Machine Operator - Night Shift

Job Details


Looking to join a three-time U.S. Best Managed Company? Kent Nutrition Group (KNG), a member of the Kent Corporation family of companies has an exciting opportunity to join their team as a Machine Operator at the Sheldon, IA plant! The Machine Operator will perform routine tasks related to the feed production including quality control, ingredient and feed processing, manufacturing and load out, ingredient receiving and storage, equipment maintenance and housekeeping.  The Machine Operator must possess a strong work ethic, customer focused, hardworking and desire to work as a team member.  This hourly position has the opportunity for growth and comes with a complete benefit package! 

We currently have night shift openings for:

Flake Plant Operators
Pellet Mill Operators
Bagging Operators
Mixer Operators

Primary Responsibilities Include:
• Daily operation of equipment to process and manufacture feed products
• Operate the bagger, sewing machine, forklift and all feed manufacturing equipment safely and efficiently
• Follow warehouse and loading protocols
• Ensure KNG’s quality assurance is met regarding ingredient receiving, load-out, and bagging
• Record and document all feed manufactured during shift
• Mix and prepare livestock feeds efficiently assuring accuracy and high quality
• Assist management with production scheduling, inventory planning & control for both ingredients and finished products
• Assist with equipment maintenance and repair as needed
• Load and unload trucks in a safe and efficient manner
• Provide excellent customer service
• Observe and enforce all company policies & procedures
• Perform general work around the facility and other duties as assigned
• Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations

Education and Experience:
• High School diploma or GED
• 1 plus years of manufacturing experience
• Farming background is a plus
• Mechanical aptitude preferred

Other Qualifications:
• Basic computer knowledge
• Good communication, verbal, written and math skills
• Able to effectively communication with customers, co-workers and customers
• Ability to work as a team member
• Thorough understanding of cGMP’s
• Knowledge of OSHA safety requirements, HACCP Feed & Safety Plan, and FSMA
• Ability to lift a minimum of 75 lbs from floor to working height as job requires
• Ability to operate a forklift
• Ability to work in dust and adverse weather conditions and temperatures
• Must pass pre-employment drug screen

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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