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Dry Plant Operator (Hart, MI)

Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Location: Hart
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionDo 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 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:
Assist in all aspects of 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)
  • Willingness to operate material handling equipment including forklift, order picker, pallet jack, and other equipment as required
  • Ability to repetitively bend and lift boxes and bags up to 80 lbs. while working in a non-climate controlled
  • Good computer, math, and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple assignments
  • Willing and desire to work overtime hours during busy seasons
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

    Key Personal Attributes Include:

    • Maintain a professional appearance and positive attitude at all times
    • Enjoys and embraces a diverse/variety of job duties and responsibilities
    • This person should be versatile, flexible, and willing.
    • Detail-oriented - ability to enter data with a high level of accuracy.
    • Can effectively multi-task
    • Work and contribute to a team approach/effort with a positive attitude and outlook
    • Requires excellent interpersonal skills between both customers and fellow employees

      Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

      • Batch Plant Operation

        • Properly interpret, and create seed batch sheets
        • Create custom fertilizer blends in the batch plant
        • Properly label all custom blends
        • Fill tanks and trucks as needed
        • Coordinate with dispatcher scheduling of all outgoing fertilizer deliveries
        • Work with Operations Manager on awareness and management of any contaminated loads
        • 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

        • Other Duties

          • Assist with shop repair work and equipment maintenance when needed
          • Assist with deliveries of chemicals & fertilizers as needed
          • Assist with pulling of orders and packaging of products for shipment
          • Maintain accurate inventory records, ensuring no product leaves, or enters the warehouse without the necessary paperwork
          • Attend product training sessions and meetings when necessary
          • All other duties as assigned

            Compensation and Benefits:

            • In compliance with all states and cities that require transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from $14.42 - $18.27 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.

              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, and 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 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 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 DisabilitiesThe 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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