EP Minerals, LLC Packaging Operator in Fernley, Nevada

EP Minerals mines, processes and markets quality diatomite, perlite, and clay products. We are one of the top producers and distributors of diatomaceous earth and Bentonite clay worldwide. EPM’s business is global, and we ship direct to nearly 100 countries worldwide. Our substantial ore reserves, multiple manufacturing sites, rich new product pipeline and global distribution network position EPM for continuous growth well into the future. EP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Job Summary:

The Packaging Operator will be based at our site just east of Fernley, NV and report directly to the Warehouse Supervisor.

This position is responsible for the following activities:

  • Be able to operate packaging machinery

  • Ensure proper package and pallet are used per work instructions

  • Efficiently operate forklift safely

  • Perform general plant cleanup, including but not limited to, sweeping with push broom

  • Inspect equipment for defects before, during and after shifts and submits report indicating equipment condition

  • Perform maintenance on packaging machinery

  • Keep the equipment clean and presentable

  • Be able to work in different parts of the warehouse when needed

  • Possess basic computer skills


The Packaging Operator will approach this role as a strong business partner to the Plant and Mine. The successful candidate will possess a high school diploma/GED. Additional skills required include:

  • Prefer six (6) months' work experience in manufacturing / Production environment;

  • Must have at least 1 year forklift operating experience.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, both written and verbal, in the English language.

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment; multi-tasking skills a must.

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Possess an excellent operation and safety record

  • Consistently at work and on time; meet schedules and deadlines on time

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. routinely

  • Ability to perform simple arithmetic

  • Computer skills a plus

We are proud to offer our employees:

  • Medical (PPO w/FSA, HDHP w/HSA), Dental, Vision Insurance

  • Basic Life Coverage

  • Supplemental Life Coverage

  • Disability Coverage

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Voluntary Group Critical Illness Insurance

  • Voluntary Group Accident Insurance

  • Voluntary Group Disability Insurance

  • Paid sick and vacation

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Paid Holidays

  • 401(k) Retirement Program

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume with salary history and requirements.

EP Minerals supports a drug free culture. Successful candidates must pass a post offer background and drug screen.