Career Opportunities

Location Supervisor – Hilltop

Job Description Overview

Farmers Co-op of Hanska is seeking a grain/feed location supervisor for its Hill top location located just South of New Ulm on Highway 15. Duties include supervising the grain operations, weighing, grading and unloading grain, assuring the maintenance of grain quality, loading outbound grain, unloading and loading of bagged feed and assisting customers with their feed needs, maintaining required records, following safety regulations. Experience in grain handling and livestock feeding is a preferred but will train if necessary. Ability to operate computerized scales and point of purchase software required along with the ability to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis. For more information contact Jerry Svoboda at 507-439-6244. Or, download the application from the website and email to

Seasonal Harvest Labor

Job Description Overview
Assist with grain handling duties including unloading, loading and scaling trucks, piling corn, general housekeeping and providing exceptional service to our farmer customers. Dependability and willingness to work until the job is finished are desirable. Hours can be flexible with preference given to those who can work full days. Opportunity could turn into full time. Pay dependent on experience. 

Seasonal CDL Drivers 

Job Description Overview
Safely transport grain, feed, dry fertilizer and anhydrous ammonia during the fall harvest season. Class A and B CDL required with Hazardous Materials endorsement a plus. Applicants with Propane delivery experience and valid CTEP credentials please apply! We can be flexible with hours but preference to those who can work full season on a daily basis. Opportunity could turn into full time. Compensation dependent on experience. 

Feed Truck Driver - Mankato Mill

Job Description Overview
Responsible for the safe and accurate delivery of finished feed product to customers.

Essential function

  • This position is expected navigate roadways and farm sites to accurately deliver finished feed to customers.
  • Must develop a knowledge of the product you are hauling, animal biosecurity issues, and HACCP standards.
  • Must be aware of and follow all applicable safety and environmental regulations with respect to the product you are handling
  • Understand the proper operation of semi tractors and feed trailers, This includes basic maintenance of trucks and trailers
  • Assist in housekeeping of the feed mill and facility grounds as directed by the mill manager.
  • Immediately notifies supervisor of any irregularities in the finished feed product.
  • Follow established policies and procedures, along with proper communication, when operating feed handling equipment
  • Immediately reporting of any accidents and/or injuries
  • Safe operation of semi tractors, trailers, skid loaders, pickup trucks, and other feed handling equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Ability to be flexible, work is usually completed by 5pm, but sometimes can run as late at 8pm.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work in a highly quality controlled environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a safety conscious environment
  • Some mechanical background including the ability to recognize signs of operation failure
  • Basic written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with other facility personnel


  • Walking
  • Climbing stairs and ladders to open bin hatches, sometime 30 feet off the ground.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Bending/Stooping
  • Shoveling spilled product
  • Working outdoors in a broad range of climate conditions


Custom Applicator- Farmers Coop of Hanska
Job Description
Operator of custom application equipment in the application of fertilizer and chemicals to customer’s fields in a safe, accurate, efficient and timely manner as well as promote the proper use of crop protection products.
Job Duties

  • Responsible for accurate application of fertilizer and/or chemicals per blend sheet specifications
  • Maintains and repairs equipment according to maintenance schedule, policies and procedures
  • Communicates with managers and sales staff to assure safe, accurate quality, efficient and timely application
  • Works in any area of operation or production as assigned
  • Interacts with customers in a professional manor
  • Works safely following safety rules, regulations, and PPE requirements
  • Exhibits attitude and actions consistent with policies
  • Attention to detail and a strong sense of ownership in his/her work and application equipment used
Basic Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent and basic math skills.
  • Possess or ability to obtain CDL with Hazmat and Tanker endorsement.
  • Good driving record.
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs.
  • Ability to work long hours in season.
  • Possess or ability to obtain a commercial applicators license.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.
  • Willing to work other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Farming background
  • Application experience



Hanska is an Equal Opportunity Employer
For more information on these positions please contact Jerry Svoboda via email at or 507-439-6244

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