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Mill Assistant

Full Time Permanent

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Are you looking for a new career path? MC Personnel are now recruiting for a Mill Operative with no experience needed as full training is provided!

The role of the Mill Operative is to work as part of the Mill team to set up, run and mill the rice by carrying out tasks and duties efficiently to ensure the smooth running of the Process. In addition, the Mill Operative will be required to fulfill the role of a Miller to cover the role of Miller arising from the absence of the Miller or Senior Miller.

The hours are:

Days (rotating shifts): 6am-2pm/2pm-10pm

Nights: 10pm-6am

Responsibilities:

Ensure the rice are manufactured to plan and to the correct specification and quality •

Correctly recycle and label Rice, ensuring re-grade rice is not mixed

Ensure all required materials are on the line, always, to meet the plan to minimize waste associated with changeovers and running conditions of the mill

Minimize rice and packaging waste by ensuring the mill is correctly set up, the correct rice, the correct packaging, and date codes are being used while packaging on the machines.

Run the mill at the required speed setting.

Assist with the repairs & machine cleaning (internal & external)

Manage the loss time to a minimum by ensuring the changeovers, rice changes and shift changes are as efficient as possible

Ensure all the paperwork is completed properly, accurately, and promptly including assisting the Miller with the completion of QC checks

Minimize customer complaints by ensuring the area is always kept clean and a safe environment is maintained

Help Miller to do rice analysis and ensure it's all within specification.

Assist Miller in daily mill routine and deep cleaning of equipment on the line including elevators.

Rip and Tip rice (25kg bags whilst standing on a platform) in Mill 3 as required or short of staff

Fill tonne bags including standing on steps as required

Load & inspect By-Products (Bran/Chicken feed) during mill operation

Report to the Miller in event of a breakdown or rice/by-products are out of specification. •

To always ensure the safety of oneself and others

To ensure the rice is manufactured to plan and the correct specification & quality

To ensure all the resources and materials are on the line, always, meet the plan to minimize waste associated with changeovers and running conditions of the mill.

Minimize rice and packaging waste by ensuring the mill is correctly set up, the correct rice, the correct packaging, and date codes are being used while packing.

To ensure all by-products are correctly recycled and labeled and regrade rice so it is not mixed.

Maximize the throughput of the mill running.

Run the mill at the required speed setting

Assist with the repairs.

Manage the loss time to a minimum by ensuring the changeovers, rice changes, and shift changes are as quickly as possible.

Ensure all the paperwork is completed properly, accurately, and on time.

Minimize customer complaints by ensuring the area is always kept clean, the mill is and will continue to operate safely, and good housekeeping of the area is maintained.

Help & assist in the training of others and identify your own training needs.

Complete ad-hoc tasks as required

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

Previous experience in a similar role in a food manufacturing environment (desired)

Proficient in English, both speaking and writing.

Numerate and literate to the levels required of the job.

Ability to complete tasks quickly and accurately.

A keen eye for detail to ensure our products remain in line with quality standards.

Effectively follow management instructions and use own initiative to work proactively if there is downtime.

H&S awareness

Identifying improvements

Responsive to improvements

Understanding of quality standards and targets

Problem-solving

Achieving KPIs

Flexibility to work alternative shift patterns to cover other teammates where needed

Team player.

Willingness to learn new skills where required.

Excellent time management skills.

Basic training of others.

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