• Manufacturing Technician

    Location US-CA-Victorville
    Job ID
    2018-11140
    Function
    Manufacturing & Production
  • Overview

    What we’re about:

    • Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
    • Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
    • Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
    • Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.

    This position will be responsible for safety, quality and productivity of all equipment on a high speed manufacturing line including unscrambler, filler, case former, case sealer, case packer. You will be responsible for performing receipt of all raw materials necessary to maintain support of manufacturing production lines. Perform and assist with machine startup/shutdown operations of all equipment in production areas including: filler, Douglas case wrap, case sealer, Hartness case packer, and palletizer/stretch wrapper. Assist with general operations in various areas as needed throughout the daily production schedules.

    Responsibilities

    What you’ll do:

    1. Responsible at all times for promoting a safety culture and awareness within the plant and their area. Support and adhere to all plant safety policies and procedures at all times.
    2. Adhere to safety procedures and wear appropriate PPE.
    3. Safe and efficient packaging line operation to meet or exceed all quality, scheduling and customer requirements.
    4. Perform machine set-up and changeovers.
    5. Perform line performance troubleshooting and maintenance as needed to include replacement of machine components as necessary.
    6. Perform line preventative maintenance, including adjustment, alignment and lubrication of machinery.
    7. Perform product quality tests, including but not limited to, pH, viscosity, product inspection, weight control, cap torque and finished product inspection.
    8. Computer operation including entering production information into the manufacturing system.
    9. Set-up and operate check weigher, bottle coder, case coder and/or inkjet coder as needed.
    10. Participate in continuous improvement teams to identify and resolve areas of downtime, such as Changeover reduction, etc.
    11. Assist with the training and certification program as needed.
    12. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    What you’ll need:

    1. High school diploma or GED required.
    2. Prior experience in a work environment requiring regular attendance and application of basic industrial environment skills such as spatial and temporal awareness, mechanical aptitude and process understanding. Minimum 6 months experience in an industrial environment and with the use and operation of commonly used industrial equipment.
    3. 3-5 years’ experience production line operation experience in a fast-paced lean manufacturing environment preferred.
    4. Strong mechanical aptitude, shop math skills and troubleshooting ability required.
    5. Previous experience with WMS, material handling and/or inventory control preferred

    Drug Free Workplace:

     

    All applicants who have received an offer of employment, as a condition of employment, are subject to our pre-employment drug testing process. The pre-employment testing procedure consists of dual testing methods: hair sample testing and a 10 panel urine sample test. Positive results will result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment immediately and the applicant will no longer be considered for employment. PLEASE NOTE: Medical Marijuana is not accepted as an exemption even where medical marijuana use is legal under state law, regulation or ordinance: testing positive for the presence of Marijuana or its metabolites will be considered a positive result and will result in withdrawal of the offer.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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