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Sleever (Machine Operator)

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Corona, CA, CA, US

Company: Glanbia

At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.

Sleever

Job Description Revised: July 2018

 

 

Reports To:                       Production Team Lead

Department:                     Production

`Location:                          Corona, CA

Pay Status:                        Non-Exempt

Reports To:                       Production Team Lead

 

Job Summary

Operate sleever machinery and equipment for daily production. Possess the ability to learn the functions of a unique piece of production equipment and perform troubleshooting and minor repairs when necessary.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities (not restrictive)

  • Assist management in ensuring plant productivity, quality and safety standards are met.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures in order to keep all employees safe and all products in quality condition. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources.
  • Be responsible and accountable to maintain Glanbia GMP site standards which include FDA, OSHA and California state standards.
  • Ensure product quality and food safety by adhering to the quality systems set in place. (HAACP, SQF, SOPs, GMPs)
  • Continually check products to ensure that they are within specifications and meet quality expectations.
  • Learn the detailed functions and processes as well as maintenance knowledge of the case packer machinery.
  • Be responsible for following the scheduled production pace and meeting and exceeding KPIs.
  • Run machinery within centerline and rate lock
  • Perform trouble shooting and minor repairs on all equipment and machines involved in the packaging process.
  • Perform machine change-overs and issue diagnostics as required.
  • Closely follow highly-detailed written and oral instructions from supervisors and management.
  • Ensure that activities are performed efficiently and effectively and respond to fluctuating workloads for all production lines.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in verbal and written communication and behavior.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals and possess a desire to grow and accelerate within the company.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification & Experience Requirements

Education, Training:

  • High School diploma / GED required

Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 1 year of related experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Excellent attendance and safety record required.
  • Substantial experience with continuous improvement systems and lean manufacturing principles and processes preferred.
  • Background and knowledge in mechanical processes and equipment preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and visual metrics.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
  • Ability to interpret and closely follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, handle multiple projects simultaneously and delegate assignments to others.
  • Possess strong interpersonal communication skills in order to communicate effectively with supervisors and/or respective department personnel regarding production and filler status and problems encountered.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Possess intermediate personal computer skills, including electronic mail, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, etc.
  • Possess strong critical thinking skills.
  • Possess motivation to succeed in a fast-paced production environment and the willingness to be a fully engaged employee in the company.
  • Ability to work with amino acids, vitamins and fine chemicals in powder and liquid form as well as allergen products.

Language, Computer &   Numeracy:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and written
  • Computer skills and proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with SAP is preferred

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

  • Regularly involves talking or listening, sitting, and the use of hands and fingers.
  • Regularly involves going up and down stairs.
  • Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms, standing and walking.
  • Occasionally involves crouching, stooping, kneeling and/or climbing or balancing.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves moderate physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic).
  • May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic).
  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.

Disclaimer

Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

 

Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.


Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles