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Starting pay $22 an hour!

This job is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the mill focused on working with the mill operation's team to ensure safe, efficient and profitable operations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, daily oversight of the milling process, quality, production, customer service, compliance, and general operations.

Location: Louisville, KY

Job Responsibilities

This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive nor imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent in this job.  Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed or may perform related duties as assigned.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Fully participate and be a leader in the company safety program and attend daily pre-shift meetings.
  • Perform all duties within compliance of OSHA, company safety, and environmental regulations; including wearing appropriate PPE for task being performed.
  • Ensure safe and efficient operation of the mill while assisting in maximizing efficiencies to include quality, inventory management, housekeeping, etc.
  • Participate in cross training opportunities, building employee ownership, and assist in evaluations.
  • Perform operational duties to include monitoring production process set-up, adjust, and monitor processing machinery and equipment to meet specifications for product and performing quality checks.
  • Manage DPR for milling operation daily.
  • Maintain food safety, Kosher, and best practices for the mill.
  • Complete quality checks on all finished products bi-weekly and manage customer specifications for finished products.
  • Process paperwork timely, accurately, and legibly per facility procedures; manage mill tracking forms, mill cost tracking sheets, daily and month-end inventory management.
  • Communicate process and equipment deficiencies with other operators, maintenance personnel, and management.
  • Perform duties to transfer, load, and move grain to appropriate locations. Responsible for the proper movement, storage, loading, and unloading of product.
  • Perform cleaning of milling area and equipment, as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required – High School Diploma or equivalent


Required – None.

Preferred – 2 – 3 years in milling environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Basic mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written with local team, customers, and delivery drivers.
  • Strong computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to follow directions and use logical thought process to interpret oral and written instruction and troubleshoot problems.
  • Ability to work independently or within a team.
  • Ability to remain focused on exceptional customer service, both internally and externally.

Physical Demands & Requirements

Ability to lift/push/pull up to 55 lbs. frequently.

Ability to climb, crouch, stoop, bend, and squat, frequently. Ability to stand and walk constantly/continuously.

Ability to balance constantly/continuously. Ability to kneel occasionally.

Ability to understand and communicate verbally, in person and over two-way radio. Ability to climb ladders and perform work at significant heights.

Ability to perform work in confined spaces.

Ability to work in an environment with high dust levels around grain and other bulk products. Ability to work outside in extreme weather conditions.

Ability to work extended hours, weekend, holidays and/or alternate shifts as needed. Uses peripheral vision and depth perception for tasks being performed.

Hearing.  Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.  Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.

Environmental Conditions

The work environment described here are meant to be representative of those an employee would normally encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment.

Limited travel required for off-site trainings and/or meetings.

This description reflects the assignment of essential functions and is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job.  Nothing in this job description restricts the organization’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.

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