Plant Operator, Seasonal(Sieler Siding, Moses Lake, WA)

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Job Title: Plant Operator, Seasonal(Sieler Siding, Moses Lake, WA)
Location: Moses Lake, WA, West United States, USA

Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:




Do you have experience in plant/facility production, quality control, and maintenance? Perhaps warehousing experience, including shipping and receiving? Are you willing to operate material handling equipment including a forklift, skid steer, and other equipment?  Are you self-motivated and customer-focused? If so, we’d like to hear from you!


For over a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products, animal feed, and specialty chemicals and ingredients. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment.  Come grow with us!


General Purpose and Scope of Position:

Assist in all aspects of fertilizer plant operations and safety. Duties include general housekeeping and organization, unloading bulk fertilizer, and operating front-end loader, forklift, and railcar mover. Must be self-motivated, a team player, and enjoy working with a diverse customer base in a fast-paced setting. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.


Key Skills and Abilities Include:

  • Willingness to actively engage in good housekeeping and safety practices
  • Willingness to operate equipment including forklift, front-end loader, and railcar mover, as required
  • Ability to frequently climb ladders or steps, work from heights, and lift or move up to 100 lbs. while working in a non-climate controlled and often dusty environment
  • Good math and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple assignments
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language fluently.
  • Willingness to work overtime hours during busy seasons
  • High School Diploma or equivalent


Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • An individual with a high level of integrity, who will represent the company well
  • Maintain a professional appearance and positive attitude at all times
  • Enjoys and embraces a diverse/variety of job duties and responsibilities
  • The person should be versatile, flexible, and willing to work weekends and holidays
  • Can effectively multi-task
  • Ability to work and contribute to a team with a positive attitude and outlook
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills between both customers and fellow employees
  • On-time and prepared for work assignments


Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

  • Assist with the movement of bulk fertilizer on trucks and railcars
  • Maintain facility cleanliness and upkeep
  • Assist with repair, maintenance, and safety issues on all facility equipment
  • Safely operate equipment, including railcar mover, front-end loader, and forklift, as required
  • Secure facility at the end of each day
  • Wear proper safety equipment
  • Report any damage or issues with equipment to a manager immediately
  • Complete required training and attend required safety meetings
  • All other duties as assigned


Compensation and Benefits:

  • In compliance with all states and cities that require transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from $16.01 - $20.27 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 is a company you can be proud to call your employer

Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, and 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 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.


Job Code:PLANT011078


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Job Post Date: 03/27/24
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