DuPont Operator - Extruder in Gibson City, Illinois

Operator - Extruder (Job Number: 010350W-01)


DuPont Nutrition & Health is seeking Operators to join our team in Gibson City, IL. As an Operator in this location, you will work in a unionized, industrial production environment. Rotating shift work, as well as weekends and holidays, are required. Twelve-hour and/or swing shifts may be required for some positions.

We are currently seeking a Boiler Operator, Extraction Operator, and Milling Operator.

Primary responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate machinery used in the production process

  • Examine products to ensure compliance to quality standards

  • Observe equipment operations so that malfunctions can be detected, and notify supervisors immediately of any malfunctions

  • Clean and lubricate equipment

  • May be exposed to high noise areas

  • May lift raw materials, finished products, and packed items, manually or using hoists or forklifts

  • May load and unload items from machines, conveyors, and conveyances

  • May be exposed to hazardous chemicals


Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Ability to work safely, including but not limited to use of proper personal protective equipment, such as hard hats, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, and steel-toed safety shoes

  • Must be comfortable working with computerized control systems

  • Able to tolerate exposure to hot and cold conditions, according to the season

  • Must be in good physical health

  • Must be able to climb ladders

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to read/write and follow instructions

  • Must be able to communicate thoughts and ideas effectively

  • Ability to determine proper tools and equipment needed to perform a task

Previous experience in an industrial production environment is a plus.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Illinois-Gibson City

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level