Plant Operator

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Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.
At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.
Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers' industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we're always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.
We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us. Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we're so glad!
Looking for an exciting new career with great pay and benefits? Join the Ingevity team!
Ingevity of Waynesboro, Ga., is a leading manufacturer of activated carbon honeycombs used in the air purification and automotive industries. We are located approximately 30 minutes south of Augusta, Ga.
Why you want to work for us:
Progressed pay: Starting hourly rate of $13.80 which increases to $14.80 after successful completion of 90 day training period. Additional increase after one year of service.
Structured overtime: Rotating 36-hour and 48-hour work weeks allow for eight hours of structured overtime every other week.
Free time: Seven consecutive days off when working 14 days in a 28-day period.
Vacation time: Over 80 hours vacation leave per year, nine paid holidays and four floating holidays, prorated based on hire date. Time and a half pay for scheduled holiday work.
Benefits package: Competitive medical, prescription, dental, vision, short-term medical, long-term disability, life/AD&D insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan and a 401(k) plan with match contribution and free 3% company contribution each pay period.
Bonus package: Eligible to receive a production bonus twice a year along with annual merit increases.
Career advancement: Promotability to higher levels depending on qualifications in several operational areas of the plant.
How you will impact Ingevity:
Operate production line machinery and/or computers.
Troubleshoot production line machinery.
Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Clean and maintain work station and follow all safety and company policies.
Keep track of parts and materials and refill bins needed to perform duties.
Operate material handling equipment such as pallet jacks, hand trucks, or dollies as needed
What you need to succeed:
High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution required
At least one year of demonstrated work experience or two years of equivalent college training/technical certification.
Possess a high level of technical aptitude with the ability to learn and multi-task.
Experience using various power tools.
Mechanical aptitude and knowledge.
Technical knowledge to operate equipment.
Ability to work in fast paced environment.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts. Must be able to work weekends as production schedule increases by clients.
Must be able to work a 10-12 hour shift while standing most of the time.
Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds when performing job tasks.
Must be able to report to work on time and have reliable transportation.
Work Keys Assessment required in the following categories: A minimum score of 4 in Reading for Information and Locating Information, and a minimum score of 4 for Applied Mathematics. (If previously taken, Work Keys test scores can be faxed to 1-706-526-0033 (no resumes/applications will be accepted at this fax).Testing available at Purification Cellutions, call (706)526-0003.)
Shift work plus availability for overtime will be required. The hiring process includes Work Keys testing, drug screen, criminal background check, and physical prior to hire.
Recruiting Agencies: Ingevity does not accept unsolicited resumes and therefore, will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

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