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Production Operator

Company: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Location: Allentown
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

We re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.*This role has a starting rate of $29.27 per hour plus shift differential if applicable. Candidates are expected to be available for 12 hour shifts overnights as required for the role.*We re a
safety first
culture driven by a zero defect and zero waste mentality set out to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. Over 120 years in existence, we ve grown our passionate Nestl Purina Family as we ve grown the breadth of our business. Your needs are our responsibility job security, benefits, safety, and career growth. But, we leave it up to you to shape our future and your career aspirations.The Production Operator positions are a vital piece of the Wet and Pouch Plants. You will be required to meet all Safety, Health, Quality and Environmental standards when performing job duties. The primary responsibilities in these roles include, but are not limited to operating various lines of equipment in production, packaging, moving raw material or finished packaged good with a forklift or other pallet jack, and providing relief for absences or vacations. These roles exist on back shifts and the opportunity for mandatory or voluntary overtime exist on these shifts and weekends, as required.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESSupply production lines and meat prep stations with adequate supplies to ensure continuous operations.Measure, weigh, blend and add materials to manual or automated systems, adjust speeds, temperatures, as needed.Pull samples and perform quality test, assist on quality trials or deliver test samples to Quality Assurance.Visually inspect ingredients and any substandard pallets or cans and remove any foreign materials from products.Clean and sanitize work areas and equipment ensuring safe practices when mixing cleaning chemicals used in the sanitation process.Safely and efficiently operate, troubleshoot, and make minor repairs on operating equipment and use lock out procedures, as prescribed.Support the factory in continuous improvement initiatives.Performs all other duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTSHigh School Diploma and/or GED1+ years' experience working in a manufacturing, agriculture, warehouse, military, or related environment required.OTHERMust be willing to work an overnight shiftREQUISITION ID:292679It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl home.The Nestl Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Keywords: Nestle Purina PetCare Company, Allentown , Production Operator, Professions , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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