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Process Operator

Company: Ingredion
Location: Bedford Park
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Process Operator
will be
responsible for
the manufacturing and handling of raw materials and/or finished products at the plant. A successful applicant will be responsible for safely operating equipment in the assigned area while maintaining a high degree of quality for our products and working as efficiently as possible for our continuous operation facilities.
Core Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
Varying levels of positions may include the following tasks:
Operating mechanized equipment
safely, efficiently, and within specifications.
Troubleshooting, inspecting, and fixing issues that arise with equipment as applicable. Identifying and recommending opportunities for improvement.
Monitoring the operation from the control room on computers, if applicable
Sampling and testing products
Preparing railcars and trucks; loading and unloading trucks, railcars and bags, as necessary
Packing, inspecting, and dumping bags, totes, sacks or drums
Filling tanks or transferring product as necessary
Performing tasks of varying physical demand such as moving hoses and cleaning equipment
Maintaining inventory
Handling movement of
and working with
chemicals as appropriate
Performing other duties as required
Continuous learning of other job duties and/or positions as required
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Work Environment:
Ability to work in potentially loud and in strong odorous environments, different physical environments, or in various weather conditions
Must be able to move about in the processing areas and be able to do the following: lift and carry 50 pounds, stand and walk for sustained periods; climb stairs and ladders; bend; reach; push; pull, enter tanks, and wear harness
Position type and expected hours of work:
Full time position, be willing to work any day of the week, an off shift and/or rotating shifts as applicable or assigned. Overtime may be required.
Required education and experience:
High school diploma or GED required
Must be able to complete pre-employment assessments as required
Must be able to pass a background check for education, work history, and criminal record
Must be able to successfully pass a physical and drug screen as applicable by local government
Additional eligibility qualifications
Read, write and speak English
Able to safely perform duties of the job as required
Work in a team environment with minimal supervision
Strong communication skills to share information, data, and ideas with peers and leaders
Demonstrate good decision-making ability and communication skills
Computer literate and SAP experience a plus
Able to develop and apply mechanical/prproblem-solvingkills, preferred
Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety, a plus
Forklift experience, a plus or ability to get forklift certification, required We are offering a salary from 25.81 up to 29.42 dollars an hour, we have rotational schedules, 3 shifts (8-16 hours), 5 days a week, we work 24/7 - 365. We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.
We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, military status, or disability status
Ingredion provides reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If you need an accommodation, please let us know. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Ingredion seeks to provide a work environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination based on race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, handicap or disability-mental or physical-marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability resulting from military service, or any other classification protected by law ("protected classifications"). We are committed to establishing and maintaining a work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.Relocation Available: No

Keywords: Ingredion, Chicago , Process Operator, Other , Bedford Park, Illinois

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