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Feed Mill Operator in Statesville, NC at Bartlett and Company

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Bartlett Milling Company

Job Title:

Feed Mill Operator

Req. # 569-BMC-(NonEx)-456

Primary Job Location:

Statesville, NC

Job Classification:

Full-Time ; Non-Exempt

Work Schedule:

Generally 8 hour shifts with the need to work overtime, weekends and holidays on occasion.

Job Summary

Bartlett Milling Company is seeking dedicated, hard-working individuals who are looking for a chance to prove they can learn new tasks, advance and take responsibility for their safe work behavior and the safety of their co-workers. The Mill Operator works under the direction of the Production Manager to perform operational duties necessary to operate and and manage feed milling equipment and associated processes. Duties include setting up, monitoring and adjusting mill processing equipment, continuously assessing operating conditions, and making adjustments as needed to maintain product quality and safety. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to understand directions and accomplish detailed tasks with little supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform all job tasks in a safe manner in compliance with Bartlett safety programs and procedures.
  • Setup, monitor and adjust pellet mill processing equipment, continuously assess mill operating conditions, making adjustments as needed to keep product quality and safety.
  • Operate batch mixing and micro ingredient additions as required for each product.
  • Monitor ingredient transgers and finished produce storage and loadout.
  • Perform GMP activities such cleaning, routine maintenance and repairs as assigned.
  • Clean-up and remove product spills in a timely manner.
  • Perform routine inspections and preventative maintenance tasks as assigned.
  • Sample feed routinely for production and laboratory analysis.
  • Communicate with other operators and production management in a best practices’ manner.

Compensation and Benefits

Base Wage: Depends on Experience

Bartlett offers a generous benefits package including

  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Profit sharing plan
  • Health Insurance, Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability coverage paid 100% for employee
  • Dental and Vision insurance available
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED degree or related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability climb stairs, lift, bend, kneel, stand for long periods, work in confined spaces, work at heights, and long hours in difficult environments (hot, cold, dusty conditions).
  • Must have a strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Must have good work habits, including excellent attendance and individual productivity.
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts including weekends.
  • Experience with agriculture, farm equipment or milling is preferred.

Physical Demands and Requirements

This job can be physically strenuous (demanding) from time to time, and a successful candidate will be expected to be able to work in tight and confined spaces, walk, climb, bend, kneel, lift, grip, grasp, push and pull various tools and equipment. This job may require the ability to ride a belt man lift and occasionally work at significant heights, with requisite balance and equilibrium. The job requires the ability to frequently lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds and occasionally more. This job requires the ability to ascend/descend ladders, stairs and belt man-lift.

This job requires wearing personal protective equipment, including hardhats, gloves, safety glasses, safety shoes, and respiratory protection and ear protection as appropriate.

This job requires the ability to read and comprehend written and oral operational and safety instructions and related rules, policies and memos, and to communicate clearly with co-workers and supervisors.

It is important to have vision that permits close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

You also need the ability to detect odors and the ability to understand and discern safety warning systems.

Working Environment

This is a physical job that includes both indoor and outdoor work in all types of weather and temperature environments. This job may include working at heights and in confined spaces. It may be noisy and dusty at times.

Company Overview

Bartlett Milling Company is an affiliate of Bartlett and Company - a diverse, agri-business company headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. Bartlett is more than 100 years old, and FORBES ranks it among the largest private companies in the U.S. Its principal businesses are grain merchandising and logistics, exporting, flour milling and feed manufacturing. Family-owned and growth oriented, the company has facilities in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, North and South Carolina, Virginia and Mexico. Financially strong and highly disciplined, we use our expertise to provide our customers with the highest quality and best service possible. Throughout our operations, safety, cleanliness, and facility maintenance are a top priority and, as such, all employees must be absolutely committed to following our disciplined safety policies and procedures.


All employees shall be subject to drug testing and background checks.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt.

This job description is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities perform the essential functions of the job. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.

Bartlett will not accept unsolicited applications or resumes from placement services, recruiters or staffing firms. Bartlett WILL NOT pay any placement fee for unsolicited applications unless a written agreement is in place, in advance, for a specific job requisition. Unless such a written agreement is in place, any unsolicited resume shall be deemed Bartlett property and no fees shall be due from Bartlett to any third party under any circumstances.

You may be required to work periodically at other Bartlett regional locations.

Date Posted:

2/7/19

Job Category #: 569-BMC-(NonEx)-456

Reviewer: RCS, AR, RL SJ

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