Doherty Staffing Solutions

Pelletizing Machine Operator

Location
Crookston, Minnesota
Salary
Depending on Qualifications
Posted
Jul 28, 2017
Closes
Aug 29, 2017
Ref
145778
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

PELLETIZING MACHINE OPERATOR
Doherty Staffing has teamed with a local family-run farm in their search for a Pelletizing Machine Operator in Crookston, MN. This is a Direct Hire position with initial screening by Doherty. Regular hours are 8am-5pm but may require overtime. Starting pay is $19-20 per hour based on experience.

JOB SUMMARY
The Pelletizing Machine Operator is responsible for performing and maintaining the daily activities associated with a Pelletizing Machine. This includes housekeeping, safety, quality, and maintaining production efficiencies, repair and maintenance and minimizing downtime. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required.

PELLETIZING MACHINE OPERATOR RESPONSIBILITIES
· Operates pelletizing machine that presses ingredients into feed pellets
· Mix ingredients to be added to the machine
· Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
· Troubleshoot process and mechanical problems and perform repairs and adjustments to meet production needs as required
· Keep work area clean
· Meet or exceed standard production efficiencies on all production lines
· Other responsibilities as assigned

PELLETIZING MACHINE OPERATOR REQUIREMENTS
· Mechanical troubleshooting and repair abilities
· Previous farming experience helpful but not required
· Ability to operate machinery in a safe manner
· Analytical thinking and problem solving skills
· Self-motivated and reliable
· High School Diploma or equivalent
· The employee will be working specified shifts and moving around at all times, which will require the ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours
· The employee will be handling materials daily, which requires the ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods
· The position requires full range of body motion on a daily basis including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles

CONTACT
Qualified candidates should submit their resume directly to tmunoz@doherty.jobs or call 218-470-0274 for more information.

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