Yard Jockey / Plant Production Associate at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Job Description:

Would you be interested in a career with an essential manufacturer where you can learn in demand skills while advancing in your profession? Earn great pay and benefits and experience greater job stability as a valued team member of an industry leading organization.

We are looking for a Yard Jockey / Plant Production Associate to join our Amarillo, TX team. This is a critical role responsible for maintaining a safe and productive operation of ramp area, cleaning work area as well as loading or unloading trailer as needed.

As a member of the team, you can expect:

  • Competitive pay - $600-$700/week

  • Great Benefits - medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off

  • $500-$1000 annual contribution towards your healthcare savings account

  • 3% guaranteed contribution to your 401(k) account

  • Training and growth - You will receive intensive training for your role with a dedicated trainer. Skilled performers are taught how to operate other machines around the facility.

  • Advancement Opportunities- We are always looking for key players motivated to move up to higher level roles.


  • Ability to move 55-gallon drums weighing 450 pounds using hand truck.
  • Ability to drive tractor trailers on the yard safely and pick up trailers to dump.
  • Ability to read instructions on chemical containers and SDS.

Essential Functions:

  • Efficient loading or unloading of trailers as assigned.
  • Coordinate the movement of trailers around the yard as needed.
  • When unloading, perform proper pit selection based on material type.
  • Safely operate equipment used such as overhead cranes or use of the Bartlett for unloading trailers.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.

About the Company: Since 1949, Valley Proteins, Inc. has been a leader in recycling used cooking oils and animal by-products into high-quality ingredients for biodiesel, livestock feed, and pet foods. Our focus is on customer service and protecting our environment for a sustainable future.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.