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Thermal Processing Operator

Thermal Processing Operator

  • 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.
  • Associate is required to maintain area housekeeping and specific machine cleaning.  Work requires moderate to great physical exertion.  Work pace is above normal and requires extreme attention to detail. 
  • Minimum High school diploma or GED required. 
  • Must attend and pass Better Process Controls School.
  • Must be able to understand written English, recipes, written instructions and perform basic math skills.
  • Associate will be required to use computers to perform job duties.
  • Associate will be required to document that he/she is qualified to perform the functions of position.
  • 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.  
  • Required: Minimum 6 months relevant work experience
  • Preferred: 3 years’ experience in food manufacturing or other manufacturing setting

  •  

    Excellent Communication Skills

    Moderate Computer Knowledge

    Basic Math Skills

    Lift-Truck operation

    Quality Knowledge

    Attention to detail

    Chemical Awareness

    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.

 

 

  • 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.
  • Associate is required to maintain area housekeeping and specific machine cleaning.  Work requires moderate to great physical exertion.  Work pace is above normal and requires extreme attention to detail. 
  • Minimum High school diploma or GED required. 
  • Must attend and pass Better Process Controls School.
  • Must be able to understand written English, recipes, written instructions and perform basic math skills.
  • Associate will be required to use computers to perform job duties.
  • Associate will be required to document that he/she is qualified to perform the functions of position.
  • 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.  
  • Required: Minimum 6 months relevant work experience
  • Preferred: 3 years’ experience in food manufacturing or other manufacturing setting

  •  

    Excellent Communication Skills

    Moderate Computer Knowledge

    Basic Math Skills

    Lift-Truck operation

    Quality Knowledge

    Attention to detail

    Chemical Awareness

    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


Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith

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