Production Universal Worker - Highland, IL

Company Trouw Nutrition
Location Highland, IL

We have full-time Universal Worker production positions at our premix plant in Highland, IL. A Universal Worker is a production worker who has learned all aspects of the production process and can proficiently perform all positions. A new employee would be trained in all of the processes with the objective of reaching Universal Worker status within one year.


We are looking for candidates who are willing to do physical work and have a basic understanding in using a computer since many of our processes are controlled by computers. There are opportunities for advancement as the production process is learned and mastered. Our standard operation is Sunday night through Friday with the following shifts 11 p.m.-7 a.m., 7 a.m.-3 p.m., 3 p.m.–11 p.m.


Trouw Nutrition USA is a subsidiary of Nutreco, one of the top 10 nutrition companies in the world. We are the global leader in vitamin premixes, innovative feed specialties and nutritional services for the livestock and companion animal industry.


Our responsibility is the nutritional integrity of our customers’ brands. We blend vitamins, trace minerals and other ingredients with precision through established operating procedures to ensure the highest food quality and safety. We are committed to excellence in the manufacturing process through a risk-based approach, with an emphasis on both manual and computer-controlled systems.


A minimum of a high school diploma or GED is required. Previous manufacturing experience operating automated equipment, as well as mechanical aptitude, is preferred. In addition, the preferred candidate will have good communication skills (written and verbal), computer experience with manufacturing applications and email programs. Candidate must be able to obtain forklift certification and operate forklift in a safe, efficient manner.


Trouw Nutrition USA offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life, disability insurance, paternity and maternity leave, paid vacation and a 401(k) plan with company matching funds vested immediately. Benefits begin on the employee’s hire date.


To be considered for this position, please apply via the Indeed job posting. If you need assistance, please call 618.654.2070 and ask to speak to a member of the HR Department, or email tnusahr@trouwnutrition.com.