Mars Extruder Apprentice ($1,500 Sign On Bonus!) in Rolla, Missouri
Job Level: B2
Location: Rolla, MO
This role exists as a bridge in-between the packaging and process areas. Associates in this role will learn how to operate the extruders and provide support to packaging in the event of a call-in.
Be able to efficiently operate all positions within the packaging area
Learn how to run both extruders and achieve full qualification as an extruder operator
Act as a backup for the Packaging and Extrusion Operators
Responsible for communicating and elevating any quality and food safety concerns to site leadership.
Keep assigned area clean and sanitary
Assist other Operators as needed
Keep production records as required
Observe and follow all safety practices and standards
Know and understand site's CCPs and OPRPs and report any findings of deficiencies to shift manager
Be an active participant in MSE activities
Able to work overtime, weekends and holidays when required
Troubleshoot problems with assigned equipment, find and fix defects and actively work to make the line more efficient
Context and Scope
Develop an understanding of the extrusion department. Support the packaging department as needed. Operate the assigned production line in a safe and effective manner with minimal supervision. Perform, document, and take responsibility for production/quality checks to ensure product is up to Q&FS standards. Support the other operators as necessary. Report any deviations that may occur to the Team Lead or Shift Manager. Help drive down waste by focusing on changeover efficiencies. Complete end of shift cleaning and perform a proper hand off to oncoming shift. Support all other departments on shift as designated by Shift Manger.
Education and Professional Qualification
Existing qualification as a packaging operator. Preference for qualification on all packaging lines.
Demonstrated competency in computer and pc software including MS Office and email
Knowledge of inventory control principles
Standing for 12 hours
Ability to work 8/12 hour rotating shifts
Ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly
Full range of motion, correctable eyesight, correctable hearing
Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot to cold, dust dirt and chemicals.
High school diploma or GED
At least 1 year of experience in a manufacturing environment
Comfortable with training and leading others