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Production Operator - Days

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Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Erlanger, KY, US, 41018

Company: Perfetti Van Melle

WHAT WE OFFER

You know us from our great Perfetti Van Melle product brands: Airheads and Mentos

Come join a 2021 NKY Best Workplace!


Production Operator / Machine Operator Days

Starting Pay $ 20.00

 

Hours 6:00am-6:30pm
Schedule – 12 Hours
12 Hour Continental – Rotating schedule for entire year - only work 1/2 the year!!
                     Sun    Mon    Tues    Wed    Thurs    Fri      Sat 
Week 1        OFF    ON      ON      OFF    OFF      ON     ON
Week 2        ON      OFF    OFF    ON      ON        OFF   OFF 

At Perfetti Van Melle we have a core value of Care for Our People, and we are proud to offer benefit programs that support our team members goals and well-being. We offer competitive pay and great benefit options not limited to those listed below. Join the Sweet Life by applying today!


•    Paid time off - Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time Off
•    13 paid holidays
•    Opportunity for Annual Bonus
•    Monthly candy allotment – Airheads, Airheads Extremes, and Mentos
•    Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
      o    Individual medical premiums as low as $35 biweekly for individual coverage. Medical premium reductions for healthy behavior up to $600 per year for an individual or $1200 per year for an individual and spouse.
•    401k with Company Match up to 8%, ranking in the top 1% of the country. 
•    Wellbeing subsidy up to $500 Annually 
•    No cost 2x Your Earnings Life & AD&D insurance
•    No cost Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
•    Health Savings Account with company annual matching contribution up to $2,000 
•    No cost Long-Term Care plan at 10 years of service
•    Sam's Club or Costco annual membership reimbursement
•    Tuition Reimbursement Program
•    Service Awards
•    Company Provided Uniforms
•    Annual Safety Shoe Voucher up to $125
•    Celebrate with Perfetti in Community Days, Global Diversity Day, Company Picnic Events, Earth Day

WHAT YOU WILL DO

As a key member of our manufacturing team, the production operator performs all functions associated with the start-up, shutdown, lockout, sanitation, and operation of the packaging process equipment. Troubleshoots equipment and makes necessary adjustments to ensure the efficient flow of product. Ensures product quality within controlled parameters to minimize waste.
•    Efficiently and safely operate and monitor all packaging equipment to maintain product flow from discharge of the extruder to palletize.
•    Responsible for package integrity and quality checks, including metal, seals, code date, and product weight and case counts/weights.
•    Monitor and maintain correct product/case weights.
•    Handle scrap and waste from machine, as necessary.
•    Troubleshoot equipment to ensure continuous operation.
•    Perform data entry into the computer.
•    Work in a safe and responsible manner, exercising caution to avoid accidents, prevent injury to people or damage to the equipment.
•    Maintain a clean, orderly work area. Ensure area is clean and organized as part of the shift hand-off and weekly shutdown/sanitation process. Operate floor scrubber and other cleaning devices as required.
•    Adhere to all safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) policies and promote safe work practices.
•    Responsible for notifying maintenance or supervisor when line or piece of line is down and needs attention.
•    Other duties as assigned.

 

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU


•    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
•    Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
•    Previous manufacturing experience is preferred.
•    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
•    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
•    Ability to work overtime hours, above your normal schedule, to meet customer’s demands.
•    Strong troubleshooting and problem analysis skills.
•    Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)- Safety Shoes, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Uniform, Hairnet, Beard net, and Mask when required.
•    Occasional exposed to dusty conditions due to the handling of bulk products.  The employee must be able to wear and use breathing protection devices as required while working in these conditions.
•    Ability to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms. 
•    Ability to occasionally sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
•    Ability to talk, hear, and smell.
•    Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally push/pull 350-pound carts with wheels.
•    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.
•    Employee must be flexible in learning and working in other job functions to ensure a competent, trained workforce.
•    Valid driver's license and ability to travel between facilities preferred.

WHAT YOU WILL GAIN


•    On the Job Training
•    Knowledge of GMP's, FDA, and OSHA regulations. 
•    Training in Health and Safety policies and procedures.
•    Ability to operate manual and electric pallet jacks.


Perfetti Van Melle, USA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 


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