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Wash/Load Operator

Pinnacle Polymers, LLC, a privately owned polypropylene manufacturing facility located between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, is seeking a qualified candidate for a Wash/Load Operator position.


  • Inspects, washes, and dries empty hopper railcars and trucks prior to loading.
  • Loads finished product into railcars and trucks, including tare weighing, operating loading slingers, monitoring silo levels and product type, sampling and gross weighing.
  • Maintains the railyard through safe and proficient operation of the company trackmobile.
  • Performs safe startup, operation and shutdown of various pumps and compressors as dictated by plant operations. Troubleshoots related equipment as needed.
  • Performs field monitoring of the purification and utility areas of the plant. Performs safe operation of associated process and equipment.
  • Cleans and maintains proper housekeeping of the wash/load, purification and utility areas of the plant.
  • Trains new hires and others as needed.
  • Performs other duties as needed.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate Degree in Process Technology or equivalent program, or 5 years of operations work experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be willing and able to work a 12-hour rotating shift, including weekends, holidays, overtime, and on-call as needed.
  • Must be willing and able to serve as a member of the Emergency Response Team (ERT).
  • Must be willing and able to work at various elevations and positions including heights of 125 feet or above.
  • Must be familiar with and be able to wear proper PPE including respirator and FRC.
  • Must be willing and able to safely, effectively and efficiently carry out written and verbal job-related instructions, and adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Must have working knowledge of personal computers utilizing Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to accurately and neatly complete administrative forms and reports in a timely manner.
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job.

Pinnacle offers an excellent benefit package, including 401k with company match, profit share, and an additional annual points-per-years-of-service funding. Our rich medical benefits plan is 85% employer-paid, 100% employer-paid for dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.

If you know of any individuals who are qualified for this position, please have them forward a resume by email to Lee Bayam in Human Resources at

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