Pellet Mill Operator

Tend machines that press ingredients into feed pellets.

What does a Pellet Mill Operator do?

Tends machine that presses ingredients into feed pellets for poultry and stock feed: Turns steam valves to regulate temperature of machine. Observes ammeter and turns valves to regulate flow of material to machine. May adjust nozzles to regulate flow of molasses into ingredients and turn steam valves to regulate temperature of molasses. May adjust flow of air to cool pellets in cooler. May tend bucket elevator equipment to transfer pellets to storage. May adjust rollers to crush pelletized feed into crumbles. May mix poultry or stock feed preparatory to pelletizing [FEED MIXER].