 407 So. Tegner Rd., Turlock, CA between 8 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. EOE/Drug Free.

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