Mill Operators

Aston, Nantwich, CW5 8DH 
01 Aug 2019
24 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Mill Operator – Animal feeds

HJ Lea Oakes Ltd are suppliers of top-quality animal and livestock feeds, serving farmers across a wide area in Cheshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, Shropshire and North Wales. We are currently looking for a full-time Mill Operator to join our team in delivering outstanding customer service. These vacancies is based in our mill in Hampton, Malpas/Aston.

Job Description and Profile

It is a diverse role that involves mill control, warehouse work, weighbridge operation, fork lift driving and machine maintenance. A prior experience of working in the animal feed manufacturing will be an advantage. Full training will be provided.


  • Good communication skills, good command of spoken and written English
  • Good numeracy and literacy
  • Computer skills - the role involves working on industry specific software
  • The successful candidate will be energetic, friendly and hard working
  • Ability to work well as part of a team, including cooperation with other departments (transport, customer services, technical)
  • Prior experience of working in the animal feed manufacturing will be an advantage, but full training will be provided for the right candidate
  • Current Fork Lift truck licence will be an advantage, but training will be arranged

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Production control (computerised) / Record keeping
  • Quality checks / Inspections
  • Stock control / Raw material intake / Sampling
  • Warehouse work / Manual handling including bagging and hand additions
  • Loading & unloading deliveries and despatching orders
  • Routine maintenance
  • Site cleanliness / Housekeeping
  • Weighbridge office operations, weighing vehicles in/out, scheduling production, order processing, record keeping etc. – training provided


  • Full time position (basic 40 hours a week, normally between Monday and Friday, but involving some weekend work, overtime available). Part of two or three shift rota (shift premium payments).
  • Training will be provided.
  • Opportunities for career advancement, also into other departments.

Click apply below for further information and to submit a copy of your CV. 

Apply by 24th August 2019