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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.

If interested, e-mail your cover letter and resume to HR@GrainMillers.com.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
St. Ansgar, Iowa


Flakeline Operator

 
St. Ansgar, Iowa - posted Monday, June 01, 2015

We are looking for motivated and dedicated Flakeline Operators for our night shift. This position is responsible for creating our finished product of rolled oats or other small grains (barley, wheat, rye). It is responsible for the operation of several pieces of equipment that our product flows through and completing quality test to ensure the product is meeting our customers standards.

Responsibilities and regular duties include:
*Operation of flaking system.
*Responsible for directing product to proper bin or processing areas.
*Monitor and adjust all systems to gain peak performance in yield and quality.
*Perform quality and production checks with documentation as scheduled.
*Direct the Warehouse Utility personnel to ensure product is packaged correctly.
*Coordination/planning and communication of production run with operations (Blending, MOM Brands, toting systems, bulk systems, Millers and Specialty Grain) and support functions.
*Perform basic preventive maintenance tasks on systems as assigned.
*Perform operational cleaning tasks on a regular scheduled basis with documentation.
*Change flake screens and air filters.
*Assist as needed in warehousing and or loading product using a forklift.
*Maintain clean working environment.
*Will work at heights inside and outside when maintenance on equipment and transfer piping is required.

Essential Qualifications:
*High School Diploma or equivalent.
*Leadership and communication skills necessary to assist in decision making and communicating production expectations to helpers, Assistant Operations Manager, Warehouse Coordinators, Bag Operators, and Blending Operators.
*The ability to facilitate planning and coordination of production runs.
*Ability to meet Physical Demands of position with or without reasonable accommodations.
*Ability to operate computer systems and warehouse/inventory systems.
*Ability to work with others in a team environment.
*Ability to climb ladders up to 85 feet.
*Fork truck experience/knowledge is desired.
*Ability to work in an environment with grain dust.

Physical Demands:
Physical activities include walking, shoveling, scraping, kneeling, twisting, sitting, climbing, squatting, pushing and pulling, lifting,and bending motions. Must be able to climb 5 flights of stairs and lift 50 pounds. Will be exposed to dust from a variety of small grains.

If interested, email your resume to HR.STA@GrainMillers.com or stop in to visit us and complete an application at 605 Grain Millers Drive, St. Ansgar, IA 50472


Fiber Plant Relief Operator

 
St. Ansgar, Iowa - posted Monday, June 01, 2015

The St. Ansgar Fiber plant is looking for a qualified individual to assist in the operation of the Fiber production. This position is a 3rd shift position working Sunday night through Thursday night.

Responsibilities and regular duties include:
*Assisting in the operation of fiber plant which includes, but are not limited to;
- Produce products to required specifications (product quality) for all specific ID numbers.
- Complete production sampling, testing and QA documentation according to product specifications and deliver to QA Lab
- Document production runs according to specifications.
- Responsible for product change overs.
- Maintain clean working environment and perform simple maintenance and preventative maintenance on equipment.
- Relief for the fiber plant operator and packaging operator for breaks and meal periods
- Comply with most recent written HACCP program
- Rework material as directed by QA.
- Work as a team with co-workers and train new team members of all policies and procedures.
- Follow the G.M.P (Good Manufacturing Practice) and safety guidelines as per Grain Millers, Inc.
- Maintain a clean working environment and equipment
- Communicate with A & C Mill operators, FSB staff, QA, Management and truckers and vendors
Equipment:
- Complete scheduled metal detectors tests
- Clean system magnets on set schedule
- Light maintenance to include, but not limited to;
* Replacing or repairing sprouting components, drive belts, drive chains, grain leaks, lubrication, bolts, setscrews, etc. (this position does a lot of their own maintenance)

Essential Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Prefer Grain Millers employee in good standing with a minimum of six months experience in the mill
- Fork lift experience
- Flexible and willing to accept changes on short notice
- Willing and able to learn new technology
- Possess basic computer skills
- Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
- Ability to work with others in a team environment.
- Self motivated and ability to work in a fast paced environment
- Ability to meet the Physical Demands of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Physical Demands:
The physical requirements of the position include, but are not limited to;
- Lifting up to 50lbs up to 80” in height
- Climbing stairs and ladders
- Lifting up to 100lbs in total weight
- Bending, squatting, pushing, pulling, gripping, and standing for long periods of time.
- Ability to complete visual product inspections
- Good sense of hearing, smell, and taste

If interested, email your resume to HR.STA@GrainMillers.com or stop in to visit us and complete an application at 605 Grain Millers Drive in St. Ansgar, IA 50472


Warehouse Utility

 
St. Ansgar, Iowa - posted Monday, June 01, 2015

Grain Millers, Inc. is looking for motivate employees to work in our packaging area. These position are 12 hour night positions filling super sacks of finished product and loading bulk trailers. Forklift experience is ideal!

Responsibilities and regular job duties:
- Operation of tote filling systems to process orders according to customer specifications.
- Operate fork lift in tight areas.
- Operator stretch wrapper
- Operation of the inventory system to label toted product with lot #, weights and product ID
- Communicate with the roller operator for daily production schedules.
- Load pneumatic trailers with flaked product.
- Move and organize palleted product to the warehouse.
- Assist the bag operator in warehousing product.
- Assist with Re-stacking 50 lb. bags, stretch wrapping, and labeling bags prior to storage.
- Record SPC data, and follow sterile sample procedures.
- Complete QA checks and paperwork
- Assist the Bran/Flour Helper when necessary to meet customer demands.
- Cleaning and assisting in all Mills are regular tasks.
- Maintaining a clean work environment. This includes above tote station mezzanine.

Essential Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Fork truck experience/knowledge is required to move pallets.
- Good organization skills are required to store and inventory finished goods and packaging supplies.
- Teamwork and communication skills needed to communicate effectively with Operators and Warehouse Coordinators.
- Basic computer skills.

Physical Demands:
The physical requirements of the position include, but are not limited to;
- Ability to lift and place a pallet on the loading station. (45# 2 feet off ground)
- climbing a ladder about 12 feet
- stacking 50# bags
- twisting, turning and bending motions frequently
- Ability to get on and off the forklift frequently 8 to 12 times per hour.

This position is a great position to get to know Grain Millers. If interested, email your resume to HR.STA@GrainMillers.com or stop in to visit us and complete an application at 605 Grain Millers Drive in St. Ansgar, Iowa 50472


Warehouse Coordinator

 
St. Ansgar, Iowa - posted Monday, June 01, 2015

Grain Millers is looking for night 8 hour (2nd and 3rd shift)Warehouse Coordinators. This position is responsible for picking product from warehouse and loading product onto van trailers and boxcars
after inspecting all van trailers, bulk trucks and box cars to ensure they are appropriate to transport food grade product. They are to
assist in moving bulk trailers into loading position and assist in the loading process. This position will also organize packaged food
products in the warehouse. Maintain accurate and appropriate inventory records and documentation. Be able to operate and drive
forklift, be able to operate and drive yard tractor to move trailers for loading.

Responsibilities and regular duties include:
- Load product onto van trailers and box cars to minimize damage during transportation to customer.
- Complete appropriate documentation and record keeping for shipping and warehousing.
- Maintain first in/first out philosophy when preparing shipments.
- Obtain lab approval for product before shipping.
- Warehouse and organize food products packaged for trade and shipment.
- Coordination of shipping schedules with logistics on a daily basis.
- Inspection of van trailers, bulk trucks and boxcars to ensure food quality condition.
- Complete documentation of all trailer inspections.
- Maintenance of an accurate stock inventory of finished goods, ingredients, and packaging materials stored in warehouse.
- Proper inventory, handling, storage, and disposition of substandard hold product produced are required.
- Working with Quality Technicians for inspection and maintenance of warehouse inventories.
- Keeping dock areas inside, outside and under dock levelers cleaned per sanitation schedule and documented.
- Ability to safely operate forklift and complete all required training.
- Ability to operate yard tractor and move trailers into and out of docks, bulk loading area, across scale and into parking areas.
- Backup to FSB Inspector and handle Food Security Building operation during the night shift and on weekends.

Essential Qualifications
- High School Graduate or equivalent.
- Driving skills for semi-trailer operation to stage inbound and outbound trailers.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Effective teamwork and communication skills with warehouse employees, logistics, lab, and production operations are
expected.
- Safe forklift operation skills

Physical Demands:
- Ability to move around the warehouse and between Food Security Building and warehouse on foot, forklift and yard truck.
- Ability to lift and stack 50 pound bags of product onto pallets
- Ability to climb stairs

Come join our Grain Millers team. If interested in this position please send your resume via email to HR.STA@GrainMillers.com or come visit us at 605 Grain Millers Drive in St. Ansgar, Iowa.


Miller

 
St. Ansgar, Iowa - posted Tuesday, June 02, 2015

The Miller is responsible for operating the A and/or C Mill. This includes the operation of oat cleaning, dehulling, grading, delivery, and blending systems in addition to the groat kiln conditioner, finishing system, cutting system and transport systems. The operator works with a co-working to accomplish job listed above learning both sides of the mill (cleaning/Dehulling and Kiln/finishing).

Responsibilities and regular duties include:
- Operation of oat cleaning systems, oat dehulling and grading systems.
- Operation of oat delivery systems from storage silos, and blending on an intermittent basis.
- Operation of the kiln conditioner, finishing systems, cutting systems, and product transport systems.
- Communicate with all mills, receiving and office personnel regarding production, transfers, product received, and silo inventory.
- Monitor production and key quality and yield check points.
- Operate all equipment for peak performances in yield and quality.
- Know and follow all safety, quality and GMP’s policy and procedures.
- Perform basic preventive maintenance tasks on systems as assigned
- Perform operational cleaning tasks on a regular scheduled basis with documentation

Essential Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Leadership and communication skills necessary to assist in decision making and communicating production expectations to co-workers.
- The ability to facilitate planning and coordination of production runs.
- Ability to operate computer systems.
- Ability to work with others in a team environment.
- Ability to meet the Physical Demands of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
- Ability to follow all safety, quality and GMP policies and procedures.
- Ability to work in an environment with grain dust.

Physical Demands:
- Ability to climb ladders and stairs up to 8 floors.
- Ability to walking, sitting, kneeling, twisting, squat, pushing and pulling, shoveling, lifting up to 50 lbs unassisted, and bending motions.
- Exposure to small grains and grain dusts on a daily basis.

Come join our Grain Millers team. Send your resume via email to HR.STA@grainmillers.com or come visit us at 605 Grain Millers Drive in St. Ansgar, Iowa 50472


Bran/Flour Helper

 
St. Ansgar, Iowa - posted Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Operate the flour/bran tote filler and bulk loading systems. To organize and inventory warehoused goods after toting. Assist the Bran/Flour Operator as needed in production. To move pallets and load trucks with fork trucks, and to clean respective equipment and workstations of all the above mentioned areas.

Responsibilities and regular duties include:
- Operation of the tote filling systems to process orders according to customer specifications.
- Operation of the bulk loading systems according to customer specifications.
- Operate forklift to move product in the warehouse and onto trailers.
- Communicating with the Bran/Flour Mill Operators and assist with production as necessary. This could include assisting in quality checks, plug ups, and cleaning of areas.
- Operating the stretch wrapping device.
- Clean inside of railcars.
- Complete quality checks and paperwork as required. This includes, cleaning the magnets, checking metal detector
calibration, utilizing SPC control charts, and sampling product.
- Responsible for the operation of the bran/flour mill when the operator is absent.
- Complete paperwork while toting and loading pneumatic trailers/rail cars.

Essential Qualifications
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Forklift experience desired.
- Good organization and communication skills.
- Ability to operate computer systems and warehouse/inventory systems.
- Ability to work with others in a team environment.
- Ability to climb ladders at least 15 feet.
- Basic math skills.
- Ability to meet Physical Demands of position with our without reasonable accommodations.

Physical Demands:
- Ability to walk, climb stairs (5 flights) and climb ladders.
- Ability to sit, twist, squat, bend, push/pull and lift up to 50# without assistance.

Come join the Grain Millers team. Send your resume via email to HR.STA@grainmillers.com or come fill out an application at 605 Grain Millers Drive in St. Ansgar, Iowa 50472


Sales Representative

 
Marion, IN - posted Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Agricor is currently seeking a Sales Representative to assist in our growing sales, purchasing, and merchandising efforts.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Responsible for sales, customer service, administration and overall account management efforts for a portion of our customer base.
• Supports the sales process by responding to prospective customer inquiries regarding products, pricing, availability, product use and credit terms.
• Manages the assigned account relationships from initial contact through shipment, including securing and placing orders, taking into account delivery dates and inventory levels.
• Facilitates shipment dates/logistics with plant and warehouse personnel and contacts customers to advise shipment dates/delays and/or information necessary to process orders.
• Monitors freight costs and enlists the support of logistic personnel when issues/opportunities surface.

Qualifications/Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Agriculture Economics or a related field.
• 5 years of experience in the commercial or administrative functions of a commodity processing or agriculture firm.
• General knowledge of the agricultural community in and around Grant County, IN.
• Expertise in basic accounting and administrative functions.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Good sales skills and analytical abilities.
• Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Possesses an astute awareness of the organization’s business and a proactive attitude towards team work, along with demonstrated leadership abilities.
• Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

Be yourself in an environment that thrives on teamwork and values personal contributions. Agricor offers competitive compensation and an array of benefits, including Medical, Dental, Disability, and 401(k). If interested, e-mail your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to HR@grainmillers.com.



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