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Plant Operator

Horizon Ag-Products
Cuba, NM
  • Expired: December 08, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Horizon Ag-Products, LPSummary Job DescriptionJob Title: Plant OperatorReports to: Plant ManagerFT/PT: Full-timeShift/Schedule: 12 Hour Shifts 4-6 days per weekStatus: RegularJob Location: Cuba, NMClassification: Non-Exempt, paid bi-weekly, benefits eligibleOther: Local, temporary housing provided to traveling team members during scheduled shiftsCompany Overview: Horizon Ag Products is a rapidly growing agribusiness company focused on providing naturally based fertilizer additives that enhance plants uptake of nutrients. Our humus-derived products help growers implement sustainable farming practices and improve productivity. Since 1983, Horizon Ag Products has been committed to providing commercial agriculture with products that help reduce the use of water and inorganic fertilizers while increasing overall soil and plant health.

Our products are sold in both domestic and international markets. Horizon Ag Products currently has manufacturing plants located in Ceres, California; Merkel, Texas; Rupert, Idaho; Onawa, Iowa; and Cuba, New Mexico. For more information, please visit our website at .Job Description:The incumbent in this position is responsible for production and distribution of our product line, which includes controlling the inventory and maintaining the facility and equipment.Essential Skills and Functions: The employee shall work well under pressure to meet multiple deadlines.

At all times, the employee shall demonstrate cooperative behavior with supervisor, colleagues, and all guests to Horizons site, which includes vendors, drivers, and customers.Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Manufacturing the products according to specifications, which includes writing purchases order for ordering and receiving of raw materials Packaging the products for delivery, which includes loading and unloading trucks and using pallet jacks Delivering the products when necessary and arrange transport for shipping, which includes writing a bill of lading for products shipped from manufacturing site Operates and maintains a company vehicle and forklift in good working condition Inventory Control: Daily checks and month-end reports are required to assure that sufficient materials are available Quality Control: Includes testing the product during manufacturing and shipping samples for lab tests Machinery and Equipment Maintenance: Clean and repair as needed to assure efficient production of products Facility Maintenance: Clean warehouse, office, and surrounding yard area to maintain a professional and orderly appearance Works well with area salespeople and other Horizon personnel to make sure they succeed Attends monthly safety meetings Computer skills for maintaining inventory records (Excel) and emailing (Microsoft Outlook)Physical requirements and skills of the position 1. Lifting capacity between 75-100 pounds 2. Must be able to climb ladders 3.

General knowledge of machinery operation & repair 4. Ability to operate a forklift and pass forklift training 5. Must have valid drivers license and pass drug screening as required Key personality attributes of the position 1.

Effectively communicates internal through teamwork with all employees, management, and owners 2. Able to deal with external business entities effectively, positively, and professionally such as vendors, customers, and truck drivers 3. Expediently resolves issues and follows through on details 4.

Exhibits patience, professionalism, and courtesy in internal and external communications 5. Encourages a positive and flexible working environment

Horizon Ag-Products


Cuba, NM
87013 USA



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