Feed Mill Operator- 2nd Shift - Forest City, IA

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Christensen Farms
Forest City, IA 50436
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

Second Shift Available: Monday-Friday from 12-9pm; Rotating Saturday

Position Overview & Responsibilities:

Day to day responsibility for production of feed and load out operations as specified by daily/weekly feed order levels. Proper use and maintenance of feed mill equipment. Responsible to meet the goals established in the areas of productivity, employee satisfaction and cost management for mill operator staff on your shift. Maintain positive working relationships with other departments and high level of customer service.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Operate machines to produce mash to established quality guidelines.

  • Perform micron tests, moisture tests etc. Make necessary adjustments to grinding process equipment to obtain acceptable quality.

  • Operate load out equipment to properly load trucks in most efficient manner.

  • Perform and monitor proper documentation of the batching, grinding, and loadout process.

  • Follow sequencing of feed as defined by quality guidelines posted in the batching room.

  • Maintain proper greasing of equipment and document when maintenance is performed.

  • Responsible for proper feed and load out scheduling.

  • Responsible for proper bin management and utilization.

  • Trouble shoot and make minor repairs and make decision to summon additional help for repairs.

  • Ensure proper follow through and training of members on staff.

  • Ensure proper safety, equipment and housekeeping procedures are followed by staff.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by supervisor


Qualified individuals will have a desire to learn, strong work ethic, and be dependable. Must have the ability to operate machinery and lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Additional requirements include:

  • Cooperative attitude and team work approach

  • Takes pride in quality of work

  • Reliable and responsible

  • Ability to perform effectively in a fast paced environment

  • Demonstrate positive customer service mindset

  • Understanding of computer usage

Christensen Farms is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to select the most qualified person for each position in the organization. No employee of CF will discriminate against any applicant for employment or a fellow employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, citizenship status, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other prohibited basis under applicable local, state, or federal law.

Christensen Farms