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Gopher Resource LLC Plant Operator - Furnace and Refining - $25/hr + in Eagan, Minnesota

Description We are hiring NOW for our November 16th New Hire Class! Position Overview: At Gopher Resource, we are making the world a better place one battery at a time through the safe and efficient recycling of lead-based batteries throughout North America. As a Plant Operator, you collaborate with team members in the recycling process to meet team goals and ensure everyone's safety. Scheduled for 5 days on, 2 days off, we have availability for the 2nd shift (3-11pm) and the 3rd shift (11pm-7am) in the Furnace and Refining Departments. You will be fully trained on days before you begin your regular work schedule. Starting pay: $24.97/hour ($27.65/hour after 18 months) Shift differential pay: .35 for 2nd shift and .50 for 3rd shift Additional perks include: healthcare benefits, 401k match, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement Responsibilities: Consistently follow all standard operating procedures at assigned work area in plant Operate heavy mobile equipment safely and properly Keep assigned work area clean and in excellent working condition Work as part of a team and support fellow team members when needed Requirements: High School Diploma or GED required Passing of all pre-employment testing which includes: Math and reading proficiency exam Criminal background check Drug screen and physical Previous work experience in heavy industrial manufacturing strongly preferred, but not required Previous experience operating mobile equipment (e.g. forklift) preferred, but not required Physical Requirements: Ability to wear respiratory protection up to 10 hours a day with or without reasonable accommodation Ability to work in a hot production area wearing protective clothing for up to 10 hours a day with or without reasonable accommodation Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas with or without reasonable accommodation Ability to lift and/or carry up to 80 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation Gopher Resource is an Equal Opportunity Employer