Mill Operator - Nights

Apply now »

Date: Jan 10, 2022

Location: Quincy, IL, US

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: Huber Engineered Materials 

J.M. Huber Corporation is one of the largest privately held, family-owned companies in the United States. Established in 1883, we are a diversified, global supplier of specialty and commodity chemicals, hydrocolloid solutions, engineered wood products and natural resources to customers spanning a wide variety of industries. With approximately $2.3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary

A Mill Operator is responsible for ensuring the mill is producing a quality product as specified by the Nutrition Quality Department and confirmed by outside lab.  Operator reports to the Plant Supervisor.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

1.    Inspects mill area for unsafe conditions daily.
2.    Operates mill in a safe and efficient manner.
3.    Performs preventative maintenance servicing of equipment as required.
4.    Ensures electrical equipment is locked out before repair work begins.
5.    Conducts Mill service, PM’s and assists Maintenance with minor repairs of equipment as directed.
6.    Produces and loads materials as established by the Plant Manager or Area Supervisor.
7.    Inspects incoming raw materials on trucks before unloading occurs.
8.    Fills out paperwork such as:  batch records, plant orders, sample bags, lift truck inspection reports, etc.
9.    Keeps work area, warehouse and outside of plant in a neat and orderly condition following GMP guidelines.
10.    May direct one or more personnel in the packaging process.  The operator may be required to perform packaging duties based upon location or under direction of the Area Supervisor.
11.    Advises succeeding Operator(s), Supervisor and maintenance of operating problems and conditions.
12.    Employees must learn and observe all applicable company policies and safe practices and perform all duties assigned by supervisor.  This description covers the significant duties of the job but may not include occasional assignments which would be within the evaluation of this job.

Specialized/Technical Knowledge or Required Skills

•    High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.  Technical school a plus.
•    Minimum of 3 to 5 years industrial experience or a combination of education and experience.
•    Willing and able to work and act safely.
•    Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations that include the following:  multiplication, addition, and percentages – all of which can be accomplished with the use of a calculator if needed.
•    Must have good overall communication skills with employees at all levels of the organization.
•    Must be able to read and comprehend company safety manual policies, operating procedures, SDS and various production schedules/reports.
•    Must be able to lift and move 50 lbs (constantly throughout shift if packaging) for an entire shift, must be able to frequently ascend and descend ladders using 3 points of contact, climb stairs on and off a forklift, must operate a forklift using hand and foot controls and occasionally stoop, kneel, bend, crouch and crawl.  Must be able to work in a dusty environment where temperatures vary from extremely hot to cold, work in humidity and around various chemicals.

Qualifications Required:  Must be able to operate automatic and manual packers, set bag weights, operate bulk bag filling station, operate forklifts, assist operator in monitoring automatic pack out system.  Troubleshoots and solves problems, services equipment, and cleans the plant.  Must comply with all company and GMP/FDA rules and regulations and complete annual GMP training.  Assists in ensuring top quality housekeeping is maintained. Performs other duties as directed by Area Supervisor.

MSHA required training will follow Quincy’s Part 48 Training Plan including New Miner training and annual refresher.  Prior MSHA training will be acceptable if proper documentation can be produced.

Physical Requirements

Key Competencies



High School Diploma

Our employees are our strongest asset, and their safety, health, and well-being is our highest priority. We respect the individual by providing opportunities for professional and personal development. Our Principles drive us to create an inclusive workplace where employees share core values, show dignity and respect toward others, and work hard to achieve their best performance.  

J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO / AAP employer. Pre-employment drug screening is required


Nearest Major Market: Macomb