Feed Mill Laborer

$18.00 - $22.00 hourly
  • Agricruit
  • Waupun, WI, USA
  • Apr 14, 2024
Full-time Animal Feed, Health, & Nutrition

Job Description

  1. Assist in the operation of feed mill equipment and machinery, including mixers, grinders, pelletizers, conveyors, and bagging machines, to produce animal feed products.
  2. Perform routine tasks such as loading and unloading raw materials, transferring feed ingredients, and cleaning equipment and work areas to maintain a safe and efficient work environment.
  3. Monitor feed production processes and equipment operation, reporting any malfunctions, deviations, or quality issues to supervisors or maintenance staff for corrective action.
  4. Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safety protocols for feed manufacturing, including proper handling of ingredients, adherence to quality control standards, and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  5. Assist with the receiving and storage of incoming raw materials, including grains, protein sources, vitamins, and minerals, ensuring accurate inventory counts and proper storage conditions.
  6. Operate material handling equipment such as forklifts, skid steers, and front-end loaders to transport raw materials, finished products, and packaging materials within the feed mill facility.
  7. Prepare and package finished feed products for distribution, including filling bags, labeling, palletizing, and shrink-wrapping, following customer specifications and order requirements.
  8. Conduct quality control checks on finished feed products, including visual inspections, weight measurements, and sampling for analysis, to ensure product consistency and compliance with quality standards.
  9. Maintain cleanliness and organization of the feed mill facility, including sweeping floors, removing debris, and disposing of waste materials in designated areas.
  10. Participate in training programs and continuous improvement initiatives to enhance job skills, knowledge of feed mill operations, and awareness of safety practices.
  11. Collaborate with coworkers and supervisors to achieve production targets, meet customer demands, and ensure efficient operation of the feed mill facility.