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013.control Room Tech

Company: Sanderson Farms, Inc
Location: Adel
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


A. Understands basic animal food safety and personal hygiene as relates to the protection of animal food as a "Qualified Individual".

B. Operates Batching, Pelleting, Grinding, and Receiving modules of the Beta Raven computer system.

C. Follows written housekeeping procedures and maintains the control room in an orderly fashion.

D. Ensures the micro-bins are kept orderly, labels intact, readable, and lids secured, when not pouring ingredients.

E. Ensures that only one ingredient at any one time is added to the correct labeled micro-bin.

F. Understands and works to prevent cross-contamination of ingredients.

G. Must have read, understand, and follow the written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) relating to the position.

H. Completes paperwork and/or forms required by federal or state regulations, standard operating procedures, supervisors, or management.

I. Takes shift inventory of raw materials and finished feeds. Submits this inventory to the Feed Mill Supervisor.

J. Completes daily/shift production reports and tallies production numbers for the respective shift. Provides all reports to supervisor.

K. Communicates continuously throughout the shift with the Delivery Supervisor in order to ensure feed manufacturing is optimum.

L. Generates special feed orders as directed by the Delivery Supervisor.

M. Verifies all feed formulas prior to batching feed. Notifies supervisor when formulas are not current.

N. Maintains the formula book located in the control room with only active formulas. Notifies supervisor when the formula book is outdated.

O. Constantly monitors the Beta Raven system, computer processes, bin selection, and capacity while grinding ingredients and batching or pelleting feed.

P. Operates feed mill equipment in manual in the event auto fails to initiate and notifies Supervisor immediately. Tracks and records all operations while in manual mode.

Q. Maintains production of pelleted feed at appropriate degrees Fahrenheit established by current procedures.

R. Maintains pellet mills at maximum production established by the Feed Mill Manager.

S. Notifies supervisor when grinding, batching, or pelleting do not run at optimum levels.

T. Cleans and inspects pellet mills as needed.

U. Keeps pellet mill floor in an orderly fashion and notifies Supervisor when additional assistance is needed.

V. Must be able and willing to understand and comply with Lock-out Tag-out procedures through training and continuous improvement.

W. Performs diagnostics and maintenance on Beta Raven computer system with telephone assistance.

X. Reports any equipment malfunction to Feed Mill Supervisor and assists with minor maintenance on the Feed Mill, including elevators.

Y. Reports any error in mixing of feeds or ingredients in wrong bins to Feed Mill Supervisor.

Z. Notifies supervisor when a suspected Quality or Food Safety event has occurred.

AA. Promotes and upholds the Quality Assurance Mission Statement.

BB. Performs other duties as assigned.


A. Must meet the basic qualifications for new employees.

B. Employees must also meet the following qualifications:

1) Must be a "Qualified Individual" as defined in the Food Safety Modernization Act or receive equivalent training.

2) Must be proficient in computer skills.

3) Have a high school diploma or equivalent. Some college or prior experience preferred.

4) Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to conform to the Sanderson Farms MVR Policy.

5) Must be able to follow detailed processes and have good clerical skills.

6) Must be able to climb a 125 ft. ladder and work at heights of at least 40 ft. above a structure.

7) Must be adaptive to night work on a rotating shift basis.

Date Approved: September 13, 2019

8) Be able to work long and irregular hours.

9) Must be able and willing to work in inclement weather conditions.

10) Must be able to work in cold, hot, dusty and noisy conditions.

11) Must be able to lift at least 100 lbs.

12) Must be able to work while bending at the waist, kneeling, and other strenuous positions.

C. Employees must understand different types of ingredients used in producing animal food.

1) Ascertains poor quality ingredients versus good quality ingredients.

2) Performs simple analysis to check for moisture, pellet durability, temperature, and other tests as required.

3) Verifies each ingredient prior to adding to micro bin, tote bin, or hand add area.

4) Prepares and annotates pertinent information on samples for shipment, as required.

Thank you for your interest in Sanderson Farms, Inc. Our records indicate that you have already submitted an application for employment. Should your prior experience match our business needs, you will be contacted by a representative of our company.The goal of the questions that you have just answered is to help determine if this opportunity would be a good match for you and our company. At this time your qualifications do not match any of our positions. Your application will remain active for 60 days. Please do not reapply during this time period, as your application will register in the system as "Already Applied". Thank you for your interest in employment with us.

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