LAND O' LAKES, INC. Production Operator 3rd Shift R-4268 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 3rd 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.HOURS:3rd Shift 10:30pm - 7:00am. Adjusted shift schedules, Saturdays and holidays may be required during heavy production periods.WAGE RANGE SALARY:$14.00/HourLand 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.EDUCATION:High School Diploma or GED.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:* 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 checks* General housekeeping; cleaning and maintaining work areas and machinery.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:No work experience required; 6 months continuous prior experience in any industry preferredBasic computer skills.Ability to follow manufacturers specifications and directionsAbility to lift/carry up to 50 lbs.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:18 years or olderAble to work in a fast-paced environmentWork in cold and/or hot temperatures throughout the dayAdhere to all standard operating procedures (SOPs)Ensures a safe working environment while performing assigned tasksAbility to read, write, comprehend, follow verbal and written instructions and possess basic mathematical skillsPREFERRED EXPERIENCE:Self-Reliant and able to accurately work under limited supervisionAble to trouble shoot mechanical problemsCommunicates work order progress to supervisor and production operatorsCustomer focused and able to work in a collaborative teamAbility to be flexible in work performed and scheduleKnowledge of various pieces of high tech manufacturing processing and packaging equipment. Examples include but not limited to baggers, palletizers and cookers.ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Working in a manufacturing or warehous