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Feed Mill Resource Operator 5:00AM-3:00PM
Title:Feed Mill Resource Operator 5:00AM-3:00PM
Job Type:Non-exempt (hourly)
Salary Range: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.

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

What will you do?
  • Act as back-up to Production Supervisor.
  • Ensure production efficiencies match the established KPI’s.
  • Completes production reports as required.
  • Identifies continuous improvement opportunities and participates on suggesting and implementing of the improvements.
  • Trains other personnel following the defined procedures in the SOP’s and policies related to the manufacturing processes.
  • Independently manages production run schedule for each 24-hour period, including sequencing, delivery, and upcoming production and inventory requirements.
  • Independently performs receiving of raw materials.
  • Independently performs loading of finished product.
  • Independently monitors and performs operations, and maintains parameters of production lines, mixing, batching, pelleting (if applicable), loadout as assigned, packaging (if applicable), inventory management and reconciliation.
  • Independently performs housekeeping assignments and assists in maintenance activities.
  • Independently collects samples as required.
  • Independently maintains proper operation of Control Points and Critical Control Points per the DFS HACCP Plan.
  • Understands all processes related to feed safety requirements and demonstrates a commitment to feed safety by ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements.
  • Understands all processes related to manufacturing, feed safety requirements and is trained as a process expert.
  • Helps to ensure duties of other production employees are being performed.
  • Independently keeps work area clean, neat, and free from safety hazards.
  • Independently follows all facility safety rules, policies, and procedures including the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Independently follows all facility rules to maintain quality and integrity of raw materials and finished products.
  • Maintains a positive attitude, is a motivated reliable employee, and positively motivates others.
  • Sets the example to follow for all fellow workers, in all aspects of safety, feed safety, quality, and feed operations.
  • Works a schedule that requires overtime and following an on-call rotation schedule.
  • Flexibility to learn other operating systems.
  • Ensure communication between shifts, which includes end of shift responsibilities, shift efficiencies, and any issues that need communicated. 

 The successful candidate will have:
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to utilize Excel and computers to record and control the operation.
  • Able to operate warehousing equipment, including forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Attentive to organization, detail, proper documentation requirements, and accuracy.
  • Ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to execute and coach others regarding all daily requirements adhering to a production schedule.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and be a self-starter
What can we offer you?
  • 401(k) 100% match on first 6%
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Paid Vacation plus your Birthday off
  • Paid Short-term disability and Life Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Health and Flex Spending Available
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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