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Laborer/Machine Operator in South Hutchinson, KS at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 5/11/2020

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Manufacturing Team Associates

South Hutchinson Kansas

Our Environment

SALT!It's more than just the white, granular seasoning that enhances the flavor of so many foods. Salt is one of the most widely used minerals on Earth. It's a natural preservative that inhibits the growth of bacteria, and an essential element in our diet.

We are the leader in the United States!

Our distribution centers are strategically located to serve the United States' geographically dispersed markets via truck and rail.  Products made in South Hutchinson are from evaporated salt (salt recovered from brine) and are used in Pharmaceutical products, household and food products, as well as for agricultural, water softening and industrial purposes.

The ChallengeWe need employees to join our South Hutchinson team that are safety oriented, positive and energetic.

Under direct supervision this position performs a variety of manual tasks of unskilled or minor skilled in nature, which may demand considerable manual exertion.

This is a Union environment, so seniority determines shift and schedule.  New team members, after passing the probationary period, typically work a rotating shift, 6 days on/2 days off. 


Tasks include facility clean up, manual palletizing product, assisting other operators on various jobs, may do some specifically assigned tasks and serve as relief personnel on some minor skilled jobs or labor grades.

Fills all sizes of paper and film bags by means of an automatic or hand dumping scale, and sews with an automatic sewing head. Responsible to see correct grade and weight of salt gets into correct bags, and that pallets are well loaded to prevent damage in storage.

Responsible for cleaning and oiling sewing head, makes minor repairs and sets scales to correct weight and checks and weights bags at intervals. Keeps records of production and check weights as required.

May occasionally operate mobile equipment. Does other work as assigned by supervision.


High School Diploma or the equivalent required, ability to frequently lift 50 pounds required, and manufacturing/operations or warehouse experience preferred.

Morton Salt is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


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