Feed Mill Operator 1 - Day and Night Shift in Algona IA

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Feed Mill Operator 1 - Day and Night Shift
Job ID: 
Algona IA
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Job Types:
Production Worker
Summary: Trained to tend, operate and oversee all of the operator areas within the mill (i.e. receiving, batching, production floor, loadout, etc.) to assure compliance with established procedures relative to quality, productivity and safety by performing the following duties.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Follows standard operating instructions/procedures in the performance of any and all operator areas, including flushing procedures for batching and pelleting, along with record keeping.
  • Operates all area equipment/tools (computer, grinders, tools, fork lift, etc.) in any and all areas.
  • Prepares and maintains shift activity reports, tracks production reports, sampling reports, bag dump reports, reconciliations, etc.
  • Regulates flow of materials and observes flow to ensure attainment of specified products.
  • Perform daily feed, bulk and micro ingredient inventory.
  • Perform housekeeping duties as requested by the supervisor, also is responsible to keep is designated area clean and support co-workers in other areas.
  • Maintains and ensures the safety of all employees and assets of the company.
  • Acquires and maintains necessary certifications (weigh master, fork lift, etc.).
  • Maintains and ensures the orderliness and housekeeping of any and all areas of the feed mill.
  • Responsible for filling micro-ingredient, tote system, and maintaining necessary stock at the batching areas and receiving when need.
  • Responsible for being in compliance with all environmental laws and procedures to which Smithfield subscribes.
  • Incumbent will be responsible for understanding and complying with company IPS and EMS policies and procedures in the performance of their job duties.
  • Report all environmental issues immediately to their supervisor.
  • Read and understand the company's emergency notification process and will be responsible for reviewing that policy at their work site.
  • Conduct duties in a way that maintains compliance with ISO22000 Feed Safety and Quality Program, including opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Performs other duties as defined by manager/shift supervisor.


Job Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand documents such as safety rules, maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • recognize critical areas of the mill control feed/ingredient system.
  • Able to read and speak English.
  • Basic computer skills desired
  • Will work in wet and/or humid conditions, and around fumes or airborne particles, chemicals, and cold.
  • Must be able to work an average of 50 hour weeks, including night, holiday and weekend when required

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