February 8, 2023

CAREERS: FEED PRODUCTION

Feed Production

Department:      Feed

Location:             Goodhue, MN

Date Posted:       December, 2022

Shift:                     2nd Shift

Status:                  Open


Job Summary:

This is a full-time position based at the Goodhue Feed Mill location. Regular hours can vary, extended hours will be necessary during peak times and as business dictates. The Feed Production employee will be involved in all aspects of feed production including processing, quality control, etc. This is not an all-encompassing list of duties; other duties may be added as needed with business need.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Blend and prepare animal feeds, ensuring accuracy and quality.
  • Load/Unload trucks safely and efficiently.
  • Follow all rules and regulations applicable to animal feed production.
  • Communicate product needs to management to ensure availability.
  • Customer interaction, providing excellent customer service.
  • Identifying and resolving product issues as they arise (inventory control, safety, shipping, etc.)
  • Identifying and resolving inadequacies in processes; assist in developing ways to increase efficiency.
  • Promote safety in the workplace; identify and communicate workplace hazards promptly, correcting unsafe conditions or actions as able.
  • Maintaining high-quality product and sanitation standards; Maintain a clean and organized work environment.
  • Assist with equipment maintenance, notifying management if any concerns arise.
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Operate machinery as needed in a safe and efficient manner.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal communication skills; positive attitude.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours as business dictates.
  • High attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Intermediate computer proficiency, especially with Microsoft Suite programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.); willingness to learn other systems as needed.
  • Ability to work in a team or independently, multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and ability to accept responsibility and accountability for job performance.

Education and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a feed mill environment preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Moderate to heavy lifting is required (50 lbs.) on a regular basis.
  • Work conditions may include dust, fumes, moderate to loud noise levels, uneven surfaces, various heights.
  • Working near moving equipment, outside and insider, and in all- weather conditions
  • While performing the duties of the job, it is required to speak, hear, see, and use hands/fingers to operate a computer, telephone, equipment, etc.
  • Ability to regularly stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, push and pull.