Background & Purpose of the Job
The Seasonal Operator is responsible for carrying out general line operations and cleaning regimes according to planned operational requirements in order to safely deliver a good quality packed product. As a core member of the operations team the Seasonal Operator plays an important role in maintaining line safety and will identify process or line issues to leaders.
The Seasonal Operator position works during the factory's peak production season, and can expect to work 8-10 months out of the calendar year (approximately January-October).
Who You Are & What You'll Do
Carries out pre start-up checks to ensure that the area and equipment is clean and is in a safe condition
Performs initial inspection and cleaning
Provides a continuous supply of appropriate packaging material from storage areas to demarcated storage areas as per existing 5S standards.
Monitors quality against set standards and reports any product and packaging defects.
Conducts effective hand-over activities and accurately records events that have occurred during shift (cases packed/rejects etc).
Understands all safe practices and systems relevant to the equipment and the safety responsibilities placed upon individuals.
Utilizes appropriate safety and environmental procedures for people, processes, materials, products and equipment relevant to the task.
Contributes to reducing costs due to product waste and minimize impact to health, safety and the environment and through the correct handling of product.
Accurately pack the product into cartons after final inspection has been completed.
Ensure all rework tubs are properly tagged and taken to Mix Room.
Monitor wrap, carton seal, code dates, tapes on RSCs and packaging appearances.
Assist with troubleshooting with equipment as necessary
Notify machine operator of problems or concerns
Assist machine operators as necessary
Assist on other lines whenever necessary
Keep all work areas clean and free of debris
Attend and participate in team meetings and WCM activities
Ensure raw materials are ready for use in production
Follow Unilever quality standards to include GMPs which include personal health and hygiene, HACCP, allergen control, foreign material control, and product integrity
What You'll Need To Succeed
High school diploma or equivalent GED
Varying temperatures and a warm, wet environment
Chemical use and handling
Lifting up to 50 pounds; position will require individuals to lift an average of 30-50 boxes per hour, weighing up to 50 pounds
Occasional pushing/pulling up to 80 pounds
Must be available to work overtime, extended shifts and alternate schedules
Required to wear company-furnished safety equipment and uniform
Work in loud environments while utilizing proper safety equipment
Working at heights above 4 feet
Standing for extended periods of time
Repetitive motions including bending, kneeling, twisting, pushing, pulling
Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.
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Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results, Motor Vehicle Records check and background investigation.