Full–Time Production Associate – $5,000 First Year Sign-On Bonus
Albany NY


Albany NY

Want to make something truly special?  Join the Ardent Mills team, the premier flour milling and ingredients company, where you can make a difference in people’s lives every day. 

No experience necessary; we will train you!

With us, you can help make nutritious products that are supplied across North America, exceed

customer expectations and help nourish communities.

At Ardent Mills, we are passionate about our people and our work. Come work alongside like-minded team members that value trust, service, simplicity, and safety.

Full–Time Production Associate – $5,000 First Year Sign-On Bonus

What You Get:

  • Competitive hourly rates - starting at $23.11
  • Annual performance bonus
  • On-the-job training to increase your skills
  • Paid time off (PTO) & holiday pay
  • Medical & Dental Benefits plus more
  • Retirement savings with annual contribution & company match
  • Mental / emotional wellness programs (EAP)
  • Fit-bit challenges and recognition rewards

Successful Team Members Are:

  • Customer focused with keen problem-solving skills
  • Reliable, hardworking, with a "can-do" attitude
  • Ready to learn new skills and prepared to support others in production goals
  • Flexible to work in multiple areas of the mill, rotating through positions and shifts
  • Strong in mind (sharp-eyed and safety focus), body (may be required to lift up to 55lbs) and soul (a caring team member)

We Are Currently Looking For Production Associates To Grow Their Careers In:

  • Utility Operator
  • Bulk Operator
  • Elevator Operator
  • Warehouse Operator

Grab this opportunity to enhance your personal impact and grow your career in a stable and thriving industry!

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions (with or without reasonable accommodation):  

  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as is required by the operating areas (i.e. hard hat, safety glasses, protective footwear, hearing protection and, at times, a respirator)  
  • Ability to work a machine paced continuous process that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with conditions which include:  
  • Heat/Cold temperatures (inclement weather)  
  • Indoor/Outdoor environment  
  • Dusty environment  
  • Noisy environment  
  • Frequent moving/vibration/ or other motion of equipment/processes  
  • Elevated Places  
  • Must pass a physical abilities test with or without reasonable accommodation with the ability to:  
  • Frequently stand, walk, rotate, bend/stoop, twist, crouch, kneel, balance and reach or lift at shoulder level, above shoulder level, and below shoulder level  
  • Frequently climb stairs and/or ladders  
  • Regularly lift/shovel/carry up to 50 pounds  
  • Frequently push up to 30 pounds of force – please remove 
  • Frequently pull/torque up to 75 pounds of force – please remove

Other Considerations: 

·       This role will primarily be scheduled to work 8 (up to 12) hours per shift, on a rotating-shift schedule. You must be willing to work alongside your team including long days, on rotating or varying shifts (days, and nights) as well as overtime, weekend, or holiday work.  

Take the first step to build your career with Ardent Mills using our quick easy apply at https://www.ardentmillscareers.com/                                         

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

At Ardent Mills, everyone matters, and everyone has a voice.  We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not.  Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills. 


Albany NY


101 Normanskill St, Albany NY, 12202

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“I think that people may be surprised at the amount of fun and laughs that we have together at the plant and with our peers across the other facilities. There is a lot of hard work that goes into running these plants, but we get in a few laughs, even on the tough days.”

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