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LAND O' LAKES, INC. Production Operator in Neosho, Missouri

less thanbr>Join Land O'Lakes, and you join boundless thinkers and doers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with some of America's favorite brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, WinField United, Vermont Creamery and KozyShack, and more.less thanbr>less thanbr>You'll be joining a team committed to e verything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the grain that animals eat to produce milk, to marketing the final product, like our many legendary products.less thanbr>less thanbr>We're looking for audacious optimists and innovative thinkers to help us meet food's toughest challenges.less thanbr>less thanbr>Production Operatorless thanbr>less thanbr>Nutra Blend is an industry leader in manufacturing and distributing quality vitamin, trace mineral, micro-ingredients and antibiotic premixes for the feed industry.less thanbr>less thanbr>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.less thanul>less thanli>Following daily schedules and work orders; setting up mixes.less than/li>less thanli>Scanning bags of ingredients to ensure proper inventory levels.less than/li>less thanli>Gathering and weighing pre-determined amounts of specific ingredients adhering to strict quality standards.less than/li>less thanli>Fill ingredients into proper containers; bags will require feeding through a sewing machine to close; take samples of ingredients and final products.less than/li>less thanli>Measuring and feeding batches of ingredients into production machinery. Using lifting equipment and forklift trucks.less than/li>less thanli>Packaging finish products and entering data into internal system (computer, scanner, and bar code software).less than/li>less thanli>Gathering and stacking bags in proper patterns for shipments; inspecting each bag to meet company's strict quality standards.less than/li>less thanli>Approve and release finish goods; wrap and move good to designated locations.less than/li>less thanli>Conducting product inspection and quality control; performing quality checksless than/li>less thanli>General housekeeping; cleaning and maintaining work areas and machinery.less than/li>less than/ul>less thanbr>less thanbr>Required Qualifications:less thanul>less thanli>6 months of production / manufacturing experienceless than/li>less thanli>Ability to effectively communicate in one-on-one and in group situations; able to follow oral and written instructions.less than/li>less thanli>Understand, record, and verbalize detailed information accurately; basic math calculation skills.less than/li>less thanli>Able to lift up to 70 pounds, complete repetitious work, and work on feet for prolonged periods of time in a fast-paced environment.less than/li>less thanli>Basic computer skills including use of scanners and bar code software.less than/li>less thanli>Must be able to pass a forklift training testless than/li>less than/ul>less thanbr>less thanbr>Competencies and Other Skills:less thanul>less thanli>Be observant, accurate, and capable of following directions.less than/li>less thanli>Ability to take a proactive approach to plant safety and report all unsafe acts or conditions immediately.less than/li>less than/ul>less thanbr>less thanbr>ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:less thanbr>less thanbr>Working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment, you will be walking, standing and engaging in movement throughout the day,

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