Heavy Equipment Operator

Darling Ingredients, Inc. Watts , OK 74964

Posted 2 weeks ago

Darling Ingredients is looking to hire a Heavy Equipment Operator for our plant in Watts, OK. Are you interested in working in manufacturing for a stable worldwide company? This entry-level position starts at a competitive entry-level wage. We also offer comprehensive full-time benefits, including full medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan, vacation time, and more. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, consider applying today!

Job Summary

The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for ensuring a steady flow of material for processing. Employee will receive training to be able to safely operate a Front End Loader and Yard Trucks and learn how to use these pieces of equipment to mix raw materials, unload and load product to meet production goals. Employee responsible for keeping area clean and working safely in a production environment.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • Operates yard and plant equipment to load materials Maintains raw material mixture at proper moisture content.

  • Maintains contact with operator to ensure most efficient drying rate.

  • Performs daily maintenance on loader before each shift.

  • Washes plant equipment, vehicles, and processing areas as necessary using high pressure power washer.

  • Performs general cleaning as needed in work areas.

  • Keeps area clean; raw materials piled out of driving area.

  • Maintains safety as top priority in accordance with all company safety rules and regulations.

  • All other duties as assigned.

WORK SCHEDULE

This full-time manufacturing job works three 12 hour shifts and 1 six hour shift per week. This plant operates 24/7 and the flexibility to work days, nights, or weekends as needed is required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Experience in loader operation and maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic math skills; ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers.

  • Good oral and written skills; able to follow oral and written directions.

  • Ability to work nights and/or weekends as needed.

Physical Demands

  • Frequently required to walk, stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch.

  • Occasionally must push, pull, move or lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Regularly required reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment

Job functions will be carried out in a production facility which requires tolerance for high heat and/or cold temperatures.

Darling Ingredients is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or, protected veteran status. EEO is the Law: If you would like more information, please click on the link or paste into your browser: https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo-law-poster .

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