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The Clorox Company Production Associate in Glen, Mississippi

Make your mark

At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we’re all able to make a positive impact – at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth – growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

Job Overview/Summary


Utilizes considerable judgment and provides leadership when managing retort operations, reporting requirements, and maintenance needs. Strives to maintain and improve the system to meet or exceed all required operations and product specifications (e.g., production rates, product quality, safety, environmental). Works in a way that contributes to the plant’s team-based environment, ensuring compliance with and contributing to safety and environmental guidelines/practices at the plant.

Key Responsibilities

Heavy Equipment Operation:

  • Operate the Dozer and performs work in transporting Hog fuel (wood bark and chips) around the Hog fuel pile. This includes scraping and dozing loose material and “cutting” roads of compacted material throughout the pile.

  • Effectively operates hog fuel unloading system including but not limited to truck dump, walking floor trailer and sizing and grinding system.

  • Manages receipt, transport and storage of raw materials to ensure compliance with plant environmental and safety requirements.

  • Safely and efficiently operates front-end loader and Dozer to transport raw materials to storage silos or shed.

  • Manages pile rotation as needed to ensure viability of material and “one right way” principles, and participates in the Dozer captain rotational process.

Retort Controls Operation:

  • Controls the operation of the Retort and its ancillary equipment by use of an electronic control system, physical equipment inspection, and material attribute testing to produce Char material that meets defined quality specifications.

  • Continuously monitors and operates the entire system by observing and controlling a variety of interfaces using PLC controls, observation of emissions, and use of Excel to record process and environmental variables, analysis of Hog fuel and Char moisture.

  • Regularly obtains, labels and delivers samples of raw materials per procedural guidelines for testing and analysis by QA.

  • Communicates closely with Dozer Operator to maintain consistent process feed.

  • Works with other Retort and plant personnel in actions needed to clear process jams and correct equipment malfunctions.

  • Enters production, labor and loss data into SAP.

  • Controls total system start-up and shutdowns. Maintenance/Utility Operation:

  • Performs equipment maintenance, troubleshoots and makes minor repairs on all department rolling stock and operating equipment.

  • Performs preventive Maintenance to maintain equipment in base condition.

Key Skills, Abilities and Experience Required

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have high school diploma, GED, or equivalent

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must be eligible for legal employment in the U.S.

  • Medium level of computer efficiency skills, including Word, Excel, Power Point.

  • Ability to use hand tools in all aspects of maintenance.

  • Demonstrate the ability to learn skills such as (welding, cutting, pipe threading, heavy equipment operations, electrical troubleshooting).

  • Demonstrates ability to achieve results and meet deadlines with minimal direction.

  • Effective time management and ability to multitask.

Required Education

More about Product Supply (PSO)

The Product Supply Organization (PSO) is an inclusive, diverse global community of leaders. Our team is responsible for sourcing, making and shipping some of the world’s most trusted household products. In our organization, safety is paramount and innovation a must. Join us if you want to keep growing professionally and make an impact in the lives of millions of homes.

More About Clorox

At Clorox (NYSE: CLX), we build brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, have busy personal lives and are all able to make a positive impact – at Clorox, in our communities and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes and workplaces. Make your mark and help us drive growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2018 sales of $6.1 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer and professional brands, including:

  • Brita® water-filtration products

  • Burt's Bees® natural personal care products

  • Fresh Step® cat litter

  • Glad® bags, wraps and containers

  • Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces

  • Kingsford® charcoal

  • Liquid Plumr® clog removers

  • Pine-Sol® cleaners

  • RenewLife® digestive health products

  • Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality®, Neocell® and Stop Aging Now® dietary supplements

  • Clorox Healthcare® and CloroxPro™ Commercial Solutions®

More than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

Making a positive impact

Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. We've been broadly recognized for our corporate responsibility efforts and included on CR Magazine's 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens list, Barron's 2019 100 Most Sustainable Companies list, the Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index and the 2019 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, among others.

We also support our communities, contributing about $20 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing in fiscal year 2018.

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/Protected Veteran/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled