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ConAgra Foods Machine Operator - Nights FY21-25 in North Mankato, Minnesota

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG. Perform job with utmost Caution and Safety. The Machine Operator is responsible for working safely and efficiently to set up, operate, troubleshoot and maintain all machinery on the production floor while ensuring all finished product meets food safety and quality requirements. Essential Duties and Responsibilities (not all inclusive): Adhere to all safety policies and procedures. Pre-inspect work station(s) to ensure all equipment is in safe working condition. Maintain a clean and organized production area to promote a safe work environment. Follow LOTO procedures. Notify Supervisor immediately if any unsafe or potentially hazardous conditions are discovered. Perform hourly checks, consistently and timely. Verify lot and sell by codes on bags and labels for accuracy. Maintain and demonstrate a thorough understanding of processing specifications for varying products and materials. Match material item numbers and lot codes to corresponding product accurately. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of electronic inventory tracking system (SAP). Order and receive materials. Perform safety and quality checks as needed. Perform pre/post sanitation tasks to clean and sanitize all production equipment as necessary. Effectively and safely operate, perform preventative maintenance, and perform corrective maintenance on the following equipment in order to meet or exceed planned performance measures; 4 Kettle automated popping system (G-Zilla) Hayssen Sandiacre vertical form fill and seal machine Ishida scale Xray inspection machine Conveyors / Fastbacks Rotating sifting drums Popcorn kettles Case labelers Case sealers Bag sealers Pallet wrappers Other equipment necessary for operation Control, maintain and repair equipment throughout the plant. Assist with maintenance related improvement projects as needed. Complete proper paperwork for maintenance work orders. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must be able to effectively use the English language, in verbal and written form. Must be able to effectively communicate and interpret work instructions and safety rules using English. Basic Math skills required; fraction, decimal, ratio, division, multiplication calculations. Use of calculator and ability to take and record measurements is required. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple to complex instructions. Ability to deal with variable situations with occasional or frequent variables. Education and/or Experience Mechatronics Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A background in food manufacturing or general manufacturing is preferred. Travel and Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Individuals must be capable of performing light physical activity as part of the essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. *While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell with reasonable accommodation. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with reasonable accommodation. Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex,