Job Description
Processing Crew Member

POSITION: Processing Crew Member

Processing Crew Members is involved with the daily operation at the processing plant. This involves drying, screening, packaging and loading of leonardite.   As a member of the processing crew all employees are cross trained and will perform duties as required.   Directions for daily activities are assigned by the Plant Manager or Foreman. 


  • Operate forklifts to move Leonardite around facility, on to trucks, shipping containers and railcars.
  • Drive front end loader from stockpile to hoppers.
  • Package finished Leonardite and prepare for shipping.
  • Repair equipment as necessary using special skills, if available.
  • Clean equipment, grounds and warehouses as requested.
  • Operate processing equipment:  drum dryer/ screener, Plant.
  • Work with Plant Manager and Safety Director to maintain a safe working environment following the guidelines of Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Experience, Competencies and Education:

  • Action Oriented
  • Approachability
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Skills such as welding, mechanics or carpentry are valued

Physical Demands:

  • Some heavy lifting and considerable moving of equipment required.
  • Lifting of objects up to 100 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand/walk during shift

Training Provided for:

  • New Miner MSHA Training
  • MSHA Refresher coarse
  • Lock-out Tag-out.
  • Forklift Safety.
  • Quality System Awareness
  • First Aid

Personal Protective Equipment required:

  • Safety Glasses - furnished
  • Hard Hat - furnished
  • Dust Mask - furnished
  • Steel Toed Boots
  • FR's NOT required

Work Environment:

  • Year-round outdoors, Regularly exposed to dust and noise.
  • Exposed to a combination of normal office type environments and shop environments
  • Hours of operation are 6AM-10PM Mon. – Sunday
  • Weekend, Overtime and On-Call hours are possible, and are generally predictable
  • Vacation, Sick leave and Holiday pay
  • Health, vision and life insurance paid 75% by Leonardite Products after probation period
  • Family friendly management policies

If you are interested please complete the application and email to or apply at ND Job Service.