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Manufacturing Plant Operator I (San Joaquin, CA)

Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Location: Stockton
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionDo you have experience with agricultural plant operations? Are you willing to operate material handling equipment, such as forklift, order picker, pallet jack, and other equipment as required? Do you have a basic understanding of math and attention to detail? We are looking for a team player with a positive outlook! If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from YOU!!!

For over 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:

Wilbur- Ellis is looking for someone to assist in all aspects of plant operations and warehouse duties. Properly label all containers and packages working in a non - climate-controlled area. Responsible for daily maintenance and cleanliness of all plant equipment and plant. Neatness and attention to detail are required on all paperwork, and see that it is returned to the office for processing. Operation of material handling equipment including order picker, pallet jack, and other equipment will be required.

Key Skills and Abilities Include:



  • Knowledge and/or experience with agricultural operations (preferred)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Ability 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 area

  • Safety first attitude

  • Basic math understanding and manipulation

  • Able to distinguish colors

  • Must 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 willing to work overtime hours during busy seasons

    • Always maintain a professional appearance and positive attitude.

    • Must be punctual and on time for work

    • Ability to work in an environment that has a moderately loud noise level



      Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:



      • Properly label all containers and packages.

      • Neatness and attention to detail on all paperwork, and seeing that it all returns to the office for processing

      • Daily Maintenance and Cleanliness of all plant equipment and plant

      • Oversee tank farm cleanliness and upkeep. Secure tank farm at the end of each day

      • Fill containers with the proper material and match the label and order.

      • Wear proper safety equipment per SDS sheets of chemicals being handled by an employee

      • Make sure the tank is cleaned and ready to be filled, Ensure the integrity of containers being filled is solid.

      • Utilize catch basins for spills

      • Monitor all tanks that are being pumped into or out of for leaks, spills, or damage

      • Make sure all containers are properly cleaned when done filling

      • Make 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 delivery

      • To complete daily and weekly checklists

      • Utilize and follow policies and procedures

      • Complete and enforce daily JSA

      • Follow and understand order pick tickets

      • Determine correct packaging materials needed by product type.

      • Calibrate and monitor manufacturing scales

      • Handle finished products with care and ensure the final pallet is within the standard.

      • Operate all equipment with respect to company policy

      • Identify needed and complete maintenance as needed and to their best abilities.

      • Accurately document work orders filled and turn in daily for computer entry

      • Perform quality control while handling products

      • Perform other duties assigned by management professionally and efficiently



        Training Required, post-hire



        • All Position Specific SOP Training Requirements, specific to the location

        • Fully successful in performing and demonstrating tasks and skills required of a material handler or equivalent prior



          Certifications Required, post-hire



          • Personal Protective Equipment Certification

          • All required WE EHSS Certifications



            Compensation and Benefits:



            • Competitive hourly wage (to be determined based on experience and other factors)

            • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, Employee Assistance Program, vacation, sick time, life insurance, + more); pension plan, 401k match up to 3%

            • Drug-Free Workplace



              If you are currently a Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!

              COMPANY CULTURE

              Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer

              Wilbur-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 people

              Wilbur-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 industrys best workforce

              Wilbur-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.

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              Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
              The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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