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Feed Mill Manager


Feed mill managers are responsible for overseeing the production, quality, costs and safety of the mill which produces feed for animals.     



What responsibilities will I have?

  • Review production records
  • Schedule feed production
  • Keep inventory of feed ingredients and order as needed
  • Test and review feed/grain quality
  • Schedule employee shifts and keep track of employee time
  • Handle customer questions and complaints
  • Evaluate operating procedures
  • Set quality assurance standards
  • Prepare and monitor monthly, quarterly and yearly budgets
  • Stay up to date on new technology and ways to make process improvements
  • Train new employees and provide development opportunities
  • Ensure all employees are trained on safety and continue to stay up to date
  • Maintain filling equipment and other equipment needed to perform duties such as loaders, scales etc.


What education and training is required?

A bachelor’s degree in agriculture, animal science, poultry science or feed mill management.


To pursue a career as a Feed Mill Manager:

  • The following high school courses are recommended:  agricultural education, business, mathematics and chemistry.


Where can I work?

Local cooperatives, independently owned feed mills, animal nutrition companies, pet food companies, feed lots and integrated poultry companies.  


Future Job Market / Outlook

The future outlook for feed mill managers will be good over the next five years.  


Suggested Professional Organizations and Associations

  • National Grain and Feed Association
  • American Feed Industry Association
  • State Grain and Feed Associations - ex. California Grain and Feed Association 
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