C Operator/Product Handler

  • Pocatello, ID, USA
  • Full-time

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:

You operate the facility according to TKI policy and procedures and in accordance with all applicable state and federal regulations.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Loading and unloading of trucks and railcars in accordance with TKI policy and OSHA, EPA, HM-126, BOE, and DOT regulations.

  • Reading and recording of local instrumentation. Obtaining and analyzing product samples to ensure product quality.

  • Containment, clean up, packaging and labeling of Hazardous Waste according to HAZWOPER training and OSHA, EPA, RCRA, HM-126, and DOT regulations.

  • Outside operation of manual valves and equipment.

  • Troubleshoot and correct irregularities with process and process equipment.

  • Participate in the plant safety program including presenting and attending required safety meetings, reporting of potential hazards, and performing monthly safety inspections.

  • Routine inspection of 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.


Key Knowledge Skills and Behaviors:

  • Education
         – HS diploma minimum;  Good mechanical and technical knowledge and skills

  • Technical and mechanical experience desired

  • Must be able to read and understand material

  • Basic mathematical and analytical skills

  • Basic knowledge of chemistry is a plus

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Computer literate – must know basic computer skills

  • Good verbal and written communication

  • Demonstrate ability to communicate and work with co-workers and customers in a professional manner.

Key Relations: 

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

Key Metrics Areas: 

  • Operate the facility according to TKI policy and procedures and in accordance with all applicable state and federal regulations.

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 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