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Flour Mill Plant Manager in Wilsons Mills, NC at Bartlett and Company

Date Posted: 2/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Bartlett Milling Company

Job Title:

Flour Mill Plant Manager

Req. # 535-BMC-(Ex)-449

Primary Job Location:

Wilson’s Mills, NC

Job Classification:


Work Schedule:

As required

Job Summary

Bartlett Milling Company is seeking a dedicated and hardworking individual to be the Plant Manager of our state-of-the-art flour mill in Wilson's Mills, NC. The individual will have hands-on involvement in all aspects of operating the flour mill, including grain receiving and cleaning, flour milling, maintenance, quality control, scheduling and administration. The individual will be expected to work with the retiring plant manager in implementing and monitoring all company programs; including safety and quality. Duties would also include having intimate knowledge of every function in the operation.

The ideal candidate should have a four year degree in Milling Science, Ag Mechanization or similar degree or have a proven track record in mill management. The individual should demonstrate excellent leadership skills as well as possess good communication skills. Mechanical aptitude, detail orientation and computer skills are a must. Experience with safety, maintenance and quality control programs would be beneficial.


  • Perform job tasks in a safe manner in compliance with Bartlett’s programs and procedures.
  • Supervision of flour mill and cleaning house operational activities.
  • Maintain flour production within the specifications for the type of flour being produced.
  • Perform and oversee regular inspection of the mill.
  • Supervise and oversee taking extractions according to company procedures. All extracts must be documented according to company procedures.
  • Supervise and oversee inspection of middling rolls to ensure proper grind according to established procedures.
  • Perform timed weigh-off and calculations of production rates according to established procedures.
  • Supervise and oversee maintenance of milling equipment and machinery in a proactive, best practices manner according to company procedures.
  • Supervise and oversee filling and/or transferring flour and feed products to the correct bins.
  • Ensure GMP practices and policies are strictly adhered to and followed.
  • Ensure all products meet customer specifications and requirements.
  • Foster communications and task hand-offs between shifts to ensure that the plant operates in a best practices manner.
  • Perform root cause analysis to identify problems.
  • Oversee transportation department and associated delivery services.
  • Must be knowledgeable of all federal, state and local laboratory, food safety and health regulations.
  • Work with internal staff to ensure all regulatory requirements are met.
  • Ensure all personnel are properly trained and that company protocols are fully implemented and followed.
  • Ensure that all program documentation, support systems and paperwork is systematically completed in a best practices manner.
  • Ensure that BRC and HAACP programs are fully implemented and that plant operations are conducted according to said plans.
  • Effectively communicate regulatory requirements to all levels within the organization.
  • Oversee and administer company procedures, policies and protocols.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary is competitive for the position, based on education level and 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

  • Four-year degree in Milling Science or related disciple, and 3+ years’ work-experience.
  • Or, seven plus (7+) years of progressive milling experience.
  • Must have a strong mechanical aptitude.
  • 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.
  • 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. The ability to identify and distingush colors is also important. 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 andfeed 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: 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:


Job Category #: 535-BMC-(Ex)-449

Reviewer: RCS, RG


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