Effingham - Feed Mill Production & Operations - All Shifts


About The Equity

The Equity is an independent cooperative headquartered in Effingham, Illinois and has over 500 employees. Our market area currently includes 19 locations and covers South-Central Illinois and Southwest Indiana. The Equity has five divisions including: Agronomy, Grain, Feed & Livestock, Energy, and Retail Store, plus a Precision Agronomy dealership. The Equity’s mission is to deliver value to our customers through operational excellence, providing information, exploring opportunities, and supporting profitable roles for producers. Our core values, profitability, customer focus, constant improvement, integrity, and accountability have led to our success. These core values will continue to keep our company strong into the future. We hold sacred our brand promise of offering the best products, latest technology, and high-quality service, done right!

About the Position

The Equity is hiring for Feed Mill Production Personnel at our Effingham facility. The duties and responsibilities of this position include maintenance and housekeeping of the feed mill, daily inventory of ingredients, supplements and medications, as well as ensuring HACCP guidelines, Quality Standards and GMPs are followed for all feed manufactured.  


201 W Roadway Ave, Effingham, Illinois 62401

Reports to

Feed Mill Manager


Commensurate with experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Leadership Characteristics

  • Experience in supply chain management or related field is preferred
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, suppliers, or regulatory agencies.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively with management, employees, and customers.
  • Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions dealing with several variables.
  • P.C. Skills should include Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Ability to gain a thorough knowledge of the feed mill automation software & company software systems.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Follow all established personnel and safety policies and procedures
  2. Follow all HACCP guidelines
  3. Responsible for Quality Standards and GMP’s of all feed manufactured
  4. Maintain daily inventory of medications, supplements, and ingredients
  5. Responsible for grinding, mixing, pelleting, and bagging all feed products
  6. Help customers in a prompt, efficient, and courteous manner
  7. Responsible for maintenance and housekeeping of feed mill
  8. Be able to communicate in a professional manner to the customers, employees, and manager

Work Environment

The nature of the business may require extended hours. While performing the duties of the job, the employee occasionally works outside near moving mechanical equipment and may work in high, precarious places with exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and vibration. Noise level in work area is usually loud.


The employee may be required to travel to other facilities in The Equity trade area, conferences, educational opportunities, and other job-related activities.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.

Submit application and resume to Earnie Simmons at Earnie.Simmons@TheEquity.com by Friday, June 30, 2023. 

Effingham Equity shall not be liable for, shall not pay, and expressly rejects and disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for any commission, expense, fee or cost claimed or charged by any recruitment or employment agency, firm, or company in connection with the employment of any candidate selected by Effingham Equity for the position described above unless a written contract is executed by Effingham Equity and such employment agency, firm or company before Effingham Equity makes an offer of employment to such candidate.

Company Size201-500
Job SegmentFull-Time, Seasonal, Operations, Production, Animal Nutrition, Manufacturing
Nearest Major MarketChampaign, St. Louis, Terre Haute, Decatur

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