Molasses Loader - MDS


Date Posted:
Hillsboro Factory
121 Highway 81 NE
United States of America



The Molasses Loader is a position working on the process side of the factory where we are making the sugar product before it's packaged. This position will be on the Dupont Shift rotation.

  • Reads and follows instructions (oral, written, and by computer) to ensure materials are loaded and unloaded into and from the proper tank and the ADC system.
  • Loads and unloads materials into the proper tank.
  • Conveys samples from storage or work sites to Lab for analysis.
  • Records number of units of materials moved or handled on appropriate paperwork.
  • Learns to operate the Trackmobile and moves cars around in the yard safely.
  • Follows all safety rules. Including wearing all appropriate PPE including reflective vests when moving cars. Uses blue flags when loading and unloading cars to ensure personal safety.
  • Attaches seals to tankers and marks information on necessary forms.
  • Loads or unloads trucks with industrial molasses & other byproducts.
  • Makes simple adjustments or repairs such as tightening packings and replacing pipe caps.
  • Verifies tank car numbers with loading instructions to ensure accurate by-product is loaded.
  • Inspects interior for cleanliness and exterior for leaks and damage.
  • Swings loading spout over dome and turns valve to admit liquids to tank.
  • Connects steam hose to molasses tanker and attaches special dome, when unloading cars.
  • Starts pumps and turns valves to admit by-product into tank car.
  • Inspects rupture disc, vacuum relief valve, rubber gaskets on valves and cover plates, and replaces defective parts.
  • Pumps compressed air into steam coils to displace water during cold weather.
  • Monitors Juice storage tank information on a daily basis.
  • Performs all required recordkeeping.
  • Performs tank inventories when on Day Shift as scheduled.
  • Performs all cleaning duties in yard, at pump houses, and in MDS buildings as scheduled or as directed.
  • Works with the Ion Helper where applicable to help unload trucks or other activities as needed.
  • Cross trains with the Ion Helpers where applicable to learn Ion Helper job to help as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Works overtime as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED certificate is required.
  • Individuals are required to take a Basic Skills Test to verify basic skills and knowledge.
  • Must be able to read and understand written information such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to maintain orderly and accurate records and write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Must be able to reference, read and understand how to use MSDS information.
  • Candidates will be required to submit to and successfully pass a Safety Screen that evaluates their ability to safely execute the duties and tasks defined for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer