Production Operator

Faribault, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
US$ 14.00 - US$ 16.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Brady, Laura, Spherion
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Job Description

Purpose and Scope:
Set up, operate, clean, or tend machines to mix, blend or agglomerate materials such as food grade chemicals, liquids, or color pigments.

Safety Expectations:
1.Responsible for performing all job requirements in a safe manner using the proper PPE and being a proactive safety role model with co-workers.
2.Responsible for correcting/reporting unsafe behaviors or equipment to ensure a safe working environment.
3.Responsible for cleanliness within the work department.
4.Perform Safety Audits
5.Complete and maintain all safety training.

Quality/Food Safety Expectations:
1.Follow all Food safety practices and processes applicable to the department.
2.Perform/execute job duties keeping the company???s commitment to quality in mind.
3.Monitor and maintain all food safety activities as part of daily tasks.
4.Enforce food safety plan while producing product.
5.Perform daily GMP audits.

Level 1
1. Add or mix chemicals and ingredients for processing, using hand tools or other devices.
2.Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually in order to ensure conformance to established standards.
3.Observe production and monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
4.Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, and products to ensure conformance to requirements.
5.Clean and maintain equipment, using hand tools. Display proper use of hand tools.
6.Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory testing.
7.Record operational and production data accurately on specified forms.
8.Test samples of materials or products to ensure compliance with specifications, using test equipment.
9.Transfer materials, supplies, and product between work areas, using moving equipment and hand tools.
10.General understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices. (GMP???s)
11.Understand location of fire stations and first aid kits.
12.Understand wet clean and dry clean procedures.
13.Read and understand product specification sheets and testing requirements.
14.Forklift certified by video and written test.
15.Understand item key format.
16.Must be able to write legibly and perform simple math using a calculator.
17.Communicate and work with other departments.
18.Attend scheduled meetings.
19.General understanding of SQF, Dietary Supplement, and MMR process.
20.Must be able to fill out Maintenance Work Orders.
21.Understand Lock-Out/Tag-Out requirements.
22.Displayed comprehension of the agglomeration and encapsulation understanding.
23.Display positive attitude.

Working hours: 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Level 2

24.-Consistently meet and exceed production and cleanup standards.
25.-Ability to set up and start up a machine after a cleanup.
26.-Lead a co-worker in a wet and dry clean up or kosher.
27.-Ability to identify and resolve basic processing issues.
28.-Assist in training new employees.
29.-Ability to identify and correct safety and GMP violations.
30.-Ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures.
31.-Participation in physical inventories and preparation of customer audits and third party audits.
32.-Basic computer skills.
33.-Ability to perform operator PM.

Level 3

34.-Assist Technical Service Group with scale-ups and customer trials.
35.-Demonstrate flexibility to cross train in other departments within the company.
36.-Demonstrate willingness to work on other shifts if needed.
37.-Ability to adjust batch size.
38.-Ability to print pick list and pallet tags.
39.-Ability to fill in for the Lead position.
40.-Ability to perform material reconciliations.
41.-Participation in meetings such as Supervisor Meetings and CAPA Meetings.
42.-Ability to close Final Reports.

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