Production Utility

General Mills - Joplin, MO (30+ days ago)4.0


General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You've come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.

Within General Mills, our manufacturing facilities are committed to achieving zero human and food safety incidents and it is every employee’s responsibility to fully support this vision. Production Utility are hired as members of a manufacturing team. They are responsible for the support of various processing and packaging equipment operations throughout the facility.

The General Mills-Joplin plant operates 24 hours per day 5-7 days per week. Position opportunities are on 2nd and 3rd shift. Changes in volume and production requirements can result in changes in work schedule and additional overtime. Production Utility must be willing to work any shift including nights and weekends.

The starting wage for a Production Utility position is $15.75 per hour with an increase to the wage rate of $16.25 per hour upon successful completion of a 60 day probationary period. General Mills also offers shift differential payment for those working off-shift. Additionally we offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, annual incentive programs, disability programs, life insurance and 3 weeks' vacation that start on the first date of hire.

Main Responsibilities

In this role, you will:
Follow all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
Support production lines by supplying with materials as needed
Perform various sanitation and clean up duties
Assists operators during bottlenecks or when production lines are shut down
Participate in start-up, change over and shut down of operating equipment
Rotate through different job tasks
Be responsible for executing all required HACCP processes and documentation
Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives in order to increase platform performance
Attend meetings and trainings as required
Perform additional related tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
High School Diploma or GED
Proficiency in basic computer skills
Must be able to lift 55 lbs
Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends
Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment
Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications:
1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
Demonstrated leadership ability