• Machine Operator C

    Compass Minerals America Inc.Chicago, IL 60684

    Job #1205116845

  • Description We invite you to Explore the Potential of being part of something Clearly Essential! At Compass Minerals, we harvest, mine and produce essential minerals that deal with nature's challenges, including - but not limited to - highway deicing salt for the winter months, water softening salt and plant nutrition that improves the quality and yield of crops. We transform Earth's resources that ultimately help keep people safe, feed the world and enrich lives, every day. With our company headquarters in Overland Park, KS, Compass Minerals operates in 27 locations throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil & the United Kingdom. We're committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone's voice matters. We believe in work that creates value for all stakeholders, encourages collaboration at all levels and focuses on a high-performance environment where employees are challenged to be there best. Summary : Responsible for manual bagging operations and basic troubleshooting of bagging equipment including blend system, operating pallet jack and stretch wrapping pallets. Will also operate forklift for receipt of materials and placement of finished goods for shipping or inventory on a daily basis and maintain housekeeping thoughout the plant. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to the following (Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time): + Inspect Packaging machinery at beginning of production run. + Support production and housekeeping efforts of other Operators. + Follow production schedule. + Monitor production output to ensure quality and appropriate weight. + Monitor Packaging machinery for proper function and immediately report problems to Maintenance or Shift Supervisor. + Perform duties of Fork Lift Operator, Pallet Stretch Wrapper, and Bagger as required. + Operate forklift for receipt of materials, place finished goods into inventory, and loading trucks. + Rework non-conforming stock including rewrapping and re-palletizing finished goods. + Monitor Packaging area for cleanliness and perform housekeeping in all areas in the plant as required. + Assist other Operators to make sure packaging area is set up for the next shift. + Record checks performed, weights and amount of materials used. + Accurately complete production paperwork and equipment checklists daily. + Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor. Qualifications Qualifications : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience : A high school diploma or GED is required. Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions + Walking throughout the Packaging area. + Stand for long periods of time during production run. + Bend throughout the work shift if loading blocks on pallet. + Lift up to 80 pounds and move item short distances. + Sit for extended periods while operating forklift. + Reach below shoulder level to lift blocks off conveyor. + Pull trash receptacles. + Push levers, brooms and shovels. + Climb ladders to bins and multiple flights of stairs between floors of the building throughout the day. + Problem solving - identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations. + Oral communication - clearly communicate job-related information to co-workers and supervisors throughout the shift. + Managing people - support activities of Operator C workers. + Reading - read and understand work orders and other written material relevant to the job. + Written communication - write in understandable English (and Spanish a plus) to complete required paperwork and provide information needed by subsequent shift workers, coworkers and supervisors. + Seeing -visually inspect daily production to ensure the quality of daily output. + Listening - understand oral job-related information and instructions received from coworkers and supervisors. Listen to machinery operations to detect problems. + Environmental conditions in different parts of the plant can include extreme heat and cold, wet and humid conditions, noise, vibration, exposure to dust and poor ventilation. + Hazardous conditions include moving parts, potential electrical shock, and slick floors. + PPE including hard hat, steel-toed shoes with meta-tarsal guards, ear plugs when required, and safety glasses are required at all times. Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Compass Minerals is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodations, contract ~~~ or ~~~ If interested and qualified, please apply online at ~~~ at ~~~/ Job: Craftworker Primary Location: US-IL-Chicago Work Locations: Chicago, IL USA 9200 S. Ewing Avenue Chicago 60617 Organization: Operations Job Type: Full-time Schedule: Regular Shift: Standard Day JobReq ID: 2000001U

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