Warehouse Technician

Job Family:  Operations/Warehouse/Processing
Business Unit:  SBU North America

Ashland, WI, US, 54806


DLF North America is currently recruiting for an Warehouse Technician for our operation located in Ashland, WI.


DLF Group is the world leader in the development and sale of high-quality grass seeds for the agricultural and (professional) lawn market. By continuously developing new innovative varieties and products, and with a strong focus on quality and reliability, DLF Group offers demonstrable value to the business of their customers and other relationships. 


DLF North America SBU, is one of our four Strategic Business Units. DLF employees are characterized by a high level of competency, passion, and commitment. In everything we do we act with respect, trust and integrity.  


Come grow with DLF! 


Check us out www.dlf.com (Global) & www.dlfpickseed.com (USA) & visit our careers page at https://careers.dlf.com. 


About the job  

This position performs a key role in maintaining industry specific equipment requiring experience in a broad range of skills including electrical and mechanical.


Job Responsibilities: 


Essential Job duties would be the following:

  • Fully understand and operate the seed cleaning plant
  • Ensure that clean seed meets quality specs while running at a optimal production rate.
  • Perform pre inspection of inbound seed and alert management of any quality issues.
  • Keep the cleaning production on pace to meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Ensure accuracy of clean seed inventory by keeping proper cleaning records 
  • Accurately tag and warehouse clean seed
  • Identify and perform all periodic maintenance on the cleaning plant
  • Understand lab equipment and utilize it for analyzing dirty seed samples to apply to seed cleaning strategy
  • Be able to identify weed seeds and other clean seed contaminants
  • Properly sample clean seed and retain appropriate samples 
  • Understand and perform all plant equipment changeovers and lead a small crew to minimize down time
  • Lead a small crew in daily seed cleaning activities, bagging and blending in the seed cleaning plant
  • Manage warehouse space to allow for incoming clean seed 
  • Ability to safety use various hand tools while working from high platforms
  • Operate forklifts
  •  Ability to work in extreme temperature ranges
  • Work in a dusty and noisy environment while utilizing proper PPE
  • Utilize lock out tag
  • Help management identify and solve any safety issues with the seed cleaning plant
  • Currently hold or the ability to obtain a class B CDL
  • Any other job responsibilities assigned




Electrical/Mechanical Skills

Active Class B CDL / or Ability to Obtain Class B CDL

Warehouse/Forklift Certification

Minimum of 2 Years Experience in Equipment Maintenance

Warehouse Osha Compliance Safety


Compensation and Benefits: 

This position comes with a competitive compensation plan that includes a base wage, use of company truck as needed, benefit options, retirement savings plan with company contribution, vacation, and personal days. Compensation will be based on experience and required qualifications. 


Why work for DLF?  

 We do good things! Grass is more than just a pretty sight – it helps fight climate change by trapping carbon and preventing soil erosion, making it a vital ally in preserving the environment. Grass acts as a natural filter, purifying water and improving air quality, while also providing essential habitats for diverse wildlife, showcasing its crucial role in supporting biodiversity and sustaining ecosystems. Grass feeds animals. Grass produces oxygen. Just a few reasons.... and many more! Learn more at https://dlf.com! 


Ready to make an impact? We invite you to come and grow with us!  


If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in joining our DLF team, please upload your resume and a cover letter highlighting your talent and why you fit this role. 


We thank all applicants who apply for this position but advise only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  


DLF USA Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection, and placement process. Alternate format available upon request. 




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