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Machine Operator I

Company: Western Milling
Location: Buckeye
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

This is an entry-level position responsible for loading out bulk finished product, mixing system operation, pellet mill operation, maintenance of associated parts/equipment, and providing back-up support to other roles. This position is also responsible for the cleanliness of the general plant area.Operate various pieces of equipment including but not limited to forklifts, rollers, grinders, mixing, and batching equipment.Perform functions associated with the mixing, batching, and pelleting processes.Functionally cross-trained in other support roles.Organize the bulk order loads with the appropriate truck driver for loading.Clear documentation of load out records to maintain traceabilityVisual quality inspection of finished product being shipped, and elevate to appropriate manager/supervisor when results are inconsistent.Run the batching and mixing software programs.Clear documentation of batch records to maintain traceability.Follow the correct sequencing and batching protocols.Control regulation of steam onto the product.Understand the effect of steam on the pelleting procedure.Distinguish different pellet die sizes and install into appropriate machine.Understand/distinguish pellet quality and elevate to appropriate manager/supervisor when results are inconsistent.Change the pellet die to a variety of different plates with assistance.Set pellet rolls pursuant to written policy/procedure.Monitor electrical equipment for amp-load to maintain a consistent pellet quality.Unload bulk truck deliveries in a safe and efficient manner. Monitor assigned plant operations (e.g. controls for roller, grinder, mixer, etc).Perform routine maintenance of all equipment associated with the mixing, batching, and pelleting processes. Perform general clean-up inside/outside load out area, pellet mill and finished product area including sweeping, shoveling etc. Provide back-up support for other roles as necessary. Available for overtime work on a scheduled or call-in basis, as necessary. Other duties as assigned by the manager/supervisor.A high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Experience in a similar production environment preferred.Forklift experience preferred.Basic operating knowledge of augers, belt-driven machinery, elevators, and other equipment used in the production process.

Keywords: Western Milling, Buckeye , Machine Operator I, Other , Buckeye, Arizona

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