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Production Machine Operator - 3rd Shift

Company: Glanbia Performance Nutrition
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Machine Operator 1

General Summary: Responsible for the operations of different types of manufacturing equipment including maintaining and adjusting machines during operations and downtime cleaning activities.

Essential Functions:

Support and abide by the company?s safety program and all safety initiatives, policies and procedures.

Report all injuries to the Supervisor immediately

Ensure that work procedures are being followed in a consistent manner (Safety, Quality, GMP, MAV, HACCP)

Know and Understand lock out/tag procedures in the department

Perform safety inspections and be aware of all the safety points on the machines

Be able to successfully perform setups on manufacturing machines assigned to

Trouble-shoot defects and own the quality of the products

Understand the differences in powders and be able to successfully perform the procedures associated with allergen and flavor cleans

Communicate with the appropriate Leadership if issues arise in regards to safety and/or quality issues

Responsible for filling out paper reports correctly and clearly (parts, allergen clean and flavor change sheets, safety audits, etc.)

Complete monthly training courses

Collaborate with other departments for process improvements

Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): N95 Respirator, lab coat, safety shoes, safety glasses, bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, and nitrile gloves

Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to read, write, and communicate in English fluently

Knowledge of or familiar with GMP?s/HACCP

Ability to operate a machine with the knowledge of changing over parts

Ability to follow written and oral instructions

Proficiently operate all line equipment assigned to with Quality ownership of the process

Knowledge of batch recording and material handling procedures

Basic math skills

Basic computer skills (using SAP System and RF scan guns)

Decision Making/ Problem Solving:

Identify defects on the line or work area and immediately communicate to the appropriate leadership member.

Working with the maintenance department on improvements

Changing parts of the machines to operate with different types of products

Education/Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Experience in Food environment or Consumer product

Experience using WMS or ERP system with RF scanning a plus

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (The work is classified as Light - Medium Physical Demand Level (PDL) by the US Dept. of Labor?s Dictionary of Occupational Titles.)

Frequencies: Occasional (1-33%); Frequent (34-66%); Continuous (67-100%)

Lifting Demands:

Lift up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis 6 inches off Ground to Waist.

Lift up to 30 lbs. on an occasional basis Waist to Shoulder.

Carry up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis up to 5 ft.

Be able to pull a 55lb bag from a height of 60 inches on an occasional basis.

Postural Demands:

Standing ? Continuous

Walking ? Continuous

Bending/stooping ? Frequent

Stair climbing ? Occasional

Work Environment:

Work with known allergens ? Frequent

Most common allergens found in the plant/warehouse environment include, but are not limited to, milk, soy, wheat, egg, peanut and tree nut

Work with powders ? Continuous

Benefits:

401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Medical insurance

Vision Insurance

Health savings account

FREE Life insurance

Paid time off

Parental leave

Tuition reimbursement

Keywords: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Downers Grove , Production Machine Operator - 3rd Shift, Professions , Downers Grove, Illinois

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