Day Shift Plant Operator $18.00/hour plus employee benefits (Ameri-Pac – St. Joseph, MO)

Listing Title:
Day Shift Plant Operator $18.00/hour plus benefits 
Company Name:
Wilbur Ellis / Ameri Pac
Title of Position:
Day Shift Plant Operator $18.00/hour plus employee benefits (Ameri-Pac – St. Joseph, MO)
General Purpose and Scope of Position:

The Wilbur-Ellis Facility is primarily involved in the mixing, processing, and transferring of animal feed ingredients. We’re seeking a Plant Operator to assist in all aspects of plant production, quality control, maintenance, and facility cleanliness.

*Schedule is Monday-Thursday 6am-4:30pm*

Key Skills and Abilities Include:

Must be at least 18 years of age
High School Diploma or equivalent work experience required
Willingness to operate material handling equipment including a forklift, skid steer, and other equipment as required
Ability to repetitively lift packages up to 50Lb. (or 110Lb. with a partner) while working in a non-climate controlled dusty environment
Good math and organizational skills
Able to follow written and verbal directions and complete necessary documentation. The ability to read and write English is required
Willing to work overtime hours as needed

Key Personal Attributes Include:

Driven; self-motivated

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

Learn and train all roles required at the plant (mixing, bagging, forklift, container loading, etc.)
Operate and maintain processing equipment as outlined in SOP’s
Maintain facility cleanliness throughout all operations
Perform Quality Control while handling products
Accurately document tasks performed (processing, maintenance, cleaning, etc.)
Warehousing includes receiving, shipping, and organizing
Follow all safety, regulatory, and administrative policies and procedures
Able to work and contribute to a team approach with a positive attitude and outlook
Perform any other duties assigned by management professionally and efficiently

Compensation and Benefits:

In compliance with all states and cities that require transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from $14.42 – $18.27 per hour. Note that wages may vary based on location, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for vacation, holidays, health, dental, vision, mental health, retirement plans, and other benefits.

Wilbur-Ellis Feed, LLC is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, and is a marketer and distributor of value-added nutrition ingredients in North America and Asia-Pacific. Wilbur Ellis provides feed solutions to our customers and suppliers in the Livestock, Pet Food, and Aquaculture Industries. Providing a complete supply chain, including logistics, warehousing, and customer service, in addition to expertise in import/export and regulatory, sets Wilbur-Ellis apart from our competitors. We understand the importance of providing on-time delivery of specified products and honoring our commitments to suppliers and customers.


Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer

Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.

Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people

Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over 100 years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.

Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry’s best workforce

Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.

Link to Application (if applicable):
Name of Contact:
Jenna Kelley
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