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Machine Operator I

Date: May 9, 2018

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

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:   Basic information of the position

  • 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: Give at least 3 examples of the types of decisions this job will typically make without higher level approval.

  • 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


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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