Pellet Mill Operator (2nd Shift)

Pellet Mill Operator (2nd Shift)

Pellet Mill Operator (2nd Shift)
Altoona – Altoona, IA US (Primary)
Job Description

Position Summary:
Kent Nutrition Group in Altoona, Iowa has an opening for a Pellet Miller Operator.  This role will operate the pellet mills in a safe, proficient and efficient manner necessary for optimum production and quality that meets company specifications.  This is an hourly position with a complete benefits package and reports to the Plant Production Superintendent.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities Include:
• Understand the process of feed manufacturing including the flow of ingredients
• Follow feed formulation requirements and quality assurance testing specified by Quality Control
• Recognize and communicate quality issues to Quality Control foreman
• Keep feed inventory current and accurate
• Complete operating and production documentation
• Perform daily maintenance on pellet mill equipment (clean, grease, etc…) and record on log reports
• Provide maintenance, cleanliness and housekeeping to ensure equipment is in proper working condition for continual mill operation
• Assist with repairs and maintenance as needed and report maintenance problems to the supervisor
• Follow company specified safety practices and comply to OSHA standards
• Follow feed mill Standard Operating Procedures
• Run multiple pieces of equipment within the plant
• Assist in all feed and other mill duties as requested by shift foreman including safety, customer service, production, maintenance and housekeeping
• Other duties as assigned by plant management

Job Requirements

Education and Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED
• Must be a minimum of 18 years old to work in plant
• Good communication skills; verbal and written
• Math skills sufficient to complete documentation
• Effective problem solving skills
• Good mechanical aptitude
• Excellent work ethics a must
• Ability to cooperate with co-workers is essential
• Thorough understanding of cGMP’s
• Knowledge of HACCP Feed & Food Safety Plan
• Knowledge of OSHA safety requirements
• Knowledge of FSMA

• Prior experience in feed or production related work

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
• Able to safely lift a minimum of 75 lbs. from floor to working height as job requires
• Ability to work safely in a dust environment
• Ability to work indoors and outdoors in all seasonal weather conditions
• Must be able to work 2nd shift

High School
Career Level
Entry Level
Shift Type
Second Shift
Job Type

Posted on

March 25, 2019