Compass Minerals America Inc. Packaging C/Auto Bag/Machine Operator in Lyons, Kansas
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At Compass Minerals, we harvest, mine and produce essential minerals that deal with nature’s challenges, including – but not limited to – highway deicing salt for the winter months, water softening salt and plant nutrition that improves the quality and yield of crops. We transform Earth’s resources that ultimately help keep people safe, feed the world and enrich lives, every day. With our company headquarters in Overland Park, KS, Compass Minerals operates in 27 locations throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil & the United Kingdom. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone’s voice matters. We believe in work that creates value for all stakeholders, encourages collaboration at all levels and focuses on a high-performance environment where employees are challenged to be there best.
With our company headquarters in Overland Park, KS, Compass Minerals operates in 27 locations throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil & the United Kingdom. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone’s voice matters. We believe in work that creates value for all stakeholders, encourages collaboration at all levels and focuses on a high-performance environment where employees are challenged to be there best.
Summary: Responsible for operating manual bagging machines that fill bags with salt product on Lines 1 and 6.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include but are not limited to the following (Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time):
Inspect manual bagging machine at beginning of production run.
Check that machine settings and standards are correct for bag size.
Change and set up date codes.
Select proper product for production run.
Manually hang bag and press lever to fill.
Manually pick up full bag and place on pallet.
Monitor products for correct amount in bags, weight, quality of content, correct date code on every bag, and correct bag sealing.
Monitor manual bagging machine for proper functioning and report problems to Maintenance or Shift Supervisor.
Monitor bagging area for cleanliness and perform housekeeping as required.
Perform preventive maintenance on bagging machine using hand tools and lubricants.
Set up bagging machine for next shift.
Record checks performed, weights and amount of materials used.
Perform housekeeping in accordance with the Master Sanitation Schedule
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: A high school diploma or GED is required.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions (See ADA Requirements below).
Stand for long periods of time during production run.
Lift up to 80 pounds and move item short distances.
Pull trash receptacles.
Push levers, brooms and shovels.
Climb ladders to bins and multiple flights of stairs between floors of the building throughout the day.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Environmental conditions in different parts of the plant can include extreme heat and cold, wet and humid conditions, noise, vibration, exposure to dust and poor ventilation.
Hazardous conditions include moving parts, potential electrical shock, and slick floors.
PPE including hard hat, steel-toed shoes with meta-tarsal guards, ear plugs, and safety glasses are required at all times.
Minerals is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Compass Minerals is
committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation
for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and
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If interested and qualified, please apply online at www.CompassMinerals.com at http://www.compassminerals.com/
Primary Location: US-KS-Lyons
Work Locations: Lyons, KS USA 1662 Avenue N Lyons 67554
Job Type: Full-time
Req ID: 2000003U