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Mill Operator (Grandview)

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

Assists in operating the mill and related facilities in an effective and efficient manner in order to produce the quality and quantity of livestock feed products established by the Feedlot Manager.

Key Responsibilities
  • Operates mill equipment to facilitate loading of feed trucks.
  • Maintains and cleans mill equipment according to the Mill Lead’s instructions in order to prevent potential safety and fire hazards and ensure proper operation.
  • Operates the hay chopper and front-end loader to push and chop hay for livestock consumption.
  • Unload’s grain and hay products from trucks using heavy equipment.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by the Mill Lead and/or Feedlot Management.

**Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have valid driver's license.

Experience

One or more years of experience in general feedlot operations preferred.  Demonstrated knowledge of safety procedures and practices applicable to the operation of mill equipment. Experience with basic mechanical systems, VFD electrical systems and welding is preferred.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to perform basic addition, subtraction and multiplication.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Job Requisition ID: 2029

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Livestock Co Feedlot - Grand View 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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