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Why You Should Work Here

Are you looking for career with job security where you can make a difference in your community and preserve the environment while making $30.52 per hour? Gopher Resource has never had a layoff or reduced hours since the business opened in 1946. At Gopher Resource, we are making the world a better place one battery at a time through the safe and efficient recycling of lead-based batteries throughout North America.

Job Description

As a Plant Operator, you will collaborate with team members in the recycling process to meet team goals and ensure everyone's safety. After initial training, new hires are scheduled for 4 days on, 4 days off 12-hour shifts (nigh shifts, approximately 6pm-6am).

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Consistently follow all standard operating procedures at assigned work area in plant
  • Operate heavy mobile equipment safely and properly
  • Keep assigned work area clean and in excellent working condition
  • Work as part of a team and support fellow team members when needed
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Minimum Years of Experience

High School Diploma or GED required. Passing of all pre-employment testing, which includes: Math & English reading proficiency exam, criminal background check, employment and academic verifications, and drug screen & physical. Previous work experience within a refinery or plant environment strongly preferred, but not required. Previous work experience in heavy industrial manufacturing environment strongly preferred, but not required. Previous experience operating mobile equipment (e.g. forklift) preferred, but not required. Previous work experience wearing a respirator preferred, but not required. Ability to wear respiratory protection up to 10 hours a day with or without reasonable accommodation. Ability to work in a hot production area wearing protective clothing for up to 10 hours a day with or without reasonable accommodation. Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas with or without reasonable accommodation. Ability to lift and/or carry up to 80 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$30.52 per hour (additional increase after 18 months)

Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Quarterly Bonuses
  • Paid Breaks
  • Gym Reimbursement

Application Information

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About Company
Gopher Resource is committed to making the world a better place one battery at a time through the safe and efficient recycling of lead-based batteries throughout North America.

Location
685 Yankee Doodle Road, Eagan, Minnesota

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