Innovative Ag Services Mill Assistant in Elkader, Iowa
Primary Objective: To perform feed mill operations duties and increase efficiency of operations at the IAS feed mill.
The following duties are typical for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.
Report to assigned workplace at time specified; report late arrivals or absences to supervisor prior to start time.
Feed mill operations including feed mill operation, housekeeping, bulk feed deliveries, scheduling bulk deliveries, record keeping, and bagged feed pick-up.
Feed mill and mill fleet maintenance including planning and scheduling maintenance, maintenance records, and performing equipment maintenance.
Assist in the implementation of feed mill processes and quality control measures.
Maintain required licenses, physicals, etc. necessary to perform job requirements.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Mechanical aptitude including basic understanding of mechanical, hydraulics, and piping systems and knowledge of various machines and tools including their design, use, repair, and maintenance.
Displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently.
Ability to communicate information or ideas effectively in written or oral form.
Ability to organize, deal with change effectively, and work on multiple tasks concurrently.
Possess math skills when performing basic operations.
Physical Requirements/Environmental Adaptability:
Requires static strength to lift, push, pull, or carry objects with a minimum weight of 50 pounds. Also flexibility to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. Also trunk strength and ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time. Some tasks involve repetitive motion.
Agricultural Environment – Possible exposure to seasonal weather, outdoor conditions, and agriculture products.
Personal Protective Equipment may be required for some tasks.