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Grain Elevator Operator - 1st shift

Kansas City, KS, USA ● Kansas City, MO, USA ● Kansas, USA Req #11748
Monday, May 6, 2024
Come grow with us! Established in 1907, Bartlett, a Savage Company, is a diverse agribusiness focused on the acquisition, storage, transportation, processing, and merchandising of grain. As part of Savage, Bartlett has been designated by USA Today as a Top Workplace and received recognition as a Military Friendly Employer and a Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation.

Check out a video about the Day in the Life of our Elevator Operators!


Grain Elevator Operators come to Bartlett for the focus on safety, and the opportunity for overtime, but they stay for the outstanding culture. We were founded over 100 years ago and still value the hard work our operators must perform every day.

This job is in Kansas City, KS.   

Here are some of the benefits you can expect from working at Bartlett:  

  • $24.00/hr and up
  • Steady, year-round work
  • A culture that appreciates Team Members
  • Overtime that pays 1.5 x your hourly rate
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • PPE provided by the company
  • 401(k) and Profit Sharing
  • Boot and Cold Weather Clothing reimbursement
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • A culture of safety


The duties of this hands on job will include: grain receiving, storage, handling, drying, blending, and loading of grain; monitoring stored grain condition; and maintaining and cleaning grain facilities and equipment to provide a safe environment for you and fellow workers.  Grain Elevator Operators will be cross trained to perform a variety of tasks.  

This job will be 1st shift: 6am to 2pm Monday-Friday, with ample overtime, including weekends.  

Requirements of a successful Grain Elevator Operator:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Reliable transportation
  • Available to work overtime and weekends
  • For safety reasons, must be able to read, write, understand and follow written and/or verbal instructions in English
  • Professional demeanor (safety conscious, quality of job performance, cleanliness, and verbal communications)
  • Able to pass a criminal background check


Here are some of the physical requirements of this role:  

  • This job can be physically strenuous
  • You will be expected to be able to work in tight and confined spaces
  • You will work at heights
  • You will need the ability to frequently lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds and occasionally more
  • This job will require the ability to ascend/descend ladders
  • You will be required to wear PPE


All candidates shall be subject to background checks.

Additional Information:
  • A complete job description is available upon request
  • Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace
  • California Residents Job Application Privacy Notice

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
  • Kansas City, MO, USA
  • Kansas, USA