Production Operator

Ingredion Incorporated

Cedar Rapids, IA Manufacturing & Industrial / Warehousing
Ingredion is currently looking for Production Operators. The Production Operator position entails performing tasks in material handling support for the manufacturing departments and acts as a relief operator when necessary due to specific production needs, for unexpected absences, and vacations. While this is an entry-level position, it is an ideal stepping stone to other job opportunities as one of the main functions of this job is being transferred into higher level job classifications to support manufacturing operations.

The Production Operator position is well-suited for you if you have:
  • A working knowledge and ability to follow site safety rules and specific safety practices.
  • The commitment to support and participate in our strong Safety culture of zero injuries and illnesses. 
  • The ability to problem solve and make decisions using good judgement.
  • The willingness to rely on instruction and determined guidelines to perform the job.
  • The desire to maintain Housekeeping requirements including sweeping, vacuuming and hosing down work areas.
  • The knowledge of loading and unloading of trucks and railcars.
  • Recordkeeping and monitoring of production equipment and processes history.
  • Operated motor vehicles, material handling equipment to safely move and lift materials, product and equipment.
  • Performed lab sampling, collection and testing.
  • With minimal supervision to unsupervised conditions performed duties assigned throughout the plant.
  • Positively communicated to all levels of the organization.
  • The willingness to work on a shift that includes 7-day work-weeks, nights, weekends, overtime and holidays. 
  • Computer skills are a plus.

Qualified candidates will have:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be a leader in safety, a safe worker who demonstrates concern for personal safety and safety of others. Must demonstrate a willingness to participate in plant safety initiatives.
  • A high school level education is required. Post high school education preferred.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and be capable of self-direction.
  • Good verbal communication skills are required.
  • Basic computer and math skills are required.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a strong work ethic and positive attitude.
  • Must be capable and willing to train in other job classifications.
  • Good decision-making skills are required.
  • Must possess a basic knowledge of hand tools and possess a mechanical aptitude.
  • Previous manufacturing experience and material handling experience are preferred.
  • Must be flexible as job focus and assignments may change daily and by the hour.
  • Must have regular, prompt attendance

Salary & Benefits
Our Production Workers receive a base pay of $21.37  or $23.11/hour, along with the opportunity to bid for other positions as they become available. All employees are eligible for competitive medical, dental and vision insurance which begins first of the month following your hire date. We also offer 401K, including Company contribution, paid holidays and vacation.

Ingredion is an equal opportunity employer.  

An individual offered a position would be required to successfully complete a company-paid employment physical and drug screen.  

Click apply now and send your resume to be considered today! You can either email, mail, or apply now in person to get started today! 

About Ingredion
Ingredion Incorporated is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries.  Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, USA, we turn grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into value-added ingredients and biomaterial solutions. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, our ingredients make crackers crunchy, yogurts creamy, candy sweet, paper stronger and add fiber to nutrition bars.
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Ingredion Incorporated, Human Resources, PO Box 428, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-0428.

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1001 1st St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Job ID: 67974

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