Feed Mill Operator – 2nd and 3rd shift

Pine Manor Inc

The Feed Mill Operator is trained to tend, operate, and oversee all the operator’s areas within the mill (i.e., receiving, batching, production floor, loadout, etc.). Operators will receive feed-in, and load trucks, and be responsible for daily maintenance of the feed mill.


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 essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s) Ensure that the mill is kept clean including the mill, coolers, and the grounds around the mill.
Operating computer automation systems for receiving/batching required ingredients, grinding, mixing, and pelleting feed.
Set Rolls.
Check pellets at the mills and coolers for length, color, and durability.
Fills in as Warehouse & Shipping/receiving Operator as needed.
Responsible for filling micro-ingredient, tote system, and maintaining necessary stock at the batching areas, and receiving when needed.
Operates forklifts and material handling equipment. Forklift certification


Follows standard operating instructions/procedures in the performance of all operator areas, including flushing procedures for batching and pelleting, along with record keeping.
Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment.
Must be able to climb stairs, ladders, and bins.
Prepares and maintains shift activity reports, tracks production reports, sampling reports, bag dump reports, reconciliations, etc.
Regulates flow of materials and observes flow to ensure attainment of specified products.
Performs daily feed, bulk, and micro ingredient inventory.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Competency Statement(s) Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
Safety Awareness – Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
Assertiveness – Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate the completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
Coaching and Development – Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
Management Skills – Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
Leadership – Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
Communication, Written – Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
Initiative – Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
Energetic – Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.
Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
Working Under Pressure – Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.


$19 an hour


Monday to Friday with Saturdays
100% of our operations are in the surrounding communities of northeast Indiana and southern Michigan. At Miller Poultry, our employees enjoy the following:

Competitive pay

Full-time schedule
Excellent health, vision, and dental insurance
Employee store with a discount on Miller Poultry products
State-of-the-art facilities and the latest technology

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