Mill Manager

Location: Eugene, Oregon

This position must follow regulatory, Oregon Tilth regulations, Safety regulations, and GMP compliance at all times.

General Description:

This is a full-time position that requires working under strict deadlines. This position requires working in a heavy industrial warehouse environment: on the floor in various areas of raw material powdering, cutting, remediation, and metal detection as well as in an office performing various office duties. The Mill Manager is responsible for the complete coordination of the personnel and workflow in this specific facility.

The pay for this position starts at $27.00/ hr. - $40.00/hr. ( $56K- $83K Annually) DOE.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

  • Proficiency with food processing equipment.
  • Ability to perform quick and accurate work with strong attention to detail and cleanliness.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form with the Production Director, particularly for any questions, concerns, or issues that arise.
  • Ability to "shift gears" at a moment's notice with a professional demeanor.
  • Ability to innovate milling approaches used to achieve the desired output in regard to volumes and cut sizes while minimizing loss.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • The job requires a keen sense of safety protocols for all staff at all times.
  • Working knowledge of Excel in addition to other existing software and ERP applications.
  • Excellent organizational and management skills.
  • Working knowledge of all facets of mill production including minor equipment maintenance, regulations, hazards, and cleaning requirements.
    • Be able to train on food safety regulations and standard operating procedures.
    • Maintain training logs, guidelines, and other necessary documentation.


Essential Job Functions:

    1. Dependability: is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction, and solicits feedback for improved performance.
    2. Following MRH procedures and protocols.
    3. Maintain current and complete personnel records and abides by all BOLI regulations.
    4. The Manager should always be aware of, follow, and enforce rules laid out not only in the Employee Handbook but any/all applicable laws and guidelines for employee privacy, confidentiality, etc.
    5. Supervise the daily workflow of all mill production staff. Conducts regular check-ins to ensure overall efficiency.
    6. Gain ongoing knowledge of the raw herb product line, mesh sizes, and desired mesh sizes for standard, powders, and production cuts. Design innovative methods for achieving these efficiently while reducing loss.
    7. Communicate effectively and efficiently with other departments regarding efficiency and accuracy.
    8. Work with departments such as QC and Safety to ensure that all areas of the facility remain compliant with all governing regulations.
    9. Maintain a safe working environment and ensure that all staff are following safety protocols and wearing correct PPE.
    10. Ensure GMP compliance:
      1. Train on all applicable QC/GMP regulations as well as Regulatory compliance.
      2. Effectively handle any infestation issues that may arise to include proper quarantine procedures.
      3. Follow instructions concerning Department of Health, organic handling, Department of Weights and Measures, etc.
    11. Monitor the upkeep and working condition of equipment within the department.
      1. Acquire a working knowledge regarding the operation of equipment such as the cutters, powder mills, conveyers and remediation equipment, label printers, etc. to have the ability to train and monitor operators as well as understand basic trouble shooting needed.
    12. Willingness to learn and perform new procedures while utilizing new equipment, and technologies
    13. Responsible for investigating inaccuracies, problems, and other system breakdowns as they occur. Work with the Production Director by presenting solutions and implement needed improvements as determined. Ensuring ongoing monitoring and follow through on any noted and/or potentially problematic areas.
    14. Other duties as assigned.
Physical requirements may include but are not limited to:
  • Lifting up to 65 pounds
  • Associated twisting, bending, pulling as necessary
  • Alternating sitting for long periods and walking
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Exposure to herb dust and strong aromatics
  • Exposure to vibration and loud noise

Tools Used:

  • Milling equipment, air cleaning equipment, sorting tables, bagging stations, scales
  • Computers and using multiple programs operating simultaneously such as MS Word, Excel, other basic computer programs, and existing record keeping software, label applications
  • File cabinets and basic office equipment
  • Proper operation of a pallet jack, PIT (aka forklift) and company vehicles
  • Printer, label printers etc.

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