Plant Operator – Arizona

Thatcher Company, Inc.

Buckeye, AZ

Job Details

Level:    Entry
Job Location:    Thatcher Co. of Arizona - Buckeye, AZ
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    High School
Salary Range:    $20.00 - $21.00 Hourly
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Manufacturing

Company Overview

Thatcher Company, Inc. is a privately owned company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is a diversified chemical manufacturer, compounder, re-packager and distributor. Thatcher Company, Inc and its affiliated companies have over 500 employees in 15 locations in the USA. The company was founded in 1967 and is financially strong with excellent growth prospects. The company has never had a losing year, has no outside debt and has financed all its growth internally. Thatcher’s diversification, coupled with ever broadening product offerings, allows us to provide job security to our employees and respond to the changing needs of our customers and the marketplace. Our core values include insuring safety in all our activities, proper environment stewardship, a focus on providing our customers superior products and service, insuring employee success, win-win relationships and continuous improvement.

2nd shift – 10am – 6:30pm

1st shift – 4am – 12:30pm

Pay: $18-22 DOE

Position Summary

Plant Operator

Thatcher Company of Arizona, Inc. is seeking a qualified plant operator to work in our Buckeye, AZ facility. Basic qualifications include:

  • Desire and demonstrated ability to work safely and promote safety and safe work practices.
  • Be quality conscious.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Stability in work history. Prefer minimum of 2-3 years prior work experience.
  • Willing to submit to a criminal hirstory screening.
  • Willing to submit to a pre-employment drug screen screen and physical.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language well. This is a safety as well as an operational issue.
  • Aptitude to follow written and verbal instructions in detail and learn additional skills with experience.
  • Capacity to work in extreme conditions (temperature) and lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Flexibility to work varying hours or shifts if necessary.
  • Experience in manufacturing environment including use of tools and equipment is preferred.
  • Ability to wear applicable personal protective equipment (PPE) including chemical resistant gloves and boots, safety glasses, hard hat, face shield, full-face respirator (if required), chemical splash suit (overalls and jacket).
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Why Thatcher is right for you

  • Competitive salary
  • The founder of our company set up a defined contribution Profit Sharing Retirement Plan to reward the efforts and loyalty of all our employees. It is fully funded by the company and no employee contribution or match is an element of the plan. The plan allows for a yearly contribution of up to 25% of an employee’s salary. The results of company operations are reviewed every year to determine the contribution amount for each employee. 2020 marked the 47th consecutive year of maximum funding.
  • Additional benefits including health, dental, life insurance, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays and 50% additional education reimbursement.
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Excellent career opportunities with a growing company
  • A great work environment where your contribution can be recognized, and you can reach your full potential.

It is the policy of this organization to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law. As an affirmative action employer under E.O. 11246, we invite all applicants to identify themselves.