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Mears Fertilizer Inc. Production Associate in El Dorado, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12676050

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Mears Fertilizer is hiring for several opportunities for Plant Operations Assistant, who will be responsible for providing support to the day-to-day operations of the manufacturing facility. The Plant Operations Assistant, under the direction of the Production Supervisor, is responsible for operating manufacturing/packaging equipment, which includes equipment set-up, checking for quality of product and meeting production schedules.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Operate conveyor, shrink-wrap and bagging equipment\ Hanging and sealing bags of product\ Filling and sealing shaker bottles of product\ Bag product with the correct blend to the required weight level\ Place product on pallets according to specifications\ Assist with maintaining equipment which includes cleaning out production equipment and lines\ Maintain clean and safe work area\ Performs other duties as assigned\ Education/Experience/Skills Required:

High school diploma or equivalent\ Basic math skills\ Demonstrated ability to operate various types of machinery and equipment\ Mechanical and technical skills with exceptional problem-solving abilities\ Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors\ Must be able to work independently and in a team environment\ Compensation and Benefits:

Company-paid medical and \$25,000 life insurance coverage after 60 days of employment for employees (spouse, child or family coverage is available at group rates)\ Pay increases quarterly in first year (based on performance), annually after first year\ Paid Time Off accrues from first day of employment up to 2 1/2 weeks per year for first 2 years\ Vision, Dental, Life, Identity and Legal Protection, STD/LTD available at affordable group rates (eligible after 60 days)\ 401(k) eligible after 12 months of employment (pre-tax and Roth); company match of 100% of contributions up to 3%, plus 50% of contributions on next 2%; profit-sharing contributions annually (discretionary)\ Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From \$14.00 per hour


401(k)\ 401(k) matching\ Dental insurance\ Employee assistance program\ Health insurance\ Life insurance\ Paid time off\ Vision insurance\ Schedule:

Monday to Friday\ People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Ability to commute/relocate:

El Dorado, KS 67042: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)\ Application Question(s):

Are you at least 18 years old?\ Work Location: In person