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Assistant Head Miller

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Job Title: Assistant Head Miller
Location: Hamilton, ON, Central Canada, Canada
Company: Parrish & Heimbecker
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Food & Beverage Products and Processing
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Commensurate
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Parrish Heimbecker, Limited (PH) is a Canadian, family owned agri-business, with roots in the agriculture industry dating back over 100 years. Founded in 1909, PH is growth-oriented, diversified and vertically-integrated with operations spanning across grain trading, handling and merchandising, as well as crop inputs, flour milling and feed mills.

With over 60 locations spanning from coast to coast, and trade links around the globe, PH supports Canadian producers and food manufacturers who grow and sell their crops and baked goods to domestic and international markets. Learn more about us at

Assistant Head Miller

Hamilton, ON

Reporting to the Head Miller, the incumbent will mainly be responsible for overseeing daily operations of the mill.

Key Accountabilities

Act as a back up to the Head Miller

Provide direct support to the First Millers, ensuring the mill runs efficiently

Provide coverage for the first Miller continental shift (which includes 12 hours shifts involving nights and weekend) as required.

Planning production and scheduling of mill feeds on a daily basis.

Assist with the overall Health Safety requirements for the mill.

Determining outside flour requirements and answering requests for inter-mill shipments

Daily production meeting to coordinate daily /weekly customer requirements

Communication with wheat receiving on wheat needs over weekend runs

Liaise with Head Miller, Logistics Supervisor, and maintenance on downtime availability

Ensure accuracy of lot numbers, weight and tanker information to ensure our traceability and confirm shipping

Tracking and inputting all return flour, directing where flour is to be off loaded in the mill

Communicate the lot numbers to lab for all bulk flour loads going out

Monitor and control efficiencies of the mill

Assist with trouble shooting in the facility

Assist during downtime; heat treatment, cleaning, sifter maintenance, relief coverage

Grist changes as required

Rotate weekend coverage and provide vacation coverage to Head Miller


Scheduling production experience would be an asset Minimum of 4-5 years milling experience Supervisory experience is an asset Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends Competent communication skills, both oral and written Computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)

PH is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that is reflective of Canadian society. As a result, Parrish Heimbecker, Limited is an equal opportunity employer and is in compliance with the Employment Equity Act. We welcome applications from women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Accommodations in relation to the job selection process are available upon request
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Job Post Date: 03/19/19
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