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Aventure Staffing Commodity Operator in Storm Lake, Iowa

Commodity Operator | $24.50/hour

Monday – Saturday or Sunday, 6:50am – 7:00pm (rotating schedule)

ARE YOU SEARCHING FOR A NEW AND REWARDING CAREER? A new growing soybean production company located in Storm Lake, IA is looking for a Commodity Operator to join their team! The Commodity Operator position is responsible for safely loading and unloading products at a Soybean Crush Facility. Would you like to work with a new and expanding reputable company in the area? If so, apply today, the opportunities are endless!


  • Operations of grain handling equipment in the facility through the computerized control systems and make process adjustments as required to achieve desired results.

  • Sample collections and lab tests to determine changes that should be made to maintain the quality of the products and processes.

  • Unloads grain trucks and railcars as needed to meet plant goals.

  • Loads final product (Oil, Meal, Pellets, and Hulls) into trucks and railcars per order and unit rain and manifest delivery schedule.

  • Inspects and operates material handling equipment, rolling stock, railcars, track mobile and locomotives, rail switch stands, streetsweeper, skid loaders, and ATV’s

  • Completes grading of soybeans.

  • Maintain records of required documentation for test results of product.

  • Cleaning of all equipment of the area and may perform routine preventive maintenance duties on such equipment.

  • Trouble-shoot and eliminate process-related issues.

  • Help train newer employees on best practices and job duties.

  • Perform duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety equipment, and successfully completes all safety certification requirements.

  • Focus on maintaining a good team atmosphere.

  • Communicate with team/shift employees concerning proper operation of equipment, changes in flow rates or processing capabilities, safety concerns, product quality issues and maintenance needs before and during shift exchange.

  • May perform reasonably similar or related duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • AA degree preferred.

  • 2 or more years of related experience preferred.

  • Strong safety knowledge and value for safety practices.

  • Correctly operate motorized and electric equipment, and computer systems.

  • Good time management skills and ability to prioritize work tasks.

  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, read a tape measure, to work overtime as necessary.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (especially spreadsheets) or related software.

Benefits & Pay:

  • $24.50/hour

  • Health and dental insurance

  • Life insurance

  • 401k, PTO and more available

For more information, call or stop by our office today! If you’ve applied to Aventure before, simply give us call to put your name in for this position. Our job is to get YOU hired (and it's free!)

221 East Main Street | Cherokee, IA | (712) 221-3272

Aventure Staffing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A drug screen and background may be required.