Operator

Doehler North America
Job Description
Summary
The Operator  is responsible for achieving production and quality requirements within a defined time-frame, from preparation to filling, while remaining compliant with hygiene, HACCP and work safety guidelines.
 
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  1. Operates production machines by means of automatic/manual controls, and adjusts production equipment to product-specific parameters according to the daily production plan and the observance of time parameters.
  2. Processes raw and semi-finished products according to the recipe, manufacturing and operating instructions for all departments.
  3. Takes samples and conducts quality controls, forwarding the results to Quality as needed.
  4. Fills finished products into appropriate packaging.
  5. Initiates and controls repairs, maintenance and modifications of machines in close coordination with the supervisor and maintenance department.
  6. Records all data as required (i.e. charts, necessary process adjustments based on data findings, etc.). 
  7. Performs CIP/COP and general sanitation as needed.
  8. Implements the internal and legal specifications and guidelines concerning hygiene, HACCP, food and work safety and environmental protection.
  9. Informs Supervisor and Manager on issues or immediate needs that may impact the department. 
  10. Adheres to GMPs within appropriate zones.
  11. Interacts with and inputs data into SAP.
  12. Performs general sanitation duties.
  13. Assists in other areas of production as needed.
  14. Performs LOTO procedures when needed.
  15. Interacts with and follows instructions provided on PI sheet.
Required Qualifications
  1. High school diploma
  2. 1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing / production environment
  3. Must be proficient in the use of equipment such as flow meters, scales, steam lines, chart recorders, agitators, pumps, valves, and batch tanks
  4. Must be able to read and understand PI sheets
  5. Must be able to read and follow a production schedule
Preferred Qualifications
  1. SAP experience
  2. Working knowledge of food & beverage production or related processes
Physical Demands
The employee is frequently required to sit; occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days can vary depending on production schedule. 

EEO Statement
Döhler USA, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Döhler USA, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 





 
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