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Oven Operator

Company: Red Collar Pet Foods, Inc.
Location: Joplin
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Joplin, MO, 94804Department: ProcessingOven OperatorRed Collar Pet Foods is looking for an Oven Operator to join our exciting new pet food business, located in Joplin, MO. Who is Red Collar? We are pet people, and to us pets are family. We believe that pets 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, Maternity & Parental Leave, and annual/quarterly bonus earning potential, plus many other ancillary benefits not listed here. The Oven Operator coordinates, monitors, and supervises the activities of the oven area ensuring goals are achieved in support of assigned Team goals. He/she are responsible for the supervision of ensuring the product meets all Quality and Food Safety Speci?cations such as Critical Control Point (CCP) limits, density, moisture, etc. while complying with all Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). The Oven Operator works closely with Mill Room Operator, Extruder Operator, Process Relief Operator and the Processing Lead to ensure they are aligned on production cut-off's while maximizing e?ciencies and minimizing waste/scrap. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the sanitation of the oven area and performing the weekly start-up's and shutdowns if required. Also is responsible for ensuring the maintaining and cleaning the equipment and tools/supplies used in the oven area. Requirements Responsible for understanding safe, quality and e?cient operation of all oven/dryer equipment. Ensure all necessary reports are completed correctly, legibly and in a timely manner. Collaborate with QA to ensure that issues during the shift are being addressed and that the product is meeting all target speci?cations. Make adjustments as necessary and involve others (Shift Manager, Operations Support Manager, etc.) as necessary. Monitor all activities in the oven area, immediately reporting downtimes to Manager, Maintenance or Quality Assurance when downtime cannot be corrected by the operator. Facilitate good communication and planning with processing leads and operators to ensure that changeovers are done timely, safely and effectively. Meet or exceed the plant productivity goal for the shift. Involve in troubleshoot all problems. Complete all training required. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required Standing on a concrete ?oor Wearing proper personal protective equipment (hair net, bump cap, ear plugs, safety shoes, and uniform) Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 50 lbs. Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes from hot to cold, dust, dirt and chemicals and work at heights Be 18 years of age or older Must be willing and able to work and accept varying shifts and schedules Ability to understand and effectively communicate in the English languages Working knowledge of Safety, Quality and Food Safety, and Material Management systems and procedures Preferred Quali?cations: 3+ years of manufacturing experience operating a variety of machines 2 years of work experience within manufacturing, or a technical and/or trade discipline Demonstrated competency in computer and pc software including MS O?ce and email Knowledge of inventory control principles 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 requestPI185555130

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

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