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Assistant Mill Manager

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Job Title: Assistant Mill Manager
Location: Ulysses, KS, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Five Rivers Cattle Feeding LLC
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Animal Production - Beef
Career Type: Manufacturing/Production
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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J OB T ITLE : Assistant Feedmill Manager

R EPORTS T O : Feedmill Manager


F UNCTION : Assists in directing and coordinating activities of workers engaged in repair, maintenance, and daily operation of feedmill by performing the following duties.

E SSENTIAL D UTIES AND R ESPONSIBILITIES : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Assists in managing non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Minimizes mill downtime by completing maintenance requirements and scheduling maintenance/repair; develops and implements mill preventative maintenance program.

Monitors quality control of commodities received through regular inspection and testing.

Maintains quality of finished feed rations by using quality ingredients and following recommendations from consulting Nutritionist; may purchase commodities.

Fills in when an employee is absent or as necessary.

Complies with applicable OSHA, FDA, and EPA regulations; maintains appropriate compliance records.

Sets a positive example for employees by modeling safe work practices and following safety rules and policies. Communicates critical safety information to employees by conducting regular safety training; monitors workplace for unsafe/noncompliant behavior.

Assists in development of department capital and operating budgets; manages expenses by studying historical data, anticipating needs and researching costs.

Manages department supplies inventory by researching costs, designing inventory systems, determining inventory levels, anticipating needed supplies and approving orders.

Q UALIFICATIONS : Knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Database software.

Valid driver’s license. 

  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Expected to coordinate projects, manage difficult or emotional employee situations, participate in meetings, understand business implications of decisions, work within approved budget, develop and implement cost saving measures, conserve organizational resources, demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy, adapt to changes in the work environment, exhibit sound and accurate judgment, observe safety and security procedures, and report potentially unsafe conditions .


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and is exposed to work in high, precarious places. May be assigned to duties which require the use of a respirator. Pulmonary function test and respirator fit test would apply.


Job Post Date: 04/06/17
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