Utility Operator
Columbus OH
Full Time


Location:

Columbus OH

Job Description:

Utility Operator

Your role:

As a Utility Operator, you will be responsible for ensuring that Ardent Mills products meet customer requirements at the end of the milling process. People who successfully adapt to the work environment, job duties and safety culture of Ardent Mills will be considered for promotion into other roles as they become available in the grain elevator, mill floor, or packing lines. To succeed, you must be able to:

  • Perform duties and deliver results in new situations while adhering to safety and food safety policies without compromising the team’s values. 
  • Serve others with understanding, respect, and care.
  • Operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency.
  • Deal with and drive change.
  • Organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines.
  • Learn and apply new technology and share your knowledge with others.

Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner.

Your responsibilities:

  • Must keep records of production and work activities, using both paper documents and computer entry.
  • Must keep work area clean and sanitary while running production.
  • Must keep a variety of processes going at the same time and be able to multitask.
  • Will be responsible for the quality of production output.
  • Must learn and execute basic equipment maintenance to improve production reliability.
  • Will be responsible for reworking product that does not meet a high level of quality expectations.
  • Other tasks as assigned by management

Essential skills and experience:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Proficient in computer tools including email and spreadsheets.
  • Proficient in English both written and verbally.

Good to have:

  • At least one year of manufacturing experience.

Physical requirements and working conditions (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Able to work in a dusty environment and wear respiratory protection.
  • Able to work in hot and cold conditions.

Other considerations:

  • Must be willing to accept accountability and work well in a team.
  • Must be willing and able to work 1st (0700 – 1500) – 2nd (1500 – 2300) or 3rd shift (2300 – 0700), weekends, Holidays, 7-day weeks, and opposing shifts when needed.
  • Must be willing to get cross-trained in at least one other position for development within the facility and to provide any relief duties as needed.

Ardent Mills is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position.  It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.

Locations:

Columbus OH

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Type:

Full time



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