Machine Operator II

Date: 18 May 2024

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia


Immediate Hiring for experienced Machine Operator Leads at Glanbia Performance Nutrition!

Hourly Pay: $22.00/hour in a temperature-controlled environment with opportunities to promote from within!

Monday through Friday set schedule – No Weekends!

Night shifts with Shift differential pay!
•    2nd shift 2:00pm – 10:30pm (0.75 shift diff)

Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, FSA, HSA, Life & Disability Insurance, and 6% 401K match!
Join the Glanbia Performance Nutrition team as a Machine Operator Leads (Machine Operator IIs). We are holding next-day interviews and have multiple shift opportunities available! 
When you join our manufacturing team, you will enjoy the chance to develop your career and stretch your skills in an environment that requires innovation, initiative, and teamwork! 
What you’ll do:
As a Machine Operator II, you will be responsible for the overall operations and leadership of different types of manufacturing equipment including maintaining and adjusting machines during operations and downtime cleaning activities
Every day, you can expect to:
•    Work with known allergens
o    Most common allergens found in the plant/warehouse environment include, but are not limited to, milk, soy, wheat, egg, peanut and tree nut
•    Be able to successfully perform setups on multiple manufacturing machines
•    Understand the differences in powders and be able to successfully perform the procedures associated with allergen and flavor cleans
•    Responsible for filling out paper reports correctly and clearly (parts, allergen clean and flavor change sheets, safety audits, etc.)
•    Ability to load, unload, move, count/pick, stack and stage product and materials using a sit down forklift, stand-up forklift, or other MHE as required.
•    Perform Root Cause Analysis on the machines
•    Trains new hires to ensure new talent share our values
•    Support and abide by the company’s safety program and all safety initiatives, policies and procedures.
•    Report all injuries to the Supervisor immediately
•    Ensure plant personnel practice safe work habits and follow safety rules.
•    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 and/or MHE
•    Communicate with the appropriate Leadership if issues arise in regards to safety and/or quality issues
•    Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): lab coat, safety shoes, safety glasses, bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, and nitrile gloves
•    Trouble-shoot issues before making adjustments on the machines after training is completed
•    Working with the maintenance department on improvements
•    Changing parts of the machines to operate with different types of products
•    Perform other duties as assigned. 

To thrive in this role, you must:
•    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.
•    Be able to successfully perform setups on manufacturing machines assigned to
•    Ability to read, write, and communicate in English fluently
•    Knowledge of or familiar with GMP’s/HACCP
•    Required 1 year of food environment or consumer product experience
•    Preferred 6 months of experience operating PIT
At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 




Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago