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Utility Operator (3rd shift)

Utility Operator (3rd shift)

  • Position: Utility Operator (3rd shift)
  • Department: Feed Division
  • Location: Columbus, NE.
  • Country: United States


Hubbard Feeds, part of the Alltech® Feed Division, provides a full range of innovative, research-based animal feed and nutrition products. Our customers include meat, milk and egg producers as well as those with specialty and companion animals. Our goal is to provide customers with products and solutions that will improve their profitability and competitive advantage, while reducing risk and simplifying their lives.  Our Columbus, NE location has an immediate opening for a full time 3rd shift Utility Operator.  Daily hours are 8:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.


The primary duties for this position are to operate equipment within established guidelines for efficiency, safety, product quality, food safety and customer service. The equipment will include batching, pelleting and packing equipment and other equipment unique to a plant. The operator must be knowledgeable in batching, pelleting and packing procedures and properly document the process as required by Quality and Food Safety procedures.


Qualified applicants will possess a high school diploma, be committed to work in a safe manner, be able to read and follow procedures, complete required paperwork, operate a forklift, and have good computer and math skills.  Physical requirements include the ability to lift and carry at least 50 lbs., work in natural climate conditions, climb ladders and be physically active throughout the shift.  A pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check are required.

More Info

Alltech provides the following to employees who have the work ethic and commitment to customers, safety and product quality that we are known for:

  • Starting pay of $18.00/hour plus $.30 shift differential
  • Safety awards and annual incentives
  • 2 Medical plans and 2 dental plans to select from
  • Vision plan
  • 401K Plan with generous match
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacations

Contact Info

If you are qualified for this position and will provide the commitment to customers, safety and quality, please email your resume to


We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.