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CHS Inc. Office Assistant in Shenandoah, Iowa

Office Assistant

Date: May 3, 2021


Shenandoah, IA, US, 51601-4051

Req ID: 1355

Division: Country Operations

Employment Type: Part Time

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world. We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world. Most of our 11,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.


CHS Nutrition - Shenandoah has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for a part-time Office Assistant. You must be able to make decisions and work independently within a team atmosphere. You must be detail oriented, accurate, and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Office hours: 8 am – 4 pm Monday through Thursday.


  • Arrange facilities, logistics, and catering

  • Arrange video & web conferencing, and webinars as needed

  • Assist in new employee orientation.

  • Assist in preparation of management presentations, PowerPoint presentations, personnel announcements, and correspondence.

  • Assist Plant Manager with daily reports, new location research projects and other projects as needed.

  • Assist other office personnel.

  • Coordinate truck freight schedules, weigh trucks and document information.

  • Distribute invitations, meeting information & agendas, and/or other meeting correspondence.

  • Handle administrative details and routine issues independently, and take responsibility for completing these on time with high quality.

  • Handle customer phone calls, walk in traffic and direct patrons to appropriate personnel.

  • Handle phone calls, scheduling and calendar management utilizing Outlook.

  • Maintain a full understanding of company products and services.

  • Manage supplies and supply invoices for the location.

  • Offer support to the credit department as needed.

  • Order office supplies and maintain a clean office.

  • Perform other office duties as assigned.

  • Provide clear office communication with location managers, plant personnel and office employees.

  • Work with sensitive material and maintain highest level of confidentiality and integrity.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • 1+ years in Enterprise Services

Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in Business, Business Administration, Communications, or in a related field

Physical Requirements

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package.

Compensation: This includes base wage and may consist of other earnings depending upon position within CHS, consisting of bonuses, incentives, commissions, merit pay. This position may be an opportunity for promotion.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective January 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires employers to conduct a pre-employment verification full query against the newly established License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse prior to beginning employment in a position that requires a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). Candidates seeking employment in a position that requires a commercial motor vehicle license must voluntarily enter their information into the FMCSA and must provide disclosure authorization, at the time of offer, to CHS or an authorized third-party agent of CHS to verify the information.