Production Operator (Day Shift)

IFA
Lewiston, UT
United States
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Job Description

Intermountain Farmers Association (IFA) is a regional farm supply co-op with diverse operations including livestock feed production, agronomy services and retail stores throughout the intermountain west. We are currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of PRODUCTION OPERATOR for the North Region Feed Division feed manufacturing plant located at Lewiston, Utah.


SUMMARY: We are seeking people that enjoy working as a member of a team in a warehouse and feed mill manufacturing setting where we process and make a variety of feed products for animals. Team members must maintain continuous positive communication with office staff, co-workers and managers and represent IFA positively and professionally at all times during interactions with customers, suppliers and regulatory personnel.


COMPENSATION:



  • Starting wage of $17.50 per hour.

  • Opportunity to advance to $19.50+ per hour with certification in various mill processes.

  • Monthly efficiency based bonus opportunity of up to $3.00 per hour.

  • IFA employees qualify for a benefit package that includes health, dental & life insurance, vision, 401K retirement savings plan, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays and employee discounts at IFA Country Stores.


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Accurately follow detailed process instructions and Standard Operating Procedures to insure product quality and comply with state and federal feed regulations.

  • Follow all IFA vehicle, equipment and operating safety policies at all times.

  • Manufacture, package and load both bulk and packaged feed products to meet daily production schedules.

  • Assist with detailed record keeping covering all aspects of plant operations.

  • Be able to work under the normal physical demands associated with commercial animal feed production including climbing stairs and ladders, repeatedly lifting 55 lb bags, and working in both summer and winter temperature conditions.

  • Work and cooperate well as part of a team and treat everyone with respect.


QUALIFICATIONS:



  • Good basic math and computer skills.

  • Detail oriented, self-motivated and able to follow both written and verbal directions.

  • The ability to work quickly and accurately with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to operate mill machinery, forklifts and loaders.

  • Ability to repeatedly lift and carry 55 lb bags and work in a noisy and dusty environment at times.

  • The flexibility to work extended hours (overtime) when needed.

  • Honest, dependable and hard working.


IFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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United States