Feed Mill Operator

Full-Time United Farmers Cooperative in Feed
  • United Farmers Cooperative, East Howard Street, Creston, IA, USA View on Map
  • Post Date: 11/14/2019
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Job Detail

    • Operate pellet mill and related equipment.
    • Perform regular maintenance on pellet mill, shaker, bagging and associated equipment.
    • Maintain good housekeeping in pellet mill area.
    • Maintain a high level of quality control at all times.
    • Keep production records on all feeds run through pellet mill.
    • Responsible for bagging operation and proper coding of feed bags.
    • Inform Feed Mill Manager of any feed mill supplies needed.
    • Load bagged feed and other warehouse items for customers when additional help is needed.
    • Check with Production Coordinator to get feed run for trucking schedule.
    • Sequence feed properly to prevent drug carryover or ruminant meat and bone contamination.
    • Check bins to see if empty, closed, and free of contamination. Erase bin board when finished running load.
    • Check that all necessary machinery is running.
    • Be sure feed is pellets, crumbles or cubes.
    • Run mill at determined speed and steam setting to get good product.
    • Keep rolls and knives adjusted properly.
    • Check mash for proper texture, color and smell.
    • Keep bin board current and up to date.
    • Make sure distributor is set for correct bin.
    • Follow rules set forth in Quality Assurance manual and follow all Good Manufacturing Regulations.
    • Maintain and promote a good attitude toward fellow employees and customers.
    • Promote safety and follow all United Farmers Cooperative HACCP, FDA and OSHA safety guidelines.
    • Perform any other duties as required by the Feed Mill Manager.
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
    • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
    • 1-2 years’ mill work experience preferred.
    • Agricultural background preferred.
    • Good written and oral communication skills.
    • Technical experience in working with equipment.
    • Must be able to manage time effectively.
    The benefit package available to all full time employees includes:
    • Medical Insurance w/ Prescription Coverage
    • Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
    • Retirement Pension Plan
    • 401K Retirement Account w/ Company Match
    • Employee Life Insurance & Dependent Life Insurance
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Annual Clothing Allowance

Job Description

Immediate Supervisor: Feed Mill Manager


This position is accountable for daily pellet mill and shaker operation. This position is also responsible for bagging and proper quality control.

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