Company Culture

  • Family-oriented
  • Purposeful
  • Longevity
  • Service-oriented
  • Flexibility
  • Community-minded
  • Teamwork
  • Advancement

Health & Wellness

Beyond the Basics

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company Match & Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Our Vision

We develop long-term relationships with customers and the community that exceed their business expectations.

Our Mission

We provide quality service, products, and markets to enhance the value of the Cooperative.


Melissa Sharbowski
Office Specialist, Ruth, MI

“The past 22 years working with the talented team members of the Cooperative Elevator Co. has been the best opportunity!  My experience at the Ruth Plant has been great, and my duties include customer service and business office responsibilities.  I recently joined the Accounting Team helping with accounts payable as well.  I enjoy working with the patrons and my coworkers at a safe, productive workplace.  We are fortunate to have exceptional patrons who care about the Coop, and we work hard to provide them great products and excellent customer service!”

Adam Armbruster
Plant Operator, Pigeon, MI

“What I like most about working at the Coop is the flexibility. Over the past 16 years I’ve been able to move around within the company as different jobs became open. I’ve never felt “stuck” in one job during my career here. It’s very nice being able to move around and help other plants as needed. Overall, it’s been nothing but a good experience working at the Coop.”

Ryan Morrish
Plant Operator, Sebewaing, MI

“During my 22 years of service at the Cooperative Elevator Co I have worked in many different areas. While the jobs are different, the goals are the same – everyone working together to get the job done. Overall a great company to work for with the opportunity to advance. The Coop is very focused on employee safety, and I really enjoy, and take pride in working here.”

Devin Koroleski
Agronomy Sales Consultant, Bad Axe, MI

“My career with the Cooperative Elevator Co. started in the Summer of 2019 when I was an intern based at the Pigeon Fertilizer location. My experiences that summer working with the Coop agronomists across the Thumb was excellent, as I was able to gain hands-on experience in the field and on the technical side of agronomy. After graduating with a degree in Agriculture Business Management in 2020, I returned to the company to apply the skills I gained through my internship and my college career to provide agronomy consulting  for growers in the Thumb area. The time I have spent with the Cooperative Elevator and my dedicated, knowledgeable colleagues has shown me how fortunate I am to work at such a great company!”

Job Listings

Plant Operator – Sebewaing, MI

Full-Time • Sebewaing, MI

We are looking for a qualified individual to assist in all areas of the Sebewaing plant – to receive, process, grade, and ship grain &/or dry beans, and to distribute fertilizer/chemical/seed.  This person will also load/unload trucks and rail cars; assist with recordkeeping, housekeeping, and preventative maintenance, etc.  Flexibility is key!
Customer service and computer skills a must; a CDL with the proper endorsements required.
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Millwright/Plant Maintenance – Pigeon, MI

Full-Time • Pigeon, MI

We have an immediate opening for a Millwright.  This person will assist in the maintenance and construction of the company plants and equipment.  Applicants should possess excellent mechanical skills and have experience/certification in welding, fabricating and with machining equipment.  A CDL with the proper endorsements will be required.

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Plant Operator – Pigeon, MI

Full-Time • Pigeon, MI

We are looking for a qualified individual to receive, process, grade, and ship dry bean or specialty products. This person would also clean, bag product, load totes and stack products. Customer service and computer skills a must. This person will be based at Pigeon Colored Bean Plant but may also work at Pigeon Navy, Elkton Specialty or other plants as needed. Primarily 2nd or 3rd shift.

More Info / Apply Online