Position Title: PKF Operator


Position Overview


  • The PKF position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the PKF systems and area. The PKF Operator is also responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the work area.

Essential Functions


  • Live our Core Values of: Being a Safety Leader, Integrity, Openness & Trust, Team Work, Entrepreneurship, and Social Responsibility,
  • Be a safety leader with solid safety behaviors and demonstrated leadership
  • Commitment to regular attendance
  • Actively communicate with the Shift Supervisor, Beet End Tech and Utility on equipment and process status
  • Requires multi-tasking, good organizational skills and self motivation
  • Operate process equipment computers
  • Work well in a team environment and independently
  • Work within a rotating shift operation.
  • Must complete the following duties:
  • Daily – Monitor clothes, washing clothes as needed, clean side rails
  • Monthly – Complete required maintenance


Skill & Experience Requirements


  • Friendly, results oriented, and collaborative
  • Willingness to clean and maintain a clean and safe production area
  • General working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and process equipment
  • Have good oral and written communication skills other equivalent batch/continuous industry process skills
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Ability to repair and maintain process equipment; including assisting maintenance staff with repairs
  • Ability to troubleshoot and identify problems with the process or equipment
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift and/or skid-steer loader
  • Must be able to properly wear a respirator


Working Relationship:

  • Reports to the shift supervisor


Employment Requirements:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be 18 years old or older


Travel Requirements, if any (please indicate percentage):



Position Type: Union Status: Non-Exempt Wages: $21.38 Location: Fort Morgan
Benefits: Medical, Vision, STD, LTD, 401K, Vacation, Allowance Time, and Holidays




It is the policy of The Western Sugar Cooperative not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation or national origin.  This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the following:  recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training, layoff and termination.

Western Sugar Cooperative is a Drug Free workplace