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Thermal Processing Operator

Thermal Processing Operator

 

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.

 

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Position Snapshot

Employee works as a team member to facilitate the thermal processing and food safety of glass containers by ensuring equipment is operating correctly and maintaining production standards.

In alignment with Act 593(B) this position is considered safety sensitive as this employee operates, maintains, and monitors machinery. 

Position Summary

  • Associate is responsible for maintaining operations by operating various pieces of equipment in the Department such as cage loading equipment, retorts, pasteurizing equipment, and lift trucks along with communicating with other Operators upstream and downstream of their assigned equipment.
    • Associate expected to ensure proper processing of purees and meat products in glass jars.
    • Responsible for movement of glass jars and processing between cap coding and labeling.  Duties may include loading cages with jars, pushing/pulling cages, refilling cage dividers, hoisting cages into and out of retorts, monitoring/programming thermal processing equipment (retorts and pasteurizers), assessing cap codes, and assessing damage to jars and/or caps among other duties.
    • Associate may be expected to perform lift-truck operating duties
    • Additional duties as assigned by department supervisor.
  • Must complete all documentation as required.                                                                                
    • Associate will perform quality checks according to the QMS
    • Associate will perform all glass breakage monitoring and prevention duties
    • Complete all area setups and checks. 
    • Order/return materials for production including staging materials to location using current inventory system.

 

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

Employee works as a team member to facilitate the thermal processing and food safety of glass containers by ensuring equipment is operating correctly and maintaining production standards.

In alignment with Act 593(B) this position is considered safety sensitive as this employee operates, maintains, and monitors machinery. 

Position Summary

  • Associate is responsible for maintaining operations by operating various pieces of equipment in the Department such as cage loading equipment, retorts, pasteurizing equipment, and lift trucks along with communicating with other Operators upstream and downstream of their assigned equipment.
    • Associate expected to ensure proper processing of purees and meat products in glass jars.
    • Responsible for movement of glass jars and processing between cap coding and labeling.  Duties may include loading cages with jars, pushing/pulling cages, refilling cage dividers, hoisting cages into and out of retorts, monitoring/programming thermal processing equipment (retorts and pasteurizers), assessing cap codes, and assessing damage to jars and/or caps among other duties.
    • Associate may be expected to perform lift-truck operating duties
    • Additional duties as assigned by department supervisor.
  • Must complete all documentation as required.                                                                                
    • Associate will perform quality checks according to the QMS
    • Associate will perform all glass breakage monitoring and prevention duties
    • Complete all area setups and checks. 
    • Order/return materials for production including staging materials to location using current inventory system.

 

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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