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Production Machine Operator (PMO)

Company: Shearer's Foods
Location: Hermiston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description You already --- LOVE --- us Shearer's is a privately held producer, leading co-manufacturer and distributor of quality snack foods sold under the Shearer's brand, and other private labels. Ranking number one in private brand and contract manufactured salty snacks, as well as the number two supplier of private brand cookies and crackers in North America, you love our products, although you may not be familiar with our name We utilize our manufacturing expertise to serve as a strategic supplier to our partners, who are nationally recognized retail and restaurant brands. With exceptional competence in product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, we continue to embrace significant growth in each segment of our business. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, we have over 5,000 associates in 12 state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution sites in North America. You can visit our website at www.Shearers.com . At Shearer's, we provide the safest environment possible for our employees by providing proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), frequent and thorough sanitation practices, social distancing, daily temperature checks, as well as virtual interviewing options. Safety is our absolute priority. Packaging Machine Operator Hermiston, Oregon $19.60 Starting Pay (Pay increases to $20.51 after 6 months & $21.59 after 1 year) 8 Hour Night Shift 12:00 AM - 8:00 AM 12 Hour Night Shift 4:00 PM - 4:00 AM The Packaging Machine Operator (PMO) will set-up, run and change over complex packaging line equipment - scales (Ishida or TNA), labelers, case sealer, baggers, seasoners, ACPs, etc. All products manufactured must follow appropriate procedures in a clean and safe work environment and meet all GMP and other applicable regulations. The PMO is responsible for the integrity of the area's data acquisition and reporting systems. The PMO receives daily direction from the Line Lead and, along with the Line Lead Team, develops the Plan for the Day. What you bring to the table Lead with "Safety First" Culture Demonstrate technical and business expertise on systems/products/technologies they are responsible for and provide input and suggestions for process improvements as well as for procedure writing and revision. Adjust/Repair scales and baggers components (formers, scale buckets, tumblers, check weighers, etc.) Generate WO and close out minor PMs using Maintenance Connection (CMMS). Perform packaging line / equipment operational tasks that include monitoring and documenting production and equipment performance, trouble-shooting operational problems, staging correct supplies at the packaging line, inspection of packaging, hand packing, etc. Complete, review, and in collaboration with Quality Assurance ensure written and electronic documentation is accurate and factual as required by policy, procedure and regulatory guidelines. Hold quality and reliability as high standards of production service and clearly communicates these standards to others. Assists or signs-off on process control strategies to enable technicians to respond to out of control situations Serve as a technical liaison for technicians as well as plant technical and management resources. Owns the integrity of the area's data acquisition and reporting systems Demonstrates technical ability to make the connection between raw data and actual manufacturing events and can make that data/process connection for others Actively participate in and lead the DO/Tier One meetings and capture daily line performance (metrics) data using LEDS (line event data) system. Drive total employee involvement in critical success areas by identifying, recording and solving defects Leads/support identification of root causes and addresses them using proper CI tools. Drive line improvements daily through prioritization of loss elimination opportunities, management of rate strategy and ownership of data integrity. Education and Work Experience 2 years previous high-volume manufacturing environment - preferred High school diploma/GED required. The ability to function in a team-based continuous improvement environment Excellent scientific, analytical, and diagnostic aptitude Ability to work independently Must have a mechanical aptitude for understanding and maintaining system equipment Ability to lift 50 pounds and work safely in varying climate conditions Ability to manage time effectively and make calculated decisions Must be willing to work weekends as needed Working Conditions The PMO position is located in a manufacturing environment, which includes: Exposure to high temperatures Fumes or airborne particles Moving mechanical parts and vibration Loud noise level Elevated Heights Allergens Job Type: Full-time cbhrm

Keywords: Shearer's Foods, Yakima , Production Machine Operator (PMO), Professions , Hermiston, Washington

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