LAND O' LAKES, INC. Production Operator-2nd Shift in Neosho, Missouri

Imagine what you can do at Land OLakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.At Land OLakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agricultures toughest challenges.Join the team at any Land OLakes location or with one of our retail-owners and youll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.Job Posting Title:Production Operator-2nd ShiftJob Description:Nutra Blend is an industry leader in manufacturing and distributing quality vitamin, trace mineral, micro-ingredients and antibiotic premixes for the feed industry.The Production Operator is the front-line employee who performs the manufacturing processes that add value and quality to the inputs and create the final high-quality final products. There are a variety of sub-classifications within the Operator job family that could range in specific duties from receiving and handling the raw materials, adding value through a variety of proprietary processes, to packaging the final product. In all stages of production safety, attention to detail, a quality and sanitation focus, and efficiency are key to the success of the operation.Following daily schedules and work orders; setting up mixes.Scanning bags of ingredients to ensure proper inventory levels.Gathering and weighing pre-determined amounts of specific ingredients adhering to strict quality standards.Fill ingredients into proper containers; bags will require feeding through a sewing machine to close; take samples of ingredients and final products.Measuring and feeding batches of ingredients into production machinery. Using lifting equipment and forklift trucks.Packaging finish products and entering data into internal system (computer, scanner, and bar code software).Gathering and stacking bags in proper patterns for shipments; inspecting each bag to meet companys strict quality standards.Approve and release finish goods; wrap and move good to designated locations.Conducting product inspection and quality control; performing quality checksGeneral housekeeping; cleaning and maintaining work areas and machinery.HOURS:2nd Shift 3:00 pm 11:30 pm. Adjusted shift schedules, Saturdays and holidays may be required during heavy production periods.OPENINGS: 2 open positionsWAGE RANGE SALARY: $14.00/Hour in addition to $.50 cents shift differentialLand OLakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits.Required Qualifications:High School diploma or GEDAbility to effectively communicate in one-on-one and in group situations; able to follow oral and written instructions.Understand, record, and verbalize detailed information accurately; basic math calculation skills.Able to lift up to 70 pounds, complete repetitious work, and work on feet for prolonged periods of time in a fast-paced environment.Basic computer skills including use of scanners and bar code software.Must be able to pass a forklift training testCompetencies and Other Skills:Be observant, accurate, and capable of following directions.Ability to take a proactive approach to plant safety and report all unsafe acts or conditions immediatelyESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment, you will be walking, standing and engaging in movement throughout the day, and occasionally to frequently be required to lift items weighing up to 50 lbs. Due to a large variety of job duties (both routine and non-routine), certain duties also may involve, a variety of physical activities including bending, lifting, stooping, turning, twistin