About Benson Hill
Benson Hill empowers innovators to develop more healthy, tasty and sustainable food by unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants. Benson Hill’s CropOS™ platform combines machine learning and big data with breeding techniques and plant biology to drastically accelerate and simplify the product development process. This platform allows for cost-effective and more efficient ways for companies to analyze and make improvements in plant genetics. Benson Hill brings a unique and holistic approach to our product and platform development, as we span a broader workflow involving trait and seed development, genome editing, and breeding all the way to creating better ingredients and varieties that tap a strong consumer demand for more flavorful and nutritious fruits and vegetables. More information can be found online at www.bensonhill.com. Follow us on Twitter at @BensonHillInc.

Our Purpose and Core Values

Our Core Values are a set of common principles we share that are fundamental to our company’s identity.

  • Be Bold!  We redefine boundaries by providing new solutions to difficult problems. Together we are driven to transform the future and will not allow the fear of failure to prevent us from innovating. We voice our opinions, embrace change, and challenge each other to think creatively.
  • Be Inspired! We have purpose in our work-we are curious, engaged, and have fun. We maintain an active learning mindset and are motivated by diverse people and thoughts. We are energized by all innovators and together we aim to make an impact and contribute to building a better world.
  • Be Real! We understand who we are, what we want to achieve, and what it takes to get there. We hold each other accountable through timely, candid, and well-intentioned feedback. Together we engage in honest communication and healthy debate that leads to success through true alignment.

Position Summary

Due to growth, we are actively seeking a Shipping and Receiving Technician who is a highly motivated individual, to assist our Benson Hill Seeds warehouse team. Work will primarily consist of general seed treating and packaging tasks such as: Lead seed treating, Inbound and outbound shipping, inventory management, counting, fork truck and organizing. Supports activities by performing routine tasks under supervision. Follows protocols and safety procedures.

Requirements

  • Able to work 40 hrs per week; some weekend work may be required. 
  • Able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Willing to learn and ready to take on challenges. 
  • Ability to work creatively and efficiently in a fast-paced, start-up company environment.
  • High attention to detail, positive attitude, and works well within a cross functional group.
  • Demonstrates an adaptable, attentive and thorough work ethic. 
  • Excellent planning, organization, and execution skills.
  • Have or obtain a seed applicators license

You Will:

(Essential Duties and Responsibilities)

  • General seed warehouse tasks such as lead seed treating, packaging, shipping, receiving, and sorting seed purposes.
  • Sets up, adjusts, and operates equipment and instruments.
  • Follow protocols to generate accurate operational data and safety protocol.
  • Maintains clean facilities, equipment, and instruments.

You Have:

(Competencies and Qualifications)

Education

  • HS/ GED

Experience

  • Relevant experience
  • Preferred seed treating experience
  • Preferred Applicators license

Other

  • Attention to detail
  • Strong Customer Focus
  • Collaborative
  • Ability to focus and follow directions and SOP’s
  • Dependable
  • Efficient

We have a Total Rewards Package at Benson Hill that consists of more than just your paycheck. Total Rewards at Benson Hill covers Pay (salary and bonus), Health (employer benefit contributions) and Wealth (investments). Some of the perks include:

  • A Collaborative Environment
  • A flexible PTO program with a focus on work/life balance
  • Competitive medical benefits and retirement savings plan
  • FREE Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Education reimbursement
  • PAID parental leave
  • And more….

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