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Farmers Coop Society Feed Mill Manager in Sanborn, Iowa

Find your career with Farmers Coop Society today! We are a progressive coop in a growing industry, committed to providing the highest level of service to customers.

We strive to promote from within and offer a range of great career opportunities. You’ll enjoy doing rewarding work, receiving competitive compensation, and excellent benefit packages.

When you join Farmers Coop Society, you’ll be joining a cooperative that has been proudly farmer owned since 1907.

Overall Job Function:

The Feed Mill Manager is responsible for the oversight of the daily milling operation, including but not limited to; manufacturing, delivery, compliance, goals, and objectives, all while striving to meet the demands of the customer. This individual will be responsible for managing the Feed Mill in Sanborn.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversee all internal and external regulatory compliance requirement for the facility are met OSHA, DOT and HACCP.

  • Ensure quality and customer service expectations are met or exceeded.

  • Continually improve processes to ensure quality and customer expectations are met or exceeded.

  • Manage mill employee work performance; train, develop, and retain talent.

  • Develop and implement processes to improve operation efficiency as needed.

  • Recommend capital improvements to plant equipment while meeting operational budget guidelines.

  • Maintain and enforce location safety program to promote safe behaviors in the workplace.

  • Ensure plant equipment, rolling stock and housekeeping programs are maintained properly.

  • Administrative functions as need or assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Understand DOT placarding and DOT hazardous rules.

  • Ability to operate and understand mobile equipment.

  • Possess mechanical skills to perform minor maintenance tasks on grain equipment and property.

  • Ability to handle stressful situations professionally.


  • High level of customer service focus.

  • Supports a consistent professional image of the company.

  • Observes safety policy and procedure as an absolute.

  • Attitude of positivity and reacts calmly under pressure.

  • Work ethic of the highest integrity.

  • Commitment to dependability and willingness to work to meet goals and deadlines.

  • Effectively solve problems of milling department.


  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience.

  • Prefer previous milling or manufacturing experience.

    Work Environment:

This position is based in a fast-paced agricultural setting and is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and vibrations. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles. The noise level is usually moderate but occasionally may be loud. PPE will be provided and must be utilized according to safety standards. Typical working hours are based on customer and organizational demand; hours may be long, irregular and including weekends and holidays during peak season.

While performing job functions the employee will be required to talk and hear most of the time. The employee will spend frequent intervals moving and sitting, while also needing to reach, bend, twist, crawl, crouch, stoop or kneel. The employee will need to be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and able to climb ladders. The physicality of this job is high.


  • 401k Company matches 50% up to 10%

  • Vacation & Paid Holidays after 30 days of employment

  • Company bonus incentive

  • Excellent health insurance plans

  • Dental & Vision available

  • Short & Long Term Disability provided at no cost to you

  • Life Insurance

  • Identity Theft Insurance

  • Accident Insurance

  • Clothing Allowance

  • 10% Discount on purchases at the How-To Building Center

    *FCS job descriptions are a representation of a job requirements knowledge, skills and abilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. After reading the contents of this job description, I understand the responsibilities, requirements and duties expected of me. I acknowledge that I have received a copy of this description for my records. I realize this document is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position; however, Farmers Cooperative Society reserves the right to revise, add or eliminate job functions and duties as conditions warrant. I also understand that I may be required to work overtime, different shifts or hours outside the normally defined workday or workweek to achieve the company’s goals. I further understand that this job description does not constitute a contract of employment, nor alter my status as an “at-will” employee.