Ames, IA – Full Time

Date of Posting: August 17, 2021     FLSA Status: Hourly, non-exempt

Location: Ames, IA     Supervisory: No

Team: Purchasing Reports to: Purchasing Manager

Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, M – F



The Culture

Ag Leader was born from a passion and determination to transform agriculture forever. In 1992, Ag Leader changed the industry by bringing real-time yield data to farmers’ fingertips. Today, more than 25 years later, Ag Leader has become a global team providing year-round solutions to meet the needs of production agriculture. We are improving the lives of farmers around the world by helping them plan, plant, apply, and harvest more efficiently and profitably. And we aren’t slowing down. Ready to use your talent to implement change? Join our team of innovators continuing to revolutionize agriculture.


The Opportunity

Ag Leader is seeking a friendly receptionist to manage activity around the front entrance. The receptionist’s primary role will be to establish a welcome environment for employees and visitors and professionally answer and redirect incoming calls.


The Right Person Will

  • Contribute to the overall vision and culture of Ag Leader Technology
  • Be able to communicate effectively with all personality types
  • Be friendly and courteous to others
  • Be able to work well in a team environment and independently
  • Have strong organizational skills with an ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and assume new responsibilities within the position
  • Good people skills with a positive and outgoing personality



  • Primary phone attendant – switchboard operator
  • Greet and direct visitors
  • Direct calls and visitors as appropriate
  • Maintain visitor log
  • Sort daily mail both inbound and outbound
  • Process outbound mail via special USPS shipping terms
  • Maintain company vehicle program inbound / outbound
  • Takes care of all walk-in customer drop-offs and pick-ups.
  • Conduct inventory and purchases of office supplies
  • Support business-related meals as needed
  • Support department or company-wide business functions as requested
  • Support Production as needed with light assembly requirements
  • Support with miscellaneous tasks, as needed



  • High school education or GED equivalent. Some level of college or training certificate in applicable field of studies preferred
  • Prefer 1 year in a receptionist role
  • Prefer 1 year in operator – switchboard capacity
  • 1 year of MS Office
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of USPS shipping terms
  • General office machine knowledge of printers, scanners, and postage machines

Apply here.


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September 15, 2021