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For more than 20 years Grain Millers, Inc. has been a leading manufacturer of whole grain ingredients used in cereals, breads, bars and many other products served around the world.

Grain Millers, Inc. offers competitive wages with a bonus structure, a full line of employee benefits (to include but not limited to, Medical/Dental, Disability, Life, FSA, 401(k) with match) and a business casual working environment.

If interested, e-mail your cover letter and resume to HR@GrainMillers.com.

If asked, please complete the Grain Millers Employment Application.

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
St. Ansgar, Iowa


Maintenance Technician

 
St. Ansgar, Iowa - posted Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Are you a hands-on person who loves to fix things and understands how things work? We are looking for a talented person like you! The maintenance position is a night position working 12-hour shifts 3 or 4 nights per week. This position is to repair and maintain plant equipment and facilities while assisting to improve operation efficiencies and reliability. Will communicate with operations and support personnel to achieve operational goals. Responsible for following all good manufacturing practices and policies to maintain food grade processes. Work as a team with all areas of production and maintenance.
Responsibilities and regular duties include:
• Repair and predictive/preventive maintenance of plant equipment and facilities.
• The operation of welders, presses, grinders and other equipment to perform aspects of position.
• Communications with operations and support personnel.
• Document work performed in Maintenance computer system.
• Following all safety policies and performing all safe work practices with documentation. This includes, but is not limited to, lock-out tag out, preventive maintenance documentation, electrical safety, hot work program, grain handling standard regulations, Personal Protective Equipment, consulting with and following through on safety committee recommendations.
• Following all good manufacturing practices and quality policies and procedures.
• Maintaining clean work environment.
Requirements Desired:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
5 to 10 years industrial maintenance experience.
2 to 4 years welding experience.
Millwright experience is desired.
Pneumatic experience.
Machining knowledge
Power transmissions knowledge
Knowledge of hydraulics
Knowledge of compressors, boilers, steam/water systems, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and electrical troubleshooting/wiring.

Grain Millers, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefit package including health, dental, life, short and long term disability insurance and a 401(k) with matching funds. We also have an annual bonus program.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All job offers are contingent on successfully completing a drug and back-ground check.
Submit your application at 605 Grain Millers Dr. in St. Ansgar or email your resume to HR@grainmillers.com


Mill Operator

 
St. Ansgar, Iowa - posted Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Do you want to learn about milling of oats and the importance of food safety and quality necessary to provide our customers with quality ingredients? Are you a problem solver and pay attention to details? Our Mill operators need those skills and more.
We are founded on the idea of providing wholesome, safe, and healthy ingredients to the world. Our St. Ansgar facility is the largest of our mills and provides ingredients across North America.

This position is responsible for operating the A Mill. This includes the operation of oat cleaning, dehulling, grading, delivery, and blending systems in addition to the groat kiln conditioner, finishing system, cutting system and transport systems. Work in a team environment and communicate with operators in all mills, receiving and office personnel.

Requirements:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Leadership and communication skills necessary to assist in decision making and communicating production expectations to co-workers.
The ability to facilitate planning and coordination of production runs.
Ability to operate computer systems.
Ability to work with others in a team environment.
Ability to meet the Physical Demands of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Ability to follow all safety, quality and GMP policies and procedures. Ability to work in an environment with grain dust.

Grain Millers, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, short term and long term disability insurance, 401k with matching funds and an annual bonus program.
All Job offers are contingent upon passing a drug screen and background check. For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to HR@grainmillers.com or stop in and fill out an application at 605 Grain Millers Drive, St. Ansgar, IA 50472


Bagging Assistant

 
St. Ansgar, Iowa - posted Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Come work at Grain Millers, Inc and assist our bag operators. This position works with the operator filling and palletizing 50 pound bags using an automatize system. Our flaked and flour items are sent out as ingredients to our customers.
Responsibilities and regular job duties:
• Operate forklift in tight areas, bringing operator supplies and taking finished product to the warehouse.
• Operation of the inventory system to label the product with lot #, weights and product ID. Verifying information is correct on each pallet.
• Assist in warehousing product.
• Assist with Re-stacking 50 lb. bags, stretch wrapping, and labeling bags prior to storage.
• Record SPC data, and follow sterile sample procedures.
• Complete QA checks and paperwork
• Ability to operate the computerized bagger, palletizer, stretch wrapper, printers, coders, metal detectors, scale, hoists and forklifts. Responsible for the operation when Bag Operator is absent from area.
• Complete required documentation for production and quality purposes.
• Ability to dump bags weighing up to 50 pounds into feed tote or back into system.
• Provide lab with proper samples to ensure product and quality standards are maintained.
• Assist operator in troubleshoot bagging, palleting, computer, printer and stretch wrapper issues.
• Assist the toting stations when necessary to meet customer demands.
• Maintaining a clean work environment.
Job Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Fork truck experience/knowledge is required to move pallets.
Good organization skills are required to store and inventory finished goods and packaging supplies.
Teamwork and communication skills needed to communicate effectively with Operators and Warehouse Coordinators.
Basic computer skills.

Grain Millers, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, short term and long term disability insurance, 401k with matching funds and an annual bonus program.

All Job offers are contingent upon passing a drug screen and background check. For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to HR@grainmillers.com or stop in and fill out an application at 605 Grain Millers Drive, St. Ansgar, IA 50472


Bran/Flour Assistant Operator

 
St. Ansgar, Iowa - posted Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The foundation or our company was built on the desire to provide healthy and safe products to the world. We are able to accomplish this with processing whole grains with wholesome values. It is our people who make this company great. We are looking for people who value doing the right thing....Always.
Current openings on the night shifts for Bran/Flour Assistants. This position works with the Bran/Flour Operator making flour and bran products to be shipped out in pneumatic trailers, super sacks and 50 pound bags.
Responsibilities and regular duties include:
• Operation of the tote filling systems to process orders according to customer specifications.
• Operation of the bulk loading systems according to customer specifications.
• Operate forklift to move product in the warehouse.
• Communicating with the Bran/Flour Mill Operators and assist with production as necessary. This could include assisting in quality checks, plug ups, and cleaning of areas.
• Operating the stretch wrapping device.
• Complete quality checks and paperwork as required. This includes, cleaning the magnets, checking metal detector calibration, utilizing SPC control charts, and sampling product.
• Responsible for the operation of the bran/flour mill when the operator is absent.
• Maintain Cleaning schedule using master sanitation schedule. Keeping feed tote and supply area clean and free of damaged product.
• Assist Bran/Flour Operators with production as necessary. This could include assisting in quality checks, plug ups, and cleaning of areas.
• Complete paperwork while filling super sacks and loading pneumatic trailers/rail cars.
• Communicate issues with packaging supplies and materials, quality problems to the Packaging & Warehouse Supervisor.

Job Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalent desired
• Forklift experience
• Organizational skills
• Team work and communications skills needed to work with all levels of production.
• Basic computer skills
Grain Millers, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefit package including, health, dental, life and disability insurance. Matching contributions to a 401k Retirement Plan.
All job offers are contingent upon passing a drug screen and background check. For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to HR@grainmillers.com or stop in our office at 605 Grain Millers Dr, St. Ansgar, IA 50472.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Warehouse Utility

 
St. Ansgar, Iowa - posted Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The foundation or our company was built on the desire to provide healthy and safe products to the world. We are able to accomplish this with processing whole grains with wholesome values. It is our people who make this company great. We are looking for people who value doing the right thing....Always.
Current openings on the night shifts for Bran/Flour Assistants. This position works with the Bran/Flour Operator making flour and bran products to be shipped out in pneumatic trailers, super sacks and 50 pound bags.
Responsibilities and regular duties include:
• Operation of the tote filling systems to process orders according to customer specifications.
• Operation of the bulk loading systems according to customer specifications.
• Operate forklift to move product in the warehouse.
• Communicating with the Bran/Flour Mill Operators and assist with production as necessary. This could include assisting in quality checks, plug ups, and cleaning of areas.
• Operating the stretch wrapping device.
• Complete quality checks and paperwork as required. This includes, cleaning the magnets, checking metal detector calibration, utilizing SPC control charts, and sampling product.
• Responsible for the operation of the bran/flour mill when the operator is absent.
• Maintain Cleaning schedule using master sanitation schedule. Keeping feed tote and supply area clean and free of damaged product.
• Assist Bran/Flour Operators with production as necessary. This could include assisting in quality checks, plug ups, and cleaning of areas.
• Complete paperwork while filling super sacks and loading pneumatic trailers/rail cars.
• Communicate issues with packaging supplies and materials, quality problems to the Packaging & Warehouse Supervisor.

Job Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalent desired
• Forklift experience
• Organizational skills
• Team work and communications skills needed to work with all levels of production.
• Basic computer skills
Grain Millers, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefit package including, health, dental, life and disability insurance. Matching contributions to a 401k Retirement Plan.
All job offers are contingent upon passing a drug screen and background check. For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to HR@grainmillers.com or stop in our office at 605 Grain Millers Dr, St. Ansgar, IA 50472.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Corporate Safety Director

 
Eden Prairie, MN - posted Thursday, July 06, 2017

Position Summary:
The Corporate Safety Director is responsible for providing leadership in the development and implementation of company-wide safety initiatives, policies, procedures and philosophies. Directing the company’s efforts related to employee safety and health, and developing company-wide safety and injury reduction goals designed to reduce overall total cost of risk for Grain Millers, Inc. The Corporate Safety Director drives positive company-wide safety culture, and behaviors, monitors regulatory requirements, provides technical support for all company locations and develops and provides training programs to plant and corporate personnel to ensure safety and health programs are effective.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Key Responsibilities:
• Operates as a key member of the corporate management team. Works with plant team members to develop and implement specific safety plans and policies.
• Coordinates internal audits and risk analyses for all locations and works with plant management to identify, correct, and abate recognized safety hazards, behaviors, non-compliant programs and procedures and other loss exposures.
• Conducts regular and frequent plant inspections to identify and control hazards; follows-up to ensure recommendations have been implemented.
• Participates in new equipment/process reviews, including hazard analyses and operator training if necessary.
• Supports corporate/plant engineering to implement engineering controls to minimize safety and occupational hazards.
• Promotes a safety culture throughout the organization from the bottom up and top down.
• Manages all company-wide accident and incident investigations.
• Advises plants and corporate staff of regulatory requirements, and changes and the effective date of the new regulation(s). Monitors changes in regulations and develops programs to ensure GMI is complying.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Safety Management or similar and 6-10 years of food manufacturing safety experience; or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge. Professional Safety certification is desirable.
• Extensive knowledge of Federal, state and local regulatory requirements, including OSHA. Familiarity with Canadian Safety Occupational Health and Safety regulations is a plus
• Knowledge of and skill in conducting accident investigations.
• Skill in introducing ideas, orally and in writing, using knowledge and perspective of the intended audience to promote team building, participation and acceptance.
• Skill in problem solving including the ability to identify and appropriately evaluate alternatives.


This is an opportunity for you to join a team of professionals in a workplace environment that fosters personal development and growth. Grain Millers, Inc., offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and an atmosphere where partnership, respect and integrity are highly valued.


Production/General Labor

 
Newton, WI - posted Thursday, July 06, 2017

Our flax facility located in Newton, WI has an immediate full-time opening in our Production department. The pay for this position is $14.05/hr. M -Th, 6:00 am - 4:30 pm.

Job duties include:
- General labor tasks surrounding the production and packaging of flax.
- Operate the bagging system to process orders according to customer specifications.
- Operate fork lift in tight areas.
- Operate stretch wrapper.
- Operate the inventory system to label product with lot numbers and product ID.
- Move and organize pallets within the warehouse.
- Complete QA checks and required paperwork.

Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Fork lift experience is helpful.
Good Organizational skills
Excellent teamwork and communication skills
Basic Computer skills
Ability to lift and stack 50 pound bags on a frequent basis.
Ability to stand for the majority of the shift.

The company performs drug screens and background checks.

Grain Millers, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, short term and long term disability insurance, 401(K) with matching funds and an annual bonus program.

For consideration, please submit your resume to HR@grainmillers.com or stop in and fill out an application at 5703 County Road U, Newton, WI 53063



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