FEED MILL OPERATOR
JOB NO.: 102291-US
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: CALS/AG RES STA/ARL
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Other
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 102291
Working Title: Feed Mill Operator
Official Title: AG RES EQUIP OPR-OBJ(80462) or AG RES EQUIP OPR-ENT(80461)
Hiring Department: A078200-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/AG RES STA/ARL
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
This position prepares research animal feed at a complex feed mill operation located at the UW Arlington Agricultural Research Station, delivers the feed to animal units and fills in on the farm crew as time permits. This position will review feed orders, quality control, inventory management, ration sequencing, feed mixing, feed delivery, and assuring SOP procedures are followed by all. The feed mill is an animal research and instructional facility that provides approximately 4,000 tons of feed per year for animals within the UW College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and UW Animal Health and Biomedical Sciences.
This position requires a basic knowledge of animal nutrition and diet formulation. Accurate record keeping is required for feed orders, ingredients, and medication use. This position will provide a variety of technical support and take action in adjusting equipment to changing conditions.
This position shall observe all AAALAC (Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care) standards (international animal use and care guidelines) and FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) guidelines including any and all statutes and governmental regulations which bear upon animal care and use including, but not limited to, the prevailing standards of sanitation, health, labor and safety. This position must have an understanding of the husbandry needs of each species and the particular requirements of agricultural research and teaching essential for an effective institutional program of agricultural animal care and use.
Commercial Driver's License
Monday through Friday 8:00AM- 4:30PM
Occasional extra hours during week, weekends, and holidays as needed
Instructions to applicants:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.
To apply, you will be asked to submit a resume. If you would like, you may also upload a cover letter. Your resume or cover letter should include the following: state if you have a valid driver's license and/or CDL, or if you will be able to obtain a CDL within 6 months of hire. Also, explicitly state in your resume or cover letter the amount of experience you have in working in the feed industry/feed mill.
In addition, you will be asked to provide three references within the application process.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
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Advertised: 16 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 2 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time