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Company: Central Garden & Pet
Location: Chilton, WI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


Our Pet Segment is seeking a 2nd Shift Grain Receiver to be a part of our Kaytee division based in Chilton, WI. You will be responsible for doing quality checks, unloading, and cleaning grains to meet production needs. If you find your skills match the qualifications we are seeking below, we invite you to apply for this position! 


At Kaytee, you have the opportunity to work with products for birds, hamsters, rabbits and other small animals.  We offer a clean work environment with free uniforms, onsite fitness center and an onsite Health & Wellness clinic for employees and their families. Other benefits include full medical, dental and vision coverage, free life and disability insurance and a full 3% match on your 401k contributions, along with a yearly profit-sharing bonus!


  • Perform Quality tests and inspections to ensure incoming materials meet established guidelines.
  • Unload railcars and trucks. Receive all grains and put in designated bins.
  • Clean and process all incoming grain.
  • Helps to regulate inbound and outbound materials to schedule incoming grains with purchasing agent to meet production needs.
  • Monitors and records bin and silo inventories daily.
  • Keep accurate records of grain movements, inbound materials, samples, and clean downs.
  • Keep all work areas clean. Maintain a clean truck and railcar area. Sweep and clean up spills on a daily basis.
  • Assist with silo clean up and clean out.
  • All employees are responsible for reporting food safety issues to those who can initiate corrective actions.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Mathematical skills required ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. 
  • General mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent attendance record is a must.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 60 pounds.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner


  •   The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. 
  •   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  •   While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. 
  •   The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and fumes of airborne particles. 
  •   The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. But higher levels of noise are marked by signs.


  •   Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  •   Free Life and Short-Term Disability Insurance
  •   Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  •   401k with 3% company match and annual profit-sharing bonus!
  •   Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
  •   Employee Assistance Program
  •    Discounts on cell phones, movie tickets, gym memberships, and more!
  •    Education Assistance (both college degrees and professional certifications)
  •    Referral Program with cash bonus

At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China, and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet industries…one blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at www.central.com to learn more. 


We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


All successful applicants should expect to undergo a screening for prohibited levels of drugs prior to beginning employment.

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