Rail Receiving Night Shift

Prestage Farms
Moltonville, NC
United States
Job Description

Prestage Farms is looking for a Rail Receiver to assist in the recording of data pertaining to receiving, storing, and shipping of ingredients by performing the following duties. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Examines bin slips or track list to determine type and estimated weight of railroad car
  • Assist the unloading of railcars or trucks
  • Direct trucks on loading procedures
  • Pulls lever to open slide gate on storage hopper to dump grain into scale hopper
  • Collects and examines samples to determine extent of dirt, burrs, hulls, seeds, and other dockage
  • Extracts samples for analysis and certification of moisture and protein content
  • Reviews analysis to ascertain amount of moisture and protein present in sample
  • Weighs grain or ingredients and inserts ticket into automatic recorder on scale that stamps weight on ticket
  • Records weight, description, and destination of ingredients shipped and received
  • Keeps chart indicating location and contents of storage bins
  • Grades and weighs ingredient samples and records results
  • Starts conveyors, selects flow pipes, and selects storage tanks to convey ingredients into storage or to loading department

  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of visitors or employees of the organization
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Ability to apply basic concepts of algebra and geometry
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations that limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form    
  • Preferred experience in fork lift operation


In addition to very competitive pay, employees of Prestage Farms receive:

  • Sick Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Medical Insurance
  • Voluntary Insurance options such as Dental, Vision, Etc.

For more information on our team here at Prestage Farms, click here: https://www.prestagefarms.com/our-team