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Hopsteiner Pellet Plant Operator in Yakima, Washington

Pellet Plant Operator

Yakima, WA


The Production Worker/Operator is responsible for monitoring, cleaning and ensuring quality of product being produced by equipment. This person will be responsible for a clean and safe environment for themselves, fellow employees and visitors. Operate processing and packaging equipment with an emphasis on quality. Follow all guidelines for work safety and good manufacturing process. Inspect, operate or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.

  • Follow all food safety and hygiene policies.
  • Conduct and record product quality control tests.
  • Maintains accurate production documentation as required.
  • Maintain a clean work environment ensuring that there are no debris on the floor or machines and all tools and equipment are in the proper location.
  • Manually handles, repacks, or restacks pallets of finished product as needed.
  • Operates forklift as needed.
  • Documents all related activities and completes forms and reports.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.

 Experience, Education, and Licensure/Certification Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Valid state motor vehicle operator's license preferred.
  • At least two years of work experience in a production plant preferred.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Individual must be able to work cohesively as part of a team.
  • Must maintain a good attitude and be professional daily.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of or ability to quickly learn company product codes and terminology.
  • Thorough understanding of good manufacturing processes.
  • Must be able to read and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Good analytical skills and ability to make sound judgments.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance.
  • Ability to perform repetitive and physical demanding tasks for extended periods (lifting, walking, working at heights, climbing, pushing, pulling, twisting and stooping).
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, loud, and labor intensive environment in variable temperatures (from outdoor heat to indoor refrigerated coolers).
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

S.S. Steiner is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.


Job Type: Full-time



  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)
  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location



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