Mill Manager

  • Full Time
  • Brooks, CA
  • Starts at $80,000 annually. USD / Year

Website Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Mill Manager is tasked with directing and coordinating activities concerning Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation’s Séka Hills brand olive oil product from field to bottle and custom milling for clients by performing the following duties.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Confers with management personnel to establish production and quality control standards, develop budget and cost controls, and to obtain data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of olive oil products ordered.
  • Plans and directs production activities and establishes production priorities for products while maintaining effective operations and cost factors.
  • Coordinates packing and shipping schedules.
  • Maintains warehouse inventory of dry and finished goods.
  • Coordinates production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.
  • Reviews and analyzes production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications and operating or production problems.
  • Develops and implements operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality.
  • Revises olive oil production schedules for Séka Hills brand and custom milling clients’ priorities as a result of equipment failure or operating problems.
  • Consults with manufacturer and engineering personnel as it relates to modification of machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products.
  • Compiles, stores, and retrieves olive oil production data.
  • Coordinates delivery of fruit with custom milling clients.
  • Confers with sales representative on timing of bottling and packaging finished products.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Manages olive mill production staff, including contract/seasonal workers.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in an agriculture related field, preferred, and/or five years of experience in milling operations, or equivalent combination of experience and education.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Individuals must be able to successfully pass the Tribal Gaming Agency (TGA) Background Check.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record that is satisfactory to the Tribe’s insurance carrier.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and manipulate (lift/carry) up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Must have sufficient hand-eye coordination, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to operate equipment and read technical and safety information.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.  Ability to perform duties both outside and inside in varying conditions including extreme heat, extreme cold and wet and/or humid, etc.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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