Mill Operator

Olam Americas, Inc.
Job Description
Olam Cocoa - Job Description
Job Title: Production Mill Operator
Olam International is a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 70 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 23,000 customers worldwide. Our team of 70,000 employees has built a leadership position in many businesses including cocoa, coffee, cashew, rice and cotton.
Olam, as a leader in Global Supply Chain Management of food ingredients is seeking a self-motivated individual for a critical position in our Bolingbrook, IL Cocoa Processing Facility and Warehouse.  The successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit, be highly organized, detail oriented and thrives in a culture of teamwork and collaboration.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Monitors process on a Control Panel to ensure proper operation of equipment and material movement.
  • Provide work direction for departmental employees.
  • Work closely with Production team including maintenance technicians, warehouse, quality and management to resolve any issues.
  • Provides leadership, instruction and technical skills so other team members can complete their tasks effectively.
  • Responsible for equipment setup, troubleshooting and adjustments.
  • Responsible for performing basic and routine maintenance.
  • Responsible for obtaining production samples for quality analysis.
  • Ensure all documentation is completed in a timely manner.
  • Has good communication skills with co-workers.
  • Follow/Lead/Demonstrate Olam’s Safety and Quality principles.
  • Mill and Grinding experience a plus.
Duties and Skills:
  • Operate in a safe, productive and efficient manner at all times.
  • General housekeeping, maintaining a clean and orderly work area to be in compliance with GMP and SQF Food Safety standards.
  • Computer skills as to monitor and navigate through process control screens.
  • Train new operators as needed.
  • Assists in improving process as needed and recommend work instruction changes.
  • Ensure that all production reporting is completed in an accurate and timely manner.
Position requirements:
  • High School diploma, GED or higher.
  • Computer proficiency to learn other applications with basic instruction
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Able to lift 55lbs
  • Basic math skills
Olam offers medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid vacation and 10 paid holidays.
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