LAND O' LAKES, INC. Production Operator - 1st shift in Saint Joseph, Missouri

Imagine what you can do at Land OLakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.At Land OLakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agricultures toughest challenges.Join the team at any Land OLakes location or with one of our retail-owners and youll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.Job Posting Title:Production Operator - 1st shiftJob Description:Omnium is your loyal partner in the manufacturing of crop protection, adjuvant and plant nutrition products. Our team adheres to stringent safety protocols and environmental stewardship standards.The Production Operator is the front-line employee who performs manufacturing processes that add value and quality to the final product. There are a variety of sub-classifications within the operator job family. Duties may include receiving and handling raw materials, mixing ingredients, operating machinery and packaging the final product.HOURS:1st Shift (7am - 3pm)WAGE RANGE SALARY: $16.75/HourLand OLakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits.EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GEDREQUIRED EXPERIENCE:Basic computer skills or ability to learnAbility to follow manufacturer's specifications and directionDemonstrated ability or potential to work in a manufacturing environmentMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Ensures a safe working environment for self and others while performing assigned tasks18 years or olderAble to work in a fast-paced environmentAble to trouble shoot mechanical problemsAbility to be flexible in work performed and scheduleSelf-reliant and able to accurately work under limited supervisionCustomer focused and able to work in a collaborative teamAdhere to all standard operating procedures (SOPs)Ability to read, write, comprehend, follow verbal and written instructions and possess basic mathematical skills.PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:Previous experience in a chemical manufacturing or industrial facility, formulations and/or packagingForklift experience preferred or willing to be trained for certificationESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment, you will be walking, standing and engaging in movement throughout the day, and occasionally to frequently be required to lift items weighing up to 50 lbs. Due to a large variety of job duties (both routine and non-routine), certain duties also may involve, a variety of physical activities including bending, lifting, stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms above shoulders and head, standing, working in enclosed areas, climbing stairs or ladders, and operating heavy machinery. The noise level in the work environment can vary but noise is usually low to moderate. At times, you may be required to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety gloves, hearing protection, a respirator or dust mask, protective footwear and protective clothing or uniforms. Work may be performed in cold and/or hot temperatures and the environment can be dusty. Physical requirements further include the ability to engage in productive and collaborative communication with co-workers and work may need to be performed during non-standard hours, including nights and weekends.At times, the ability to work overtime also may be required. The ability to perform these requirements is necessary to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company engages in an interactive process to review requests for reasonable accommodations that may be needed to allow qualifi