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Mill Lead (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 Feedlot Management in overseeing daily operations and maintenance of the feed mill. Prepares livestock feed by operating the mill and related facilities in an effective and efficient manner. Coordinates mill employees involved in the production of feed rations.

Key Responsibilities

   

Operates and maintains mill equipment to facilitate feed truck loading through regular inspections and preventative maintenance.  Cleans mill equipment in order to prevent potential safety and fire hazards.

 

Visually inspects feed commodities to ensure sufficient inventory levels to meet feedlot requirements.

 

Assists in unloading grain and hay products from trucks using tractors and loaders.

 

Performs other duties assigned by the Feedlot Manager and/or Assistant Feedlot Manager.

 

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.

Education and Experience

One or more years experience in general feedlot or milling operations.  Demonstrated knowledge of safety procedures and practices applicable to the operation of mill equipment. Experience with mechanical, 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 calculate figures and amounts such as, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

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 and to troubleshoot equipment and prioritize remedies.

Licenses

Must hold a valid driver’s license.

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: 2002

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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