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RICELAND FOODS INC Mill Equipment Operator in Marston, Missouri

Mill Equipment Operator

Job Location: New Madrid

Starting Pay: $20.00

Night Shift Premiums

Riceland Overview

Riceland Foods and its family farmers have provided the world with wholesome, nutritious rice since 1921. Grown in the United States, our rice is known for its high quality and versatility, and that's why Riceland has become a trusted brand around the globe. Riceland is a cooperative, which means we are owned by our 5,500 family farmer members who are also our stockholders and growers.

Company Mission Statement

Riceland, a farmer owned cooperative, helps farmers feed the world, sustainably.

Job Description

This position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation and monitoring of Mill Equipment, panels, and computers as needed to ensure that the rice is milled and graded according to predetermined standards set forth by Riceland, USDA, and Customer Specifications. This position is also responsible for the safe and efficient loading of trucks with by-products as needed. The Mill Equipment Operator will also cross train for all four of the positions within the Mill: Sheller, Whitener, Control Room Operator, and Hammermill. Specific duties for each position vary to the specifications of the specific position.

Job Duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

Other duties may be assigned.

Assist Shift Miller and/or other Mill Equipment Operators with any other activities that may need assistance.

Perform daily inspections of equipment; notify management of need for repairs.

Perform light maintenance work and a variety of sanitation duties daily.

Operate forklift and heavy machinery.

Complete SA logs as required.

Recommend and implement process improvements as approved.

Perform any requests provided by Supervisor.

Required to cross-train in all Mill Equipment Operator positions: Control Room, Sheller, Whitener, and Hammermill.

Work within a team environment.

Responsible for complying with all safety rules, procedures and good manufacturing practices set forth by the company and the government.

Greet and communicate with visitors and represent the company in a professional manner.

Safety Sensitive Position

Must be able to distinguish between colors.

Whitener Specific:

Operate whiteners and color sorters.

Retrieve bran samples and perform inspection of those samples, fill out necessary paperwork.

Notify Miller of findings beyond specified parameters.

Ability to check and clean magnets.

Hammermill Specific:

Operates Hammermill; replaces screens when necessary

Inspects trucks before loading and completes bulk truck inspection report.

Receives and completes load verification form and loads correct product on truck.

Perform all computer operations related to incoming co-product trucks.

Ability to check and clean magnets.

Sheller Specific:

Change Sheller rolls.

Complete Sheller roll usage log.

Stock sheller roll rack.

Retrieve samples and perform inspection of those samples, fill out appropriate paperwork and make necessary adjustments.

Ability to check and clean magnets.

Control Room Specific:

Monitor all panels and computers and react as required.

Perform all grading duties.

Must be able to distinguish colors.

Perform sanitation duties in the control room.

Supervisory Duties:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Inventory software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Forklift Operator's License

Front-End Loader's Certification

*Must take and pass all annual equipment training

Physical Demands

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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs and occasionally lift up to 100lbs with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

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 high, precarious places. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Education Requirements

Bachelors degree in business or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred but not required.

Company Benefits and Incentives

Medical insurance with low premiums

Free dental with medical insurance enrollment

Vision insurance with low premiums

Free basic life insurance, up to 3x basic annual earnings

Voluntary term life (rates depends on the age and salary of the employee)

Long term disability

Free short-term disability

Accident insurance, for unexpected healthcare expenses due to accidents

Critical illness insurance

401 K with company match 4% of an employee's 5%

Tuition assistance available for those completing a degree or returning to school for

Paid training programs

PTO and Holiday Pay

Riceland Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Riceland Foods provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.