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Plant Operator



Koch Fertilizer Dodge City, LLC is seeking a Plant Operator to join our team in Dodge City, KS. Koch Fertilizer is an entrepreneurial company pursuing a self-motivated candidate to be a part of the plant production team with specific focus on process reliability and optimization.

Our Benefits Package Includes:

  • Bonus eligible!
  • Automatic 401K company contribution along with competitive matching program
  • Excellent Health benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement

4 on 4 off shift Alternating Days/Nights

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Monitoring process equipment
  • Inspecting equipment, processing, and collecting data
  • Performing reliability-based equipment care tasks
  • Collecting samples and quality testing product
  • Providing technical expertise to ensure optimized operations of the plant to safely produce, store, and ship product
  • Completing safety focused check sheets and environmental data collection sheets
  • Fostering a culture of personal and collective safety, accountability, and environmental compliance
  • Driving company vehicle to collect data regularly
  • Work at heights up to 100 feet, climb stairs/ladders, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., push and pull up to 150 lbs. and wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Experience using a computer for programs such as Microsoft Office, computerized maintenance management system, etc.
  • Willing and able to meet the physical requirements 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience working in an ammonia, chemical, or refinery environment or comparable military experience
  • Experience with Yokogawa distributed control system
  • Experience with water treatment, boiler operations, and basic mechanical equipment repair 

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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