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Wet Process Miller

Operate mills to crack and grind steeped or degerminated grain.

What does a Wet Process Miller do?

Operates fuss and impact mills to crack and grind steeped or degerminated grain, such as corn or milo, to facilitate separation of starch, bran, and gluten: Turns handwheels and moves levers to regulate pinch of buhrs and to control flow of grain through gates. Opens valve to start flow of liquid starch into mill to flush buhrs. Feels ground grain to ascertain if specified degree of fineness is attained. Signals millhouse workers to ensure continuous flow of materials to and from grinding mill. May disassemble mill to install new buhrs, using wrenches and hoist.