Head Miller

February 23 2024
Industries Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
Categories Food processing, Agronomy
Cambridge, ON • Full time

Head Miller
Join our team that shares your Passion & Heart for Canadian agriculture! Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited (P&H) has an opportunity for a motivated, forward-thinking, and dedicated individual as a Head Miller for our Milling division based in Cambridge, ON.

Location: P&H Milling Cambridge, 166 King St W, Cambridge, ON N3H 1B6
Term: Full Time Permanent
Language of Work: English

P&H Milling

P&H is the largest Canadian-owned milling company. The P&H Milling Group sources wheat from Western Canada, Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada to produce quality flour and cereal products. The lineup includes hard red spring wheat flour for breads and other bakery products, soft winter wheat flour for cakes and cookies, as well as semolina flour for pasta, organic flour, and atta flour for chappati. In our specialty milling operation in Saskatoon, we also mill pea fractions.

From its mills in Halifax, Nova Scotia; Acton, Hanover, Hamilton, and Cambridge, Ontario; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; and Lethbridge, Alberta, the P&H Milling Group supplies flour to customers throughout Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Iceland, and Pacific Rim countries.


Parrish & Heimbecker Ltd has a people-first approach therefore, we offer many perks to our hard-working staff! Some of our benefits include:
  • Learning and Development Programs
  • Dental, Vision, and Extended Health Care
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • RRSP Matching
  • Wellness Program
  • Company Events
The successful candidate will be eligible to participate in the Company's comprehensive benefit program following 3 months of continuous employment which includes: Extended Health and Dental Benefits, Life Insurance, AD&D, and Disability.

The successful candidate will be eligible to participate in the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) on the 1st of the month following 12 months of continuous employment.

A copy of our Benefits Summary will be provided at the time of hire.

Your Role

As Head Miller, the successful candidate will be responsible for all milling related operations, including the cleaning department, ensuring that all tasks are properly executed as per Company standards. This position will primarily oversee and provide leadership to the Saskatoon Flour Mill but will support other areas at our Saskatoon location. This position reports to the Operations Manager.

Day to Day

  • Manage the Mill and provide support to other departments.
  • Daily, perform milling performance evaluations, inspection, and follow up on assigned duties.
  • Monitor, control and focus on improving efficiencies in the Mill through communication, troubleshooting, and working with staff.
  • Liaise with production planning, transportation and maintenance on flour needs and downtime.
  • Work with staff to develop standardized operating procedures (SOP).
  • Maintain documents and records in accordance with pertinent regulatory and company policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Ensure Health and Safety programs, policies, and procedures are being implemented and enforced.
  • Maintain a safe working environment and a high standard of housekeeping and sanitation in accordance with BRCGS (Brand Reputation Compliance Global Standards) and Food Safety procedures.
  • Ensure the ongoing training of all personnel in accordance with company policies and standards.
  • Implement and manage wheat grist changes as required.
  • Work with the Maintenance Supervisor to develop and maintain the Mill preventive maintenance program.

Required Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary education with a degree or diploma in flour milling from the Swiss Milling School or National Association of British and Irish Millers (NABIM) or equivalent training in flour milling science and technology is required.
  • Several years of industry experience in the food or beverage processing or manufacturing industry.
  • A minimum of 5 years of related supervisory experience is required with preference given to prior experience as a Head Miller, Mill Lead Hand or Mill Supervisor.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in written and electronic form.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook, and Teams.
  • Previous experience managing in a represented, multi-shift operation is preferred.

Work and grow with a family-owned company.

Join our team with Purpose & History! P&H's roots go back over 110 years. We have always been a Canadian, family-owned and managed agri-business that understands the qualities and conditions needed for meaningful growth. Our corporate culture values are family values; honesty and integrity with a focus on listening and continuous learning. Like family, we support our staff to always do better.

With over 70 locations spanning from coast to coast, and trade links around the globe, P&H is growth-oriented, diversified and vertically integrated with operations spanning across grain merchandising, flour milling, crop input distribution and animal feed production.

To apply and learn more visit us at www.pandhcareers.com

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

P&H is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that is reflective of Canadian society. As a result, Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited is an equal opportunity employer and is in compliance with the Employment Equity Act. P&H welcomes and encourages applications from women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Accommodations in relation to the job selection process are available upon request for both internal and external candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.

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