Mill Operator

Bucyrus, OH

Opportunity Details

Full Time Mill Operator

Bucyrus, OH

Come join our family at Mennel Milling, a 130 year old industry leader who is searching for our leaders of tomorrow. We’d love to talk with you about our progressive company and how you could fit into Team Mennel. Give us a call today!

Competitive pay and benefits. Must pass substance abuse testing, post-offer physical evaluation and background check. See job description listed below. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


SUMMARY:  The purpose of this position is to maintain a safe, clean and efficient operation of the Mill in all areas of production. To understand the mill and cleaning house flows and know how to adjust machinery for maximum performance. Perform all job requirements keeping food safety as your highest priority.


PRIMARY WORK SHIFT: Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Shift could vary depending on workload/needs



Include the following - Other duties may be assigned:


  • Assist millers in daily operations by sampling, testing, and making minor mill changes.
  • Make repairs to equipment as needed in a timely manner to keep mills operation efficiently.
  • Make effective rounds in the mill and cleaning house every ½ hour
  • Become proficient at both cleaning house operator and mill operator jobs
  • Assist millers with grade changes, remove germ totes, sew, label and blow off tote
  • Become proficient in all aspects of routine machine maintenance, including roll changing, sifter repair and flow, LKLA duster maintenance, purifier maintenance, filter bag/cartridge replacement
  • Monitors testing results and make any needed corrections to maintain spec
  •  Absorbs Utility Operators duties in their absence



  • Assist with training personnel as needed
  • Fill in as facility supervisor in absence of Plant Manager and Department Heads



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.


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Experience in flour milling, food processing or other related manufacturing field is preferred
  • Basic computer skills, Microsoft office skills



Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos, procedures, and plans. Ability to write reports, complete checklists and other basic documentation and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information or data in one-on-one and small group situations to co-workers, supervisors, and managers.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.



Must use solid judgment when making decisions. Must have ability to quickly recognize hazards and improvement areas.



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 maintenance tasks, use various 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 50 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



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; in the presence of airborne particles, and with the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment usually requires the use of hearing protection.

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