Position Overview:

  • Ability to read, write, understand, and speak clearly in English.
  • Accurately perform routine analysis, utilizing existing Lab equipment.
  • Perform basic math skills.
  • Ability to enter data into a computer.
  • Work rotating shifts.
  • Ability to work in hot, humid, steamy conditions and be able to work around beet and Laboratory chemical fumes.
  • Carry sample trays while maneuvering stairways.
  • Be able to work overtime with little notice.
  • Stand for prolonged periods of time, up to 12 hours.
  • Obtain samples from various locations throughout the facility, including but not limited to:
    • Beet End – 3 floors
    • Sugar End – 3 floors
    • Pulp Deck
    • Boiler House and/or Outside Buildings

Essential Functions:

  • Live our Core Values of: Being a Safety Leader, Integrity, Openness & Trust, Teamwork, Entrepreneurship, and Social Responsibility,
  • Following all company policies, including but not limited to: Safety, Food Safety, Environmental and Work Rules.
  • Making proper adjustments to changes as needed to stay within specifications and operations based on changing process conditions. Such as: Sugar Quality, Sugar supply, Equipment plug up, sugar flow issues, operation over flows, etc.
  • Performing the duties of a “Critical Employee” in the case of emergencies (As defined by Company Policy).
  • Assisting in training and directing other Warehouse and Packaging staff in their duties.
  • Following instructions and performing any other work, unless unqualified, that is requested by their supervisor.
  • Work on a designated crew during seasonal maintenance periods and to also assist maintenance personnel during production as requested by their supervisor.
  • Fill in for sick or absent of other Bin Operators, warehouse personal or other positions they may be qualified for and trained to perform.
  • Completing, or directing others to complete forms, or other documentation requested by the Management team.
  • Completing rounds, and reporting maintenance issues or improper operation of equipment to Management.

Skill & Experience Requirements

  • Friendly, results oriented, and collaborative.
  • Problem solving abilities and the ability to learn new tasks.
  • Clear communication of process conditions verbal and written along company directives to oncoming shifts.
  • Obtaining samples according to routine schedules, and also special samples on an “as needed” basis.
  • Testing samples using Standard Laboratory Methods of Analysis without exception.
  • Housekeeping duties.
    • Keeping all trash picked up and thrown out through the shift and at the end of the shift.
    • Cleaning up spills at the end of each shift.
  • Ensuring all supplies to start off next shift are ready and in order.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by lead bench or Supervisor on duty.
  • Must be able to communicate in a professional and calm manner while reinforcing the correct procedures and standards are followed by themselves and other crew members. Reliability and punctual attendance are essential in this critical position.
  • Personnel in this position must also demonstrate a willingness to acquire new skills beneficial to the company by attending training that is offered by the company, as applicable.