Darling Ingredients, Inc.
Kansas City , KS 66118
Posted 3 weeks ago
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Process OperatorDarling Ingredients is looking to hire a Operator for our plant in Kansas City, Kansas. Are you ready to get started in an entry-level manufacturing job with a stable worldwide company? This Operator position earns a competitive entry-level wage of $20.62/hour. With the potential to earn $21.12/hour after a 60-day probation period. 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 manufacturing opportunity for you, consider applying today!ABOUT DARLING INGREDIENTSWe began as a family business in 1882 and have continued to grow into the world's leading innovative developer and producer of sustainable organic ingredients for a growing population. Headquartered in Irving, TX with regional offices in Cold Spring, KY and Des Moines, IA as well as production facilities across the U.S., we have over 10,000 employees across the globe. We repurpose and reuse rather than discarding what others might consider waste. We capture valuable ingredients and nutrients to help maximize what nature has to offer, providing components for a wide range of products that include pet food, fertilizer, and biofuel. Giving nature a second life is our second nature.Our greatest assets are our employees. Our inclusive global workforce and their wide variety of skills, abilities, experiences, and perspectives have been critical in helping us consistently deliver best-in-class results around the world. In order to attract and retain employees who share our values of integrity, transparency, and entrepreneurship, we offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, stability, and opportunities for career growth.A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ENTRY-LEVEL OPERATORAs an Operator, you have a key role in the operation of our production plant from start to finish. You control the process of turning raw material into finished goods. With attention to safety, you start up and shut down the production line as well as maximize efficiency while it is running. You spend a great deal of time monitoring the control panels and operating loaders at the plant. Occasionally, you need to verify that equipment is properly locked out for repairs and perform some preventative maintenance duties such as lubricating machinery. You may also be needed to help the team clean out our mitigation systems or other processing equipment as part of our weekly cleaning schedule. You feel good about keeping production moving efficiently while ensuring the safety of our plant and our people!MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN ENTRY-LEVEL NIGHT OPERATOR* Must be at least 18 years of age. * Manufacturing, industrial, or agricultural experience is preferred. * Mechanical abilities a big plus.Knowledge about manufacturing plant processes and equipment are preferred, but multiple factors will be taken into consideration! Are you able to understand a complex process and how everything works together? Are you attentive to safety? Can you effectively prioritize multiple tasks? Are you efficient and detail-oriented? Do you work well with others in a team environment? If so, you might just be perfect for this entry-level manufacturing position!DAY WORK SCHEDULEThis full-time manufacturing job works Monday through Friday 8-hour shifts.READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?We understand your time is valuable, and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this manufacturing job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!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