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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. Angsar - posted Thursday, January 11, 2018

We are innovative, growing and have positions open in manufacturing. We are looking for people we can trust to “Do the Right thing – Always”, striving to provide great customers service and quality ingredients to the world.
Our Maintenance Technicians are responsible for 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.
Essential Job Functions
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.
Essential Qualifications
*High School Diploma or equivalent.
*5 to 10 years industrial maintenance experience.
*2 to 4 years welding experience.
*Millwright experience is desired.
*Pneumatics experience.
*Machining knowledge
*Power transmissions knowledge
*Knowledge of hydraulics
*Knowledge of compressors, boilers, steam/water systems, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and electrical
troubleshooting/wiring.

This position is 12 hour nights on a 2-2-3 Schedule.


Lab Technician

 
St. Ansgar - posted Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Lab Technician is responsible for approving and signing off on all shipments of industrial products prior to shipment. Analyze and maintain records on incoming grain, in-process product and finished product. Report QA issues to manager and operators to ensure production is corrected and product meets specifications. Maintain lab in a safe and sanitary condition. Assist in and be prepared for all in-house inspections, outside audits and all customer inspections.

Essential Job Functions
Responsibilities and regular duties:
*Perform test of incoming grain to ensure quality of product and it meets company specifications required for raw grain and ingredients.
*Perform test on in-process and finished products to ensure customer specifications are maintained.
*Complete Certificate of Analysis (COA) for all products according to customer specifications.
*Assist Quality Systems Specialist in testing products for nutritional values.
*Assist Quality Systems Specialist in production of new product samples for existing and/or new customers.
*Assist Quality Systems Manager in evaluation of customer samples provided to determine product ingredients and
percentages.
*Maintain lab equipment and ensure calibrations are completed as required by manufacturer, company and/or customer recommendation.
*Manage retain samples as required by company policy and/or customer requirements.
Compliance
*Maintain records of all statistical process control activities and train employees in performance of new tests.
*Assist in controlling HACCP issues within production and stop production if product safety is in jeopardy.
*Assist in control of GMP procedures.
*Ensure production has current operator specifications available for products being produced.

Essential Qualifications
*High School Graduate or equivalent.
*Knowledge of food safety and sanitation practices in manufacturing setting.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills, in addition to interpersonal and teaming skills.
*Self-motivated.
*Computer and math skills.
*Ability to manage details and prioritize work.
*Science background or aptitude.

This position is a 12 hour night position working 6 pm - 6:30 am 4 nights on then 4 nights off.


Receiving Operator

 
St. Angsar, IA - posted Thursday, January 11, 2018

Sampling and grading of incoming product according to Federal Grain Inspection and Grain Millers standards. Unloading approved grains from trucks and railcars and then transferring product to appropriate cleaning and bin locations within the systems. Blend some products when processing grain through receiving. Load bulk trucks and railcars with finished and raw product.

Essential Job Functions
Responsibilities and regular duties include:
*Proper transfer, loading and unloading of railcars, and bulk hopper trucks.
*Representative sampling and grading of incoming grains according to Federal Grain Inspection and Grain Millers
standards.
*Blending and cleaning of grains to milling systems.
*Operate and monitor all systems for peak performance in yield quality through the utilization of on line quality control.
*Obtain and maintain accurate bin inventories.
*Maintain accurate grain transfer tracking and loading of byproduct hopper trucks.
*Maintain and document all good manufacturing policies, organic standards, and quality control policies.
*Provide lab with all grain samples for further testing/approval for unloading.
*Maintain clean working environment by following Master Sanitation Schedule.
*Ability to communicate (oral and written) effectively with internal and external customers.
*Perform preventive maintenance and calibration of all receiving equipment according to schedule.

Essential Qualifications
*High School Diploma or equivalent
*Good oral and written communication skills.
*Ability to work with a variety of different personalities with co-workers, customers, and grain delivery personnel.
*Basic math skills.
*Basic computer knowledge.
*Ability to work at heights. (Railcars, silos, bins)

This position is an 8 hour Monday - Friday position 2nd Shift working 3 pm - 11:30 pm. Occasional Overtime required.



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