059513 Requisition #

Flint Hills Resources is currently seeking a Material Handler at our biodiesel plant in Beatrice, NE. In this role, you will be responsible for operating the scale and the computer system, weighing incoming and outgoing truck shipments and recording data accurately while loading and offloading trucks and railcars.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Timely loading of all biodiesel and other products into railcar or truck
  • Proper completion of all records related to the products loaded for shipment from the plant site
  • Communicate with team members about current plant operations including, but not limited to, any loading or equipment problems
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and participate in efforts to improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs
  • Maintain cleanliness of plant
  • Maintain rolling stock to include railcar mover by checking fluid levels, greasing, lubricating and re-fueling
  • Inspect railcar mover for defects, cracks, wear, etc. according to the designated schedule issued by maintenance and document the inspection results
  • Perform pre and post-loading inspection results
  • Submit work requests when appropriate
  • Communicate with maintenance department and other team members to coordinate maintenance and repair work 
  • Operate loading systems
  • Perform sampling of loaded/unloading (moisture, abnormalities, damage, samples for certification)

  • Enter customer information into computers and weigh trucks (inbound, outbound for co-products)

  • Troubleshoot piping, valve lineups and loading equipment


This role is subject to pre-employment physical abilities


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Valid and current government issued driver’s license
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Ability to work a 12-hour rotating shift that includes holidays and weekends
Other Considerations:
  • Physical ability to work around and on industrial equipment, including frequent climbing, stooping, reaching, pulling, pushing, twisting, bending, kneeling, crawling and grasping
  • Standing for extended periods of time, walking up to one (1) mile per day, and data entry while seated for greater than one (1) hour
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 60 pounds; Ability to push and pull up to 90 lbs; Ability to pull 65 pounds (vertically)
  • Capable of using hand tools, power tools, and precision-measuring and testing instruments both mechanical and electrical
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and climb/ ascend several flights of stairs and ladders
  • Hearing, seeing (acuity - near far and depth) 
  • Exposure to environmental conditions (frequently walking in and outdoors) with exposure to extreme cold and warm temperatures from -20 to +100 degrees
  • Must be willing to work around dust, oil, grease, chemicals, and other substances 
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas (Hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, heeled boots, body harness, hearing protection and respirator) 
  • Ability to wear a tight-fitting respirator and must follow the site’s facial hair policy

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with loading/unloading of railcars
  • Knowledge of environmental rules and regulations and DOT guidelines
  • Material handling experience

Want to learn more about Flint Hills Resources?

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
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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