Mill Operator in Columbia SC

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Mill Operator
Job ID: 
Columbia SC
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Job Types:
Production Worker
This position will report to the Meal Preparation business that is now known as Winland Foods, Inc owned by Investindustrial. Investindustrial is a leading investment and advisory group with over $11 billion of raised fund capital, which provides commercial solutions and capital to high-quality mid-market companies internationally. Investindustrial has a strong track record of investing in the food and beverage sector, including private label, and has developed longstanding relationships in the food and beverage community.

Employee Type:

Full time


SC Columbia

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Mill Operator

Job Description:

  • Operate both cleaning houses on shift to ensure proper moisture levels and screening percentages are maintained.
  • Obtain thorough knowledge of mill flow to ensure semolina extraction and quality standards are met.
  • Meet or exceed run efficiency standards (minimize shift downtime).
  • Ensure that semolina produced on the shift meet quality standards.
  • Ensures mill sanitation conditions meet TreeHouse Foods Private Brands and BRC standards. Complete magnet/tailing logs and Master Sanitation Schedules.
  • Perform work safely.
  • Perform scheduled mill and cleaning house maintenance as directed.
  • Loading/unloading of railcars and trucks with flour, by-products and wheat
  • Operation of mill on shift.
  • Responsible for ensuring safe, legal and quality product is provided for manufacturing.
  • Monitor enrichment feeder rates and record each shift.
  • Take bin inventory measurements at the beginning of each day.
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Mill Manager.

  • Milling skills and knowledge gained through technical training and/or three years actual milling/grain handling experience is essential.
  • Proven ability to utilize computerized equipment in order to produce the desired quality of mill products.
  • Tasks performed involve work with equipment and procedures that require familiarity with formal safety procedures, and following them in order to maintain the safety of the work environment.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and to work at high elevations, in confined areas, in extreme heat and cold and in outside conditions on a regular basis.
  • Must be able to navigate numerous flights of stairs/ladders on a continual basis.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.


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Job Location Information
City: Columbia
County: Richland
Populaton: 131,674
Public Transit: The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (CMRTA) serves the heart of the Midlands, including Columbia, Cayce, West Columbia, Forest Acres, Arcadia Lakes, Springdale and the St. Andrews area. Its services include the trolleys in Downtown Columbia and the DART service (Dial-a-Ride Transit). Five taxi companies provide a fleet of more than 175 cabs.
Cost of Living: Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $274,832; detached houses: $281,946; townhouses or other attached units: $181,960; in 2-unit structures: $201,377; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $133,733; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $183,653; mobile homes: $115,020 Median gross rent in 2019: $909. March 2019 cost of living index in Columbia: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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