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Life at JDH.

As a family-owned company, we know that good people are essential to our success. Whether you work for JDH or one of our three subsidiary brands, you’ll find the same kind of supportive environment. From mills and trans-load facilities to corporate offices, our jobs are a safe place to grow and reach your potential.

 

 

Our core values:

We take care of one another.

Because we value safety.

We do what’s right.

Because we value integrity and accountability.

We tell the truth.

Because we value honesty.

We seek out what’s next.

Because we value opportunity.

Why JDH careers are different:

Everyone is welcome.

You don’t need a background in agriculture to thrive with JDH. If you have the right mindset, we can teach you the rest.

We trust your judgment.

You know your customers’ needs better than anyone else. Even though we operate all over the map, decision-making stays at the local level.

Your ideas matter.

Our business is stronger than ever because we’re not afraid to try new things. As the industry keeps evolving, we need more innovative ways to challenge the status quo.

We want you to grow.

Our financial stability gives us the resources to invest right back into our people. We offer ongoing training and development programs to support your personal career goals.

 

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Before JDH, I was a minor league baseball player. I had no previous work experience in ag commodities, but they saw potential and taught me everything I needed to know.

Trader, Tulare, California

I am excited to be a part of a team who is willing to grow through innovative opportunities while holding tight to foundational principles like safety and integrity.

EHS Manager, Amarillo, Texas

I am so proud of the fact that JDH empowers me to find the right answer for our customers. This is a place where people want to work.

Inside Sales Rep, Amarillo, Texas

The work we do is important, but who we accomplish our goals with is where the fulfillment and fun come in.

Merchandiser, Amarillo, Texas

It’s uncommon for my generation to stay at a company for extended periods of time, but I am now in my eighth year at JDH.

Legal Counsel, Omaha, Nebraska

Competitive benefits and compensation.

Details may vary by role and location.

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with tiered matching
  • Five days of sick pay in addition to vacation
  • Two weeks’ parental leave
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Employee assistance programs, including mental health support
  • Tuition reimbursement program

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Have you ever heard a quote emphasizing the importance of looking up? Whether it's to pause, gain a new perspective or simply to appreciate what's above, the idea is simple, but it’s often overlooked. Explore the view from within our new silo in Guernsey, CA, by doing just that—looking up.

Typically housing whole corn, today, the silo gives us a chance to pause and recognize the beauty that surrounds us when we turn our gaze upward.

A special shout-out to David Borges, dispatcher in California, for capturing and sharing this incredible photo. 🌽👀 🆙
In agribusiness, transporting a commodity from its origin to the market requires critical decisions, complex logistics and trusting relationships. At JDH, we excel in connecting origin markets with high-demand areas, ensuring smooth supply chain operations.

We are committed to streamlining the supply chain, serving as a dependable link for all stakeholders. Our localized decision-making model enables our team—salespeople, traders, nutritional experts and facility managers—to quickly respond and adapt to challenges.

This approach not only moves commodities, but it also strengthens a network of trust and efficiency across the agribusiness landscape. Discover more about our key role in optimizing the supply chain. https://bit.ly/3SrRaLM
JDH is thrilled to announce we’re constructing an agricultural unit train receiver outside Stratford, Texas, in Sherman County. This facility, served by BNSF Railway, represents a major leap in our commitment to the Texas Panhandle’s economy and our service capabilities.

Here are some key highlights of this project:

📆 Operational by 2025
🐄  Vital asset for local agriculture
💼 Generating economic growth and employment

You can read more about this exciting development in our press release here: https://bit.ly/3O5yXlJ.

Stay tuned for more updates on this significant project.
Almost there! We hope you can feel the excitement over at J.D. Heiskell. 🎉 

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In just a few days, we’ll share the news and how it celebrates our roots and our vision for the future.
From the very beginning, J.D. Heiskell has embraced change. We've grown, adapted and now we're ready for our next chapter. 📚 

This big step has been months in the making involving our leaders, employees and key stakeholders – and we can’t wait to share more with you soon. 🚀
Spanning 137 years and five generations, our legacy is unmatched. But we're not just looking back, we're moving forward — starting with an exciting announcement in just a few days. Stay tuned here so you’re one of the first to see the big reveal.
🎆 Happy New Year! 🎆 As we embrace 2024, change continues to be a driving force in our field. J.D. Heiskell is not just adapting but leading the way. We're gearing up for an important change that demonstrates our commitment to innovation and the enduring legacy of our fifth-generation, family-owned business. 

Keep your eyes peeled for a special announcement on January 10. Here's to a year of growth and new opportunities!
⏰The clock is ticking!⏰ At J.D. Heiskell, we're always at the intersection of supply and demand. But this time, we’re also prepping for something really meaningful to our company legacy. 

Count down with us to this exciting announcement on January 10! 📣
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Giving back.

We focus our charitable donations and volunteering within the communities where we live and work. Each subsidiary company has a giving committee that works together to decide where our funds can make the biggest impact.

 

Having fun while working hard.

Working together safely as a team means knowing and trusting the people around you. Every location is a little different, but we all value time spent together with annual parties, company outings and other fun activities.

Employes from Friona, Texas, the 2022 winning facility.
Employees from Friona, Texas, the 2022 winning facility

The Pat Hillman Safety Award.

Every year, facilities have the opportunity to win our highly competitive and prestigious safety award — named after the company matriarch and granddaughter of our founder. The winning facility (as determined by a panel of plant managers) earns a coveted trophy, $1,000 cash for each employee and a face-to-face dinner with JDH executives.