Feed Mill Operator

  • Job Tracking ID: 85397-299582
  • Job Location: Newton, IA
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: January 10, 2020
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP





Job Description:

Tends feed mill that grind materials such as corn, SBM, ingredients for feed and drugs, by performing the essential job duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adds prescribed amount of corn, soybean meal, drugs and feed ingredients for making desired feed.
  • Monitors inventories to ensure proper ingredients are on hand for mixing. Minimizes excess inventory and out of date materials.
  • Monitors feed grinding to insure quality of final product is consistent and of high quality.
  • Maintains and repairs feed equipment. Keeps feed grinding area clean, safe, and up to code.
  • Coordinates loads to maximize efficiency and maintain customer service.
  • Maintains inventory of products including loading/unloading trucks and organizing warehouse.
  • Operates mill in a safe and responsible manor.
  • Keep production records including products ordered, inventory records, production records and billing.
  • Maintain and record maintenance and housekeeping records in the appropriate log books.
  • Certain branches/locations may require the employee to maintain a valid driver’s license and commercial insurability at all times and/or Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), please see the requirements of this specific position below.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Experience and Skills:

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

PCP Level: 4

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

Ability to use computer to operate mill equipment, bill product, receive and adjust inventory.

Certificates and Licenses:

May be required to maintain a current weighing license and grain grading certificate. Certain branches/locations may require the employee to maintain a valid driver’s license and commercial insurability at all times and/or Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), please see the requirements of this specific position below:


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