Job Opening: Chemical Equipment Operator
Chemical Equipment Operator
Summary: Operate automated packing and peripheral equipment, to pack, seal, palletize, hood and label manufactured product in accordance to cGMP and Food Safety Standards. Provide guidance to other individuals who may be assisting in work area. Keep accurate inventory, quality, environmental and housekeeping records. Enter timely and accurate production confirmations for material packed during shift. ________________________________________
Essential Responsibilities & Functions include the following, others may be assigned.
Operate bulk solids and liquid material handling equipment (screws, conveyors, screening, and elevators) using automated control system. Perform dual operations of bagging and transferring product to TCP silo.
Properly assess shift needs and make appropriate decisions to ensure required activities occur. Enter work notifications and assist with maintenance personnel as necessary. Completes LO/TO and work permits for maintenance.
Provide accurate written and verbal feedback of daily activities to Supervision personnel, as well as maintain accurate shift to shift communication.
Understand and follow packing schedule, acquire necessary raw materials, interface with Plant Operators and set up of equipment and supplies for packout from production or silos.
Drum, band, label, wrap and inventory TKPP Solution as needed.
Ensure QC records are completed accurately and timely. Ensure work processes conform to ISO and Food Safety standards. Confirm production utilizing SAP software and scan packed material into warehouse storage locations. Verify shift packout is completed accurately. Communicate upward in the organization of any deviations or errors.
Comply with documentation, written work instructions, procedural and applicable regulatory requirements (such as safety, quality, environmental, housekeeping and food safety).
Operate general mechanical tools and equipment as required to make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment. Competently troubleshoot recurring problems to eliminate delays and nonconformities. Promote good workmanship.
Responsible for maintaining a safe and clean working environment. Operate cleaning and floor scrubbing equipment.
One or more years of experience packaging/warehouse experience in a manufacturing operation or similar environment required.
- Two or more years of experience in packaging experience in a food grade manufacturing operation or similar environment.
- SAP Inventory Control proficiency
- Previous experience utilizing and/or leading related programs.
- Hands-on approach to addressing day-to-day operations challenges
Proven track record of managing, and achieving best-in-class results within a high-growth, customer-centric organization.