Material Handler - Starting Pay $21.05/Hour
Posted on: November 18, 2023
Starting Pay: $21.05
Probation Rate: $23.41
Basic Skills Rate: $24.62
Opportunity to make $27.09/hour by taking and passing a
qualification test to operate separate equipment.
Primient is a global provider of ingredients and solutions to the
food, beverage and other industries. Through large scale, efficient
manufacturing plants, Primient turns raw materials into
distinctive, high quality ingredients. These ingredients and
solutions add taste, texture, nutrition and increased functionality
to products that millions of people around the world use or consume
The Material Handler role in the Loudon Plant Barge Terminal is an
operator level role reporting to the Barge Terminal Area Manager.
The Material Handler focuses on loading and unloading trucks,
rails, and barges in a safe efficient manner. Material Handlers are
responsible for the safe operation of heavy equipment and basic
maintenance and troubleshooting. This role requires a 12 hour
rotating shift schedule working days, nights, weekends, and
Load and unload barges, trucks, and/or rail cars.
Safely perform Deckhand duties on Barges.
Operate corn-unloading systems at Silo's, includes corn sample
analysis and documentation. Operate heavy equipment. Including but
not limited to hitachi, bobcat, front end loader, Clam Shell, and
skid steer loader.
100% Participation in all safety training, daily safety meetings,
and scheduled safety audits. Report all injuries and accidents
Complete safety initiatives and incentives each month and on
Participate in the creation of JSA and SOP's.
Competent to Issue permits (work permit, lock tag try and Class B.
& C. hot work permit). Know the locations of head count areas,
emergency evacuation routes and storm shelters. Knowledge of USCG
Mar Sec levels.
Know area goals and principles.
Knowledge of Primient Policy's and procedures Flexible and willing
to work as scheduled including night shift, week-ends, rotation /
swing shift, holidays and overtime as needed. Knowledgeable of the
hazards of inclement weather Completion of area testing.
Knowledge of startup and shut down procedures for equipment and
systems Able to trouble shoot and communicate any issues.
Maintain Safety and GMP standards in the area
Give a clear well communicated and accurate turn over to the next
Complete daily documentation and log-book.
Competent to draft out and prep barges, general deckhand knowledge
(Knot tying) to properly secure barge and loading and unloading
Competent to report inventory and railcar off loading (Grain
Knowledge of gentle rolls and bag house clean out.
Clear communication skills.
Competent to create Notifications.
Ability to work in hot and cold temperatures, climb and work at
heights exceeding 50 ', climb ladders, lift & carry 55 lbs, and
perform other physical duties.
- Protecting our people and the environment is foundational to
- Each team member is expected to support the Primient culture
where Environment, Health and Safety are the overriding values in
- Every team member is accountable for working safely and
complying with all EHS policies, procedures and regulations
relevant to their work and is expected to speak up and intervene to
prevent unsafe conditions and to respect fellow workers and the
communities in which we work.
- Included in this is abidance with our Life Saving Principles
(LSPs) and our STOP WORK AUTHORITY which are developed to
strengthen our workplace safety, prevent serious injury or loss of
Skills and experience required
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Mechanical equipment operating experience preferred.
- Must be able to demonstrate basic mathematics, reading
comprehension, and problem solving.
- Willing and able to work outside in upset and normal weather
- Willing to work a 12 hour rotating shift schedule working days,
nights, weekends, and holidays.
Keywords: Primient, Knoxville , Material Handler - Starting Pay $21.05/Hour, Professions , Harriman, Tennessee
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!