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Entry Level Operator
Wickliffe, Ballard, KY (42087)
Number of openings: 1
Application closing date: 8/24/2018

Federal contractor, expires on 1/1/2019

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Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.

At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.

Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers' industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we're always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.

We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us. Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we're so glad!

How you will impact Ingevity:

Ingevity's Wickliffe Carbon Plant will be hiring chemical plant entry level operators. Applicants will be selected to fulfill current need and to fill an Applicant Pool for future needs as they become available.

The job will consist of, but not be limited to:

Operate chemical plant equipment

Operate plant machinery

Clean up and general equipment maintenance

Responsible for raw material loading and unloading, including bulk material

Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Maintain a safe and environmentally compliant area

Continuous standing, sitting, walking

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

Ability to climb/descend steps

Ability to kneel, squat, or crouch while doing clean up

What you will need to succeed:

Two years of manufacturing industrial or related experience or two years of equivalent college training.

Excellent technical aptitude with the ability to learn and multi-task.

High school diploma or equivalent.

Drug testing, background, physical, and reference checks.

Work Keys Assessment is also required and scores must be submitted when applying, with a minimum score of four (4) or better in the following categories: Workplace Documents, Graphic Literacy, and Applied Mathematics. Work Keys Assessment can be taken at the following locations:
West Kentucky Community and Technical College
4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, KY 42001 , Phone # 270-534-3322

Or at the Graves County Adult Education Center. 70 Hickory Rd, Hickory, KY 42051, Phone # 270-856-2418

If you have taken the Work Keys Assessment in the last year, you may submit those scores with your resume.

Recruiting Agencies: Ingevity does not accept unsolicited resumes and therefore, will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to r ace, color, r eligion, s ex, s exual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Applicants preferred to have at least a High school diploma/GED or equivalent




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