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Snyder's Lance 3rd Shift Processing Operator in JEFFERSONVILLE, Indiana

Title: 3rd Shift Processing Operator

Location: United States-Indiana-Jeffersonville

Job Number: 181843

Job Summary

The Salty Processing Operator, under general supervision, is responsible for the safe, efficient and continuous operation of processing machinery.

Essential Job Duties

  • Operates the processing/ equipment to produce product within guidelines established by Quality Assurance and to the highest possible standard of quality.

  • Properly mixes ingredients; monitors correct temperature/moisture and makes adjustments accordingly; monitors product and removes any product that is improperly formed or overlapped.

  • Operates and shuts down equipment in the processing/ area in accordance with established procedures to include change overs and preventative maintenance.

  • Communicates and/or escalates quality issues to appropriate team members.

  • Reads and understands batch sheets including following recipes and accurate weighing of raw materials.

  • Monitors and logs current temperatures, mix times item numbers and raw material weights (piece weights of extruded product) and make adjustments accordingly.

  • Monitors for possible foreign matter.

  • Follows sanitation procedures for clean ups and change overs, including chemical handling.

  • Tracks and disposes of waste accordingly.

  • Moves raw ingredients using material handling equipment including but not limited to forklift and/or pallet jack.

  • Maintains proper raw material levels at all times, unload raw materials trailer, and keeps appropriate personnel updated in raw material needs.

  • Maintains inventory usage and proper disposal of cutter blades.Responsible for securing blades at all times and keeping Urschel Heads running efficiently.

  • Tests and receives new oil; treat, filter and test used oil. Maintains the proper level of oil in processing equipment.

  • Maintains thorough understanding of heat exchanger system.

  • If applicable, monitors correct seasoning coverage amount, makes adjustments accordingly

  • Practices and adheres to appropriate safety and hygiene guidelines/procedures for safe housekeeping/5S and personal protection; keeps work area clean; stores supplies in designated areas; keeps work area aisles/exits clear and free from obstructions; removes trash from work area floor; follows instructions for safe lifting/carrying of various sizes, shapes, and weights of objects; identifies/reports defective equipment; reports all job-related injuries to supervision.

  • Mandatory overtime may be required.

  • May perform other duties as required.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Attention to detail, mechanical ability, ability to multi-task.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Must be comfortable communicating to team members and leadership staff.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED required. Production experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

CPT (Certified Production Technician) certification is a plus.

Travel Required

Minimal travel may be required.

Job: Manufacturing

EEO Disclosure: Snyder’s-Lance is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Veterans/Disabled and Other Protected Categories