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Automated Processing Operator

Company: Oil-Dri Corporation of America
Location: Ripley
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Automated Processing Operator

Location: Ripley

Department: Processing

Reports To: Processing Supervisor/Plant Manager

Classification: Hourly

Job Summary

  • The Automated Processing Operator will perform all task associated with Kiln, Loader and Bulk Loading Lab. Reporting to a Lead person or Plant Supervisor.

    Essential Functions
    • Conducts all work in a safe, efficient manner, correcting and reporting safety issues, recognizing opportunities for improvement, completing near miss cards, reporting safety issues, recognizing opportunities for improvement, completing near miss cards.
    • Completes pre-shift safety and general inspections of the work area, documenting in writing the inspection and any concerns on a standard form.
    • Generate necessary work orders and check completed maintenance work using the work order system.
    • Required to successfully become trained and self-sufficient.
    • on operating the Kiln, Lab, and Loader.
    • Assist operators, such as, but not limited to, changing Rotex, Sifter Screens.
    • Back Up/Fill in for operators as needed.
    • Transport garbage to dumpsters.
    • Operates mobile equipment including, forklift, front-end loader and skid steer.
    • Assists in maintaining all equipment in processing area.
    • Troubleshoot daily routine maintenance of equipment, including basic repairs and lubrication.
    • Performs basic repairs assisting maintenance personnel as needed.
    • Performs conveyer safety and maintenance.
    • Performs lock out procedures including knowledge of alarm systems and how to troubleshoot mechanical problems in the mill and dryer areas.
    • Keeps work areas clean and free of clutter.
    • Participates in improvement activities.
    • Performs other duties as assigned

      • Must meet skills assessment requirements.
      • Must be able to read, comprehend, and act on SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), PWI (Process Work Instructions).
      • Possess business conduct values.
      • Must possess basic mechanical skills.
      • Must be able to visually monitor electronic equipment, cameras and control panels to be able to interpret the data and take appropriate actions.
      • Must be able to read and comprehend product specifications.
      • Must have basic understanding of process controls.
      • Must understand all safety requirements and other communications.
      • Must have good verbal communication skills.
      • Must have the ability to use tools.
      • Must be able to enter data into computer databases.
      • Must be willing to make decisions within the scope of ones responsibilities and be accountable for those decisions.

        Physical Requirements
        • Must be able to stand for the duration of the shift
        • Must be able to lift 50 pounds frequently-duration of shift if necessary.
        • Bending, reaching, twisting, stooping, walking, and climbing stairways and ladders frequently
        • Must be able to climb ladders up to 110 feet.
        • Must be able to talk and hear radio communications as well as phone.
        • Must be able to function in the required role while wearing appropriate PPE including, but not limited to: Safety glasses, hearing protection, dust mask, protective coveralls, and pother as may be required by a hot/cold, dusty, loud industrial environment.

          Other details
          • Pay Type Hourly
          • Hiring Rate $18.74

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Keywords: Oil-Dri Corporation of America, Memphis , Automated Processing Operator, Other , Ripley, Tennessee

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