Bulk Materials Handling Plant Operator

Bulk Materials Handling Plant Operators operate plants to load, unload, move, store and stack bulk materials such as grain, sugar and mineral ore.

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    Overview

    Bulk Materials Handling Plant Operators operate plants to load, unload, move, store and stack bulk materials such as grain, sugar and mineral ore.

    Day-to-day

    • assists with physical inventory counts and processes
    • completes daily log sheets for bulk plant operations and documents all maintenance activities, as well as time sheets, job sheets and other paperwork for billing purposes
    • co-ordinates with outside agencies for shipping of in-bound/out-bound products
    • ensures all materials coming into or leaving the plant are properly documented and enters production tickets, goods receipts and shipping documentation
    • ensures that materials are properly labelled and that the disposal of materials is handled in a safe manner that complies with environmental standards
    • operates vehicles used for transporting bulk products and utilises materials handling equipment, such as loaders, forklifts and pallet jacks, to move materials within the plant
    • performs calculations to determine appropriate mixtures, weights and volumes, as well as measuring out the appropriate amount of raw material to meet order specifications
    • blends and mixes all bulk products for on-time delivery and as per the programmed design
    • packages, labels and loads finished products as per order requirements
    • performs daily inspections of bulk plant equipment and materials, maintains all equipment, and ensures bulk plant is kept clean.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

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