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Land O'Lakes Inc. Utility Operator - 2nd Shift-R-13288 in Willmar, Minnesota

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.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.We're looking for audacious optimists and innovative thinkers to help us meet food's toughest challenges.Utility Operator - 2nd ShiftJob Description :Utility operator will perform a variety of jobs and be assigned to jobs wherever and whenever the need arises. The utility operator is required to learn at minimum the following skills: Mixing, Micro-Mix, Pelleting, Feederline Bulk, Dry Bulk Load Out, Packaging, Feederline Packaging, Receiving, Grinding and Flaking. The primary responsibility and time spent will be to cover time off for other operators and as required by management. Utility operator will provide additional help to all areas throughout the shift as well as housekeeping responsibilities. The utility operator must know and understand each process area previously stated and PLC system associated with that process area in order to operate it safely and efficiently. The utility operator must comply with Purina's Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and abide by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations for drug handling.LOCATION: Willmar, MNHOURS:2nd Shift (2:00pm - 10:30pm) *Schedule can change depending on production needs.WAGE RANGE SALARY: $19.71/HourLand O'Lakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits.Required Education :High School Diploma or GEDRequired Qualifications and Experiences :18 years or older1 years of continuous manufacturing experienceBasic computer skills.Ability to read, write, comprehend, follow verbal and written instructions and possess basic mathematical skillsPreferred Qualifications and Experiences:2 years of continuous manufacturing experienceSelf-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.Ability to follow manufacturer's specifications and directionsAble 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 tasksSKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:Mechanically inclined individual who can help troubleshoot their system. Must possess knowledge of the control board and operation of equipment. Individual must understand and abide by all Land O' Lakes and Purina Animal Nutrition Code of Conduct, Safety, Quality, and Environmental programs. Proficiently operate a forklift truck in a safe manner. Be able to withstand heights such as tops of bins, legs, and other equipment. Purina requires all employees to work together to produce a quality product in a prompt and courteous manner. Practice good customer service procedures. Individual must accurately complete all documents for in-house use and federal regulations. Person must be able to perform required duties sufficiently with minimal supervision, assist in troubleshooting, and work overtime when required. Must be able to perform simple math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division). Proficient in basic computer skills. Must possess the ability to work as a p