Company: HILL'S PET NUTRITION
Posted on: February 24, 2021
OPERATIONS ASSISTANT Relocation Assistance Offered Within Region
# 96980 - Emporia, Kansas, United States This position will have
primary responsibility for assisting Operation Technicians with the
preparation and execution of startup, changeovers, and line shut
down, executing the master sanitation functions, coordination of
production materials, safety compliance, data collection,
maintaining 5S Visual Workplace and overall production support. The
Operations Assistant will also be responsible to work within a
structure that requires considerable interaction with others in the
same production unit as well as other production units and support
functions. Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Understands and is responsible for full compliance and
following of all Quality, GMP's, AIB and Micro (C&S
Guidelines), EOHS, and safety standards and guidelines.
- Assist with startup, changeovers, and line shut down of
automated and manual equipment throughout the production
- Performs Housekeeping activities as per master sanitation
schedule, and conducts/participates in area housekeeping
assessments as required to meet all GMP's, FDA and AIB
requirements. --- Responsible to support line operations during
lunches, breaks and coverage for open positions. --- Responsible
for finished goods preparation and inspection, including top cap
placement, inspection check list, legible date codes, and quality
of bag seals.
- Production line waste removal and disposal according to
Standard Operating Procedures. --- Responsible for cleaning and
sanitization of equipment throughout the production areas during
operation. Trained in LOTO, chemical handling, PPE, etc.
- Understand and comply with Hill's policies, safety standards,
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Food Safety. Identify and
report Food safety issues to management. --- Responsible for
managing Dum back/Regrind/Reblend product movement. --- Supports
packaging lines with staging of resources needed based on the
production schedule including hand stacking of all bag sizes.
- Attends the Shift Transition Meeting to understand current
shift production schedule. --- Contribution of additional work
hours when needed to meet business demands. Basic qualifications
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Must be able to work any shift schedule, including nights and
- Ability to bend, climb, and work in confined spaces, and work
in hazardous condition spaces for up to twelve hours per day.
- Ability to push totes containing product up to 750 lbs.
- Ability to work in extreme weather conditions with temperature
ranges from cold to hot and humid.
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, repeatedly.
- Use a stand-up or sit-down forklift, intermittently for up to
twelve hours per day. --- Walk unlimited distances each day.
Preferred qualifications include:
- Technical college/vocational school certificate or Associates
degree in Manufacturing - related area preferred.
- Ability to use hazardous materials.
- Food safety experience including cleaning and sanitization of
equipment. Equal Opportunity Employer Colgate is an equal
opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national
origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status
(United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by
law Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can
apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover
letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not
considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We
look forward to your application. Work that matters, fueled by
passion for pets! At Hill's we have a purpose. Every day around the
world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through
pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and
brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering
commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and
lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.
HILL'S-- Prescription Diet-- therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S--
Science Diet-- and HILL'S-- Ideal Balance--- wellness pet foods are
sold worldwide. Hill's is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a
leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral
Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of
products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and
Colgate, please visit and , or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook,
Twitter and YouTube. Reasonable accommodation during the
application process is available for persons with disabilities.
Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you
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