Corn Mill Manager

Primary Purpose of the Position: This position is responsible for effectively managing all aspects of the milling process, to include both the Main Corn Mill and the Specialty Corn Mill. In addition, this position is responsible for the overall mill conditions, scheduling of critical equipment Preventive Maintenance (sifter inspections, etc.), ongoing mill maintenance, and verification/implementation of systems to ensure food safety and quality. Must also provide direction and training to department employees, develop and adhere to the departmental financial budget, and coordinate product flow with other areas of the business (e.g., Shipping, Bin Complex, Extruder, etc.).

Responsibilities:

  • Provides general direction to, and oversees the work of, the Corn Mill department by establishing guidelines to ensure safe and efficient operations of both corn mills. 
  • Communicates with Bin Complex and Extruder areas to ensure the needed product is transferred in a timely manner to meet customer demands. 
  • Develop continuous improvement initiatives to increase prime yield productivity. 
  • Monitors performance data and performs quality checks as necessary. 
  • Completes all paperwork accurately to comply with HACCP, traceability, FS, and quality requirements. 
  • Maintains excellent position relevant to GMPs. 
  • Establishes and maintains high levels of sanitation, dust control and audit readiness in both corn mills. •
  • Work closely with maintenance team to develop programs to maximize runtime efficiency for each corn mill. •
  • Develops and adheres to departmental budgets. 
  • Facilitates milling updates with senior leadership, addressing current inventory, quality and capacity. 
  • Responsible for payroll administration for all direct reports. 
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the safety programs in respective areas of responsibility by creating safe working conditions and assuring compliance with safety policies and practices. 
  • Manages departmental staffing and work schedules according to budgets and organizational need. •Monitors employees’ performance and provides performance evaluations for all direct reports. 
  • Maintains and adheres to the LifeLine Foods Code of Team Behavior. 
  • LifeLine Foods’ philosophy is to maintain a flexible, cooperative, and collaborative work environment. In that regard, this position will be expected to perform duties outside the key responsibilities. 
  • Responsible for food safety and quality.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (Milling Science highly preferred) and at least 5 years of leadership experience in operations, or at least 10+ years of technical/supervisory experience (preferably in a milling environment).

Shift Hours: Day shifts.