Operator

  • 6590 FM 722, Dumas, TX, us
  • Full-time
  • Department: Operations - Plants

Company Description

Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc., is a company of diverse businesses unified by shared values and vision. We serve the agriculture, mining, industrial and water reclamation markets with a broad range of products and technologies, worldwide. Serving these customers well is a passion and a commitment-one which the people of TKI find rewarding, empowering and meaningful.

If you want the work you do to make a positive impact on the world in which we live, working alongside innovative, quality-focused people of vision, then TKI is the right place for you.

Job Description

Role Description:

As an Operator at Tessenderlo Kerley Inc. (TKI), you will support plant and terminal operations by following TKI policy and procedures and all applicable state and federal regulations.  You will exude integrity and be a hard working individual who wants to grow and develop within an organization.   You will work alongside Leading Plant Managers while supporting the Dumas, Texas Plant.  

As the Dumas Plant Operator you will be part of a small on-site team, and become part of a dynamic organization that promotes innovation and creative thinking.   You will strive for operational and safety excellence everyday as you help sustain TKI’s long-standing safety record, which has allowed most of our production facilities to operate for more than 20 years without a single lost time incident. 

At TKI, safety is our number one priority, if this is a value you share as well, we invite you to learn more about our exciting opportunity as a Plant Operator.  

    Responsibilities:

    • Load and unload railcars in accordance with TKI policy and OSHA, EPA, BOE, HM126, and DOT regulations.
    • Load and unload trucks in accordance with TKI policy and OSHA, EPA, HM-126, and DOT regulations.
    • Contain, clean up, package and label hazardous waste according to HAZWOPER training and OSHA, EPA, RCRA, HM-126, and DOT regulations.
    • Fill out and sign Bill of Ladings and other paperwork associated with the loading and unloading process. Obtain retained samples of the loaded trucks and railcars.
    • Participate in the plant safety program including present and attend the required safety meetings, reporting of potential hazards, and performing monthly safety inspections.
    • Routinely inspect\ vessels and equipment to prevent equipment failure or damage.
    • Maintain plant property in a clean and orderly fashion.
    • Assist in plant projects including maintenance, turn-around, lock out/ tag out and confined space entries.
    • Implement Emergency Response Plan and assist in mitigation of emergency situations.
    • Perform any other duties as deemed necessary by management.
    • Demonstrate ability to communicate and work with co-workers and customers in a professional manner.

    Key Knowledge Skills and Behaviors:

    • Education – HS diploma minimum;
    • Good experience with mechanical and technical knowledge and skills
    • Must be able to read and understand material
    • Basic mathematical and analytical skills
    • Basic knowledge of chemistry
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Computer literate – must know basic computer skills

    Qualifications

    Key Knowledge Skills and Behaviors:

    • Good mechanical and technical knowledge and skills

    • Must be able to read and understand material

    • Basic mathematical and analytical skills

    • Basic knowledge of chemistry

    • Good written and verbal communication skills

    • Computer literate – must know basic computer skills

    Key Relations: 

    • Area Manager – TKI Operations 
    • TKI Office Personnel and other Onsite Personnel 
    • Customer’s, Drivers, and TKI Tech Services

    Key Metrics Areas: 

    • Education
           – HS diploma minimum;  
    • Technical and mechanical experience desired. 
    • Demonstrate ability to communicate and work with co-workers and customers in a professional manner.

    Additional Information

    Why join TKI:

    • Work/life balance
    • Fun and rewarding environment
    • Learning, development and team work
    • Community involvement/outreach
    • Challenging and meaningful work

    Benefits & Rewards:

    • Medical-Dental-Vision-Prescription (low employee premiums!)
    • 401k Plan with dollar for dollar matching, up to the first 5% of employee contribution
    • 401k Company Retirement Contribution at year-end, equal up to 4% of annual base salary
    • Short-Term Incentive awards based on measured performance criteria
    • Life Insurance – 2x Annual Base Salary
    • Paid vacation & sick time & 10 paid holidays per year
    • Tuition Reimbursement- up to $5,000 per calendar year- Non Taxable
    • Adoption Assistance-up to $7,500 in reimbursement assistance
    • Business Travel Life & Accident Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Telemedicine program - for you and your dependents
    • Long-Term Disability insurance
    • Company referral program
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