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Entry Operator

Company: Ingredion Inc,
Location: Richland
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Job Description:

A warm, welcoming environment

At Ingredion, everyone belongs! We embrace diversity and foster an inclusive work environment where individuals feel supported and enabled to contribute their very best every day.

A place where you can grow personally and professionally

We believe everyone has great potential, and we strive to nurture that potential into great personal and professional achievements.

An environment that enables innovation and collaboration

We are creating the conditions that inspire and enable innovation - in our products and services, as well as in how we do our work day-to-day.

This Process Operator opening is located in our Richland, WA location and will be responsible for the manufacturing and handling of raw materials and/or finished products at the plant. A successful applicant will be responsible for safely operating equipment in the assigned area while maintaining a high degree of quality for our products and working as efficiently as possible for our continuous operation facilities.

Core Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

Varying levels of positions may include the following tasks:

* Operating mechanized equipment safely, efficiently, and within specifications. Troubleshooting, inspecting, and fixing issues that arise with equipment as applicable. Identifying and recommending opportunities for improvement.
* Monitoring the operation from the control room on computers, if applicable
* Sampling and testing products
* Preparing railcars and trucks; loading and unloading trucks, railcars and bags, as necessary
* Packing, inspecting, and dumping bags, totes, sacks or drums
* Filling tanks or transferring product as necessary
* Performing tasks of varying physical demand such as moving hoses and cleaning equipment
* Maintaining inventory
* Handling movement of and working with chemicals as appropriate
* Performing other duties as required
* Continuous learning of other job duties and/or positions as required

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Work Environment:

* Ability to work in potentially loud and in strong odorous environments, different physical environments, or in various weather conditions
* Must be able to move about in the processing areas and be able to do the following: lift and carry 50 pounds, stand and walk for sustained periods; climb stairs and ladders; bend; reach; push; pull, enter tanks, and wear harness

Position type and expected hours of work: Full time position, be willing to work any day of the week, an off shift and/or rotating shifts as applicable or assigned. Overtime may be required.

Required education and experience:

* High school diploma or GED required
* Must be able to complete pre-employment assessments as required
* Must be able to successfully pass a physical and drug screen as applicable by local government

Additional eligibility qualifications:

* Read, write and speak in English
* Able to safely perform duties of the job as required
* Work in a team environment with minimal supervision
* Strong communication skills to share information, data, and ideas with peers and leaders
* Demonstrate good decision-making ability and communication skills
* Computer literate and SAP experience a plus
* Able to develop and apply mechanical/problem solving skills, preferred
* Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice and Food Safety, a plus
* Forklift experience, a plus or ability to get forklift certification, required

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Ingredion provides reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If you need an accommodation, please inform us.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, military status, or disability status.

Relocation Available:

No

Keywords: Ingredion Inc,, Richland , Entry Operator, Other , Richland, Washington

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