Equipment Operator - Night Shift (Asheboro, NC)

Post Consumer Brands - Asheboro, NC3.4

Full-time$16 an hour
Position: Operator

FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Starting Wage: $16.17 per hour (Night Shift)

Work Schedule: 12 hour Night Shift (5:30am-5:50pm) and rotates on a 2-2-3 schedule. Day shift schedule for first 30 days while training.

Location: Asheboro, NC

Operates, monitors, and troubleshoots automated high-speed packaging equipment, in a GMP environment in a manner that supports all personal safety and food safety practices. Requires good decision making skills

Primary Responsibilities:
Operates, monitors, and troubleshoots automated high-speed packaging equipment. Responsible for independently operating an entire packaging equipment cell/line.
Executes timely and efficient set-ups, shut-downs, change-overs on all equipment.
Responds safely to upset conditions, diverts product, clears jams, starts and stops, and recognizes failure patterns and adjusts or requests resources, and communicates appropriately.
Participates in root cause analysis process and implementation of corrective actions following upset conditions.
Maintains knowledge and understanding of SQF requirements.
Learns, supports and performs Basic Equipment Care (BEC) tasks accurately and on time.
Follows established SOP’s and Work Instructions.
Operates Powered Mobile Equipment (PME) such as forklifts, pallet jacks, scissor lifts, etc. in a safe manner.
Maintains clean work areas and performs sanitation tasks for cleaning production equipment by following GMP and food safety requirements.
Records production data required for performing quality checks, measuring waste, evaluating downtime or production efficiency, or other pertinent data as required.
Trains and coaches other employees learning new equipment, processes and/or procedures.
Completes job duties in an efficient manner that supports all plant safety, food safety, quality and environmental practices.
May participate in special projects, assignments, and trainings.
Assists in other areas upon request.

Qualifications & Competencies:
Education: High School Diploma or GED.
Experience: 3 years of manufacturing or related experience preferred.

Mechanically inclined with the ability to learn and operate all related production equipment.
Ability to follow detailed work instructions or work direction.
Basic math and computer skills.
Ability to use basic hand and power tools.
Ability to work within a team environment and build positive professional relationships.
Ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal form in English.
Ability to problem solve and deal with a variety of variables in situations where standardizations/alternatives exist.
Ability to work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced environment.

Additional Requirements:
Ability to work scheduled shifts, standing, kneeling, climbing and walking for extended periods of the day; capable of repetitive gripping, pinching, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling with weight ranges up to 50 pounds; ability to perform repeated twisting, bending and reaching of upper and lower extremities; exposure to hot and/or humid environments, heights up to 30 ft., working on ladders, and confined spaces.
Must wear company-issued uniforms, safety shoes, PPE, and comply with all GMP requirements.
Good work history and attendance.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.