Utility Operator

Land O’Lakes, Inc. - Gainesville, GA (30+ days ago)3.6


Imagine what you can do at Land O’Lakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.

At Land O’Lakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agriculture’s toughest challenges.

Join the team at any Land O’Lakes location or with one of our retail-owners and you’ll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.

Job Posting Title:
Utility Operator

Job Description:
This role is part of our Purina Animal Nutrition business helping our network of local cooperatives, independent dealers and other large retailers serve producers, and animal owners throughout the United States. Through industry -leading R&D and committed partnerships, we innovate the nutrition products and practices that unlock the full potential of every animal for a healthier, more productive life.

This position is one that requires an experienced operator. An operator who has worked with the various equipment in the plant - All facets that directly relate to the production of our feed. This position requires a person who is a fast learner - One that can multi-task. The operator will be expected to learn each operation in the plant. The operator will be asked to cover positions while other operators are scheduled off for PTO or other reasons and switching between shifts when needed.

WAGE RANGE SALARY:
$21.32 per hour, plus $0.35 shift differential
Land O’Lakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits.

EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or GED.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have effective verbal and written communication skills.
The qualified candidate will have the ability to work 40+ hours per week and repeatedly lift 50 lbs.
The candidate must be able to multi-task; work as a team player; and work in a fast-paced environment with very high responsibilities.
Must be reliable and dependable. You will be expected to be at work and on time every day. (Our employees average missing less than one day per year due to sickness, etc.)
Must comply with all plant rules and safety requirements.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
High school/GED
Manufacturing experience

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment, you will be walking, standing and engaging in movement throughout the day, and occasionally to frequently be required to lift items weighing up to 50 lbs. Due to a large variety of job duties (both routine and non-routine), certain duties also may involve, a variety of physical activities including bending, lifting, stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms above shoulders and head, standing, working in enclosed areas, climbing stairs or ladders, and operating heavy machinery. The noise level in the work environment can vary but noise is usually low to moderate.

You may be required to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety gloves, hearing protection, a respirator or dust mask, protective footwear and protective clothing or uniforms. Work may be performed in cold and/or hot temperatures and the environment can be dusty. Physical requirements further include the ability to engage in productive and collaborative communication with co-workers and work may need to be performed during non-standard hours, including nights and weekends.

At times, the ability to work overtime also may be required. The ability to perform these requirements is necessary to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company engages in an interactive process to review requests for reasonable accommodations that may be needed to allow qualified individuals with disabilities to perform all the essential functions of the position. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to the Hiring Manager.

Nothing in this job description restricts the management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Job offers are contingent upon a successful drug screen and background review.

If you have questions, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748 ) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy .

Neither Land O’Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

If you need to submit a reasonable accommodation request to complete the employment application process, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

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