Jobs For Osakis Creamery Association in Osakis, MN
Feed Mill OperatOr
Osakis Creamery, Osakis • Full Time Permanent
Duties: •Must ensure ingredients specifications are accurate and current, ensure products meet standards regarding medication and nutrition content and will work closely with Feed Department Manager to capitalize on ingredient and income opportunity in formulations. The position will also work with VFDs, SDS requests •Monitor and manage the ingredient receiving, ingredient and feed inventories, and feed manufacturing processes and associated quality control programs •Communicate daily with staff to ensure that all production and delivery schedules are met, and establish plans for efficient and effective ongoing feed manufacturing and delivery processes •Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations relating to the production facilities, processes, and environment •Ensure the company’s assets and inventory are safe and secure •Adhere to all safety protocols and advocate a safe work environment •Ensure that staff is trained to perform duties in a safe, efficient manner •Responsible for mill cleanliness, appearance and ground maintenance •Attain a thorough understanding of all automation & mechanical equipment and manufacturing processes •Prepare reports pertaining to ingredients, manufacturing, inventory and usage •Offer and implement plans to improve efficiency and control costs; responsible for understanding and justifying all feed manufacturing and delivery expenses •Input all changes to feed formulas as required •All other duties as assigned by management
Qualifications: Previous exposure to Live Production operations is preferred, but not required. A strong mechanical aptitude, excellent interpersonal skills, and a solid understanding of safety protocols are essential. Additional requirements include: •Qualified applicants must possess a 4-year degree in Animal Science, have experience formulating diets within the livestock industry, possess solid math and computer skills, and work well in a team environment. Prior experience with feed formulation software preferred. •Must demonstrate a thorough understanding of low cost, high efficiency manufacturing, delivery, and maintenance processes •Must be able to multitask efficiently •Display a high level of professionalism and a customer service mindset •Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing •Use teamwork to promote excellence •Valid Minnesota driver’s license •Class A CDL license •Pre-employment drug testing required •Comply with Osakis Creamery and Alcohol Policy including random drug testing
Benefits: •We provide competitive pay and benefit programs, including health and dental plans, vision plan, a 401K with a generous match, holidays, vacations and more!