Equipment Operator I- New Plymouth, ID
Equipment Operator I- New Plymouth, ID
This is a full-time, hourly position.
Responsibilities : Properly operate and maintain all processing equipment to ensure it is working to its fullest potential and produce the desired quality and quantity of end product.
The Equipment Operator is responsible for monitoring the product being processed and to set equipment for maximum processing efficiency.
Conduct complete clean-downs (respirator required) and removal of all beans from the previous variety when changing varieties to be processed. This includes the removal of mill screens when necessary. The frequency of cleaning duties depends upon the plant's processing schedule. Mill screen cleaning requires employees to reach both overhead and below the knee to pull screens out of the cleaner. Cleaning duties may also involve lifting, rotating and twisting motions such as sweeping and picking up debris and other objects. Equipment cleaning and operations will require the use fixed and portable ladders and or stairs up to approximately 24 feet
Verify all processing machines are being maintained in a timely and proper manner. If a repair is needed, advise management and repair or assist as needed. Employees are expected to perform general machine maintenance on a daily basis. Maintenance work may include reaching below, at or above employees' shoulder depending upon the machine involved. Maintenance duties also require the use of fixed and portable ladders up to approximately 24 feet . Extended period of work at elevated positions are periodically required. Duties also require rotating and twisting motions.
Operators are responsible for following processing schedules and keeping all processing equipment operating at peak efficiency.
Accurate processing reports will be completed for each lot processed. This includes tracking weights of product before and after the milling process, box numbers, cull weights, dates of processing, grading, and tracking lot numbers.
Quality analyses will be continuously conducted to ensure desired standards are met. Operators will be responsible for completing processing documents regarding quality and recording results per the assigned schedule. Management is to be immediately notified of any potential problems.
Prepare processed products for storage and properly tag and record storage location. Forklift operating will be required, and include safely stacking boxes in the warehouse.
Stage and prepare product for processing
Package final product by either hanging bags, sewing bags or stacking bags. Bags will range between 25 and 110 pounds. In this operation, employees remove bags from a conveyor belt and transfer those bags to adjacent pallets for loading. Employees must lift the bags, turn towards the pallet and place bags on the pallet. Employees begin with loading bags on pallets that are approximately 4 inches from the ground and stack the bags until the bags reach four to five feet high. Transferring or restacking of pallets is also required on occasion to meet customer demands or fix mistakes. Employees will be required to solely lift up to 55 pounds. Lager bags require team lifts if being done manually. If working at a seed facility, this process will also involve applying fungicides and insecticides to the seed prior to packaging.
Participate in daily housekeeping including sweeping, spill and pile cleanup as necessary
Participate actively in all other ADM-EBSI safety and Quality Assurance programs. This includes regular safety meetings and audits etc.
Regular use of Powered Industrial Trucks including; Forklifts, Skid steer loaders and wheel loaders
The employee will also be exposed to dusty environments during harvest and other times of the year where a respirator will be required to be worn for extended periods of time. An example of this condition is unloading product from trucks.
Flexibility to work any shift required, including weekends and holidays as applicable.
Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time while performing job duties.
Capability of working in confined spaces and from heights, bending, kneeling, able to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly, and ability to wear a respirator.
ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veteran status.
This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.
ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.
ID - Idaho
ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.
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