Plant Operator - Clarkson Lecithin

Clarkson Grain Company

Clarkson Grain Company

Champaign, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

Plant Operator - Clarkson Lecithin

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
About the Organization For over 40 years, Clarkson has been an industry pioneer in the production and supply of identity preserved grains, oilseeds, and ingredients to food and feed industries worldwide. Clarkson works with end users to identify, select, and supply hybrids/varieties/characteristics that improve end product quality, market access, process yield and client differentiation. Clarkson's supply chain is traceable and transparent. Products can be conventional, non-GMO, organic, regenerative or whatever the client wants. To satisfy demand, farmers receive premiums to grow what buyers want in the way they want it. Crops ship from Clarkson's own facilities cleaned and ready to process; move in bag or bulk; travel by truck, container, rail, barge, or vessel. Clarkson's supply system functions every day throughout the year.
Position Plant Operator - Clarkson Lecithin

Plant Operator

Clarkson Specialty Lecithins

Clarkson Specialty Lecithins (CSL) is a subsidiary of Clarkson Grain Company, Inc., an Illinois-based grain, oilseed, and ingredient supplier to the global food manufacturing and animal feed industries. Founded in 2002, CSL provides natural lecithins to the food, pet food, personal care, and pharmaceutical industries. CSL supplied the world's first certified organic soy lecithin and is the one and only dedicated producer and supplier of Certified Organic and Non-GMO lecithins in the world, from soybeans to sunflower.


  1. PROCESSING & PACKAGING FINISHED PRODUCTS: Accurately, safely, and efficiently prepare the production line as well as fill and label product to ensure adequate inventory of stock to fill customer orders.
  1. SANITATION: Effectively and efficiently execute the facility's sanitation programs and activities to ensure they meet or exceed required customer and regulatory food safety requirements.
    1. OUTBOUND TRUCKS AND ORDERS: Accurately, promptly, efficiently and safely pull, package, and ship completed orders (including loading trucks) to ensure customer satisfaction.
    2. INBOUND TRUCKS: Promptly, efficiently, safely, and with the appropriate attention to detail, unload containers and trucks of raw good and packaging materials to ensure adequate inventories are maintained for production.
  1. INTERNAL DOCUMENTATION: Accurately ensure all documentation is completed and submitted to ensure all products and materials received, processed, and shipped meet defined expectations.
  1. MAINTENANCE: Under the supervision of the Plant Manager, safely, promptly and effectively install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain production and facility equipment according to the safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes in order to support the achievement of the company's business goals and objectives (i.e. minimize production downtime, safe work environment).

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience
  • Technical/mechanical experience
  • Food processing/manufacturing or equivalent experience
  • Maintenance experience required
  • Successfully complete the following training and certifications. These will be provided by the employer, if needed:
      • Food Safety
      • Good Manufacturing Practices
      • Occupational Safety
  • Forklift operator

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Travel Requirements
Supervisory Responsibilities
Number of Openings 1
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt
Location Champaign

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