Blending Operator

Monticello, IL


The Blending Operator is responsible for the blending of raw wheat germ base. We have openings on 2nd & 3rd shifts.

Date Posted:
$17.00 / hr.


  • Follow the production schedule to blend the correct raw wheat germ. 
  • Accurately estimate wheat germ needs while determining to which silos or hoppers to route material for efficient production. 
  • Adjust the blender controls and hoses to be certain that the proper blend and storage devices have been selected. 
  • Keep accurate and orderly records on the type and amount of wheat germ blended for daily inventory reporting purposes. 
  • Responsible for weighing, blending, raw product. 
  • Communicate effectively with staff daily. 
  • Perform cleanup for blending work and storage areas. 
  • Assist with monthly inventory of raw materials. Continually monitor raw material inventory and usage. 



  • HS diploma or GED required. 
  • Must be self-sufficient with the ability to work unsupervised and follow instructions. 
  • Ability to monitor product and equipment. 
  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures. 
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and multi-tasking skills, and ability to read and write.  
  • Available to work 3rd shift.  (12am to 8am)
  • On the job training is provided. 
  • Safety training is required and provided. 
  • Evenings, weekends, and shift work may be required. 



  • This position requires physical efforts such as straining, pulling, lifting, working, and standing and walking on concrete floor.  
  • Exposure to elements such as noise, minable dust, cold and hot temperatures.  
  • Extreme climate or climate variation. 
  • Heat up to 100 degrees and lows of 40 degrees.  
  • Changes of >30 degrees within a shift. 
  • Must be able to enter confined spaces and follow permit requirements.
  • Exposure to manufacturing equipment hazards, especially forklifts. 
  • Climbing of ladders. 
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds. 


  • Medical Insurance (first day of the month after start date)
  • Health Savings, and or Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and AD&D, Employer Paid
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Accident Insurance, Optional
  • Critical Illness Insurance, Optional
  • 401K, Employer Match
  • PTO & Vacation Pay
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Company Product Discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement, up to $5,000.00 per calendar year
  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave
  • Company Incentive Plan
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Relocation Available

PHM Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state, or local law. ​