FM Grain Elevator Operator-TFP


Manufacturing and Production

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Up to USD13.13/hr

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Branch Information

Nacogdoches, TX - (USA) 531 E. Main TX Nacogdoches , TX 75961

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Job Description

Please contact Manpower directly at 936-559-1220


* Receive all ingredients by truck and rail, and transfer to the appropriate bins. Follow pre-established procedures to prevent cross contamination.

* Monitor bin inventories to ensure adequate operating inventories.

* Sample all loads prior to receiving according to established procedures.

* Safely operate the above mentioned equipment, starting and stopping in a manner so not to harm the equipment, yourself, or other employees.

* Commit to being at work on time and on assigned days.

* Maintain an attitude of teamwork and cooperation.

* Keep work area clean, well swept, and neat in appearance at all times.

* Perform other duties as assigned within the limits of training and physical and mental abilities.


* Report directly to grain elevator lead man.

* Work closely with and assist Maintenance Department.

* Work closely with the feed mill control room operator, feed mill ingredient transfer operator, and shift supervisors.

* Work closely with the Quality Assurance Department.

* Work closely with the Truck Office.

* Work closely with the Pet Food Plant.


* Unload rail cars and trucks.

* Check and record bin measurements.

* Probe and sample rail cars and trucks.

* Perform work area clean-up.

* Use rail car unloading cable system.

* Transfer grain and ingredients.

* Communicate problems concerning products or equipment to the lead man.

* Examine every load of ingredients visually.

* Fill out ingredient receiving reports.

* Follow all established elevator safety rules.

* Load and unload company trucks.

* Transport ingredients to the pet food plant.

* Weigh-in and weigh-out ingredient trucks.

* Unload and sweep out company ingredient trailers.

* Assist block manufacturing personnel with folding boxes as needed.


* Eye-hand coordination.

* Manual and finger dexterity.

* Frequent climbing, kneeling, pushing and pulling.

* Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis.

* Ability to determine various types of odors.

* Must repeatedly maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, stooping/bending, or climbing.

* Frequent stooping/bending; requires full use of lower extremities and back muscles.

* Must be able to climb a ladder.


* Ability to react quickly in emergency situations.

* Must know the start-up and shut-down procedures.

* Must have adequate reading skills to read information on shipping list, bin inventory report, posted safety signs, and to follow written instructions.

* Must have adequate writing skills to enter all data on weight tickets and elevator bin inventory.

* Must have adequate mechanical skills to operate and maintain dump trucks, front-end loader, and elevator transfer equipment.


Employees in this position must be able to perform under the following conditions:

* Dusty conditions that frequently requires the wearing of goggles and dust respirator.

* Exposure to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions.

* Areas of varying light intensity, some quite dim.

* Frequently in confined areas.

* Repeated proximity to moving mechanical parts.

* Frequent exposure to high places of 250 or more feet.