Industrial Equipment Operator

  • Valley Proteins, Inc.
  • 9300 Johnson Road, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871, USA
  • 06/11/2021
Full time Heavy Equipment Manufacturing Warehouse

Job Description

Would you take pride in making a high-quality finished product made from recycled materials? Take advantage of this career with Valley Proteins, an established, successful organization will provide you with a greater sense of accomplishment and room to grow.

We are looking for an Industrial Equipment Operator to join our Strawberry Plains, TN team. This is a pivotal role where you will be operating industrial equipment responsible for creating additives used in dog food and livestock feed.

As a member of the team, you can expect:

  • Competitive pay with bonus opportunities
  • Great Benefits – medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off
  • $500-$1000 company provided annual contribution towards your health savings account
  • 3% guaranteed company provided contribution to your 401(k) account
  • Advancement opportunities – As your skills and experience increase, so does your ability to grow into promotions and further your career!

If you have the following, we want to hear from you:

  • Experience controlling operations of equipment systems in an industrial environment
  • Basic computer skills, math skills, and the ability to read and write
  • High school diploma or equivalent

In this role, you will:

  • Start-up, operate and shutdown all equipment
  • Monitor and operate systems associated with processing operation
  • Maintain established performance expectations for industrial equipment
  • Ensure finished product meets quality specifications

About the Company:  Since 1949, Valley Proteins, Inc. has been a leader in recycling used cooking oils and animal by-products into high-quality ingredients for biodiesel, livestock feed, and pet foods. Our focus is on customer service and protecting our environment for a sustainable future. Valley Proteins, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.