Rewarding Careers at Clarkson


Clarkson prides itself on attracting talented individuals who are seeking a career in the burgeoning Non-GMO and Organic agricultural industry. As a family-owned, employee-owned business, we foster a culture committed to delivering high-quality Identity-Preserved, Non-GMO, Organic, and Certified Transitional corn, soybeans, and soy ingredients to food manufacturers throughout the United States and Canada. We take pride in our work knowing that our efforts not only help promote a healthier consumer lifestyle but also support our domestic farming industry.

Clarkson proudly boasts a diverse and knowledgeable workforce of dedicated employees that range from agronomists to merchandisers, logistics to quality control. We offer a variety of jobs in friendly midwestern communities to help meet your unique career goals.


In addition to providing competitive salaries, we also offer a rewarding benefits package:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Spending Account (HSA)
  • Flex Spending Account (FSA)
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Term Life and AD&D Coverage
  • Long & Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holiday pay

Be a member of the Clarkson team.  Apply today or email




Risk management


Quality control

QA Specialist / Scale Operator I

Key job components include:

  • Grade and Lab Tests
  • Documentation
  • Weigh Trucks
  • Customer Service
  • Other duties, as assigned

Location: Illinois, Oakley


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Production Operations Specialist I

Key job components include:

  • Scale, bag and stitch
  • Sweep bins
  • Measure bins
  • Inspect, clean and prepare containers
  • Clean facility
  • Other duties, as assigned 

Location: Illinois, Cerro Gordo

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Production Operations Specialist I - Barge Site

Key job components include:

  • Secure Barges
  • Load/Unload Barges, Rail Cars, and Trucks
  • Operate Equipment
  • Other duties, as assigned 

Location: Illinois, Beardstown



Plant Operator  - CSL

Key job components include:

  • Processing and packaging finished products.
  • Execute the facility’s sanitation programs and activities to ensure they meet or exceed required customer and regulatory food safety requirements.
  • Warehouse - Outbound and Inbound trucks - unload and load trucks with proper raw or packaged goods.
  • Accurately ensure all documentation is completed and submitted to ensure all products and materials received, processed, and shipped meet defined expectations.
  • Safely, promptly and effectively install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain production and facility equipment according to the safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes in order to support the achievement of the company’s business goals and objectives.
  • Administrative and other duties as assigned.

Location: Illinois, Champaign

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Internship - Summer Program 2023 TBD


Location: Illinois, Cerro Gordo

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