GENERAL MILLS INC Packaging Technician Kansas City Missouri in Kansas City, Missouri

As one of the world's leading food companies, Company believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. Company operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Company had global net sales of US$15.6 billion during fiscal 2017. We seek out the best talent, then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with Company means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world. Within Company , our manufacturing facilities are committed to achieving zero human and food safety incidents and it is every employee's responsibility to fully support this vision. Line Technicians are hired as members of a manufacturing team. They are responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of various processing and packaging equipment throughout the facility. The Company Mills-Kansas City plant operates 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Changes in volume and production requirements can result in changes in work schedule and additional overtime. Packaging Technicians must be willing to work any shift including nights and weekends. The starting wage for a Packaging Technician position is $20.30 hr with job class increases up to a rate of $23.46 hr. Company also offers shift differential payment for those working off-shift. Additionally we offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, 401K, and vacation. Main Responsibilities In this role, you will: * Follows all safety guidelines in the department including proper use of PPE and lockout procedures * Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of operating all packaging lines including starting, stopping, loading paper, and changing film rolls * Performs necessary flour sample analysis as required by plant/corporate policy. * Performs all necessary quality checks of the products produced in the Packaging department including HACCP checks, seal tests, weight tests, code dating, metal detector, check-weigher, in-line magnets and code dater checks. Maintains all written documentation for these checks. * Maintains equipment and process records as required. * Conduct sanitation tasks according to master sanitation schedule MSS and as part of daily operations. * Feed in or blend any off grade product within the specifications determined by QRO. * Perform preventive and reactive maintenance activities within capabilities on packing department equipment and assist maintenance as needed with higher level tasks. Write and enter work orders. * Interface with the warehouse department for inventory, shipping, hold orders, receiving and other functions as directed. * Collaborate and interface with the flour planner on development of production schedule to ensure the maximum utilization of resources * Maintains the processing-related areas in an organized and sanitary manner within FDA GMP guidelines; performs routine cleaning activities of all processing areas. * Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment Preferred Qualifications: * Mechanical or electrical capability/experience * Demonstrated leadership abilityEOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/DisabilitiesEmployer's Job# 9841Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.