Production Associate - $5k first-year sign-on bonus
Hastings MN


Hastings MN

We feed 100 million people a day. Come join the Ardent Mills Team where you can make a difference in people’s lives every day. No experience necessary; we will train you!

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


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

What you Get:

  • Competitive Hourly Rates - Starting at $25.40

  • 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:

  • Mill Utility Operator

May be required to 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 

  • Occasionally lift/shovel/carry up to 55 pounds 

  • Occasionally push up to 200 pounds of force

  • Occasionally pull/torque up to 210 pounds of force

Take the first step to build your career with Ardent Mills using our quick easy apply at

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. 


Hastings MN


2005 South Vermillion Street, Hastings MN, 55033

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