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didionmillingPlant Manager – Milling Operations
Are you a passionate leader with a high degree of ownership in the team and plant that you are responsible for? Do you excel at using measurement to manage and monitor production and performance? Are you a respected and inspiring leader who has experience attracting and retaining a high performing team through times of change? If so, please read on to learn more about an exciting opportunity available at our Didion Milling Cambria Plant located near Madison, WI — a location often cited as one of the best places to launch or grow a career!

Didion Milling is a family owned agricultural processing business located in the heartland of Wisconsin. For more than 40 years Didion Milling has been storing, milling and transporting corn products giving us the expertise that has helped us become a trusted leader in our industry today. Our success is based on our ability to add value to corn, enhancing our customers operations and enriching the lives of our customers. Our ethanol facility is a logical extension of our traditional business bringing us closer to unlocking the full potential of corn. The key to our success is our ability to utilize our dry corn mill to fractionate the corn prior to sending it to our ethanol plant. Through our unique process we can separate the kernel into fractions specifically suited for food products and for ethanol production. We are a food and fuel business dispelling the myths of “food versus fuel”. We are committed to serving the Food Aid community supplying value added Corn-Soy Blend, corn meal and corn oil products for export. We are a quality driven supplier providing corn meals, grits and corn flour products to the US food industry. We are an ethanol producer with a mission to reduce our dependence on foreign oil while we learn to realize the full potential of renewable fuels.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Plant Manager has accountability for and directs continuous improvement activities in overall plant operations. They will ensure the achievement of safety, quality, efficiency, and customer service objectives at the lowest cost consistent with customer delivery requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the plant in work force planning, sourcing and talent development to foster a high performing team.
  • Has oversight of mill production and maintenance staff to provide 24/7/365 operations.
  • Prioritize, schedule and delegate work assignments and directly supervise the plant staff to ensure the safe achievement of production objectives within budget cost while meeting quality and customer requirements.
  • Set strategy, KPIs, and deliverables for continuous improvement in safety, quality, and efficiency.
  • Manage the work environment within the Mill using a positive, proactive demeanor, ensuring it remains safe and results in superior teamwork, mentoring, and collaboration with team members while demonstrating a commitment to excellence.
  • Develop and recommend plant capital and operating budgets and ensure conformance to budgets.
  • Review production costs and product quality; modify production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of division.
  • Develop plans for the maximum utilization of materials, machines, and employees and the use of raw material inventory to ensure operation standardization and optimization in regards to KPI’s, yield, and OEE.
  • Review sku specific production plan to ensure viability of the plan, and validate that resources are adequately deployed to deliver it.
  • Oversee the proper maintenance of equipment and building, and establish plant sanitation standards.
  • Work closely with the QA/QC Manager to exceed plant quality requirements.
  • Use Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Failure Mode and Equipment Analysis (FMEA), and Fishbone to prevent future or recurring failures in systems.
  • Steadfast adherence to all safety requirements at all times while instilling a culture of “safety first” throughout the department and ensuring all operations personnel adhere to all safety criteria
  • Ensure compliance with all quality, safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Participate in regular production meetings
  • Complete all reports and data collection forms in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned

PERSONAL AND WORK ENVIRONMENT SAFETY is achieved through :

  • An unfailing commitment to follow all safety procedures, performs risk assessments prior to commencing unfamiliar tasks, and seeks to identify and implement proactive safety improvements.
  • Proper and knowledgeable use, inspection, and care of vehicles, equipment, and tools to include test equipment, lab equipment, industrial trucks, production equipment and man lifts.

WORKFORCE FLEXIBILITY AND BENCH STRENGTH are significantly greater due to:

  • A proactive commitment to employee development through establishing training, on-the-job development, and mentoring activities.
  • A proactive commitment to learn production and business processes in order to strengthen contributions to the organization.
  • Continuous vigilance in identifying needed additions and improvements to the facilities’ operating systems.
  • Committed and unfailing support for co-workers, production personnel, and all other team members working to achieve operational and personnel performance excellence.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A bachelor degree in engineering, milling science, business, or related field.
  • Ten years overall related manufacturing experience; five years in a leadership and supervisory capacity in a dry processing plant including developing and growing team members resulting in high-levels of employee satisfaction and engagement.
  • Experience working hands on in a manufacturing facility.
  • Experience managing operating budgets and plant CapEx programs.
  • Experience enforcing appropriate quality and safety measures to comply with state, federal, and industry regulations within the food industry.
  • Experience with continuous improvement and lean methodologies. Green belt preferred.
  • Experience working with supervisory team managing staffing/headcount and successful employee relations.
  • Advanced computer, internet, and Microsoft Office suite skills.
  • Must be skilled at solving practical problems and dealing with variables to be an effective project manager.
  • Strong communication skills including: written, interpersonal, small group, and presentations.
  • Essential personal attributes include: professional, ethical, passionate, participative and inclusive leadership style, strong communication skills, creative and solutions-oriented.
  • Previous experience working in a High Performance Work Place (HPWP) preferred.
  • Must have well developed strategic thinking abilities.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, possess the ability to relocate if necessary to near plant facility, and have the desire to develop themselves for advancement

Posted 6/10/2016

MennelResearch Scientist
The Mennel Milling Company headquartered in Fostoria, OH with over 125-year’s history in flour milling business is seeking a Research Scientist. The position has responsibility for conducting research projects in wheat flour milling, post-milling process, flour quality evaluation, and applications of wheat milling products. The position is also expected to evaluate emerging technologies for milling process, develop technologies for process optimization and/or product quality improvement, and discover new applications of wheat grain and flour based foods.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 5 years of research experience in grain based food manufacture.
  • S. in Baking Science, Milling Science, Food Science, Food Chemistry, or related discipline is required; Ph.D. degree is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in cereal chemistry, analytical chemistry, food science, process engineering and statistics.
  • Must have strong research aptitude and technical skills.
  • Must have strong project management skills.
  • Must have solid communication skills and be able to interact and productively communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Must be a self-starter and maintain high level of self-motivation.

CONTACT: Interested candidates please send cover letter and resume to HR@mennel.com.

Posted 5/12/2016

Job Title: Food Processing Equipment Operator and Supervisor
Supervisor: Owners
Employees Supervised: 1-2
Location: Flemington, NJ 08822
Work Hours: Monday – Friday, 20 – 40 hours/week, increasing over time
Start Date: July – August 2016

The successful candidate will be responsible for running and monitoring equipment, maintaining a safe working environment as well as other tasks delegated by management staff.

Roles and responsibilities
• Run, monitor, and maintain seeds and grains cleaning, processing, and milling machinery
• Keep production smooth, while adhering to health and safety guidelines
• Regulate machine flow, speeds, and temperature
• Troubleshoot problems during machine operation; and document malfunctions
• Monitor the quality of the finished product
• Complete production report after and during every shift
• Maintain appropriate files for tracking batch and lot records.
• Maintain adequate inventory reports and levels for various ingredients.
• Clean equipment
• Conduct microbiological testing on the equipment before and after cleaning
• Carrying out tasks as the owners requires
• Warehousing tasks
• Shipping and receiving orders
• Palletizing product
• Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, as required by company
• Support the managing team with any audits (GMP certifications or audits by government regulatory agencies)

Personal Skills and Requirements
• Experience in milling
• Comfortable operating a range of equipment of different sizes and throughput
• Strong communication and listening skills
• Uses and checks emails multiple times per day
• Strong organizational skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to read and understand technical manuals
• Exceptional leadership ability
• Exceptional problem solver
• Focused, and self-motivated, with ability to work independently
• Physically fit
• Must be able to lift 60 lbs
• Must be able to operate a pallet jack and forklift (can train)
• Good understanding of food industry standards of quality, food safety, and FDA regulations (can teach)
• Exceptional hygiene
• Will be required to wear appropriate clothing when processing food, including closed-toe steel-toe shoes, clothing without buttons nor accessories, no jewelry, no nail polish, hair pulled back and under hair-net, beard-net, etc.
• Driver’s license in good standing

Ideal, but not Required
• Education in milling
• Education in food safety or third party food audits

Benefits
• Hourly compensation: $15 – $20/hour depending on education and experience
• The opportunity to build a strong career
• 40 hours annual paid vacation time after 6 months employed

Other
• An interview and background check will be conducted

If this role is for you, then please send an up to date CV and Resume to sara@onsetworldwide.com. Alternatively, if you know anyone who would be suited for the job please do forward on the job description and contact details.

Posted 5/9/2016

buhlergroup

The Swiss-based family owned company Bühler is a global, industrial solution provider for processing foods and for manufacturing advanced materials, contributing to food security and high energy efficiency.

Around 65% of the worldwide harvested grain is processed on Bühler mills, around 50% of all car taillights or headlights are getting metallized on Bühler machines. Every day, billions of people come into contact with Bühler technologies to cover their basic needs for foods, mobility, or communication.

Buhler Inc. is seeking a highly motivated professional Sales Account Manager for Bakery Supply Systems.

Sales Account Manager Bakery Supply Systems
Plymouth, MN

Duties

  • Direct Sales
  • Maintaining key accounts within the U.S. & Canada
  • Business development, market assessment, strategy and establishing new accounts
  • Sales budget management
  • Travel within U.S. & Canada (approx. 80%), occasional travel to Europe

Qualifications

  • Strong industry, technical, and sales knowledge in bakery supply systems, i.e. intake, storage, pneumatic handling, dry and wet ingredient handling, weighing, blending, premix and holding of dry products, liquids, fats and minor ingredients.
  • Background in capital equipment sales
  • Ability of lead cross functional teams and work independently
  • BS in mechanical engineering, grain or milling science
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solid software skills, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel

What we offer

  • International, successful company with sustainable prospects for the future
  • Wide technically & modern environment with interesting challenges
  • Professional environment with an open communication culture
  • Exciting development and training opportunities
  • Great, dynamic work environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive benefits package
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • 401K and much more

In case you do identify yourself in this profile and want to work in a successful team, we are looking forward to your application. The next step is yours!

Contact   BÜHLER Group
13105 12th Ave N
Plymouth, MN 55441
www.buhlergroup.com

Bühler is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a disabled veteran or other veteran or military status, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or other protected by class status.

Apply online at: https://recruitingapp-2579.umantis.com/Vacancies/1221/Application/CheckLogin/2?lang=eng&source=1993567&search=1

Posted 4/19/2016

buhlergroupBühler Inc. is seeking a highly motivated professional Sales Account Manager for Industrial Milling who will provide expertise and deep market knowledge to our growing Sales team.

Bühler is a Swiss-based $2.6B company with a 150 year history. We are an internationally recognized leader in the research and development, manufacture, and distribution of capital equipment and processing systems serving both food and non-food industries.

Sales Account Manager
Industrial Milling

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Direct Sales
  • Maintaining key accounts within the U.S. & Canada
  • Business development, market assessment, strategy and establishing new accounts
  • Sales budget management
  • Travel within U.S. & Canada (approx. 80%), occasional travel to Europe

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong industry, technical, and sales knowledge in industrial milling
  • Background in capital equipment sales
  • Ability of lead cross functional teams and work independently
  • BS in mechanical engineering,
    grain or milling science preferred
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Positive, enthusiastic and confident attitude
  • Solid software skills, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel

What Bühler offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous target bonus
  • Attractive benefits package
  • Wellness program
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • 401K and much more

To apply, please visit  http://live.solique.ch/microsites/buehlerintranet/microsite/?showPublication=b5952746-b377-4e55-9c39-6baf8c261fd6

Bühler is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a disabled veteran or other veteran or military status, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or other protected by class status. Bühler participates in E-Verify. Please No Agencies.

Posted 3/4/2016

CCOFMLogoCoyote Creek Organic Feed Mill
13817 Klaus Lane
Elgin, TX 78621
Contact: Cameron Molberg cameron@coyotecreekfarm.com

Job Title: Mill Assistant
Closing Date: 03/25/2016
Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or equivalent, plus two (2) years of experience in general manufacturing
Strong proficiency with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Excellent English communication written and oral skills
Texas Driver’s License in good standing
Work Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours/week

Starting Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience; $18/hour base
Preferred Qualifications:
– Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred
– Eager and passionate about exceeding expectations
– Advanced problem solving skills, including questioning though processes
– Organized and detail-oriented

Duties, Responsibilities and Functions:

1. Maintain adequate inventory reports and levels for various ingredients.
2. Maintain production data and assist with state and federal reports.
3. Support a culture of safe production while following all workplace health and safety procedures.
4. Make sure the activities to promote and enforce safe behavior by supervisors and employees are completed.
5. Maintain all safety rules, GMPs, and SOPs in accordance with the company policies and procedures.
6. Manage all packaging operations for the brand.
7. Track productivity while meeting or exceeding efficiency standards.
8. Maintain operating costs within all packaging cost center budgets.
9. Act as backup for the Manufacturing Lead and packing team during their absence.
10. Direct the activities of the packaging team.
11. Coordinate with the managing team to ensure compliance with all quality standards.
12. Support the managing team with any audits (GMP certifications or audits by government regulatory agencies).
13. Maintain appropriate files for tracking batch and lot records.
14. Handle planning, assigning, directing work, appraising performance, rewarding as well as disciplining employees.
A criminal background investigation is required. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to work independently
with high productivity and impeccable integrity.

Posted 2/22/2016

hclogoLead Flour/Powder Milling Engineer

ROLE
Hampton Creek’s mission is to bring healthier, more affordable food to everyone, everywhere. To accomplish our mission, we developed a technology platform that enables us to screen plants from every corner of the planet in the search for better, healthier and more sustainable food ingredients. As a Lead Flour/Powder Milling Engineer, you will be a key member of the R&D team, designing and running unique milling processes to produce samples for analyses from our ever-growing and diverse library of plant materials.

RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Managing all processes to clean, sort, hull, condition, grade, dry and size reduce a diversity of plant materials (e.g. seeds, roots).
  • Establishing best practices for in-house plant processing technology.
  • Developing and refining workflows across unit operations, designing solutions for diverse material types.
  • Optimizing milling efficiency by maximizing through-put and yield while eliminating down time.
  • Interfacing with a cross-functional team of scientists to monitor inventory and select and schedule samples for processing.
  • Partnering with plant sourcing specialist(s) to receive, consolidate, and inventory materials, including updating and maintaining database records.
  • Performing quality tests on finished product to verify product specifications.
  • Troubleshooting equipment operability and solve any workflow challenges.
  • Overseeing the maintenance and cleaning of the milling facility.
  • Developing SOPs and appropriate documentation and systems for the milling facility to ensure reliable performance and safe operating conditions.

ATTRIBUTES

  • Experienced and knowledgeable in a variety of milling technologies and processes.
  • 1+ years experience working in commercial or pilot plant operations, in particular relevant experience with feedstock, grain or legume seeds processing.
  • Good understanding of food industry standards of quality, food safety, and FDA regulations.
  • Comfortable operating a range of equipment of different sizes and throughput.
  • Knowledgeable in preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical equipment.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with a calm demeanor.
  • Interpersonal skills critical for successful collaboration with a large, cross-functional team of scientists, engineers, and operations staff.

To Apply: https://jobs.lever.co/hamptoncreek/34ce9caf-7dc3-41fd-837a-170584d6590a?lever-source=iaom

Posted 2/22/2016

Mennel

If you’re ready for a change, are motivated by challenge, and have what it takes to be a driver of results, we’d love to talk with you about our progressive company and how you could fit into Team Mennel. Call, click, or email us today!

We are now accepting resumes/applications for the following full time position:

Director of Research and Development – Fostoria, OH

Competitive pay and benefits. Must pass Drug/Alcohol testing and background check. See job description listed below. EOE.
To apply for this position, please visit our website: www.mennel.com, or send your resume & CV to: HR@mennel.com.
If you prefer to mail us your resume, please send to:
The Mennel Milling Company
128 W. Crocker Street
Fostoria, OH 44830
ATTN: Human Resources

Job Description
Title: Director of Research and Development
Department: Research and Development
Reports To: Vice President, Research and Development

SUMMARY: The Director of Research and Development will proactively utilize practical and applied research to add value to the Company’s products and services.
PRIMARY WORK SHIFT: Monday through Friday 8AM – 5PM. Will vary depending on workload.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Include the following – Other duties may be assigned:

  • Evaluation, selection and effective management of research and development projects.
  • Effectively evaluate and select specific wheat varieties for quality and segregation.
  • Actively participant in continuous improvement projects related to milling processes and efficiencies to achieve overall operational excellence.
  • Identify and develop new applications for existing flour and co-products.
  • Develop new or specialty post milling processes or products by defining end use characteristics appropriately.
  • Responsible for providing technical resources for both internal and external customers.
  • Must maintain a strong working relationship with the company sales team to identify and pursue new and existing markets.
  • Utilizes the Companies corporate Mission, Quality, and Safety Statements in the decision-making process.
  • Directs and coordinates all duties and responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that research and development projects and progress are communicated effectively and timely to the Vice President, Research and Development to ensure continued alignment with goals and objectives of the department.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    All Research Scientists will report directly to the Director of Research and Development.QUALIFICATIONS:
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • A minimum of a M.S. in food science, food chemistry, baking science, or grain science
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience working in a food manufacturing environment
  • Ph.D. with cereal chemistry knowledge preferred.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to develop and lead strategic initiatives including experience managing project timelinesLANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, memos, procedures, and plans. Ability to write reports, complete checklists and other basic documentation and correspondence. Ability to effectively and professionally present information or data in one-on-one and small group situations to co-workers, supervisors, and managers.REASONING ABILITY: Must use common sense and solid judgment when making decisions. Must have ability to quickly recognize and plan for rapidly moving and changing priorities and variances with the ability to quickly determine and implement corrective action.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to perform various tasks, use of basic office tools, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to conditions that are typical to a fast-paced manufacturing environment, including: moving equipment and machinery, dusty, hot/humid and cold conditions and employee must be willing to work in all weather conditions, at heights, in precarious places; and in the presence of airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment usually requires the use of hearing protection.About Mennel
    The Mennel Milling Company is a 128-year-old company in the grain and milling business that has had significant growth in recent decades. The Company owns and operates facilities in a five state region, is active in grain markets as a principal and trader, and sells its products to companies on a wholesale basis throughout the United States. The company has been consistently profitable and is financially sound.In addition to its existing operations, in the past decade The Mennel Milling Company has made acquisitions, built new facilities and has instituted a very innovative and successful research and development program that regularly results in new products and improved processes that offer significant growth potential.
    Posted 1/12/2016
SGS-logoSGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.Cereal Laboratory TechnicianPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Cereal Technician position is responsible for the completion of analytical testing in support of the Ontario Grains Lab. The position will be responsible for conducting analytical chemistry, moisture testing, protein testing and sample receiving and processing, including grading, milling, and baking applications. The Cereal Technician is responsible for checking and monitoring all analytical instrumentation performance within the Ontario Grains Lab. The Cereal Technician is responsible for entering quality data into databases and communicating the quality results to other members of the Ontario Grains Lab, SGS Canada and Grain Farmers of Ontario as requiredSPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
• Conduct hands-on laboratory testing in the areas of; experimental milling, analytical chemical, dough rheology, bake testing, sensory characterization of wheat, flour samples and finished products
• Organize and manage technical projects along with generating their associated reports
• Pursue and develop new methodologies and expertise to enhance Ontario cereal crop wheat end-use understanding
• Entry of data into databases and communication of results verbally or in writing as required
• Performance of calibration checks, preventative maintenance tasks, daily sanitation duties and simple repairs to analytical instrumentation
• Monitor and order supplies for all analytical instrumentation located within the Ontario Grains LabPROFILE
• Education: Bachelor of Science degree in food science, biology, grain processing or a related disciplineExperience: 1-2 years of experience in a similar role
• Previous experience conducting technical analysis in a food or grain processing laboratory would be considered an assetREQUIRED SKILLS
Specific technical skills:
• Understanding of basic sciences and analytical techniques
• Ability to understand technical information and analyze information and data
• Knowledge of standardized laboratory practices and procedures, as well as cereal chemistry
• Individual must be flexible and adaptable to rapid change, tight deadlines and time constraints and rapid shifts in direction and/or priority
• Knowledge of French is considered an asset
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to make effective decisions within assigned limits
• Ability to problem solve – identification and analysis of diverse issues
• Translate technical aspects of the products to various audiences
• Technical understanding of Agriculture industry considered an asset
• Must be able to perform repetitive tasks
• Must be able to read, understand and follow work instructions in a safe, accurate and timely manner.
• Candidates must be proficient in using various types of computer software (Word, Excel. PowerPoint & Outlook).
• Candidates must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills including grammar and composition.
• Ability to work well with others & independently.
• Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail.
• Works well under pressure.
• Extended hours and shift work may be required from time to time.
• Travel to other SGS locations or client location may be required from time to time.
• Ensures full compliance with the company’s Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.Candidates can apply to Malathi.ravishankar@sgs.comPosted 1/12/2016
buhlergroupBuhler Inc. is seeking a highly motivated professional Customer Service/Field Service Engineer for the Optical Sorting (Sortex) Industry to provide support for our rapidly growing Customer Service Group in the American Midwest.Buhler is a Swiss-based $2.6B company. We are an internationally recognized leader in the research and development, manufacture, and distribution of capital equipment and processing systems serving both the food and non-food industry.Customer Service /Field Service Engineer
(Sortex/Optical Sorting – Midwest)Basic Responsibilities:

  • Repair, install, troubleshoot, inspect and modify Bühler and other manufacturers equipment at customer site (Optical Sorting industry).
  • Assess customer needs in regards to maintenance, spare parts, modernization, improvement of process.
  • Provides Customer Training.
  • Commissioning of plants and single machines.
  • Promotes Bühler Customer Service and helps customers to plan future service.
  • Travel within U.S. & Canada (approx. 50-60%), occasional travel to Mexico and Europe.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2 year program in manufacturing engineering technology or equivalent with emphasis on electric/electronics or 2 year program in automation/robotics.
  • 2 years of experience with installation, repair, and maintenance of food processing equipment.
  • Ability to identify, evaluate, and problem solve.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient software skills, Outlook, Word, Excel.

What Bühler offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive benefits package
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • 401K and much more

To apply please visit  www.buhlerusa.applicantpro.com/jobs/

Bühler is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a disabled veteran or other veteran or military status, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or other protected by class status. Bühler participates in E-Verify. Please No Agencies.

Posted 12/9/2015

Opportunities in the Middle East and Africa


Oman_16Oman Flour Mills Company S.A.O.G

Position Title: Mechanical Supervisor
Supervisor: Maintenance Manager
Employment location: Oman (Muscat)
Position Summary:
The Mechanical Supervisor, as part of the Maintenance team is responsible to supervise all mechanical maintenance related activities and ensure all tasks are properly executed by the team as per the company standards. To oversee, support and provide guidance to all mechanics in order to ensure quality of work is of the standards acceptable/set by the company.To ensure that all activities assigned to the team is completed within the acceptable time frames to ensure Production disruption is minimal.

Major Responsibilities:
Responsible for training and supervising newly joined mechanics and evaluating them in a variety of different settings such as production plants and boiler rooms.

Responsible for creating procedures that the mechanics must carry out on a daily basis & identify the right manpower to allocate appropriate tasks.

Responsible to ensure that all safety procedures are followed as defined by the company.

Ensure high standards of quality and upkeep of all machinery / equipment in the facility.

Must be able to handle mechanical problems in process machinery set up.

Good foresight to plan and schedule preventive maintenance procedures and define clear requirements.

Responsible to ensure that all assigned tasks are successfully completed as per plan.

Oversee and handle all New machine setup / installation.

Report to management on any activities/tasks that could disrupt production.

Generate and maintain performance reports of machinery & staff.

Implement & Ensure compliance to integrated management systems (ISO 19001, 180 14001 & HACCP) & GMP’s to improve internal process control, environmental management & Food Safety).

Qualifications & Skills

  • Diploma in Mechanical engineering.
  • Graduate in Mechanical engineering would be preferred.
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in a supervisory role in maintenance activities of a flour/feed milling facility.
  • Skill in estimating time and material requirements of assigned work projects.

Compensation: TBD

How to apply: Please send your résumé to info@omanflourmills.com with subject as ‘Application for Mechanical Supervisor’

Posted 2/22/2016

Oman_16Oman Flour Mills Company S.A.O.G

Position Title: Maintenance Mechanic
Supervisor: Mechanical Supervisor
Employment location: Oman (Muscat)

Position Summary:
The Maintenance Mechanic, as part of the Maintenance team is responsible to carry out all preventive & break-down maintenance work that is allocated by the supervisor. To perform all assigned maintenance and repairs work in ships and on production mill machinery as directed by the Senior Supervisor or related higher authority within the company guidelines. To ensure all assigned task is completed to highest level of quality so to ensure minimize future breakdown.

Major Responsibilities:
Regularly check the functioning of feed and flour mill machinery – rolls, chain, elevators and palletizers (boilers).

Carry out repairs in case of pipe leakage, motor malfunctioning and change old bins.

Complete assigned preventive maintenance in feed mill, flour mill and silos.

Actively involved in fabrication and welding activities.

Periodically change worn- out wheels, oil and grease in trucks.

Replace auto parts if they cannot be repaired.

Provide reports to supervisors on completed tasks and also highlight requirement for replacement of any spare parts in the machinery.

Implement & Ensure compliance to integrated management systems (ISO 19001, 180 14001 & HACCP) & GMP’s to improve internal process control, environmental management & Food Safety).

Qualifications & Skills

  • Diploma in Mechanical engineering preferred.
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience as a mechanic in a flour/feed mill industry
  • Work on Buhler machines is an added advantage
  • Must have through knowledge of the tools, equipment, and materials common to the Mechanical trade.
  • Basic communication skills.

Compensation: TBD

How to apply: Please send your résumé to info@omanflourmills.com with subject as ‘Application for Maintenance Mechanic’

Posted 1/12/2016

Opportunities in Asia


Confidential Company
Asian based location

A premier food and confectionery company is looking for an experienced Mill Manager/Head Miller to manage a large milling facility, comprised of multiple milling units . A strong technical background (a degree in milling science or equitable experience in grain processing) necessary. This is a “hands-on” position with direct supervisory responsibilities with the Head Miller expected to work closely with all plant departments and employees.

We are a large, growing milling operation looking for an experienced miller for contract employment. Along with day to day milling, responsibilities will also include training mill personal and any other ad-hock responsibilities as needed.

Required experience: 10 years in flour milling
Required education: Bachelor’s
How to apply: Richard Kress at telephone: 206 226 5233

Posted 4/19/2016

Milling Companies

(some of which are Fortune 500 companies)