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Manufacturing Plant Operator (Halsey, OR)

Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Location: Lebanon
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

--Description--Do you have experience in plant/facility production, quality control, and maintenance? Perhaps warehousing experience, including shipping and receiving? Are you willing to operate material handling equipment including a forklift, skid steer, and other equipment?-- Are you--self-motivated and customer-focused? If so, we d like to hear from you!For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products, animal feed, and specialty chemicals and ingredients. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment.-- Come grow with us!--General Purpose and Scope of Position:Assist in all aspects of fertilizer plant operations and warehouse operations duties.-- To include but not limited to; stocking and retrieving package and bulk containers, forklift, and general housekeeping.-- The role requires strong mechanical ability and aptitude.-- Must enjoy working with a diverse customer base in a fast-paced setting.--Key Skills and Abilities Include:Knowledge and/or experience with agricultural operations (preferred)High School Diploma or equivalentAbility to repetitively bend and lift boxes and bags up to 70 lbs. (at a rate of up to 3 units per minute for 2 hours) while working in a non-climate-controlled areaSafety first attitudeBasic math understanding and manipulationAble to distinguish colorsMust be able to write Job Safety Analysis (JSA)Ability to run the Bagger/Heat Sealer efficiently, if applicable to the location.Operate material handling equipment including order picker, pallet jack, and other equipment as required--Key Personal Attributes Include:Team Player with a positive outlook, willing to work multiple shifts, and willingness to work overtime hours during busy seasonsAlways maintain a professional appearance and positive attitude.Must be punctual and on time for workAbility to work in an environment that has a moderately loud noise level--Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:Properly label all containers and packagesNeatness and attention to detail on all paperwork, and seeing that it all returns to the office for processingDaily Maintenance and Cleanliness of all plant equipment and plantOversee tank farm cleanliness and upkeep. Secure tank farm at the end of each dayFill containers with the proper material and match the label and orderWear proper safety equipment per SDS sheets of chemicals being handled by the employeeMake sure the tank is cleaned and ready to be filled, Ensure the integrity of containers being filled is solid.Utilize catch basins for spillsMonitor all tanks that are being pumped into or out of for leaks, spills, or damageMake sure all containers are properly cleaned when done fillingMake sure all packaged products are put safely onto a pallet and wrapped with shrink wrap before being put into the warehouse for storage or onto the truck for deliveryTo complete daily and weekly checklistsUtilize and follow policies and proceduresComplete and enforce daily JSAFollow and understand order pick ticketsDetermine correct packaging materials needed by product typeCalibrate and monitor manufacturing scalesHandle finished products with care and ensure the final pallet is within the standardOperate all equipment with respect to company policyIdentify needed and complete maintenance as needed and to their best abilitiesAccurately document work orders filled and turn in daily for computer entryPerform quality control while handling productsPerform other duties assigned by management professionally and efficiently--Training Required, post-hire:All Position Specific SOP Training Requirements, specific to the locationFully successful in performing and demonstrating tasks and skills required of a material handler or equivalent prior--Certifications Required, post-hire:Personal Protective Equipment CertificationAll required WE EHSS Certifications--Compensation and Benefits:In compliance with all states and cities that require transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from $13.56 --- $17.18 per hour.-- Note that wages may vary based on location, skills, and experience.-- This position is eligible for vacation, holidays, health, dental, vision, mental health, retirement plans, and other benefits.----COMPANY CULTUREWilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.--Wilbur-Ellis is for and about peopleWilbur-Ellis has enjoyed--over 100 years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.--Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry s best workforceWilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.--Job Code:--MANUF010591--

Keywords: Wilbur-Ellis Company, Albany , Manufacturing Plant Operator (Halsey, OR), Professions , Lebanon, Oregon

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