As a Bulk Operator, you will be responsible for blending and loading of bulk trailers, ensuring all final products meet customer specifications while following all Food Safety Policies and GMPs, and completing sanitation and IPM tasks.
To succeed, you must be able to:
Perform duties and deliver results in new situations while adhering to safety and food safety policies without compromising the team's values.
Serve others with understanding, respect, and care.
Operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency.
Deal with and drive change.
Organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines.
Learn and apply new technology and share your knowledge with others.
Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner.
Must keep records of production and work activities, using both paper documents and computer entry.
Must keep work area clean and sanitary while running production.
Must keep a variety of processes going at the same time and be able to multitask.
Will be responsible for the quality of production output.
Must learn and execute basic equipment maintenance to improve production reliability.
Will be responsible for reworking product that does not meet a high level of quality expectations.
Other tasks as assigned by management
Essential skills and experience:
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to this job and safety regulations.
Must be willing and able to work any assigned shift and must be able to work overtime as needed, including weekends and holidays.
Able to effectively communicate with fellow team members and plant management.
Must be comfortable using a computer and able to learn new software for production.
Must be able to work a rotating shift covering 1st/2nd/3rd shifts and occasionally 12-hour shifts depending on scheduling needs
Physical requirements and working conditions (with or without reasonable accommodation):
Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Must be willing to work on your feet for extended periods of time.
Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.
Able to work in a dusty environment on occasion.
Able to work in hot and cold conditions on occasion.
Must be willing to perform elevated work.
Must be willing to accept accountability and work well in a team.
Willing and able to work weekends, Holidays, 7-day weeks, and any shifts when needed.
Overtime is sometimes required during the week, weekend, and holidays. Due to the seasonality of business and volatility of market conditions, work hours can change suddenly.
At Ardent Mills, everyone matters and everyone has a voice. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not. Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills.
The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.