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Feedmill Technician

Preferred Work Experience

  •  Equipment operation including but not limited to tractor/trailer, straight truck, forklift, tractor,   & machinery
  •  Equipment repair and maintenance
  • Computer operation

Required Skills

  • Computer
    • Basic Windows knowledge, excel, and e-mail
  • Organizational skills
  • Mechanical skills with ability to trouble shoot and perform basic repairs
  • Ability to perform simple math
  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised
  • Able to operate machinery and equipment safely and efficiently

Physical Requirements

  • Repeated lifting of 55 lb. bags
  • Able to climb in excess of 150 ft.  regardless of weather conditions (within reason of safety)
  • Able to use cleaning equipment including shovels and brooms
  • Able to use various tools including power tools

Miscellaneous Requirements – no daily exposure to non-Hord pigs including direct daily contact with persons caring for non-Hord pigs

Essential Job Duties

  • Keeping ingredients available to feed production including restocking of bagged and toted products
  • Unloading of bagged and toted ingredients from trailer and proper storage
  • Loading tractor/trailers for same day and later deliveries
  • Performing preventative maintenance on all equipment per provided schedules
  • Trouble shooting and performing repairs on equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Job Duties

  • Computer operation of the Feedmill
    • Selecting order to be mixed
    • Following all procedures including proper sequencing and thorough record keeping
    • Making order changes as needed
  • Operating corn roller mills
    • Proper setting of roller mills and testing for accuracy
  • Unloading of bulk ingredients through our pit 4 dump system

Expected Work Hours

  • Work week - Monday through Friday, may need to work weekends and Holidays
  • Must be able to work various shifts/hours to cover vacations/absences

Working Conditions

  • Some time is spent outside controlled climate so extreme heat and cold is possible, bringing appropriate clothing to the job will be necessary
  • Dust is created due to the feed making processes, dust masks are provided
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