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Forklift/Production Operator - Salt Plant

Company: Compass Minerals America Inc.
Location: Ogden
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionWe 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 natures 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 Earths 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 15 production and packaging facilities with more than 2,000 employees throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil, and the U.K. Were committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyones 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 their bestSummary: The individual in this position will work as a Bagger or Fork Lift Operator in the Salt Plant. Employees will be required to inspect, maintain and clean assigned equipment and related work area. Bagger Operators will learn to run various baggers and related equipment, Fork Lift Operators will learn to perform material handling assignments, transport products, and materials to assigned storage areas, and load trucks and boxcars.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.)

  • Receives information from the opposite shift as it pertains to packaging and production. Communication with the alternate shift when production goals are not met. Visually ensures that machinery used in this area is functioning normally and within established guidelines.
  • Performs quality packaging of the dry products to include: proper weights, proper folds, sealing of the bags, and placement within the specifications of a wooden pallet. Also the finished wrapping of the pallet and then transference to the staging area.
  • Inspects operating and safety integrity of equipment in assigned area and reports all problems to shift Supervisor, or coordinator.
  • Operators are expected to do maintenance items when hoppers are bagged out.
  • The employee will need to be proficient at troubleshooting issues with all the equipment in this area, and be expected to meet daily production goals, along with maintaining quality standards of products.
  • The individual will need to know what parts are stocked in the warehouse for the equipment in their area, and know how to generate W/Os for replacement parts. Lead time for replacement parts for equipment in this area takes up to 6 weeks to be delivered so the operator will need to make sure parts needed are on hand before existing parts fail.
  • Operators will be expected to rework pallets that are damaged on a daily basis.QualificationsQualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and should be considered the minimum standard. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and Experience : A high school diploma or equivalency is required. Must have a working knowledge of forklift operation. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Must pay attention to detail and perform tasks with a high level of quality.Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be PC literate and proficient with Excel, Word, Outlook, E1, and Access.Competency:To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Interpersonal Skills - Ability to work effectively on an individual basis and in a team environment. Ability to adhere to related Company Core Principles.Written Communication - Such communications are concise, clear, legible, complete/accurate and timely.Planning/Organizing - Must have the ability to plan daily and weekly tasks and organizational ability to effectively prioritize time between differing plant functions.Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Follows through on commitments.Quality Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality. Adhere to the cGMP protocol.Language Skills: The abilities listed are representative of the level of competency the incumbent needs in order to effectively perform the essential duties. These specific abilities may or may not be required for this particular position.Ability to articulate information over the radio and face to face effectively. Meet Core Principle of communication.Mathematical and Reasoning Ability and Skills: Basic math competency up to and including entry-level algebra. Have the ability to collect and accurately assemble data in a logical manner.Essential Job Functions : 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.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is also required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.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 careers@compassminerals.com or 913-344-9200If interested and qualified, please apply online at www.CompassMinerals.comJob: OperationsPrimary Location: US-UT-OgdenWork Locations: Ogden, UT USA 765 N. 10500 West Ogden 84404Organization: OperationsJob Type: Full-timeSchedule: RegularShift: StandardRotatingTravel: NoReq ID: 2200009V

Keywords: Compass Minerals America Inc., Ogden , Forklift/Production Operator - Salt Plant, Professions , Ogden, Utah

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