MicroSource, LLC Liquid Production Operator in Shakopee, Minnesota
Overview: MicroSource is the best-in-class provider of essential micro-nutrients, nitrogen stabilizers, and private label manufacturing in North America. Gavilon is the 2nd largest grain company in the U.S and distributes dry and liquid fertilizers, and specialty products nationwide. Recent trends in agriculture inspired Gavilon to create a new entity named MicroSource. MicroSource specializes in micronutrients, complete nutritional liquid fertilizers, and enhanced efficient fertilizer additives. MicroSource is an innovative, fast growing entity and is seeking an experienced dynamic individual to work in a critical role at our facility located in Shakopee, MN. The Liquid Production Operator will report directly to the Facility Foreman and will also work closely with the MicroSource Production Manager. The Operator will be responsible for the production of blends/products to strict specifications. Some of the functions required, but not limited to, are: Be responsible for hazardous and non-hazardous material handling Promote a safe workplace and safe work practices Comply and follow all corporate and facility specific safety procedures and requirements Equipment maintenance, repair and troubleshooting Powered equipment operation i.e. forklift, skid steer, semi, etc. Collection of samples for QA/QC analysis Operate and control mixer manually and via process control systems. Produce complex mixtures to strict standards efficiently Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all facility personnel Assist all other areas of operations Perform other duties as assigned Candidates must have the ability to maneuver throughout the facility, ability to lift 20-50 pounds occasionally, ability to climb stairs, and sit or stand for extended periods of time. Need to have the ability to work overtime; extended hours and weekends during peak production time.