Grain Millers, Inc. is North America's premier Oat Milling Company with a global presence. For more than 20 years Grain Millers, Inc. has been a leading manufacturer of whole grain ingredients used in cereals, breads, bars and many other products served around the world. Many of the world's largest food companies have come to rely on Grain Millers, Inc. oat processing expertise.

Grain Millers, Inc. offers competitive wages with a bonus structure, a full line of employee benefits (to include but not limited to, Medical/Dental, Disability, Life, FSA, 401(k) with match) and a business casual working environment.

Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Experienced Import Specialist

Eden Prairie, MN - posted Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Our Specialty Products division is seeking an experienced Imports Specialist. This division focuses on global sourcing and export sales. This covers a number of different markets, including organic and non-GMO soybeans, mustard, buckwheat, millet, chickpeas, chia, lentils, organic rice, alcohol, and tapioca starches.

Job responsibilities include:
• Coordinates various aspects of the imports process, including proper imports documentation, pre-shipment sampling protocol, loading protocol, communication with suppliers and with freight forwarder and brokers, communication with Customs Border Protection (CBP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
• Coordinates final delivery of shipments to customers utilizing various modes of transportation.
• Receives, examines and approves documents from overseas suppliers.
• Computes tariff duties, price conversions, weight, and volume of imported merchandise.
• Makes payments to suppliers, brokers, shipping companies and others in the supply chain.

Essential Requirements:
• 1 -2 years of equivalent or work related experience.
• Proficient in basic accounting skills and the ability to calculate figures, amounts and foreign exchange.
• Excellent English oral and written communication skills and prefer proficiency in Spanish.
• A professional presence and excellent customer service skills.
• Adept at multi-tasking in a fast-past environment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills that allow effective working relationships with a diverse customer, colleague, and vendor population. This includes listening and problem solving skills.

CAD Designer

Eden Prairie, MN - posted Friday, January 09, 2015

The CAD Designer, in conjunction with the Senior Project Manager is responsible for preparing routine layouts, detail drawings and sketches, along with supplemental project planning and scheduling. Detail drawings including 2D and 3D CAD system, organization and correspondence necessary for equipment fabrication, layout or construction installation.

Typical Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Uses computer assisted design/drafting software to develop facility, construction and equipment layout drawings to assist project development.
• Creates and revises production drawings (detail and assembly drawings).
• Produces drawings and layouts based on engineering and project management outlines, sketches or drafts.
• Utilizes knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials and other physical sciences to complete drawings.
• Drafts detailed flow diagrams, layouts and construction components.
• Maintains Drafting, Engineering and Equipment Standard files.
• Sets up and maintains an organized file system for production drawings.
• Communicates with the project team including contractors, millwrights, QA and engineering regarding any revised prints.

Essential Qualifications:
• Prefer an Associates in CAD or related field, and two plus years’ of related experience. Prefer experience in AutoCAD 2D, AutoDESK Inventor, and/or Solidworks.
• Extensive knowledge of established construction and project management practices.
• Familiarity with food processing, milling or process engineering is desired.
• Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence, multi-colored construction prints and floor plans, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
• Strong communication skills; thorough and attentive to details; able to prioritize and multitask; proactive and deadline-oriented.
• Requires excellent interpersonal relationship skills. Strong written and oral communication skills to effectively deal with people at different organizational levels both internally and externally.
• Periodic travel to mill locations is required.

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