DuPont Batch Setup Operator in St. Joseph, Missouri

Batch Setup Operator (Job Number: 196203W-01)


At DuPont, we’re putting science to work—improving the nutritional value of food, ensuring food safety, and finding smart, sustainable solutions to feed a growing population. DuPont in Saint Joseph, Missouri is a blending facility for dry food ingredients. We are looking for a Batch Setup Operator to join our team at this plant.

PLEASE NOTE: We are currently hiring for 1 st , 2 nd , and 3 rd shift positions.

1 st shift is from 7am – 3:30pm, 2 nd shift is from 3:30pm – 12am, and 3 rd shift from 10:30pm – 7am.

As a Batch Setup Operator, you will prepare and stage individual batches for production, and perform general warehouse maintenance and inventory control.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Accurately document physical movement of raw materials, finished goods and packaging by utilizing our automated inventory management system

  • Set up batches for production

  • Understand production orders and set up/stage orders correctly, including label generation

  • Verify counts, quality of material, and accuracy of labeling

  • Operate a stand-up fork lift within the warehouse

  • Utilize HACCP philosophy and procedures in everyday work routine

  • Understand and follow all plant policies concerning safety/emergency, conduct, maintenance, sanitation and current procedures designed for the department


Required qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Ability to lift 50-55 pounds on a routine, daily basis

  • Ability to read English literature

  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Six months of previous warehouse experience

  • Fork lift (stand up) experience

  • Knowledge of warehouse management systems

  • Familiarity with MS Office software, including Excel and Word

Primary Location: NA-United States-Missouri-St. Joseph

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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