• Production Tech I - Oskaloosa, IA

    Location US-IA-Oskaloosa
    Job ID
    Manufacturing & Production
  • Overview

    We currently have excellent opportunities for Second Shift and Third Shift Production Tech I positions at our Oskaloosa, IA location.


    This position is responsible to assist in the operation and control of all phases of the production process. This includes all daily operations from the receiving of raw materials to the load-out of finished goods. This position will require operation of all packaging equipment and warehousing operations.  All Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures will be followed.


    • Monitors operations and maintains parameters of production line, mixing and fermentation as assigned with minimal assistance.
    • Performs all other duties related to production including packaging, mixing of formulas, bulk truck loading, and inventory management with minimal assistance.
    • Receives raw materials.
    • Assists in other duties related to production including packaging, and inventory management.
    • Assists in performing maintenance activities as assigned.
    • Assists in performing lab analysis as asigned on raw and finished goods.
    • Understands and adheres to all processes related to feed safety requirements and demonstrates a commitment to feed safety by ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements.
    • Keeps work area clean, neat, and free from safety hazards.
    • Follows all facility safety rules, policies, and procedures including the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
    • Performs mixing of fermentation slurries, and other recipes as assigned.
    • Follows all facility rules to maintain quality and integrity of both raw materials and finished products.
    • Maintains proper operation of Control Points and Critical Control Points per the plant HACCP Plan and performs housekeeping as assigned.
    • Performs Operator Driven Maintenance and Sanitation assignments, minor maintenance activities, and assists in major maintenance activities.
    • Maintains a positive attitude and is a motivated reliable employee.


    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Able to operate warehousing equipment, including forklifts and pallet jacks.
    • Attentive to organization, detail, proper documentation requirements, and accuracy.
    • Ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to execute all daily requirements adhering to a production schedule.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision and be a self-starter.



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Individuals will stand for extended periods.  Will require working in all weather conditions and lifting up to 60 lbs. repeatedly


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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