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Machine Operator II - Batcher

Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: Walterboro, SC, US, 29488

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 and/or MHE
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ensure plant personnel practice safe work habits and follow safety rules.
  • 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
  • At least 2 years of manufacturing or distribution operations experience required
  • Knowledge of or familiar with GMP’s/HACCP
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Proficiently operate all line equipment and be Subject Matter Experts for multiple pieces of equipment
  • Knowledge of batch recording and material handling procedures
  • Ability to recommend corrective actions
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic computer skills (using High Jump and RF scan guns)
  • Advanced SAP and other Software knowledge and responsibilities
  • Certification on PIT to perform multiple tasks within a department (if required)
  • Demonstrate the ability to begin the Root Cause Analysis process

 

  Decision Making/ Problem Solving:

  • 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

 

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Experience in Food environment or Consumer product
  • Experience and previous certification with operating PIT equipment (stand up/sit down forklift) a plus
  • 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

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status


Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina