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At Michael Foods, we are a leader in the food industry because we introduce innovative, value-added food products and customer solutions. Our success starts from the inside out — empowering employees to play a vital role in our company. They have the chance to make their own impact, expanding on our already rich history. That’s how plenty of our people have already transformed their careers. And you could be next.

Feed Mill Batcher & Driver

Farm Ops Administrative

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Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.

We have the honor and responsibility of working in food – a critical infrastructure industry during this time of global crisis. We are working around the clock to keep inventory flowing to our retailers and to help feed the world. We are hiring at many of our manufacturing facilities…;this is a great opportunity for those who are now available due to hours being cut at their regular job or being sent home from college temporarily.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for mixing finished feed, delivering finished feed, receiving and storing grain at feed mill by performing the following duties.

Sign On Bonus is paid $500 after 90 days of employment and $500 after 180 days.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance by working on scheduled days as directed, in relation to production scheduling and or time volunteered for. This being in relation to attendance policy and or guidelines.
  • Responsible for mixing feed rations according to direction of nutritionist and feed orders by location.
  • Receives corn and feed ingredients for batch processing and or storage.
  • Grades and weighs grain samples and records results.
  • Weighs grain and inserts ticket into automatic recorder on scale that stamps weight on ticket.
  • Records weight, description, and destination of grain shipped and received.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Batches finished feed to meet flock requirements for distribution.
  • Records/monitors information indicating location and contents of storage tanks.
  • Reads thermometers on control panel to ascertain grain temperatures at various levels in storage tank.
  • Starts conveyors, selects flow pipes, sets trippers, and selects storage tanks to convey grain into storage or to loading department.
  • Assists in scheduled preventative maintenance, cleaning of feed mill and related work equipment and or areas.
  • Assists in all nonscheduled repairs and maintenance of feed mill, related work equipment and or areas.
  • Always wears appropriate PPE items; this includes hard hats, safety glasses and full body harnesses for ascent, or descent from upper feed mill levels. At times, use of a full-face respirator is required, along with rubber gloves, rubber boots and a rubber apron when handling formaldehyde. This will also include insuring that all formaldehyde PPE items are clean and ready for use at all times and are properly stored.
  • Measures feed in individual feed bins at each farm site driver is assigned to, for each barn and or sets of barns to insure that an adequate supply of feed is available at all times. Additional feed needs are to be communicated to feed mill personnel ( Feed Mill Lead, Feed Batcher ) as needed.
  • Loads, hauls and delivers feed according to feed delivery schedules and guidelines. Responsible for completing a driving log to meet requirements and feed delivery reports for accounting department to invoice farm locations
  • Driver is required to cover and or seal all out going loads to insure product is not lost during trip.
  • Daily equipment inspection before use each day. This relates to things such as fluid levels, air pressure, proper licensing of equipment for over the road use, availability and functionality of fire extinguisher in cab and other related items.
  • Any damages or need for repairs are to be brought to the attention of the supervisor immediately.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent.
  • OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs frequently throughout the day

  • Ability to be in various positions, bending, kneeling, crawling, climbing, etc.
  • Qualifications

    Experience


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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