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Packaging Operator - $1,500 Sign On Bonus

Company: Mars
Location: Mattoon
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:POSITION SUMMARY: The Packaging Operator provides Mars Petcare Mattoon with the knowledge and skills to effectively and safely package the converted raw materials to high quality finished product according to Quality standards and production schedule. This is to provide our customers with the proper product at the appropriate destination in a timely and cost effective manner.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:1. Performs all of the following duties on a rotational basis in the packaging area of the plant: Line operation - (big bag, middle bag, pouch, super sack) - run to schedule, do changeovers, troubleshoot lines. Maintain smooth operation of palletizer Blending system operation and monitoring Perform required quality checks and reporting. Monitor product flow to line Meet cut-off and tonnes requirements. Enter work orders into the MIS system as needed and support maintenance on calls.2. Maintain a clean, safe work environment that promotes associate safety and product integrity.3. Will actively address food safety and quality concerns4. Improve operations through individual and group problem solving and provide leadership in solving problems on the floor and in meetings.5. Promote high quality team environment through effective team work and self management with a positive attitude.OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:Participate in site JTM's, Lean Teams and focus groups as appropriate.Trains other area associates in operation of lines.Other similar duties as assigned.Must be able to cover vacations for other packaging associates in this role.MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:Good basic math, reading and writing skills.Good mechanical aptitude.High School diploma or equivalent plus 1-2 years experience (manufacturing environment preferred).Good housekeeping skills and knowledge of GMP's.Basic knowledge of personal computers.Good problem solving skills.Ability and willingness to develop and manage self, demonstrate self directed workgroup leadership and contribute to efficiency, quality, and cost optimization with minimal supervision.Ability to lift 50 lbs.Ability to operate forklift in a safe manner.Ability to work rotating shifts under stressful conditions such as heat, cold, high and/or confined spaces and have full mobility with ability to climb ladders and stairs.Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Keywords: Mars, Decatur , Packaging Operator - $1,500 Sign On Bonus, Other , Mattoon, Illinois

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