Jun 17, 2021 12:28 AM

SPONSORED: Hill's Pet Nutrition seeks Operations Assistants

Posted Jun 17, 2021 12:28 AM

Hill's Pet Nutrition is seeking Operations Assistants at their Emporia location. Relocation assistance is offered within the region with a starting rate of $18 per hour.

Apply at https://jobs.colgate.com

This position will have primary responsibility for assisting Operations Technicians with the preparation and execution of startup, changeovers, and line shut down, executing the master sanitation functions, coordination of production materials, safety compliance, data collection, maintaining 5S Visual Workplace and overall production support. The Operations Assistant will also be responsible to work within a structure that requires considerable interaction with others in the same production unit as well as other production units and support functions.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

‚óŹUnderstands and is responsible for full compliance and following of all Quality, GMP's, AIB and Micro (C&S Guidelines), EOHS, and safety standards and guidelines.

‚óŹAssist with startup, changeovers, and line shut down of automated and manual equipment throughout the production facility.

‚óŹPerforms Housekeeping activities as per master sanitation schedule, and conducts/participates in area housekeeping assessments as required to meet all GMP's, FDA and AIB requirements.

‚óŹResponsible to support line operations during lunches, breaks and coverage for open positions.

‚óŹResponsible for finished goods preparation and inspection, including top cap placement, inspection check list, legible date codes, and quality of bag seals.

‚óŹProduction line waste removal and disposal according to Standard Operating Procedures.

‚óŹResponsible for cleaning and sanitation of equipment throughout the production areas during operation. Trained in LOTO, chemical handling, PPE, etc.

‚óŹUnderstand and comply with Hill's policies, safety standards, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Food Safety. Identify and report Food safety issues to management.

‚óŹResponsible for managing Dum back/Regrind/Reblend product movement.

‚óŹSupports packaging lines with staging of resources needed based on the production schedule including hand stacking of all bag sizes.

‚óŹAttends the Shift Transition Meeting to understand current shift production schedule.

‚óŹContribution of additional work hours when needed to meet business demands.

Basic qualifications include:

‚óŹHigh school diploma or equivalent.. Must be able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends.

‚óŹAbility to bend, climb, and work in confined spaces, and work in hazardous condition spaces for up to twelve hours per day.

‚óŹAbility to push totes containing product up to 750 lbs.

‚óŹAbility to work in extreme weather conditions with temperature ranges from cold to hot and humid.

‚óŹAbility to lift up to 50 lbs, repeatedly.

‚óŹUse a stand-up or sit-down forklift, intermittently for up to twelve hours per day.

‚óŹWalk unlimited distances each day.

Preferred qualifications include:

‚óŹTechnical college/vocational school certificate or Associates degree in Manufacturing-related area preferred.

‚óŹAbility to use hazardous materials.

‚óŹFood safety experience including cleaning and sanitation of equipment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact [email protected] with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.