Scale House Operator

Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

The primary function of this role is to move semi-trucks through the scale in a timely manner for in and outbound loads. This includes sampling, grading and electronically documenting samples in the computer system.


Scale house operations

  • Move trucks through the scale in a timely manner.
  • Load and unload trucks.
  • Professionally work with truckers on a day to day basis as the primary onsite contact.
  • Hook up and disconnect trailers with yard semi to do preloads using bulk loading system as well as portable augers.
  • Sample in and outbound loads including grading and running on sample computer system.
  • Enter tickets the system.
  • Maintain proper communication between the Fargo corporate office and the Buffalo scale house.
  • General housekeeping of scale house.
  • Adhere to all quality assurance standards.


  • Support and adhere to the company’s safety program.
  • Where trained, proactively identify and report to supervisor possible safety hazards.
  • Timely, report accidents or near miss incidents as required by the safety program.

General responsibilities:

  • Project work or items outside of this job description, as specified from time to time by the responsible manager.
  • In common with all other personnel within Anchor Ingredients, the job holder is required to adhere to the company’s policies on safety, hygiene and good housekeeping. Specifically:
    • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of himself/herself and that of other persons who may be affected by his/her acts or omissions
    • To cooperate regarding any duty or requirement
    • To report to his/her immediate manager any hazard which may be discovered on at the place of work.
    • Demonstrate teamwork.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Hold a valid drivers license
  • Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Semi-truck experience hooking up and dropping trailers (CDL not required)
  • Grain grading experience a plus
  • Inventory knowledge a plus
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships
  • Ability to:
    • Lift a minimum of 50 pounds
    • Stand for extended periods of time
    • Work in dust
    • Open traps on trucks and trailers
    • Work in confined spaces
    • Work at significant heights up to 150 feet
    • Work in extreme temperatures
    • Operate skid loader and telehandler

See the company’s website for more information.

Job Features

Job CategoryAgriculture, Manufacturing and Processing, Transportation

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