6 days old

Press Operator

Kelly Services
North Kansas City, MO 64117
**Process Operator**

**Direct Hire Opportunity**

**$19.64/hr and up**

**Company Background:**

Client is a Fortune 500 provider of ingredient solutions that helps nourish, comfort, sustain, and delight people around the world. Ingredions wide range of ingredient solutions is strategically designed to address changing consumer trends and preferences. Our specialty portfolio includes starch-based texturizers, clean and simple ingredients, plant-based proteins, sugar reduction and specialty sweeteners, and food systems. Our innovative ingredient solutions are used by consumers in everyday products, from foods and beverages to paper and pharmaceuticals. And we do it all in a planet-friendly sustainable manner.

**We bring the potential of people, nature and technology together to make life better.**

Thats our purpose. We are _all IN_ to make life better!

Everyday, Company employees bring their skills, creativity, and passion together to deliver ingredient solutions that enhance peoples lives. We are innovators who combine the power of technology with the best of nature to delight our customers and consumers. We hold ourselves to the highest standards in ethics, safety, quality and sustainability. Unlocking the potential of people, nature and technology to make life better is what drives us in every aspect of our business.

If you are interested in making life better, we are _all IN_ to learn more about you! A bit about what you can expect from the employee experience at Ingredion:

**The chance to make a difference**

No matter where you work in the company, youll have an opportunity to make life better for our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world.

**Passionate people, motivated to excel**

Our highly talented people have a passion for learning and achievement and are driven by our inspiring purpose to make life better and our core values: Care First, Be Preferred, Everyone Belongs, Innovate Boldly, and Owners Mindset.

**A warm, welcoming environment**

At Ingredion, everyone belongs! We embrace diversity and foster an inclusive work environment where individuals feel supported and enabled to contribute their very best every day.

**A place where you can grow personally and professionally**

We believe everyone has great potential, and we strive to nurture that potential into great personal and professional achievements.

**An environment that enables innovation and collaboration**

We are creating the conditions that inspire and enable innovation - in our products and services, as well as in how we do our work day-to-day.

The **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/problem solving skills, preferred

+ Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice and Food Safety, a plus

+ Forklift experience, a plus or ability to get forklift certification, required

Apply online or submit resume to Tonya at

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2021-09-10 Expires: 2021-10-11

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