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MaxYield Cooperative Custom Applicator Trainee in West Bend, Iowa

Are you our next Custom Applicator Trainee?

Do you have a passion for making a difference in grower?s operations? Are you someone who enjoys operating high-tech ag equipment? Do you want to learn alongside leaders in the industry and build your career with advancement potential in a friendly and positive work environment?

If so, we want to talk to you.

MaxYield Cooperative is a leading agricultural cooperative providing innovative solutions to our clients in Northwest and North Central Iowa. We?re seeking the right individual to join our team as a Custom Applicator Trainee. You will be responsible for vital agronomic solutions and services to our clients in various ways, including:

  • Custom application of crop nutrients, crop protection products, and lime

  • Operate dry fertilizer and liquid facilities

  • Perform Equipment maintenance

  • Manage seed warehouses and treat seed

MaxYield Cooperative is passionate about the valuable learning that takes place in a successful trainee opportunity. Other opportunities and experiences will also occur, which may include:

  • Actively-involved mentor(s)

  • Comprehensive company onboarding and safety training

  • Learn agronomy operations, including facility and tender operations

  • Assist with and learn grain and energy operations

  • Learn agronomy and crop protection products and how they work

  • Attend agronomy and MaxYield educational sessions

  • Job shadows with Seed Solutions Specialists, Agronomy Specialists, and SciMax Specialists (precision agriculture)

  • Other opportunities as the season, time, and your interests allow

You do not need to have past agronomy experience, but you must have a strong willingness to learn throughout the trainee program.

Custom Applicators can anticipate a wage range of $42,000 - $64,000 per year, which includes paid overtime, bonuses and depends on experience and acres applied.

This position offers competitive benefits, including:

  • Career advancement potential at MaxYield

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance

  • PTO

  • Comprehensive retirement plan, including 401(K) and pension plan

  • Uniforms provided

This is your opportunity to join the MaxYield team and play an important role in the region?s farming community.

Applications available online at and any MaxYield location. Applications and resumes can be sent to Diane Streit, Human Resources Director, MaxYield Cooperative,

Employment contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment drug screen.