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Plant Operator

Plant Operator

Do you want to join a team who delivers innovative solutions to meet our customer’s changing needs? Being a leader in delivering superior value in the industry as well as environmental excellence and responsibility is the vision for Koch Fertilizer, LLC. Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC. (KAES) is seeking a Plant Operator to join the team in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Our Benefits Package Includes:

* Bonus eligible!
* Automatic 401K company contribution along with competitive matching program
* Excellent Health benefits
* Tuition Reimbursement

We have a unique compensation philosophy that pays for your experience and contribution, join our team for starting at 28.00/hour!!!!

In addition to a great salary, we are offering a $3000.00 sign on bonus!

This position requires working a 12 - hour rotating shift and offers the opportunities for overtime. The ideal candidate will be willing and able to be available to support our 24/7 operation.

What You Will Do In Your Role

* Champion the MBM philosophy to develop the capability of the operations team. Drive culture within the team through Market Based Management (MBM) philosophy.
* Monitoring plant parameters and identifying opportunities for correction and improvement.
* Leveraging technology any systems to gather and interpret critical data points.
* Assisting with permitting plans, daily LOTO (Lock Out / Tag Out) plans, daily schedule updates, updating operating procedures.
* Develop and maintain operations excellence and process optimization of the plant, process safety, personal safety, environmental compliance, product quality and other applicable areas of compliance
* Assist with diagnosing and troubleshooting equipment and process related issues. Opportunity to build skills with process engineers and maintenance teams.
* Performing minor maintenance on equipment.
* Work at heights up to 100 feet, climb stairs/ladders, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., push and pull up to 150 lbs. and wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas.

The Experience You Will Bring


* Willing and able to meet the physical requirements.

What Will Put You Ahead

* Experience in a process or manufacturing plant.
* Experience or knowledge with DCS, PLC or SCADA controls.
* Experience using technology to gather and interpret data and information.

Sign on bonus and/or relocation package may apply based on candidate.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy

All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are

As a Koch Ag & Energy Solutions company, Koch Fertilizer delivers a full line of fertilizers designed to boost crop performance and help growers reach their yields. Our team also brings logistical expertise and a wide range of invaluable services, from delivered freight and logistics capabilities to online shipment tracking.

Our Benefits

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Additionally, everyone has individual work and personal needs. We seek to enable the best work environment that helps you and the business work together to produce superior results.

Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, some offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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