Production Machine Operator - 2nd Shift
Glanbia Performance Nutrition
Machine Operator Job in North Aurora, IL
Machine Operator 1
Responsible for the operations of different types of manufacturing equipment including maintaining and adjusting machines during operations and downtime cleaning activities.
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:
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:
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
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
Experience in Food environment or Consumer product
Experience using WMS or ERP system with RF scanning a plus
(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%)
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.
Standing – Continuous
Walking – Continuous
Bending/stooping – Frequent
Stair climbing – Occasional
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
Health savings account
FREE Life insurance
Paid time off