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Software Engineer
Marion, IN
Management
Days

Grain Millers is looking for a Software Engineer for immediate hire. You’ll be working on a team writing software used by our grain and cereal manufacturing facilities in the US and Canada. This position is flex-remote, where we’re expecting a minimum of one day per week at our Marion, IN dry corn milling facility.

Our team builds and supports systems that track production, quality assurance, maintenance, inventory, and other operational needs. Our development approach is very hands-on, our developers regularly work with our manufacturing operations staff to develop requirements, implement features, and provide on-the-job training. We believe in short sprints and delivering features multiple times per week.

We’re looking to hire a seasoned full-stack developer who enjoys seeing their code in action. This is truly a major selling-point of this position - your code will be in-use within days of writing it, you’ll get immediate feedback on the code, and you’ll be solving real problems. If you’re sick of producing vaporware, or waiting months before a release, come join us!

You’ll need to be proficient, have experience, and enjoy working with these technologies:

  • PHP - We use version 7
  • SQL - We use Microsoft SQL Server extensively
  • JavaScript / HTML / CSS
  • Windows - All dev boxes, prod servers, and end-user terminals run on Windows

Extra credit if you have experience with these:

  • Cordova / PhoneGap for android mobile
  • Angular / Typescript for some of our fancy UIs
  • Big Data processing tools/techniques (Our facilities generate lots of data!)
  • Ethernet/IP / Modbus TCP / other PLC communication technologies

Our ideal candidate developer would also:

  • Have experience with manufacturing or the food industry.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering.
  • Have experience working with end users for requirements gathering and/or training.

Please include a cover letter with your application. Things to include in your cover letter:

  • Tell us about a project you built or worked on that you’re proud of.
  • What’s your favorite editor for some of the above technologies?
  • What kind of work environment helps you maximize velocity?

Be inspired to achieve your goals through challenging opportunities. We offer competitive compensation and an array of benefits, including Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts and 401(k). If interested, e-mail your cover letter and resume.

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Safety Manager (EHS)
Eugene, OR
Management
Days

Are you looking for an opportunity to truly make a difference and join a team of passionate people ready to share their knowledge and experience?  We are looking for a Safety Manager (EHS) to help support two plants located in Eugene and Junction City, OR. This is an exciting opportunity as it plays a critical role in the safety, health and environmental management in a well-established facility, as well as a facility which just recently started operating.

Grain Millers has a strong team culture. We are looking for talented, hard-working people who strive for excellence in their work and appreciate collaboration. Join a team that values safety, quality, service, innovation, fairness, and producing wholesome food.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing leadership in the development and implementation of plant specific Safety, Health and Environmental initiatives, policies, procedures and philosophies to two plant locations.  Directs the facilities efforts related to employee safety, health and environmental regulations and develops safety and injury reduction goals. The Safety Manager drives positive plant safety culture and behaviors. In addition, interacts with the management team for problem solving in support of production, new employee orientation, audits, regulatory inspections, reporting, and data metrics/analytics.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operates as a key member of the management team. Works with plant team members to develop and implement specific safety plans and policies.
  • Coordinates internal audits and risk analyses for Eugene and Junction City plant locations and works with plant management to identify, correct, and abate recognized safety hazards, behaviors, non-compliant programs and procedures and other loss exposures.
  • Conducts regular and frequent plant inspections to identify and control hazards.
  • Participates in new equipment/process reviews, including hazard analyses and operator training.
  • Coordinates, facilitates and conducts required employee training including but not limited to: New Hire Orientation, temporary work orientation, required OSHA training (forklift, material handler, HazCom, PPE, confined space, etc.)
  • Promotes a safety culture throughout the organization.
  • Manages accident and incident investigations.
  • Ensures proper reporting of incidents and completes 801 injury reports.
  • Responsible to permitting and compliance requirements related to ACDP (Air Contaminant Discharge Permit), Hazardous Chemical, and Stormwater permitting, monitoring & reporting.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety Management or similar and 2 plus years of food manufacturing safety experience; or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge. Professional Safety certification is desirable.
  • Extensive knowledge of Federal, state and local regulatory requirements, including OSHA.
  • Knowledge of and skill in conducting accident investigations.
  • Skill in problem solving including the ability to identify and appropriately evaluate alternatives.
  • Experience working with start up operations is a plus.

From day one Grain Millers mission hasn’t changed, to make good things for and with good people by doing the right thing always. Not only does Grain Millers, Inc., offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, we also nourish our employee’s needs for opportunity, growth and challenge.  Safety and quality are highly regarded and are a part of our core values.  To learn more about Grain Millers, visit our website at www.grainmillers.com.

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Lab Manager
Eugene, OR
Management
Days

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment?  Are you inspired to make good things for and with good people?  Do you want to be a key member of a prominent ingredient manufacturer, where quality and food safety is paramount? Come join our team!

Grain Millers, Inc. is a leading provider of whole grain ingredients used in cereals, breads, bars, snacks and many other food products.  We are looking for a hands-on Lab Manager to work collaboratively with the QA team, other interdisciplinary departments, as well as a diverse group of external customers.  We are currently seeking an individual who enjoys problem solving, presenting solutions, mentoring team members, and is detail-oriented for this exciting opportunity as a full-time Lab Manager.

Job responsibilities include:

The Lab Manager is responsible for managing the QA techs and lab operations. Duties include managing the lab, ensuring GLP’s are implemented, prioritizing and scheduling the lab work, communicating changes and managing communication with customers. The role ensures all product specifications are met and testing is completed prior to shipment and maintains HACCP programs within the lab and production areas. The individual supports and upholds all policies and procedures including safety, quality and regulatory requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs supervisory duties including but not limited to interviewing, hiring, training/on-boarding, scheduling, planning/assigning/directing work and evaluating performance.
  • Directs team members engaged in measuring and testing product and tabulating data concerning materials, product, or process quality and reliability.
  • Supporting Quality Assurance programs including: hold program, traceability exercises; product protection and food safety programs; lab procedures; process evaluations; process specifications and standards; product functionality evaluations; sanitation programs and effectiveness; HACCP and GMP programs; production labeling; product storage and distribution; internal and external audits, and environmental microbiological monitoring programs.
  • Responsible for supporting the plant operations in the area of Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Food Safety.
  • Ensure all required tests are completed and meet customer specifications.

Essential Requirements:

  • High school diploma, or two years of post-high school education. Bachelor’s degree desired.
  • Prefer one to two years of supervisory experience.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and provide solutions.
  • Working knowledge of good lab practices, GMP’s, food safety and sanitation practices.
  • Possess strong communication, analytical and organizational skills, with attention to detail and good time management.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Possess strong collaboration, facilitation and leadership skills, as well as demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with all levels of employees as well as internal and external customers.
  • Strong computer (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and data handling skills.

If this describes you and you have a positive attitude, an affinity for details, and an exceptional work ethic, apply  now.

If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to HR@grainmillers.com.

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Crop Specialist
Eden Prairie, MN
Agronomy
Days

For more than 30 years, Grain Millers has tested every decision against one thing:  Is it good?  For our farmers, our employees, our customers and our consumers.   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.  We work with enthusiasm and energy every day, and we take great care in everything we do - to provide simple, clean food that helps people live healthier lives.

We are looking for a Crop Specialist who possess strong organizational skills, is comfortable being supplier and customer facing and possess excellent communication skills.   This is a technical role requiring a person to be extremely conversant in agronomic characteristics and crop science and will be called upon to represent Grain Millers in these areas in industry associations and research initiatives.  Such initiatives may include assisting with or coordinating research projects, Identity Preserved programs and the establishment of strategic goals around company R&D support.

The ideal candidate should be interested in furthering their education and understanding of corn and oat  milling and physiology.  This includes developing relationships with trade organizations to enhance knowledge of Grain Millers and competitors’ businesses. This person needs to have an agricultural understanding, and highly developed salesmanship as well as customer satisfaction skills.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a high level of technical knowledge regarding grain and derived products.
  • Keeps up to date with current and new agronomic and crop production practices, in order to:
    • Keeps Grain Millers on the leading edge of the value chain, with a special focus on being the industry leader in the organic sector.
    • Acts as a resource to suppliers and the Grain Millers team regarding best crop production practices for various grains.
  • Scouts fields for suppliers, providing advice as pertinent, and projecting individual and/or aggregated supply forecasts and feedback for procurement team.
  • Assists in grain quality assessment and understands how production factors impact grain quality.
  • Travels up to 50% of the month, including overnight travel primarily within the midwestern states of the US. (Crop scouting, Farmer Trade shows, Agronomic, Seed Company and University Field Days and represents the Company.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Crop Science, or related field and two plus years of related experience.
  • Knowledgeable in Cereal Science and/or Soil Science is a plus.
  • A professional presence and outstanding presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that allow effective working relationships with a diverse customer, colleague, and vendor population. This includes listening and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated skill in organization, planning, and problem solving.

Grain Millers, Inc. is a place where you can put your innovative technical and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly motivated people.  This is a great company with great people.  If you are the type who truly thrives on making a positive impact, submit your resume and cover letter today!

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Sales Support/Customer Service
Marion, IN
Sales
Days

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment?  Can you deliver on details amidst frequent changes?  Are you an organizational guru?  Would you like to be recognized for those qualities in an office where people really do work as a team?

Agricor, a wholly owned subsidiary of Grain Millers, Inc. is a leading provider of corn ingredients used in cereals, breads, bars, snacks and many other food products.  We are looking for a team member who can assist with the sales and customer support process.  We are currently seeking a forward thinking and engaging, detail-oriented candidate for an exciting opportunity for a full-time Sales Support/Customer Service role.

 Job responsibilities include:

The Sales Support Representative is responsible for providing exceptional customer service and general office support utilizing discretion and independent judgment.  The position performs general customer service and administrative/office duties with a variety of support activities and related tasks.  Responsibilities include:  answering incoming calls, data entry, receiving, investigating and responding to inquiries regarding sales orders, invoicing, A/R, and responding to customer concerns and filing related documentation.  Coordinates freight and shipment with the various plant locations.  Establishes and develops strong working relationship with customers via e-mail, telephone, or in person.   Maintains and ensures proper documentation related to customer orders.

 Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
  • Excellent customer service skills (friendly, courteous, respectful and helpful).
  • Demonstrates the ability to help solve problems and handle upset customers in a professional manner.
  • Proficient in basic accounting and algebra skills.
  • Ability to compute numbers without the aid of a calculator or spreadsheet.
  • Strong computer (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and data handling skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with vendors, customers, and third parties in a professional manner.
  • Ability to compute rate and understand the basics of foreign exchange.
  • Must be detail oriented, motivated, demonstrate initiative and utilize intuition to identify things out of the ordinary and obtain clarification.

If this describes you and you have a positive attitude, an affinity for details, and an exceptional work ethic, apply to Grain Millers now.  We have an amazing team who believes in the wholesome products we produce.  Check out our website for more information on our benefits and values.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to HR@grainmillers.com.

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Food Security Clerk/Receiving Assistant
St. Ansgar, IA
Production
Nights

Are you looking for a new opportunity.  Grain Millers, Inc. might be the right choice for you.  This is a new position for us and we are looking for someone who is motivated to learn and assist with both our incoming and outgoing processes.   You would be responsible for welcoming both grain and van trucks into Grain Millers, assist in ensuring food safety readiness of van trailers, probing grain trailers to collect samples, assisting in the loading of bi-product onto trailers, unloading grain from hopper trailers and rail cars.

This is a 2nd shift position working Monday - Friday 3 pm - 11:30 pm with occasional overtime based on customer demands.  If interested please send us your resume!

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Flake Operator
St. Ansgar, IA
Production
Nights

Are you looking for a new opportunity?  Grain Millers might be the ideal spot for you!   Our Flake Line Operators are responsible for the operation of the flaking system to meet customer specifications while maintaining all safety, quality and GMP’s policies and procedures. Coordinate and plan production schedule with other operations in the plant, this would include the A & C Mills,
Specialty Grain, Blending, Toting and Bagging personnel. Responsible for directing the product to proper bin or processing areas
such as blending, bulk loading, bagging or toting stations. Communicate with Warehouse Utility to ensure proper tote packaging.

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General Labor/Production
Newton, WI
Production
Days

For more than 30 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.  Occasional overtime may be required to meet production demands.  $15.00/hr.

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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Warehouse Coordinator/Shipping
St. Ansgar, IA
Shipping
Nights

Are you the type of person that enjoys a fast pace, high energy career?  Our shipping department might be the best choice for you!   This position is responsible for picking product from the warehouse and loading product onto van trailers, bulk trucks. You would be required to move dropped trailers in and out of dock doors and bulk loading bays using a spotter truck.  This position will also organize packaged food products in the warehouse, maintain accurate inventory records and documentation.

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 Lab Technicians for inspection and maintenance of warehouse inventories.
  • Maintain a clean working environment keeping dock areas inside, outside and under dock levelers cleaned.
  • 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 after hours and on weekends.

Qualifications include:

  • 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

Work Conditions

  • The work week is dependent upon the operations of the facility. There is an 8 hour shift, M-F and 12 hour shifts 4 on/4 off.
  • There is occasional overtime on weekends, and holidays during the workweek, when business conditions require operation.
  • Exposure to small grains and grain dust.
  • Work environment is not climate controlled and is cool in the winter and warm in the summer.

Physical Demands

  • This position will be moving throughout warehouse on foot and by forklift.
  • Ability to frequently transfer on and off forklift is required.
  • You will also be required to re-stack pallets of product as necessary to remove broken or damaged 50# bags prior to
    shipment.
  • Ability to change propane tanks at least every 12 hours on forklift. Tanks weigh between 20 - 40 # empty and 55 to 75# full
  • You will be working inside and outside of warehouse depending on the day and schedule.
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Elevator Manager
Rycroft, AB, Canada
Management
Days

Grain Millers is a leading provider of industrial food ingredients that supplies customers in the bakery, wholesale and retail markets across Canada, U.S.A. and Worldwide.

Reporting to the Procurement Facilities Manager, the Elevator Manager will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the facility, and specifically will oversee the continuous receipt, storage, conditioning and shipment of market quality grains. The Elevator Manager will lead with integrity and will strive for a collaborative approach to working with staff, producers and business partners.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist with procurement of grains, and provide proactive communication on market conditions, grain sample and load results, competition, crop production, crop quality, and supplier mindset.
  • Coordinate inbound and outbound logistics for all grains, products, by-products, and supplies in a cost-conscious manner.
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the facility while you lead, coordinate, and communicate with all employees.
  • Nourish and grow existing customer relationships as well as prospect new business within your geographical area.
  • Ensure adherence to corporate health, safety and food safety policies and best practices including compliance with environmental standards and all industry regulatory requirements and grading standards.
  • Oversee the grading, binning, maintenance, conditioning, blending, and shipping of all grains.
  • Maintain all transactional and food safety documentation.
  • Oversee the facility’s preventative maintenance program.
  • Represent Grain Millers publicly at various meetings, trade shows, industry groups, etc.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Diploma or degree in business, agriculture, economics, or certification in a related trade, or designation as a Certified Crop Advisor is an asset.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a grain handling operation with knowledge and understanding of best practices for grain storage and handling, and prevention / mitigation of potential problems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the grain business, markets, pricing, basis, futures, arbitrage, and market influences.
  • Excellent communication skills and a demonstrated collaborative approach to working with staff, producers and business partners
  • Excellent team leadership skills, particularly with respect to coaching , mentoring and performance management
  • Strong PC skills (Excel, Word, and Office).
  • Ability to work in an environment that may be physically demanding, and may include exposure to heights and / or confined spaces.
  • Ability to work in an environment with exposure to allergens such as gluten and grain dust.

How to apply:
Please email resumes including cover letter to: hr.canada@grainmillers.com

Applications can also be faxed to 306-786-6733 attention: Human Resources.

-Employment is subject to successfully completing a pre-employment criminal record check.
-Must be authorized to work in Canada

We thank all candidates for applying; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GMCC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including those from under represented groups.

 

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General Laborer
Newton, WI
Production
Days

GENERAL LABORER

For more than 30 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.  14.00/hr.

 

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, or visit our website at www.grainmillers.com

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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 either a 2nd shift 3 pm - 11:30 pm M-F or a 2-2-3 12 hour night shift scheduled from 7 pm - 7:30 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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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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Blending Assistant
St. Ansgar, IA
Packaging
Nights

Position Summary
Assist operator in preparing blending product and Form & Fill operation. Dumping product into proper bins and stack either bags or
boxes onto pallets. Ensure correct codes are on bags and legible. Tote products using tote system. Operate stretch wrapper and
forklift to move finished pallets to warehouse. Complete all required documentation. Follow instructions and know and follow all
safety and GMP policies and procedures. Monitor and adjust all equipment to ensure quality, safety and production requirements
are maintained. Maintain clean work environment. Clean equipment and work area at end of shift or between blends.
Essential Job Functions
Responsibilities and regular duties include:
Assist operator in the Blending and Form & Fill operation. Ability and knowledge to operate the bagger, form & fill
equipment.
Check scales, metal detectors and printers to ensure they are operating correctly.
To check bags for proper sealing and to stack bags on pallets.
Check F&F bags for proper seal and box and pallitize.
Fill in as operator when operator is absent or required to work in a different area.
Communicate with operators and co-workers.
Understand and follow all safety, quality, production and GMP policies and procedures.
Operate forklift and stretch wrapper.
Warehouse raw materials and finished goods.
Document production runs in computer systems.
Maintain a clean work environment, keeping racking in area swept and free of damaged bags and product.
Essential Qualifications
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Good verbal communication skills.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions from operators.
Ability to document production and quality information.
Fork lift experience desired.
Basic computer skills
Physical Demands
Physical activities include frequently lifting 50# from waist to shoulder height, walking, kneeling, bending, twisting, climbing,
squatting, pushing and pulling. See Physical Job Demands for Blend and F&F Helper, Document #465.
Rotate every 2 hours when stacking bags and dumping totes.

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