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LocationMarathon, Wisconsin 54448
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-07-03
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Valid Through2023-11-17

Job Description:


What you will do:

• Responsible for operating and adjusting two different styles of pellet mills.

• Responsible for the Dryer Inlet and outlet temperatures and their regulation.

• For each dryer, an operator will be responsible for the operation of 30-50 different pieces of machinery to include: augers, screws, conveyors and 2-4 Hammer mills.

• Responsible for maintaining watch over bin levels to include raw material, C.P.M., Dry Hog, and fuel bins.

• Regulate material mix to obtain the optimal pellet moisture and pellet density ratio.

• Strive to keep pellet moisture between 3-4% wet and density between 44-45 lbs per compacted square foot by altering the ratio of fresh and old sawdust and wet and dry shavings.

• Continuously watch for problems troubleshooting equipment malfunction, 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. Complete a daily Dryer Report detailing temperature readings every 30 minutes, dried material moisture every 15 minutes, pellet moisture/density checks every hour.

• Complete a Shift Report outlining the average pellet moisture and density at the end of the shift, total pellet mill hours, natural gas hours and estimate of tonnage.

• On the Pellet Mill Report, operators must track mill water, feed rates, oil levels, pressures, and temperatures of the C.P.M. mills and start up and shut down of mills.

• Maintain a clean work area by clearing piles of sawdust around the mill room.

• As a Lead person, responsibilities include supervising and coaching the Packaging, Loader, and Mill Operators on the shift.

• Collect the shift Operator reports and verify that the paperwork is complete and accurate. Complete daily Shift Summary Reports.

• Report and monitor employee tardiness, attendance, call-ins, incidents, accidents, and maintenance requests.

• In coordination with the Production Supervisor, participate in interviewing applicants, making hiring recommendations, coaching, disciplining, and performance evaluations.

• Lead by example with exemplary attendance, work ethic, positive attitude, professionalism, and a safety-first mentality.

What you will need:

• High School diploma or GED preferred.

• Requires working knowledge of all aspects of the production process.

• Requires a high degree of technical, analytical, and leadership skills.

• Must be able to pass the company forklift certification.

• Must be able to lift up to 150 lbs safely, nearly waste high, and stand for up to 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.


Operation, General production, Production, General labor, Machine operation, Forklift

Top Skills Details:

Operation,General production

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Job ID: 6221728931200711433

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