Assistant Feed Mill Lead – United Cooperative – Sauk City, WI

United Cooperative is a full-service cooperative that offers feed, grain, agronomy, and energy products to farmers and consumers throughout the Midwest. Join the largest farmer-owned grain and farm supply cooperative in the state of Wisconsin!

Competitive pay and an extensive benefits package including:

  • Profit sharing
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Company-paid HRA contribution
  • Company-paid HSA contribution
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Matching 401(k)
  • 12 days of PTO
  • Vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Clothing allowances
  • Employee discounts

Position Summary:

As an Assistant Lead, you will oversee about 7-8 employees, have the opportunity to expand your skill set, build long-lasting relationships with our customers, and feel rewarded for the work you put in. In the mill, you will mix feed, work in our warehouse, drive forklift, handle 40-50 lbs. bags (or smaller), and sometimes work at elevated heights (as needed).

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the scheduling of employees.
  • Schedule the manufacturing of feed.
  • Complete inventory management and quality control.
  • Handle the receiving of products.
  • Understand and operate the control room.
  • Represent yourself and United Cooperative professionally at all times in action and appearance – positively enriching the culture of United Cooperative.
  • Work in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Ensure facility is well maintained.
  • Perform routine inspections of equipment and property and report findings to supervisor.
  • Make recommendations for improvements in the facility or to equipment.
  • Follow up to ensure that work has been completed efficiently.
  • Attend safety and related job trainings as they become available.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.


  • One year of relevant experience or any equivalent experience that demonstrates the ability to do the job.
  • Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and defensive driving.
  • Skilled in operation of equipment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Self-motivated/self-directed.
  • Ability to make independent judgments, which have moderate impacts on the organization.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs frequently.
  • Ability to bend, reach, stoop, and climb as needed.
  • Employee will be frequently exposed to machinery and moving parts.
  • Employee will be exposed to feed dust which will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Employee will be exposed to adverse weather conditions, heights, and confined spaces which will require additional training.
  • The noise level in some areas may require the use of hearing protection.

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