Plant Operations – Equipment Maintenance
?Do you have a valid class-A driver?s license? Are you able to bend and lift up to 80 lbs.? Do you have good math and organization skills with an ability to prioritize multiple assignments? Are you willing to work overtime during busy seasons? If you said yes to all of these questions, we want to hear from YOU! ?For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services.? Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!??Position Overview: Wilbur-Ellis is seeking a Plant Operations and Equipment Maintenance professional in Willows, CA. The plant operations/equipment maintenance person serves as a member of the team at the branch responsible for operation and production of fertilizer plant requirements as well as performing maintenance on equipment essential to the operation of the plant. The role requires an individual with strong mechanical ability and math aptitude. The successful person must also enjoy working with a diverse customer base in a fast-paced setting.?Key Skills and Abilities:High School Diploma or equivalentValid Class-A Driver License with a good driving record and the appropriate endorsements. Must maintain a valid class A during the entire length of employment.Ability to repetitively bend and lift boxes and bags up to 80 lbs. while working in a non-climate controlled environmentsGood math and organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple assignments?Key Personal Attributes: Knowledge and/or experience with agricultural operations (preferred)Requires excellent interpersonal skills between both customers and fellow employeesWillingness to operate material handling equipment including forklift, order picker, pallet jack and other equipment as requiredWillingness and desire to work overtime hours during busy seasons.Enjoys and embraces a diverse/variety of job duties and responsibilities.Person should be versatile, flexible, and willing. Can effectively multi-task.Ability to work and contribute to a team approach/effort with a positive attitude and outlookMaintain a professional appearance and positive attitude at all times.?Key Deliverable and Responsibilities: Batch Plant OperationProperly interpret, and create fertilizer batch sheetsCreate custom fertilizer blends in the batch plantProperly label all custom blendsFill tanks and trucks as neededCoordinate with dispatcher scheduling of all out going fertilizer deliveriesWork with Operations Manager on awareness and management of any contaminated loadsNeatness and attention to detail on all paperwork, and seeing that it all returns to the office for processingTank Farm OperationManage all bulk fertilizer tanks (liquid levels, labeling, maintenance, etc.)Coordinate with purchasing agent all ordering and scheduling of incoming bulk fertilizer deliveriesOversee tank farm cleanliness and upkeepOversee waste water managementOversee repair, maintenance and safety issues on all tank farm equipmentSecure tank farm at the end of each dayEnsure that all equipment and plumbing is properly maintainedOversee random sampling for fertilizer analysis accuracy?Maintenance and other dutiesShop repair work and equipment maintenanceAssist with deliveries of chemicals & fertilizers as neededAssist with pulling of orders and packaging of products for shipmentAttend product training sessions and meetings when necessaryAll other duties as assigned????????????????Compensation and BenefitsCompetitive hourly wage (to be determined based on experience and other factors)Comprehensive company benefits??COMPANY CULTURE ?Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.?Wilbur-Ellis is for and about peopleWilbur-Ellis has enjoyed?over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.?Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry?s best workforceWilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.?Wilbur-Ellis Company is an Equal Opportunity EmployerApply for this job.