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Equipment Operator

Port Wentworth, GA, United States of America
Job Reference JR0070605
Professional Areas Industry
Function Operations, Engineering and Maintenance
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 0+
Start date 2023-09-18

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 15,000 people globally.

Overall Purpose and Objective of Position

  • Drive liquefied gas industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forks or clamps; to lift, stack and move products, equipment or materials.  Scan bales to ensure accurate and efficient work procedures and data exchange utilizing tablets and scanners.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Move levers and press pedal to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
  • Position clamps around bales of bales of cotton, loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products or materials and transport load to designated area.
  • Unload and stack material by raising and lowering lifting device and opening and closing clamping and grappling devices.
  • Inventory materials on work floor.  Pull orders accurately, using a tag list of bale numbers.
  • Scan bales to ensure accurate and efficient work procedures and data exchange utilizing tablets and scanners.
  • Load and unload materials onto or off of trailers, conveyor belt, scales, pallets, skid, lifting device or railcars.
  • Replaces liquefied gas tank.
  • Perform all related responsibilities as required.

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • The following is the basic qualification:  High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Forklift certificate required.

Experience

  • The following is the basic qualification:  One to three years related experience/training.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

  • Ability to read, write, and interpret documents.  Speak effectively with supervisors or employees and apply common sense and problem solving.
  • Job requirements include standing, walking, and sitting, use of hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools or controls.   Must be able to reach with hands and arms; climb balance, stoop, kneel crouch and crawl. Also have the ability to speak and hear.
  • Required to regularly lift/move up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities are required.  These include good close and distance vision, color and peripheral vision.  Good depth perception and the ability to focus are necessary.

Working Conditions

  • Duties are performed in typical warehousing conditions in and outside of buildings.  Working frequently near moving mechanical parts and could be exposed to fumes and cotton dust.

Employee Supervision

  • No supervisory responsibilities.

Decision Making/Accountability

  • Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of duties.

Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.”

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 15,000 people globally.


Job Description

Overall Purpose and Objective of Position

  • Drive liquefied gas industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forks or clamps; to lift, stack and move products, equipment or materials.  Scan bales to ensure accurate and efficient work procedures and data exchange utilizing tablets and scanners.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Move levers and press pedal to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
  • Position clamps around bales of bales of cotton, loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products or materials and transport load to designated area.
  • Unload and stack material by raising and lowering lifting device and opening and closing clamping and grappling devices.
  • Inventory materials on work floor.  Pull orders accurately, using a tag list of bale numbers.
  • Scan bales to ensure accurate and efficient work procedures and data exchange utilizing tablets and scanners.
  • Load and unload materials onto or off of trailers, conveyor belt, scales, pallets, skid, lifting device or railcars.
  • Replaces liquefied gas tank.
  • Perform all related responsibilities as required.

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • The following is the basic qualification:  High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Forklift certificate required.

Experience

  • The following is the basic qualification:  One to three years related experience/training.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

  • Ability to read, write, and interpret documents.  Speak effectively with supervisors or employees and apply common sense and problem solving.
  • Job requirements include standing, walking, and sitting, use of hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools or controls.   Must be able to reach with hands and arms; climb balance, stoop, kneel crouch and crawl. Also have the ability to speak and hear.
  • Required to regularly lift/move up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities are required.  These include good close and distance vision, color and peripheral vision.  Good depth perception and the ability to focus are necessary.

Working Conditions

  • Duties are performed in typical warehousing conditions in and outside of buildings.  Working frequently near moving mechanical parts and could be exposed to fumes and cotton dust.

Employee Supervision

  • No supervisory responsibilities.

Decision Making/Accountability

  • Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of duties.

Additional Information

Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.”

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us