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Class B Driver/Material Handler - Farmers Business Network

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Job Title
Class B Driver/Material Handler
Job Location
Shakopee, MN
Job Description

Company Overview 

Farmers Business Network (FBN) is on a mission to power the prosperity of family farmers and rural communities around the world, transforming how the world farms with an integrated, technology-enabled agricultural platform.

We offer high ROI farm inputs, fintech and sustainability products and services powered by network data, and farm-tested insights from our global farmer community.  Our platform helps FBN members make confident decisions to ensure the economic viability of their farms, while also empowering them to be a part of the solution as the global community confronts its most pressing issues: providing food security for a growing population, transitioning to more sustainable agriculture, and responding to climate change.

We are a dynamic, innovative, and mission-driven AgTech company that offers competitive compensation and benefits as well as boundless career mobility. We are backed by top investors, including Fidelity, ADM, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, DBL Partners, T Rowe Price and Temasek. We have been featured in these articles by the Wall Street Journal and Forbes, and were also named "One of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World" by Fast Company Magazine.

POSITION OVERVIEW 

We are looking for a safety minded, diligent, organized, hard-working Class B candidate who will be responsible for Warehouse material movement and inventory along with local delivery of chemical, fertilizer, and seed, as needed, for a central distribution warehouse. Warehouse duties encompass all the functions of the warehouse including sit down and stand up forklifts, pallet jacks, order selecting, loading and unloading, inventory counts, and other duties as assigned. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • This is a Warehouse position combined with Class B driving and delivery duties when needed, and will involve physical movement of product.
  • Adhering to the compliance of all legal and safety procedures. Approach each work day with a safety first mindset.  Report all defects, accidents, near misses or violations.
  • Movement of product using powered industrial vehicles (forklifts, electric pallet jacks, etc…) and/or manual pallet jack as well as by hand in building pallets.
  • General warehouse labor to include but not limited to: sweeping floors, trash removal, clean equipment, floor marking tape and other housekeeping duties as assigned.
  • Ensuring orders are correctly picked (pallet/tote/case), staged, and ready for delivery.
  • Unload inbound trailers to include the breakdown of pallets and ensure correct receipt of products.
  • Verify outbound orders are correct before shipping. 
  • Load outbound trailers and any vehicles transporting FBN material.  
  • Monitoring the inventory and work areas including: receipt, pick, pack, ship and return of product.
  • Conduct regular inventory cycle counts.
  • Complete Warehouse Inspection sheets daily, prior to equipment use.  
  • Managing the safe, professional and efficient deliveries in partnership with our direct customers. This includes a high level of customer facing interactions and communication as you represent FBN for scheduling and deliveries along with problem solving to ensure the best customer experience possible.
  • Ensuring the proper functioning of all tools and equipment. 
  • Coordinate all required paperwork for shipment and deliveries including proper handling of returns 
  • Complete regular safety and quality audits 
  • Comply with driver/warehousing rules and regulations as well as with company policies

and procedures

  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCES & QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Current Class B Commercial Driver License 
  • Currently have Tanker and Hazardous Material endorsements 
  • Minimum of 1 year Class B working experience in product delivery and distribution to customer base 
  • Minimum of 1 year Forklift experience. 
  • Proven work experience managing direct to customer deliveries (Final Mile) 
  • Knowledge of the safety and legal documentation processes for handling related driver and warehouse activities (MSDS, Equipment checklist, BOL) 
  • Ability to effectively manage time, resolve crisis and decision making 
  • Ability to efficiently coordinate workings with internal and external workers of the company 
  • Ability to work weekend shifts during peak season 
  • Clean/Pass DOT drug/alcohol and physical 

PREFERRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified, or ability to be certified on equipment (forklift, etc)
  • Working understanding of WMS system
  • Acceptable incident history
  • Comply with safety regulations
  • Ability to safely handle equipment used to physically move inventory
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
To understand the physical demands of this job, please click this link and refer to Template J
 
The following represents FBN's reasonable estimate of the US national average base salary range for this role based on market data and placement of internal employees: $22-$30/hr. This salary range may vary based on geography and the higher cost of labor in some metropolitan areas. 
 
Beyond Base Pay, FBN also offers all full-time/permanent employees competitive total compensation packages that include equity compensation, paid holidays plus an additional floating holiday, work flexibility including paid time off and remote work if your role is eligible, parental leave, benefits including but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, wellbeing, short & long term disability, life insurance, 401k, HSA employer contributions, and more.
 
FBN is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. FBN considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
 
We participate in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more about the E-Verify program here.
 
FBN is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known limitations for qualified applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance to complete this form or participate in an interview, please let us know.

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Farmers Business Network Headquarters Location

San Carlos, CA

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Farmers Business Network Company Size

Between 500 - 2,000 employees

Farmers Business Network Founded Year

2014

Farmers Business Network Total Amount Raised

$917,899,968

Farmers Business Network Funding Rounds

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  • Series G

    $300,000,000 USD

  • Series G

    $300,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $175,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $175,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $110,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $110,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $40,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $40,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $20,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $20,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $15,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $15,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $3,300,000 USD

  • Series A

    $3,300,000 USD

  • Series A

    $4,600,000 USD

  • Series A

    $4,600,000 USD

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