Apply for access
Forgot Password?

Milling Technician

Yuma, AZ

About Us

Sakata is committed to providing a workplace free of any and all kinds of discrimination. We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to promote a culturally diverse workforce. Thanks to our global and multicultural business environment, individuals can meet and work with people from all over the world.

Position Summary

Responsible for various technical tasks used in the daily mill operation including conditioning and sizing of seed.

 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Seed Conditioning:
  • Checks to ensure equipment and area around machinery are clean and ready for conditioning. Checks Mill Conditioning Records with each seed lot to ensure lot and quantity is correct. Selects correct screens, according to ECW and company guidelines, and places in cleaner. Watches the cleaning equipment during operation. Stops equipment when problems occur and corrects problem and/or notifies Mill Supervisor. After cleaning seed, weighs the clean seed and writes the weights on the bins. Completes Seed Conditioning Records, time sheets, and weight lists as required. Cleans equipment and screens before starting new lots. Assists new and temporary employees as necessary. Follows all safety procedures.
  • Seed Sizing:
  • Checks to ensure equipment and work areas are clean and ready for sizing. Selects correct screens to be used for sizing according to ECW and other company guidelines. Places the screens in the clipper and starts sizing operation. Checks sizes for accuracy. If sizing problem occurs, stops equipment corrects problem and/or notifies the Mill Supervisor. Weighs sized seed and writes the weights on the bins. Completes Seed Sizing Records, time sheets, and weight lists as appropriate. Cleans equipment and screens before new lot is started. Assists new and temporary employees as necessary. Operates and maintains forklift and conditioning and sizing equipment. Breaks down and stacks field bins, tops, bottoms and pallets as they are emptied. Follows all safety procedures (i.e. Lock-Out/Tag-Out).

Experience

  • Minimum one year milling experience preferred.
  • Minimum one year's warehouse or related work experience required.
  • Seed industry or agricultural background desirable.

Knowledge / Skills Required

  • Must have excellent visual discrimination and mechanical aptitude.
  • Must have ability to do accurate detailed work under time constraints and deadlines and must have ability to adjust to seasonal surges in workload.
  • Must have ability to safely operate, maintain and perform minor repairs on mill equipment.
  • Must have ability to read and understand written instructions in English.
  • Must have ability to lift over 50 pounds on a regular/daily basis.
  • Must be able to work with chemicals and other irritating substances.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment when required.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work in dusty, hot and cold conditions.
  • Must be available to work overtime during busy times of year.

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
::| Location:

::| Job Posted:
::| Apply By:

Interested? Upload your resume and supporting documents here:

Only PDF files accepted.

Content

Take Our Online Poll

It's quick and easy.

Poll results will display upon successful submission. Thanks for taking part and we value your opinion!