Mill Foreman

Various Locations, TX

About the Company: 

Cactus Feeders, Inc., an Amarillo, Texas-based producer of commercial fed cattle and market hogs. Originally founded as a family company in 1975, Cactus Feeders is now 100% Employee Owned with its 800+ employees producing a million fed cattle and 700,000 market hogs annually with gross revenues of over $1 Billion.  The Company has cattle feedyards throughout the Texas Panhandle and Southwest Kansas with hog operations in Iowa, South Carolina and Georgia. 

About the Position: 

The Mill foreman is responsible for daily observation and inspection of machinery to ensure that all equipment is running effectively to obtain maximum production levels. Additionally, the Mill foreman will assist in batching feed for the cattle and assist in team management and development.

Responsibilities: 

  • Inspect machinery daily 
  • Observe and follow the computer system to detect maintenance tasks needed 
  • Assist crew with daily mill housekeeping items; cleaning and organizing work areas 
  • Comply with safety practices, procedures, and mandatory regulations such as EPA, FDA, and OSHA 
  • Oversee and perform feed ingredient mixing
  • Load feed onto feed trucks
  • Communicate about feed needs with the feed delivery team
  • Team player
  • Adaptable to different settings

Requirements: 

  • Mechanical knowledge 
  • Experience with heavy operating equipment 
  • Team Player 
  • Communicate effectively with team and Mill Manager 
  • Assist in the development of crew and team management
  • General Understanding of boilers and electrical systems 
  • Must be able to walk and stand for an extended time 
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment 

Qualifications: 

  • Fluently speak Spanish (preferred but not required)
  • Agriculture college degree
  • Technical Skills (5+ years) 

Benefits: 

  • Competitive Pay 
  • Employee Stock Ownership Company 
  • Retirement Package 
  • Healthcare Package