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Night Feed Mill Operator
Title:Night Feed Mill Operator
Job Type:Non-exempt (hourly)
Salary Range:Competitive Pay Based on Experience
DFS is a family owned company committed to unsurpassable quality and superior customer service. As a part of the DFS team, you will discover that the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our business is a belief we all share. Our success is a reflection of our quality employees. It is enforced by creative employees who have the ability to do their job while continually looking for ways to improve themselves.
DFS is a large feed and nutrition company delivering nutrition through innovative products and services that support the food chain throughout Iowa.

Position Title: Feed Mill Operator

Job Status: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Plant Manager/Location Lead

Amount of Travel: None

Schedule: Night Shift-TBD

Positions Leading: None

Revised: 10/25/17

Locations: NW IA and Oskaloosa Locations


Job Summary:

Primary responsibilities are to manufacture quality feed by ensuring all processes and company policies are followed using DFS standards.


  • Preventative maintenance and housekeeping on equipment as assigned.    
  • Ability to communicate and work with others to accomplish task assigned.
  • Assist in bag feed production as assigned.
  • Proper recordkeeping of drug book and gathering a variety of hand added ingredients.
  • Sample all ingredient trucks and properly complete necessary documentation regarding quality inspections.
  • Report any incident where quality may be in question.
  • Assist in the grain department as needed.
  • Report all ingredient receipts to control room.
  • Follow processes and procedures to ensure compliance with DFS and regulatory requirements (OSHA, EPA, ISO, HACCP, GMP, FSMA, etc.).
  • Follow GMP regulations current and any future requirements.
  • Responsible for mill equipment and report damage or malfunctions.
  • Be able to gather hand adds and drugs.
  • Grinding and Batching
  • Perform loadout functions such as: manually loading trucks, alarms, and queuing up loads.
  • Housekeeping duties as assigned.
  • Be able to work weekends as needed.
  • Assist in the grain department as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



High School Graduate or Equivalent

Knowledge of basic computer functions

Be familiar with agricultural production

Pass post offer drug test

Work in adverse weather conditions

Follow all safety rules and regulations


What can we offer you?

  • 401(k) 100% match on first 6%
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Paid Time Off, plus your Birthday off
  • Paid Short-term disability and Life Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Health and Flex Spending Available
  • Competitive pay
If you are a safe, reliable, hardworking individual, we are interested in talking to you about a future career here at DFS!
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