Innovative Ag Services Mill Assistant in Elkader, Iowa

Primary Objective: To perform feed mill operations duties and increase efficiency of operations at the IAS feed mill.

Major Accountabilities:

The following duties are typical for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.

  • Report to assigned workplace at time specified; report late arrivals or absences to supervisor prior to start time.

  • Feed mill operations including feed mill operation, housekeeping, bulk feed deliveries, scheduling bulk deliveries, record keeping, and bagged feed pick-up.

  • Feed mill and mill fleet maintenance including planning and scheduling maintenance, maintenance records, and performing equipment maintenance.

  • Assist in the implementation of feed mill processes and quality control measures.

  • Maintain required licenses, physicals, etc. necessary to perform job requirements.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Mechanical aptitude including basic understanding of mechanical, hydraulics, and piping systems and knowledge of various machines and tools including their design, use, repair, and maintenance.

  • Displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently.

  • Ability to communicate information or ideas effectively in written or oral form.

  • Ability to organize, deal with change effectively, and work on multiple tasks concurrently.

  • Possess math skills when performing basic operations.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Adaptability:

  • Requires static strength to lift, push, pull, or carry objects with a minimum weight of 50 pounds. Also flexibility to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. Also trunk strength and ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time. Some tasks involve repetitive motion.

  • Agricultural Environment – Possible exposure to seasonal weather, outdoor conditions, and agriculture products.

  • Personal Protective Equipment may be required for some tasks.