Mixer Technician

Comstock Park, MI 49321

Posted: 06/18/2020 Industry: Manufacturing-Production Job Number: 192784 Pay Rate: $16.00/hour

Job Description

Production Worker needed on 1st shift - $16.00 to $18.00 an hour

This individual is responsible for feed safety and quality by operating batch mixing equipment to mix feed ingredients according to specified feed formulations. This individual will operate automated or manual equipment, pumps, pre-mix addition systems, and routing systems to manufacture feed per established procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned)
Mixer Technician
Coordinate batching schedules and production
Communicate with appropriate personnel
Maximize plant efficiency
Follow company policies regarding quality, service, and safety
Manufacture all products according to formulations provided by the Corporate Office
Batch, mix, and route feed according to specified formulas, procedures, and schedule
Fully utilize batching, mixing, and routing equipment and destination tanks
Properly weight all pre-mix additions according to specified formulas and add to the mixer at the appropriate time
Safely operate mixing equipment in a manner so as to not harm yourself, fellow employees, or damage plant equipment
Complete and maintain assigned reports, records, and documents
Maintenance
Assist in maintaining equipment, installation, and repair records and preventative maintenance schedules
Communicate, prioritize, and coordinate scheduled and unscheduled maintenance with plant management
Perform assigned routine and preventative maintenance as required
Establish and maintain a complete inventory of shop tools, spare equipment, essential repair parts, and maintenance supplies
Interpret and understand electrical, mechanical, air and hydraulic systems to trouble-shoot and diagnose problems
Receiving Operator
Receive ingredient at the manufacturing facility and unload from barge, railcar and/or truck
Visually inspect, sample, and perform Quality Control tests to ensure ingredient quality prior to and during unloading and notify management immediately of any out-of-specification conditions
Set-up ingredient routing and operate receiving equipment to ensure proper bin or tank destination and prevent cross-contamination of ingredients
Safely operate receiving equipment in a manner so as to not harm yourself, fellow employees, or damage plant equipment
Accurately complete and maintain assigned reports, records, and documents
Verify all barge, railcars and/or trucks are completely empty before releasing
General
Keep equipment and work areas clean and neat in appearance
Comply with OSHA regulations, company safety rules, and policies and procedures
Safely operate equipment in a manner so as not to harm yourself or others, or damage equipment
Properly use and operate all equipment
Perform overtime and other duties and functions as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Manufacturing experience, preferred
Reading, writing, and mathematical skills at a high school level
Mechanical aptitude
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to communicate with a variety of individuals in an appropriate manner
Ability to work in and promote a team environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to lift heavy parts and tools; While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers to manipulate and adjust controls and tools; reach with hands and arms to talk or hear.
This individual is frequently required to bend, climb, and work at elevated positions; occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This position requires contact with potentially hazardous materials and work in adverse weather conditions.

JOB ORDER # 192784
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