Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. Mill Manager in Eckley, Colorado
Green Plains Inc. is a publicly traded Fortune 1000, diversified commodity processing business with agribusiness, ethanol production, cattle feed lot operations, commodity marketing, and distribution services. We are a growth company and the second largest consolidated owner of ethanol production facilities in the world. Green Plains, through our wholly owned subsidiary Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company, also provides specialized ingredient solutions for leading food and feed manufacturers.
Position Summary: Manages the Mill and Feed Departments and their employees to optimize efficiency, and profitability, through successfully directing and coordinating activities of employees who are engaged in the daily Mill and Feeding operations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Project capital expenditures for milling facility and prepares and maintains annual mill budget.
Ensure the performance of quality control procedures on all incoming feed ingredients.
Maintain adequate inventory of commodities.
Manage, lead, and develop all Mill employees.
Interviews and train new employees through training, then plans, assigns, directs work.
Work closely with consultants to optimize cattle performance.
Ensure compliance with all FDA regulations regarding medicated feed and micro ingredients.
Develop and maintain emergency back-up procedures for occurrences of mill outages, i.e., equipment breakdowns, power outages.
Directs supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Performs quality control procedures for feed mixing, distribution and maximum consumptions.
Works closely with consultants to optimize cattle performance and health.
Communicates milling issues to appropriate personnel.
Project capital expenditures for Mill department and prepares and maintains the annual Mill department budget.
Manages expenses by studying historical data, anticipating needs, researching costs, designing inventory systems, determining inventory levels and approving orders.
Maintains all necessary and pertinent production records.
Prepare and follow the preventative maintenance schedule for the Milling department.
Prepares and coordinates feeding and milling schedules with the Mill Manager.
Evaluates personnel for job performance and bonus, as well as rewarding and disciplining employees and addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Ensure monthly housekeeping inspections.
Ensure compliance with all ISO/HACCP and OSHA/Safety procedures, rules and regulations.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
Other duties may be assigned.
Minimum Experience and Education:
College Degree with 5+ years of successful experience in a grain milling environment.
Minimum 2 years supervisory or management experience.
A good understanding of OSHA/HACCP guidelines is needed as well as an understanding of a cattle accounting system.
Excellent communication and leadership skills are required.
Valid driver license.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to perform basic math functions and calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, etc.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, accounting software, email, and Outlook).
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) skills are a plus.
Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Math Ability: Ability to perform basic math functions and calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, etc.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software, Accounting software, and Internet software.
Qualifications: Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to work independently Strong analytical and problem solving skills Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with both internal and external customers Ability to work with urgency and deadlines Ability to multi-task and to prioritize different requests Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
Green Plains Cattle Company, offers competitive pay; a generous benefit package; paid holidays, vacation and sick time; a retirement savings plan; flexible spending accounts; a business casual attire work environment. All potential employees of Green Plains Inc., will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check prior to employment.
Equal Opportunity Employer
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requisition Number: 18-0063
Post Date: 2/27/2018
Title: Mill Manager
Employment Type: Full Time
Work Hours: Day plus Extended Hours