Shipping Trainee

Chief Agri Manufacturing/Production Kearney, Nebraska


Chief Agri is seeking Shipping Trainees to join the Chief team. These are entry level positions to introduce our products and processes.  You’ll be performing a variety of duties related to the receipt, preparation, and shipment of raw materials and finished products as directed by supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Using material handling equipment such as hoists, overhead cranes, forklifts or other material handling equipment to move materials as required to load and/or unload trucks, vans, and containers.
  • Visually inspects raw material upon receipt and finished product in preparation for shipment.
  • Packages component parts according to order specifications.
  • Accurately counts and records transactions including taking photographs.
  • Assists with quality control to verify incoming and outgoing material meet established requirements.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • Requires a valid driver’s license.
  • Experience operating overhead cranes and/or forklifts preferred.


  • Schedule is Monday-Thursday with overtime as required on Friday and Saturday
    • 1st Shift – 6:00am – 4:30pm

The Company:

Putting the needs of customers first has taken Chief Industries, Inc. from a small construction company in 1954, to a highly diverse company with a reputation for manufacturing quality products and offering unparalleled customer service. Through its many divisions and subsidiaries, Chief Industries employs over 1,400 skilled and dedicated employees who produce a wide variety of products, many of which are used around the world.

A division of Chief Industries, Chief Agri originated in 1961 and offers a full line of aeration and material handling products to help grain producers minimize storage costs and maximize the selling price of their commodities. Manufactured to exacting standards using heavy-duty materials and innovative designs, Chief grain conditioning, handling, and storage systems are sold throughout the world and have a reputation for providing many long years of dependable service.

Our Benefits:

This full-time position is eligible for full company benefits, including

  • Paid vacation and PTO policies
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life Insurance
  • Wellness program
  • 401(k) retirement with company match
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And much more.