American Natural Processors

Cherokee, Iowa

We’re hiring Day Shift Crush Operators to monitor and adjust processing parameters for crushing soybeans and producing a wide variety of specialty edible oils including Organic Soy, NGMO Soy, Sunflower, and Canola.

Pay ranges from $21/hour to $23/hour, depending on experience level and shift. ADDITIONAL $5/HR FOR ANY HOURS WORKED ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY!! $1000 Signing Bonus (payable after 90 days of successful employment)!! Benefits include medical insurance for employees working 30+ hours, flexible benefits plan, IRA, Paid Holiday, PTO, Work-Life Balance Program, Travel Assistance, and more!

Desired Qualifications:
The knowledge to operate Boom Lifts, Tractors, Semis CDL is a plus. Also, having mechanical knowledge of pumps, valves, grain equipment,frequency drives and steam systems is a plus. You must have a great attitude and be willing to try new things, and embrace changes, as we are growing at a rapid pace!

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  • Keeping records of materials processed and transferred.
  • Performing preventative maintenance.
  • Regulating the flow of materials to and from conveyors, chutes, pumps, or storage bins.
  • Adjusting equipment such as screens, conveyors, and fans, to control or vary size or grade of product, or to maintain a uniform flow of materials.
  • Daily Cleaning of work areas inside and outside to maintain a clean facility.
  • Loading and unloading of semi hopper trailers with our meal finished product or raw soybeans
  • running seed cleaning, and seed drying equipment
  • operation of semi with trailer onsite
  • operation of scissors lifts, forklifts, skid loader and railcar mover
Location: Cherokee, Iowa
Open: Monday July 17th
Close: Thursday August 24th 2023

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201 West Main Street – Cherokee, Iowa 51012

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