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FEED MILL MANAGER

Five Rivers Cattle Ulysses, KS
  • Posted: May 22, 2019
  • Full-Time

J OB T ITLE : Feed Mill Manager R EPORTS T O : Feedlot General Manager (in GM's absence reports to Assistant General Manager). FLSA S TATUS : Ag Exempt, Salaried F UNCTION : Directs and coordinates activities of workers engaged in grain processing, repair, maintenance, and daily operation of feed mill by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. E SSENTIAL D UTIES AND R ESPONSIBILITIES : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned. Manages 1 subordinate supervisor and 5-6 non-supervisory employees.

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Minimizes mill downtime by completing maintenance requirements and scheduling maintenance/repair; develops and implements mill preventative maintenance program.

Monitors quality control of commodities received through regular inspection. Maintains quality of finished feed rations by using quality ingredients, following recommendations from consulting Nutritionist and overseeing grain processing. Complies with applicable OSHA, FDA, and EPA regulations; maintains appropriate compliance records.

Sets a positive example for employees by modeling safe work practices and following safety rules and policies. Communicates critical safety information to employees by conducting regular safety training; monitors workplace for unsafe/noncompliant behavior. Develops department capital and operating budgets; manages expenses by studying historical data, anticipating needs and researching costs.

Manages department supplies inventory by researching costs, designing inventory systems, determining inventory levels, anticipating needed supplies and approving orders. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Q UALIFICATIONS : Undergraduate degree; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Database software. Valid driver's license. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. C OMPETENCY : Expected to coordinate projects, manage difficult or emotional employee situations, participate in meetings, understand business implications of decisions, work within approved budget, develop and implement cost saving measures, conserve organizational resources, demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy, adapts to changes in the work environment, exhibit sound and accurate judgment, observe safety and security procedures, and report potentially unsafe conditions . W ORK E NVIRONMENT : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and is exposed to work in high, precarious places. May be assigned to duties which require the use of a respirator.

Pulmonary function test and respirator fit test would apply. P HYSICAL D EMANDS : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee may be required to wear hardhat; eye, ear, and respiratory protection daily. See your Manager for the PPE requirements for your job. Lifting, carrying, push/pull, pinch/grip, reaching over head and away from body, walk, stand, crawl, kneel, squat and climbing are essential to this job.

I understand that these are my primary duties and that I may be asked to perform other duties, either in my work area or in other departments, to contribute to the success of Five Rivers.

Five Rivers Cattle

Address

Ulysses, KS
USA

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