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(Archived) Production Operators - Pittsburg, KS

Last Updated: 9/08/21

Job Description

Production Operators - Pittsburg, KS

  • Position: Production Operators - Pittsburg, KS
  • Department: Feed Division
  • Location: Pittsburg, KS
  • Country: USA

Ridley Block Operations, part of the Alltech® Feed Division, manufactures and markets block supplements, loose minerals, and dried molasses. Products are sold under highly recognized and proprietary brand names, including: CRYSTALYX®, SWEETLIX®, ULTRALYX® and STOCKADE®. We also offer several controlled and privately labeled products. We are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions at our plant in Pittsburg, KS. 1st shift runs 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; 2nd shift is 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.


Production Line Operator (1st and 2nd shift)

This full-time position is responsible for packaging bags up to 50 lbs. or labeling and stacking blocks up to 50 lbs. Positions are crossed trained into other areas of the manufacturing and warehousing process. The qualified applicant will possess a high school diploma, have a commitment to work in a safe manner and follow OSHA standards, have basic math skills, and can work well in a team environment. Ability to lift 50 lbs., work in natural climate conditions and be physically active throughout the shift is required.

Batch Operator (2nd shift)

This full-time position will operate the batching system for our dried molasses. Qualified applicants must be committed to work in safe manner, have control room operation experience, basic maintenance skills, understand basic math concepts, complete required paperwork, and have general computer skills. Physical requirements include ability to lift and carry at least 50 lbs., work in natural climate conditions, climb ladders and be physically active throughout the shift.


Pre-employment screening, including reference checking, physical exam, drug testing and background check is required.

More Info

Alltech provides the following benefits, effective on the first day of employment (except for STD and LTD) to employees who have the work ethic and commitment to customers, safety and product quality that we are known for:

  • Competitive pay
  • Annual incentive opportunity
  • 2 medical plans and 2 dental plans to select from
  • Vision plan
  • 401k plan with generous company match
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Health savings account
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacations
Contact Info

If you are qualified for this position and will provide the commitment to customers, safety and quality please email your resume to [Register to View]

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

Company Details

Nicholasville, Kentucky, United States
Our mission is to improve the health and performance of people, animals and plants through nutrition and scientific innovation. We pursue this mission guided by what we call the ACE principle, our promise that in doing business we have a positive impact on the Animal, the Consumer and the Environment.