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Plant Operator

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Do you have a long-term vision for your career? Are you looking for your next career opportunity at a pioneering and entrepreneurial company? At Koch, 90% of earnings are reinvested in the company so that we can create opportunities and long-term value for our customers, employees, and society. Our culture is defined by the Market-Based Management® philosophy which guides everyday decision making and provides employees with opportunities to contribute and personally benefit from the value they create.

At Koch, we offer opportunities for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world, responsibilities and rewards based on contributions, and competitive Pay and Benefits.

Do you want to join a team who delivers innovative solutions to meet our customer’s changing needs? Being a leader in delivering superior value in the industry as well as environmental excellence and responsibility is the vision for Koch Fertilizer, LLC.

Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC. (KAES) is seeking a Plant Operator to join the team in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Completing operations daily rounds, readings, and duties (Monitoring pressures, temperatures, and flows)
  • Perform reliability procedures and inspections (Tank inspections, containment inspections, machine health inspections, etc.
  • Providing customer service in our loading area (Support training of driver and relationship building)
  • Provide technical support in day to day operations of the plant to produce, store, transfer, and load product in a safe environment
  • Operations of field PLCs and DCS control board systems
  • Sample collection and testing of unit products and systems
  • Operate water treatment system equipment, pumps, motors, control valves, piping, filtration equipment, etc.
  • Complete lock out / tag out and permitting in qualified areas

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High school diploma/GED equivalent
  • Willing and able to work a rotating 12-hour shift including weekends, holidays, overtime and call-outs
  • Experience working with computers
  • Are you willing and able to work in an environment that has occasional exposure to fumes/airborne particles

Physical Requirements:

  • Willing and able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Willing and able to climb stairs, ladders and work at heights up to 100 feet
  • Ability to pass a pulmonary breathing test
  • Are you willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment, i.e.: safety glasses, hearing protection, steel-toed boots and other PPE as required by specific jobs?

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Ammonia or chemical plant operations experience
  • Experience or knowledge with DCS, PLC or SCADA controls
  • Experience with water treatment, boiler operations and mechanical repair

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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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