River Valley Cooperative Feed Mill Operator in Wilton, Iowa
Position: Feed Mill Operator Trainee
Job Status: Full-time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Feed Operations Manager
Amount of Overnight Travel Required: 0-10%
Work Schedule: 9pm - 5:30am Sunday night - Friday morning
Positions Supervised: None
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES
Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Operate the assigned facilities and equipment to efficiently and accurately deliver products and services for the Cooperative’s patrons.
Assist in maintaining all assigned facilities and equipment for safe operations at all times to meet the State, Federal and River Valley Cooperative requirements.
Provide input to Mill Lead and Feed Operations Manager on needed repairs and maintenance of assigned facilities and equipment.
Provide maintenance support as directed for the company facilities at the mill locations.
Performs other roles and accepts other responsibility as assigned by the manager.
The feed mill operator position involves working a shift that will occasional require over time and shift adjustment or change, may occasionally include weekends or holidays.
Must complete all logs and documentation timely as required by RVC, and all State and Federal agencies.
Must perform duties and responsibilities under RVC, HACCP, IDALS, LOL, FSMA, FDA requirements, specifications, and rules; along with other regulations
Must consistently comply with all RVC and customer Bio-Security procedures and requirements.
Includes assisting and/or individually completing the receiving, manufacture, loading, transporting, unloading, housing keeping, sweeping, cleaning, documentation, log keeping, and maintenance of the facilities, equipment, products assigned, and assist in training new employees.
Support River Valley operations in other functional areas of the operations business as needed
RIVER VALLEY VALUES
Customer Focus: Builds and maintains customer satisfaction (Internal and external) with the products and services offered by the organization.
Integrity: Earns others trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.
Safety and Quality Focus: Adheres to all River Valley policies, safety regulations, standards and practices
Dependability: Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, achieves results with little oversight.
Communication: Listens and understands what others say, clearly communicates in an engaging manner
Ambition: ability to demonstrate drive and initiative in seeking completion of a goal or advancement
Problem Solving Skills: ability of the individual to recognize courses of action which can be taken to handle problems or potential problems, and applying contingency plans to solve those problems; while controlling resources and expenditures
Operating Equipment: Efficiently and properly uses tools, machines, and vehicles to transport product and complete tasks
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables
Education: High School
Experience: Ag retail and tractor/trailer experience preferred
Computer Skills: Basic computer skills
10 lbs or less
51-100 lbs <5%
Over 100 lbs <1%
Reach Above Shoulder
12 lbs or less
Squat or Kneel
41-100 lbs <1%
N (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation
O (Occasionally) - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0-2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently) - Occupation requires this activity from 33-66% of the time (2.5-5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly) - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
Body Index Score: Ranking Medium MIS Minimum 171-200
Other Physical Requirements: Ability to access company physical assets, wear company safety and PPE supplied and required equipment. Ability to work long hours as needed.
May be exposed to dust, noise, heat, cold, ag chemicals and vapors, and moving machinery on occasion as part of this position.