Manufacturing Technician

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The Original Producers of Meadowfoam Seed Oil. Natural Plant Products has focused on manufacturing and marketing natural oils for over thirty years.

Technician/Operator – Manufacturing – 1+ year experience

$20/hr – $25/hr  Full-time

We are running a state-of-the-art seed oil mill, and we need your help! You will be responsible for the efficient operating of equipment that processes raw agricultural materials into refined natural oil products. The technician monitors the manufacturing process and equipment, making necessary adjustments to meet the highest safety and quality standards. Training and career growth are provided for employees who demonstrate interest and the required skills. The technician will report to the manufacturing supervisor.

Required Skills:

  •  1+ years of experience working in an oil mill or other computer-controlled machine milling process.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate with engineering, technical support, sales, and management.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to be self-directed and work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent time management skills over an 8-12 hour shift.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and other related software.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Knowledge:

  •  Understanding of products and equipment used in manufacturing.
  • Forklift operating skills and experience.
  • Experience working in an agricultural or manufacturing environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Shifts are currently 10-12 hours. Operations are 24 hours/day, and we are running 5-7 days per week.
  • Safety sensitive position requiring unimpaired judgment to safely work.
  • Prolonged periods of standing in the factory and at times, sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 60 pounds while practicing safe lifting techniques.
  • Manual dexterity to evaluate, install, and modify equipment.
  • Rotating shift work will require the ability to work day and night shifts.

For over 30 years, Natural Plant Products (NPP) has been dedicated to transparency, integrity, and sustainability in producing high quality seed oils. NPP is headquartered in the Willamette Valley. With 100% of employee medical insurance premiums paid by the employer, a competitive compensation plan, paid time off, and on the job training, this is a position to consider no matter what your current industry!

Natural Plant Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to the policy of equality of employment opportunity for all employees without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within our workforce.

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