LAND O' LAKES, INC. Production Operator (Purina Animal Nutrition)-2nd Shift in Saint Joseph, 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 (Purina Animal Nutrition)-2nd ShiftJob Description:SUMMARY:This role is part of our Purina Animal Nutrition business helping our network of local cooperatives, independent dealers and other large retailers serve producers, and animal owners throughout the United States. Through industry -leading RandD and committed partnerships, we innovate the nutrition products and practices that unlock the full potential of every animal for a healthier, more productive life.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:* 2nd Shift (2pm - 10pm) varies per business needs.WAGE RANGE SALARY:* $ 23.64/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.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 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, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms above shoulders and head, standing, working in enclosed areas, climbing stairs or ladders, and operating heavy machinery. The noise level in the work environment can vary but noise is usually low to moderate.You may be required to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety gloves, hearing protection, a respirator or dust mask, protective footwear and protective clothing