David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, a dynamic and growing local manufacturer of food ingredients, to recruit a Mill Operator / Manager of Milling Operations, Saskatchewan Region .
This permanent, full-time opportunity is ideal for someone looking to join an innovative, visionary organization with the ultimate goal of impacting the environment, animal wellness, and human health.
Job Summary : Reporting directly to the General Manager, this role will be responsible for milling operations. The successful candidate will oversee the manufacturing and production of ingredients made from pulse crops while also working hands-
on to operate the milling equipment. This role will manage and direct all manufacturing / production activities, including scheduling, planning, inventory management, budgeting, process improvement, team training, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Responsibilities :
Operation of milling equipment producing both fine and coarse flours
Lead milling team members to achieve operational excellence by providing support, training, coaching, and mentorship. This includes instructing milling teams on equipment functionality, theory of operation, and component make-up
Managing production schedules in order to maximize safe and efficient production, as well as maintaining a high standard of product quality
Ensure compliance with all standards, regulations, policies, and specifications relating to food safety and sanitation
Collaboration with other departments to ensure customer satisfaction
Establish and manage annual department and capital projects budgets
Maintain accurate inventories of supplies and finished products
Ensure timely and efficient maintenance of all equipment within the milling department by coordinating between maintenance and milling crews to prioritize preventative maintenance
Gather and analyze operational data in order to identify and implement process improvements
The Ideal Candidate :
5+ years of experience in a food production facility as a mill operator is required
Mechanical aptitude is considered an asset with a preference for candidates who have a background in maintenance or an electrical ticket
Excellent leadership, communication, presentation, and facilitation skills.
Detail orientation and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment.
Strong planning, scheduling, multitasking, and organizational skills
Competency with MS Office products, general computer proficiency