Equipment Operator
Origination, Inc. - Rosemount, MN

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Since its family beginning in 1945, Origination, Inc has been a leading distributor of high-quality animal feed ingredients. Over the course of nearly seven decades, our business has grown and evolved. We have moved into several new product lines and expanded by purchasing additional facilities delivering to new distribution networks. Feed ingredient customers in the North Midwest have the opportunity to receive ingredients from a dedicated and certified Safe Food Safe Feed distribution facility for bulk and bagged product. Origination O2D, Inc. serves the North Midwest animal feed industry as a leader in mineral feed ingredient distribution from its company-owned facilities in Maplewood and Rosemount, MN.

Job Description

-Operate packaging equipment and run forklift.
-Set up and adjust automated packaging machine and equipment for production runs.
-Clean, lubricate and maintain machines to ensure optimum operation.
-Troubleshoot issues and submit requests for maintenance as needed.

Required Skills

-Requires knowledge of standard set ups, adjustments and operating characteristics. Need skill to perform standard adjustments of operating equipment.
-Heavy equipment/end loader experience
-Ability to operate fork lift safely and efficiently is important standard.
-Typically, the adjustments performed at this level are routine and the need for such adjustments are readily apparent.
-Must be able to work in a team environment
-Read and operate automated PLC driven equipment
-2 years of fork lift experience
-Ability to use hand tools
-Ability to learn, understand and implement all policies, practices and procedures
-Ability to perform frequent lifting and bending motions with or without reasonable accommodation
-Previous assembly or machine operation experience
-Strong communication skills and ability to learn and understand all policies, practices, and procedures
-Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office)
-Ability and willingness to work overtime
-Ability and willingness to work occasional weekend shifts
-Ability to work both indoors and outdoors
-Ability to lift 50lbs

Preferred Experience
-Rail and extruder experience

The starting pay rate for this position is $16/hour. This position will be working the first shift at our Rosemount, MN facility.

Origination offers a compensation program consisting of a competitive wage and benefits. Origination is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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