Machine Operators

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Website Kent Nutrition Group

Do you have what it takes to join a US Best Managed? 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 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.

**Part-time or Full-time availability, nights and weekends**

Primary Responsibilities Include:

Daily operation of equipment to process and manufacture feed products
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 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
Ability to lift a minimum of 75 lbs from floor to working height as job requires
Ability to work in dust and adverse weather conditions and temperatures
Must pass pre-employment drug screen