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Assistant Operator

SylacaugaKoch Agronomic Services

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Koch Agronomic Services, LLC is seeking a highly motived and self-driven Assistant Operator for the Sylacauga, AL plant.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Assisting the lead operator during plant startup and in phases of production
  • Helping with monitoring plant equipment for malfunction and reporting it in a timely manner
  • Assisting the lead operator with maintenance in the plant
  • Performing general maintenance such as screen changes, filter changes and replacement of spray nozzles
  • Preparing reports and complete safety checks in various plant activities
  • Bagging, labeling products and transferring them to a staging area driving/using a forklift
  • Making sure the plants are clean and organized
  • Collecting quality control samples
  • Completing Operator Care assessments of equipment

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to understand procedures
  • Ability to understand safety & environmental risks associated with working in a production facility
  • Ability to effectively communicate with managers, customers and peers
  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Valid Driver's License
  • High school diploma or GED or 5+ years of relevant work experience

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience in a fertilizer production facility
  • Knowledge of industrial manufacturing equipment (bucket elevators, conveyor belts, etc.)
  • Experience with both batch and continuous manufacturing processes
  • Experience with working with chemicals in a manufacturing environment
  • Lock out, tag out experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to climb stairs, pass a pulmonary breathing test, wear a respirator type mask and lift up 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work in a hot environment

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This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranExcept where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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