SunOpta Companies, Inc Operations Down Line Operator I in Alex, Minnesota
Description Summary Operate Downline machines including Cap Applicator, Cardboard Packer, Accumulators, and coders. Ensure efficient operation of distribution equipment and support maintenance activities on a consistent basis. Follow written and verbal instructions to ensure quality and efficiency standards are being met. Assume responsibility for safety, quality and effective communication relevant to shift and plant performance Essential Duties and Responsibilities Complies with Good manufacturing practices. Monitors and fixes faults as well as clearing any material jams in equipment. Conducts required quality checks to assure standards are met. Maintain clean and organized area around equipment Maintains communications within production team ensuring smooth shift transitions, etc. Troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties involving area equipment Perform routine maintenance on all DE machines Support mechanics in appropriate maintenance activities. Monitor raw material and supplies to ensure efficient production. Relieve other production team members for breaks and absences as required Accurately prepares and maintains all area paperwork Key Accountabilities Safety Follows all plant safety rules Reports all accidents to the production supervisor Serves an active role in the plant safety program by attending safety meetings, participating in monthly safety inspections and reporting any potential safety hazards to the safety committee or Production Supervisor. Quality Adheres to all Quality Assurance System guidelines Follows SOP's to make machine adjustments, splice packaging material, and prepare laminate to insure the manufacturing of high quality bricks Responsible for compliance with the HACCP program Responsible for accurate documentation Housekeeping Maintain a clean and organized work area Cooperates with other shifts and the management team in housekeeping endeavors Communications As a member of the Production team, insures the effective shift communication and teamwork with the other operators occurs each scheduled shift Maintains effective communication with members of the support group Qualifications Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Works with minimal amount of supervision Team player Able to evaluate a situation and make a good decision Able to keep operating logs and records Able to read manuals and problem solve Good past work history Good attendance Able to stand for long periods of time Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and at times more Attention to package integrity Trouble shooting skills Good hygiene Attention to quality assurance Good communication Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice EOE M/W/Vet/Disabled Primary Location: US-MN-Alex Minnesota St Facility Work Locations: Alex Minnesota St Facility 3915 Minnesota Street Alexandria 56308 Job: Operations Organization: CPG Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Employee Status: Regular Job Type: Standard Job Posting: Sep 15, 2020, 8:07:10 AM The Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Employer does not discriminate in employment and no question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excusing any applicant's consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.