Nestle Scale House Operator - Seasonal in Morton, Illinois

This role is seasonal and active during the "pack season" which varies year to year. The "pack season" typically begins in July and can last until November. With direction from the AG team as well as the Scale house coordinator, scale house operator is responsible for conducting the daily operations of the scale house which supports the weighing of different vehicles in and out of the plant and collecting this data in a computer system. Along with that the operator is also responsible for tracking all the information for growers, waster vendor and seed vendor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be able to give direction to yard dog operators, seed vendor driver, compost driver and pumpkin truck drivers.

  • Prepare and maintain grower tons tracking system for over 50 pumpkin growers. This system is what is used to pay the growers at the end year for pumpkins harvested.

  • Prepare and maintain tracking systems for the compost waste and seed waste.

  • Perform checks and balance of daily receipts for the scale house operation

  • Enter daily data into the Globe for the scale house system.

  • Work with 3 rd party trucking vendor for changes in the daily trucking operation

  • Be the safety champion for the pumpkin dock area to ensure that a safe environment for our associates

  • Ensure proper dumping of pumpkin trailers is preformed to ensure a QA product is produced in the factory.

  • Dispatch truck to different fields during field switches or rain situations.

  • Maintain a clean and safety environment in the scale office area.

  • Any other duty assigned by management that supports an efficient operation.

Other duties needed:

  • Perform operating sequences to receive and exit vehicles through scale system

  • Maintain a control environment in scale house to ensure proper operation of the computerized scale system

  • Operates a traffic control process to allow vehicles to be dump in correct manner

  • Issues receipts to vehicle drivers and collect tickets

  • Answer phone, record messages and provide routine information to Ag department and plant operations

  • Use computer applications or other automated system such as spread sheets, word processing, adding machines, and CB radio

  • Work in a safe manner as well as promote a good safety environment in work area

  • Able to work a 6 days a week work schedule for the pack season

  • Other duties as assigned


Performance Knowledge, Skills , Abilities and Attributes:

Ability to keep simple records; ability to use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing and database software; ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential tasks of the positions; ability to follow oral and written instructions; courtesy; alertness; dependability.

Minimum acceptable training and experience:

Possession of High School diploma or equivalency degree and one year of work experience is desirable.

The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Category: Administrative, Nestle USA