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ARDENT MILLS LLC Utility Operator in Hastings, Minnesota

JOB DESCRIPTION: QUALIFIED CANDIDATES MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR UP TO $2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS. UTILITY OPERATOR YOUR ROLE: As a Utility Operator, you will be responsible for mill relief, mill repair, and sanitation work, and provides additional operational support in the mills as needed. To succeed, you must be able to: * Perform duties and deliver results in new situations while adhering to safety and food safety policies without compromising the team s values. * Serve others with understanding, respect, and care. * Operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency. * Deal with and drive change. * Organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines. * Learn and apply new technology and share your knowledge with others. Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner. YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES: * Serve as Mill job relief for vacations and leave as needed. * Complete weekly mill repair tasks as assigned. * Assist mill crew with mill start up. * Assist mill crew with operation problems, chokes, etc. * Pick up piles of flour before end of shift, and other sanitation duties as assigned. * Complete MSS and magnet checks. * Create and close work orders as needed. * Any other duties assigned by your supervisor. ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: * Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. * Proficient in computer tools including email and spreadsheets. * Proficient in English both written and verbally. GOOD TO HAVE: * Mechanical experience. * Basic understanding of machine lubrication principles. * Experience in a manufacturing or production environment. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS (WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION): * Able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as is required by the operating areas (i.e. safety glasses, protective footwear, hearing protection and, at times, a respirator). * Must be willing and able to work rotating shifts: 1st (0700 1500), 2nd (1500 2300),3rd shift (2300 0700); weekends; Holidays; 7-day weeks; and opposing shifts when needed. * Able to work a machine paced continuous process that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with conditions which include: * Heat/Cold temperatures (inclement weather) * Indoor/Outdoor environment * Dusty environment * Noisy environment * Frequent moving/vibration/ or other motion of equipment/processes * Elevated Places * Must pass a physical abilities test with or without reasonable accommodation with the ability to: * Frequently stand, walk, rotate, bend/stoop, twist, crouch, kneel, balance and reach or lift at shoulder level, above shoulder level, and below shoulder level * Frequently climb stairs and/or ladders * Frequently lift, shovel and/or carry up-to 50 pounds and occasionally lift up-to 75 pounds * Frequently push/pull/torque up to 75 pounds of force OTHER CONSIDERATIONS: * Must be willing to accept accountability and work well in a team. * Must meet the company performance standards for the job. * Must be willing to get cross-trained in at least one other position for development within the facility and to provide any relief duties as needed. AT ARDENT MILLS, EVERYONE MATTERS AND EVERYONE HAS A VOICE. WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROVIDING AN ENVIRONMENT OF MUTUAL RESPECT WHERE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO ALL APPLICANTS AND TEAM MEMBERS AND THE DECISIONS WILL BE BASED ON MERIT, COMPETENCE, PERFORMANCE, AND BUSINESS NEEDS. WE ARE PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, CREED, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ABORIGINALITY, ANCESTRY, MARITAL STATUS, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRES

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