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VeMag Operator

Company: Red Collar Pet Foods, Inc.
Location: Joplin
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Joplin, MO, 94804Department: ProcessingVeMag Operator Red Collar Pet Foods is looking for a VeMag Operator to join our exciting new pet food business at our Joplin, MO manufacturing plant. Who is Red Collar? We are pet people, and to us pets are family. We believe that they deserve good food made with wholesome and balanced nutrition in every bag and bowl. It is our commitment to quality ingredients and manufacturing exclusively in the U.S. which makes us all proud of our company and the pets we ultimately feed. As part of our overall total compensation package, Red Collar Pet Foods offers a competitive benefits package to all associates which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, and 401k match. Associates are eligible for vacation, Paid Holidays per year, Sick Pay, quarterly bonus earning potential, plus many other ancillary benefits not listed here.Purpose of Role This role is a multi-purpose process position in the manufacturing processes that can be process specific but also able rotate to all areas of processing as properly trained within a particular shift reporting to the shift managers. The primary responsibility for this position is to perform all functions associated with the manufacturing roles in the VeMag area.Principal Accountabilities Safely and efficiently perform, monitor, and maintain VeMag Equipment operations and documentation Perform all duties associated with the proper forming of products Completes and submits proper job-related reporting and paperwork as required Adhere to established GMP, Safety and Sanitation guidelines, practices and policies Ensures that the standards of personal conduct and hygiene are maintained at all times in order to comply with this policy and report food safety issues to the management staff Maintain clean and safe work environment and housekeeping requirements Other Duties as assigned by the line manager Key Functional Skills/Knowledge Food manufacturing experience and knowledge of food safety, Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices, and statistical Process Control Team player, Action oriented, Problem solving abilities, Strong communication skills, Continuous self-development Must be capable of working at elevated heights and or confined space Wearing proper personal protective equipment (bump cap, ear plugs, safety shoes, and uniform) Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 55 lbs. Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot to cold, dust dirt and chemicals Knowledge of local, federal, and industry regulations with regards to: Food Safety (GMP, HACCP), Food Quality (Product and Process) Q&FS testing practices and procedures, QMP polices and SPC Forklift assignments require OSHA certification and getting on and off frequently Minimum Qualifications: Be 18 years of age or older Have a High school diploma, GED or equivalent education Must be willing and able to work and accept varying shifts and schedules Ability to understand and effectively communicate in the English language Working knowledge of Safety, Quality and Material Management Systems and procedures Ability to read and understand the daily production run schedule, and execute to that plan Ability to communicate to managers and team members any production, quality/food safety or other business critical information vital to operations and customer service Ability to operate a forklift/OSHA certification and able to work with minimal supervision Preferred Qualifications: 3+ years of manufacturing experience operating a variety of machines 2 years of work experience within manufacturing, or a technical and/or trade discipline Working Knowledge of food safety, GMP, GHOP, HACCP, SPC Demonstrated competency in computer and pc software including MS Office and email Knowledge of inventory control principles Experience with JD Edwards Red Collar Pet Foods 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 requestPI177858037

Keywords: Red Collar Pet Foods, Inc., Joplin , VeMag Operator, Other , Joplin, Missouri

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