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Mill Operator

Company: Lignetics, Inc.
Location: Sandpoint
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionResponsibilities:

  • Responsible for operating and adjusting, maintain oil levels for three CPM pellet mills.
  • Monitoring weights, feed rates and water temperatures for 2 Log Machine
  • The Mill operator will be responsible for monitoring / operation of 30-50 different pieces of machinery to include: augers, screws conveyors, air compressors, shakers, screeners, multi clones throughout the facility
  • Maintain watch-over raw material bin levels for Bin 7and the log machine Interjects bin.
  • Regulate cooler speed to obtain the optimal pellet temperatures, moisture and pellet density ratio.
  • Monitor Auto grease system, check supply tote and refill grease barrel
    Inspections and Maintenance:
    • Continuously watch for problems troubleshooting equipment malfunctions, spot fires, and hot bearings.
    • Maintain pellet mill feed rates and adjust or change pellet mill rolls/dies accordingly.
    • Use AC drives and controllers to maintain optimal production and quality pellet output. Bin moisture pellet moisture/density checks every hour.
    • Complete a Shift Report outlining any mechanical issues or repairs, or adjustments made
    • On the Pellet Mill Report, operators must track roll life, die life, oil levels, pressures, and temperatures of the C.P.M. mills, start-up and shut down of the mills, die and roll changes
    • Maintain a clean work area by clearing piles of sawdust around the facility and pellet mill deck, empty roll bins, dump torn bags
      Communication and Teamwork:
      • As a Mill operator maintaining communication with the Dryer operator throughout your shift is essential. Dyer operators and Mill operators work as a team to maximize production and maintain process flow.
      • Verify that all paperwork is complete and accurate, complete daily Shift Summary Reports and checklist.
      • Report all near misses, incidents, accidents
      • Actively participate in submitting Safety Concern Forms ''SCF" whenever you see an unsafe work practice or an immediate safety concern.
      • Attend all regular scheduled safety meeting
      • Be professional, have a positive attitude, strong work ethic and a safety-first mentality
        Qualifications/Education:
        • High School diploma or GED preferred.
        • Requires working knowledge of all aspects of the production process.
        • Requires a high degree of technical, analytical skills.
        • Must be able to pass the company background check, pre-employment drug screening JLG reach lift and forklift certification.
        • Must be able to lift to 40 to 50 lbs regularly 150 lbs occasionally. stand for long periods of time 12 hours per day.
        • Requires ability to use catwalks and climb ladders that connect catwalks up to 30 feet high.
        • Requires mechanical and troubleshooting skills to solve pellet mill maintenance problems.
        • Requires the ability to do simple to complex math calculations.
        • Must be able to work in a high temperature/ humidity area.
          Benefits:
          • Annual bonus
          • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (FSA & HSA options)
          • 401(k) with matching opportunities
          • Pellet purchase program
          • Paid Vacation, Holiday & Sick Days
          • Career development opportunities
          • Lignetics SWAG gear to include an annual pair of work boots & other PPESalary: $16- 18/hr + DOEJob Type: Full Time** Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.
            Lignetics, Inc. offers clean, renewable solutions. We have 30 years of experience innovating eco-friendly essentials for everyday life. Lignetics manufactures a variety of consumer brands in several different categories, including wood pellets for home heating, BBQ pellets for grilling, wood pellets and shavings for animal bedding, and a wood fiber-based cat litter. Each of our products has unique features and benefits but is linked with a wonderful recycled, renewable, sustainable, and carbon-neutral story. We turn recycled sawdust into value-add, branded consumer products.


            About Lignetics, Inc.:

            Lignetics, Inc. offers clean, renewable solutions. We have 30 years of experience innovating eco-friendly essentials for everyday life. Lignetics manufactures a variety of consumer brands in several different categories including wood pellets for home heating, BBQ pellets for grilling, wood pellets and shavings for animal bedding, and a wood fiber-based cat litter. Each of our products have unique features and benefits but are all linked with a wonderful recycled, renewable, sustainable, and carbon neutral story. We turn recycled sawdust into value-add, branded consumer products.

Keywords: Lignetics, Inc., Coeur d'Alene , Mill Operator, Other , Sandpoint, Idaho

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