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2nd Shift Food Security Clerk/Receiving
St. Ansgar, IA
Production
Nights

Position Summary

 

Weigh master of incoming and outgoing shipments of products and grain. Communicate instructions to drivers, loaders and other internal and external customers. Complete proper documentation for incoming and outgoing products, and monitor facility security. Inspect incoming van and bulk trailers to ensure they meet food safety requirements. Probe incoming grain and notify receiving of product and sample availability.

 

Essential Job Functions

 

Responsibilities and regular job duties include:

Ensure all in-coming and out-going trucks are properly weighed.

Obtain pickup number and identify load documentation paperwork.

Provide the driver with load documentation.

Inspect all in-coming van trailers to ensure it meets food grade qualifications and document inspection.

Inspect and document inspection of all bulk trailers to ensure food safety requirements are met.

Operate bulk drying and/or blow out system to ensure trailer is prepared for loading.

Instruct driver where to proceed for load pick-up, unloading, or bi-product pick-up.

Ensure out-bound trucks are properly scaled, sealed and have all required documentation prior to leaving the yard.

Complete the bill of lading with the lot numbers, seal number and trailer number. Make any necessary corrections based on actual product being shipped. The bill of lading needs to be signed by driver and a Grain Millers’ employee for drop loads and bulk loads. Apply seal for trailers.

Ensure GMI has contract number for incoming grain.

For organic grain, verify organic transportation papers.

Monitor Site Security systems through out shift.

Prepare and ship small partial shipments via UPS, FedEx or other transport companies.

Operate Fall Protection systems.

Maintain clean working environment completing janitorial duties including floors and restrooms.

Assist receiving personnel in loading of bi-products.

Assist in the sampling and grading of incoming product according to Federal Grain Inspection and Grain Millers standards.

Assist with unloading approved grains from trucks and railcars and then transferring product to the appropriate cleaning and bin locations within the system.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

Excellent communication skills.

Ability to interact with corporate, plant personnel, visitors and customers.

Basic computer skills. Use of Excel, Word and various computer programs used within the facility.

High School Diploma or equivalent.

2 years manufacturing experience.

Ability to work independently.

Ability to organize and prioritize work.

 

Physical Demands

Physical activities include walking, kneeling, bending, twisting, climbing, squatting, shoveling, scraping, crouching, pushing and pulling. Be able to lift up to 50 lbs with assistance. Must be able to climb ladders, use fall protection and work at heights. Must be able to work in a variety of changing climates, have the ability to react quickly and safely to changing operating conditions and be able to tolerate grain dust. Review the Physical Job Demands Form - Document # 472, #476 #493.

 

Work Conditions

 

The work week schedule is five days that consist of eight hour shifts.

There is the potential to work weekends or holidays if business conditions require it.

Will work in a wide variety of conditions: office, warehouse, receiving, hull load-out, outside on rail line.

 

Secondary Job Functions

Assist Warehouse Coordinators in moving drop trailers in and out of dock doors.

 

General Clause

This is a general job description, which is not all inclusive. Working conditions, duties, and responsibilities are subject to changing plant requirements at any time. Management reserves the right to alter this position when conditions merit.

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Maintenance Technician
Eugene, OR
Production
Nights

Position Summary
To repair and maintain plant equipment and facilities while assisting to improve operation efficiencies and reliability. Will communicate with operations and support personnel to achieve operational goals. Responsible for following all good manufacturing practices and policies to maintain food grade processes. Work as a team with all areas of production and maintenance.

Essential Job Functions
Maintenance, Service, and Documentation:
• Communications with operations and support personnel.
• Document work performed in Maintenance computer system.
• Maintain all mill equipment and perform required preventative maintenance according to schedules.
• Must be able to work from ladders and catwalks.
• Must be able to travel safely on the company man lift. (Vertical conveyor designed to transport personnel from the basement to the 9th floor and provide access to all floors.)
• Follow all safety policies and perform all safe work practices with documentation. This includes but is not limited to: lock-out tag-out, preventative maintenance documentation, electrical safety, hot work program, grain handling standard regulations, consulting with and following through on safety committee recommendations.
• Follow all good manufacturing practices and quality policies and procedures.
• Maintain a clean work environment.
Equipment:
• Repair and predictive/preventative maintenance of plant equipment and facilities.
• Operation of welders, presses, grinders, and other equipment to perform aspects of position.

Essential Qualifications
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• 5 to 10 years industrial maintenance experience.
• 2 to 4 years welding experience.
• Previous millwright experience is desired.
• Pneumatic experience.
• Machining knowledge.
• Power transmissions knowledge.
• Knowledge of hydraulics.
• Knowledge of compressors, boilers, steam/water systems, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and electrical troubleshooting/wiring.
• Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
• The ability to adapt and change directions as process and/or productions schedules may be revised on short notice.
• 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 dust.

Physical Demands
Work activities include the ability/flexibility to work in tighUhard to access locations. Must be able to work in a variety of changing climactic conditions and tolerate grain dusts.
Physical activities include, but are not limited to: Twisting, sitting, climbing, squatting, bending, over-shoulder work, etc.

Work Conditions
• The work week schedule is either five (5) days that consist of 8-hour shifts and any required overtime to maintain mill operation.
• Occasional extra work shifts and mid-week holidays when business conditions require production or maintenance support.
• Work environment consists of working in dust.
• Will be exposed to a variety of different temperatures both inside and outside of the plant. Work environment is not climate controlled.

General Clause
This is a general job description which is not all inclusive. Working conditions, duties, and responsibilities are subject to changing plant requirements at any time. Management reserves the right to alter this position when conditions merit.

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Waiting List for Production Job Openings
St. Ansgar, IA
Production
Varies

Are you looking for a new opportunity in a fast paced and growing company? Are you looking for a company where you can feel like part of a family? We are a privately held company that has a family feel! We focus on doing good and providing good ingredients to the world. Grain Millers, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and merchandiser of whole grain ingredients utilized in food products served around the world. While you may not know us directly, you almost certainly know our products. We have supplied food ingredients to many of the world's largest food companies for over 30 years. As one of the world's largest conventional and organic oat millers, our legacy is built on being more than just an ingredient supplier. We are a proactive partner, working with others to do what is right. Join our Waiting List and if your qualifications meet our screening requirements, you will be contacted for an interview as jobs are available.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Forklift 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.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to meet the Physical Demands of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Ability to reach above shoulder height.
  • Ability to learn operation of industrial machinery.

Work Schedules include:

12 hour shifts from 6 pm - 6:30 am on a 4 on 4 off schedule.

12 hour shifts from 7 pm - 7:30 am on a 4 on 4 off schedule.

12 hour shifts from 6 am - 6:30 pm on a 4 on 4 off schedule.

12 hour shifts from 7 am - 7:30 pm on a 4 on 4 off schedule.

Monday-Thursday 6 am-4:15 pm and 4:00 pm to 2:15 am.

Monday-Thursday/Monday-Wednesday rotating 5 am-5pm.

Monday-Thursday/Monday-Wednesday rotating 5 pm-5am.

Wages starting at $19 per hour, with $1.50 overnight shift differential.

Comprehensive & Affordable Benefits: Medical/Dental Insurance, Basic Life Insurance ($50,000), Voluntary Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) matching contribution up to 6%, 3 weeks of PTO your first year, 8 paid holidays

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General Labor/Production
Newton, WI
Production
Days

For more than 35 years, Grain Millers has been a leading manufacturer of whole grain ingredients. We have an immediate full-time need in our production area. If you have never worked in grain/seed processing facility before, we would love to help you get started. We offer specific job and safety training.

Duties include:

  • Operate machinery used in cleaning and handling of specialty food ingredients.
  • Lift packaged products manually (up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis)
  • Count finished products to determine if product orders are complete.
  • General plant and ground sanitation.
  • Frequently lift/move equipment, chemical containers and other material throughout the work day.
  • Wear personal protective equipment in the food processing areas.
  • Perform all tasks safely and in accordance with standard operating procedures.

Essential Education and Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Basic computer skills, ability to work in a team environment and attention to detail.
  • Ability to interact with vendors, co-workers, and supervisor in a respectful manner.
  • Must be able to follow instructions and have good time management skills.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees.
  • Be willing to perform varying tasks per the supervisor’s instructions.

Are you looking for excellent benefits, paid vacation, and a stable income?  Grain Millers is the place for you! This is an opportunity for you to join a team of hardworking individuals. No experience necessary, on the job training provided! Monday – Thursday from 6 am – 4:30 pm, flexible work schedules will be considered. Occasional overtime may be required to meet production demands. $17.00/hr with a wage review at 90 days.

If interested, e-mail your resume to hr@grainmillers.com or come in to complete an application in person. Grain Millers is located at 5703 County Road U, Newton, WI  53063. To learn more about Grain Millers, please give us a call (920) 726-4221.

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Canister Line Operator 2nd Shift
St. Ansgar, IA
Packaging
Nights

Are you looking for a new opportunity?  Our 2nd Shift Canister Line Operator might be the job for you!  This position is responsible for operating or tending an automated can-line system in preparing customers’ orders.  Mechanical aptitude, attention to detail, and a desire to do the right thing-always is what we are looking for.

Responsibilities include:

  • Set-up, operation and troubleshoot the automated canister line.
  • Observe machine operation to ensure quality and conformity of filled and packaged products.
  • Inspect and remove defective products and packaging materials.
  • Regulate machine flow or speed based on specific production
  • Monitor the production line, watching for problems and troubleshooting issues to ensure productivity is maintained.
  • Follow all safety, quality and production policies and procedures.

Essential Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to analyze information, machines and processes to troubleshoot issues.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic knowledge of repairing and maintaining mechanical and electronic equipment.
  • Ability to communicate and participate in team-based decision-making processes.
  • Ability to coordinate and organize production runs.

Physical Demands:

  • Physical activities include, walking, kneeling, bending, twisting, climbing, squatting, lifting above shoulders, pushing and pulling.
  • Required to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

Work Conditions:

  • This position is normally a Monday - Thursday 2nd shift position working 4 pm - 2 am with overtime as needed.  Overtime could include extended shift hours and Friday work.
  • Work area is not climate controlled and is normally cool in the winter and warm in the summer months.Wage starting at $20.30 per hour plus shift differential.Comprehensive & Affordable Benefits: Medical/Dental Insurance, Basic Life Insurance ($50,000), Voluntary Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) matching contribution up to 6%, 3 weeks of PTO your first year, 8 paid holidays
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Night Shift Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician
St. Ansgar, IA
Laboratory
Nights

Position Summary

The Lab Technician is responsible for approving and signing off on all shipments of industrial products prior to shipment. Analyze and maintain records on incoming grain, in-process product, and finished product. Report QA issues to Lab Manager/ QA Manager and operators to ensure production is corrected and product meets specifications for safe quality product. Maintain lab in a safe and sanitary condition. Assist in and be prepared for all in-house inspections, outside audits, and all customer inspections.


Essential Job Functions

Maintenance, Service, and Documentation:

  • Perform Quality Control and Assurance procedures including, but not limited to:
    • Moisture determination
    • Bulk density
    • Absorption
    • Granulation sieve analysis
    • Enzyme level determinations
    • Foreign material counts
      • Sample product that has already been packaged to determine if it meets quality specifications
      • Refer to product specifications either in hard copy or electronic format
      • Use product specifications to make decisions on allowing product to be shipped or to be put on Hold.
      • Put material on Hold as per the Product Hold Policy
      • Monitor Production Operators and notify appropriate supervisors if they are not carrying out their Quality Control duties including, proper documentation of findings.
      • Assist Production Operators when circumstances warrant
      • Ensure that incoming material is thoroughly inspected, including inspecting incoming ingredients

Equipment:

  • Ensure that the lab equipment is clean and ready for the next shift
  • Handle and work with chemicals safely
  • Restock chemicals as needed

Miscellaneous Duties:

  • Other possible duties to be assigned on an individual basis including, but not limited to
    • Ash analysis
    • Fat and free fatty acid determinations
    • Issue Certificates of Analysis for products o Database maintenance
    • Data entry
  • May also be assigned other tasks or jobs at the Laboratory Supervisor’s discretion including, but not limited to:
    • Internal audits
    • Research
    • Product development


Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates or higher college degree in science or two years of experience in a Quality Control laboratory
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
  • Ability to follow a procedure from written instructions
  • Must work quickly with precision and accuracy
  • Work with chemicals safely
  • Be observant
  • Possess good decision-making skills
  • Multitasking at a high level
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to meet the Physical Demands of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Must follow the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and Safety Guidelines as per Grain Millers, Inc. policies.


Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Product sampling may require climbing, maneuvering in tight spaces, reaching, and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders multiple times per shift, and maneuver in tight spaces on equipment catwalks.


Work Conditions

  • Exposure to allergens such as grain and/or dust
  • Varying temperatures


Hours

The training period will be day shift and then will move to a 4 on 4 off night shift.


General Clause

This is a general job description which is not all-inclusive. Working conditions, duties, and responsibilities are subject to changing plant requirements at any time. Management reserves the right to alter this position when conditions merit.

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Maintenance Technician/Millwright
St. Ansgar, IA
Maintenance
Nights

Position Summary:

To repair and maintain plant equipment and facilities while assisting to improve operational efficiencies and reliability.  Will communicate with operations and support personnel to achieve operational goals.  Responsible for following all good manufacturing practices and policies to maintain food grade processes.  Work as a team with all areas of production and maintenance.

 

Essential Job Functions:

Maintenance, Service, and Documentation:

  • Communications with operations and support personnel
  • Document work performed in Maintenance computer system
  • Maintain all mill equipment and perform required preventative maintenance according to schedules.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and work from ladders and catwalks.
  • Must be able to travel safely on the company man lift. (Vertical conveyor designed to transport personnel from the 1st floor to the 8th floor and provide access all floors.)
  • Follow all safety policies and performing all safe work practices with documentation. This includes but is not limited to lock-out tag-out, preventative maintenance documentation, electrical safety, hot work program, grain handling standard regulations, consulting with and following through on safety committee recommendations.
  • Follow all good manufacturing practices and quality policies and procedures
  • Maintain a clean work environment

Equipment:

  • Repair and predictive/preventative maintenance of plant equipment and facilities
  • Operation of welders, presses, grinders, and other equipment to perform aspects of the position

 

Work Conditions:      

  • The workweek schedule is a 2-2-3 12 hour night shift scheduled from 12 pm - 12:30 am.
  • Occasional extra work shifts and mid-week holidays when business conditions require production or maintenance support.
  • Work environment consists of working in dust.
  • Will be exposed to a variety of different temperatures both inside and outside of the plant. Work environment is not climate controlled.

 

Essential Qualifications:        

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 5 to 10 years industrial maintenance experience
  • 2 to 4 years welding experience
  • Previous millwright experience is desired
  • Pneumatic experience
  • Machining knowledge
  • Power transmissions knowledge
  • Knowledge of hydraulics
  • Knowledge of compressors, boilers, steam/water systems, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and electrical troubleshooting/wiring
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
  • The ability to adapt and change directions as process and/or productions schedules may be revised on short notice.
  • 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 dust.

Physical Demands:

Work activities include the ability/flexibility to work in tight/hard to access locations.  Must be able to work in a variety of changing climatic conditions and tolerate grain dusts.

This is a general job description which is not all-inclusive.  Working conditions, duties, and responsibilities are subject to changing plant requirements at any time.  Management reserves the right to alter this position when conditions merit.

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Night Shift Warehouse Utility
St. Ansgar, IA
Packaging
Nights

Are you the person who is looking to be part of something bigger? Grain Millers, Inc. might just be that opportunity for you. We are a privately held company that was founded on the idea of helping people live healthier lives. We are innovative, growing and have positions open in manufacturing! We are looking for people we can trust to "Do the Right Thing - Always", striving to provide great customer service and quality ingredients to the world.  When joining Grain Millers you can expect excellent pay and shift differentials, robust benefits and matching 401k plan. We do operate 24/7 with most employees working 4 days on then 4 off.

Responsibilities: 

This position is in the packaging area assisting the operators in filling super sacks or pneumatic trailers with finished product. This includes, but is not limited to, operation of sit down forklift, completing quality checks, helping warehouse material, ensuring proper product labels, weights and packaging for each customer. Work with a team of 2 to 3 other members to complete required tasks.

Physical demands include:

  • Ability to walk, climb ladders and climb stairs
  • Reach above shoulder height
  • Push/pull 50 pounds
  • Lift 50 pounds
  • Hand manipulation used to tie tote shut

Position Qualifications:

  • 1 to 2 years fork lift experience
  • Ability to operate barcode scan gun
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to read and follow directions
  • Ability to work in a team environment with effective communication skills
  • Good organization skills

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