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Processing Technician

Processing Technician

 

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Snapshot

Responsible for batching, processing, and filling of homogeneous slurries into individual serving pouches.

In alignment with Act 593 (B) this position is considered safety sensitive as this employee prepares recipes and mixtures for final product and ensures products are consistent with formula/recipes.  In addition, this position operates, maintains and monitors machinery.

Position Summary

  • Originate, plan, adapt, and organize methods to accomplish work in the batching, processing, and filling areas of pouch production. Set-up varied equipment for recipe specific parameters.  Assemble, operate, maintain, and monitor equipment during operations.  Troubleshoot failures and/or alarms.
    • Associate will be expected to operate all equipment in area, including but not limited to: tanks, processing skids, tote concentrate stations, various finishers and/or grinding equipment, filler, and pasteurizer.
    • Associate will be expected to perform lift-truck and/or Walkie-stacker operating duties
    • Collaborate with supervisor and fellow associates to run production, troubleshoot, problem solve and determine ideas for continuous improvement.   
    • Additional duties as assigned by department supervisor.
  •  Must complete all documentation as required.
    • Employee will perform quality checks according to the QMS
    • Consume materials and declare production as well as complete all area setups and checks. 
    • Order/return materials for production including staging materials to location current inventory system.

Associate will be called upon to perform varied clean-up duties.  These may include, but are not limited to:  CIP, COP, general housekeeping, assembly and disassembly of equipment, checking and connecting line paths, line flushing or rinsing, and returning of unused ingredients.    

What will make you successful

Minimum High school diploma or GED required. 

Must be able to understand written English, recipes, written instructions, and perform basic math skills. 

Associate will be required to document that he/she is qualified to perform the functions of position.

Employee must be able to perform moderate to heavy lifting (up to 70 lbs).

Employee must support and comply with all Company programs and policies including, but not limited to:  affirmative action goals and commitments, SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) strategies, corporate citizenship initiatives, NCE (Nestle Continuous Excellence), TPM (Total Performance Management), GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices) and Safety Policies to ensure employee safety and product quality.  Employee must meet all requirements related to NQMS (Nestle Quality Management System) and ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standards for Quality, Food Safety, Environmental Compliance and Occupational Health and Safety. 

Excellent Communication Skills, Moderate Computer Knowledge

Basic Math Skills, Lift-Truck operation, Problem Solving Skills

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Snapshot

Responsible for batching, processing, and filling of homogeneous slurries into individual serving pouches.

In alignment with Act 593 (B) this position is considered safety sensitive as this employee prepares recipes and mixtures for final product and ensures products are consistent with formula/recipes.  In addition, this position operates, maintains and monitors machinery.

Position Summary

  • Originate, plan, adapt, and organize methods to accomplish work in the batching, processing, and filling areas of pouch production. Set-up varied equipment for recipe specific parameters.  Assemble, operate, maintain, and monitor equipment during operations.  Troubleshoot failures and/or alarms.
    • Associate will be expected to operate all equipment in area, including but not limited to: tanks, processing skids, tote concentrate stations, various finishers and/or grinding equipment, filler, and pasteurizer.
    • Associate will be expected to perform lift-truck and/or Walkie-stacker operating duties
    • Collaborate with supervisor and fellow associates to run production, troubleshoot, problem solve and determine ideas for continuous improvement.   
    • Additional duties as assigned by department supervisor.
  •  Must complete all documentation as required.
    • Employee will perform quality checks according to the QMS
    • Consume materials and declare production as well as complete all area setups and checks. 
    • Order/return materials for production including staging materials to location current inventory system.

Associate will be called upon to perform varied clean-up duties.  These may include, but are not limited to:  CIP, COP, general housekeeping, assembly and disassembly of equipment, checking and connecting line paths, line flushing or rinsing, and returning of unused ingredients.    

What will make you successful

Minimum High school diploma or GED required. 

Must be able to understand written English, recipes, written instructions, and perform basic math skills. 

Associate will be required to document that he/she is qualified to perform the functions of position.

Employee must be able to perform moderate to heavy lifting (up to 70 lbs).

Employee must support and comply with all Company programs and policies including, but not limited to:  affirmative action goals and commitments, SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) strategies, corporate citizenship initiatives, NCE (Nestle Continuous Excellence), TPM (Total Performance Management), GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices) and Safety Policies to ensure employee safety and product quality.  Employee must meet all requirements related to NQMS (Nestle Quality Management System) and ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standards for Quality, Food Safety, Environmental Compliance and Occupational Health and Safety. 

Excellent Communication Skills, Moderate Computer Knowledge

Basic Math Skills, Lift-Truck operation, Problem Solving Skills

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72904

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72904


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