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Posted on: August 29, 2018 • Category: Manufacturing

Production Operator (Operator Process)

Nestle Purina PetCare

Apply By: March 01, 2019
No. of Jobs: 11
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $20.75 - $22.75
Education: High School

Kiimberly Birkhead
Phone 1: 314-982-2331
Nestle Purina Careers
Nestle Purina PetCare
2400 5th Avenue South
Fort Dodge, Webster, IA 50501
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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum): Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent Experience: Manufacturing experience is preferred This position could be a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift. Shifts are 8 hours. Must be able to work weekends, overtime and holidays as scheduled.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: May train on and be placed into any production job at the factory including Operator Process, Operator Relief and Operator Line. Possesses a technical understanding of industrial equipment operation which might include having the ability to troubleshoot alarms or jams on machines. Can effectively troubleshoot equipment, process or product problems. Knowledge of Lean manufacturing concepts, 5S practices and continuous improvement operations is ideal. Is able to operate or learn to operate a fork lift truck. Is able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis. Knows or is able to learn and consistently follow GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices) Supports the NCE (Nestlé Continuous Excellence) process, TPM (Total Performance Management) and the North America Blueprint for Success. Conducts general sanitation activities including being trained in emptying hoppers and baler. Has the ability to run reports and manage data using computer-based technology. Perform all other duties as assigned.

Other Information:
The Fort Dodge plant is a wet manufacturing facility that produces 5.5 ounce canned Friskies pet food and is one of the strongest in the division. The products are a customer favorite and keep the facility running at full capacity year round. Most importantly, our plant upholds a strong safety ethic which is strengthened by the participation of each and every employee. When you join the Purina plant at Fort Dodge, you are not only joining one of the largest food manufacturing companies in the world, you are joining a tight knit community focused on your personal growth, development, and safety.
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