At Famo Feeds we are always looking for qualified and motivated people to join our team. We take care of our people and offer competitive pay, benefits package, and opportunities for growth and development.  If interested in any of the careers below, please stop at our office located at 446 Industrial Drive, Freeport, MN to complete an application.  Or complete the application form and return to Famo Feeds.  Application for Employment

 

Bookkeeper

Job Description

Famo Feeds is looking for an experienced or completing a 2-year accounting degree bookkeeper to add to our team and play an instrumental, hands-on role for day-to-day operations. This position ensures accurate billing for goods and services sold.

Type: Full Time | Hours/Schedule: Monday-Friday| 8:00 am – 5:00 pm| 40 per week |Start Date: Immediately

Duties include:

  • Responsible for processing accurate pick tickets, delivery tickets and invoices to be sent to customers.
  • Responsible for processing ACH invoices daily.
  • Responsible for maintaining contract and booking information.
  • Cross-trained in counter sales invoicing and cash receipts.
  • Assist with other general office duties such as printing tags for production, answer phones, etc.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Qualification & Requirements

  • 2+ years’ experience as a bookkeeper or completing a 2-year accounting degree.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP preferred, but not required.
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite software.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Adaptability, flexibility, multi-tasking and problem-solving.
  • Great customer service and comfort interacting people throughout each day.

 

Dairy Specialist

The Dairy Specialist will provide technical direction and leadership to the Famo dairy program.  This includes taking a lead role in large producer/target account sales activity.  The Dairy Specialist also assumes a lead role in the management and further development of the Famo dairy nutrition program including products and software.  The Dairy Specialist supports Territory Managers by offering technical expertise to their premier customers, training presentations and telephone support.  This role coordinates the technical, sales, logistics and marketing aspects of the business.  The Dairy Specialist must be an effective communicator and be able to convey new concepts and ideas to livestock producers, dealers, Territory Managers and the Famo office.

Requirements

This position requires an advanced degree in animal science and extensive dairy management, nutrition and herd health experience.  The position demands leadership skills, livestock industry and marketplace knowledge, experience with feed formulation/ration balancing software and a strong agricultural business aptitude.  The position requires some overnight travel within the Famo market area.

Production Hand-Adds/Warehouse Worker - Night Shift

This production hand-adds position is to identify, weigh and add micro ingredients to feed batches to build a complete ration for animal health and growth.  The position requires that a detailed, complete record is maintained as to the amount of additives and ingredients used.

The individual will also be crossed trained to operate bagging equipment, sewing machine to close bags of product, and robot to stack feed on 4x4 pallets.  Then, using a forklift to remove the finished product from the stacker to the warehouse.  This individual will also assist in whatever way with the loading and unloading of trucks and when not engaged in the production of feedstuffs, the individual will work with maintenance personnel to clean areas.

This position is 4:00 pm – 2:30 am Monday-Thursday after training is complete.

Territory Manager

The Territory Manager coordinates sales efforts and serves as a liaison between livestock producers, feed dealers and the Famo office.  It is the Territory Manager’s responsibility to provide consultation services relating to the sale, distribution and formulation of livestock feeds.  This includes calling on farms, doing rations and providing the services necessary to make Famo products successful on livestock operations.  In addition, the Territory Manager assists independent dealers in the sales and support of Famo products.  This includes working with the dealers on floor stocking selections and product training.   The Territory Manager must have up to date knowledge of animal agriculture and the feed industry and be willing to keep abreast of new technologies.

Requirements

A bachelors or master’s degree is preferred but equivalent practical experience will be considered.  Territory Managers are expected to represent the entire Famo product offering but it is understood that most candidates will have or will develop a particular area of expertise.

 

Truck Drivers CDL A Home Nightly; No Weekends out of our Freeport, Minnesota facility.

Requirements

Truck Drivers must be knowledgeable of all aspects of vehicle operation, especially safe secure loading practices and safe effective driving.  Truck Drivers must also be to identify specific products and read and understand pick tickets, delivery tickets and invoices.

Truck Drivers must know and understand all state and federal laws, and DOT regulations concerning vehicle safety, vehicle inspections, electronic logbook device (ELD) and hours of safe operation.  Acknowledge of preventive maintenance as well as the ability to operate forklifts and hand trucks.

  • Monday-Friday position
  • Home Nightly
  • Regional driver in MN, ND, SD, IA and WI