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Production Operator

Production Operator

 

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary


The Production Operator positions are a vital piece of our manufacturing operations. You will be required to meet all Safety, Health, Quality and Environmental standards when performing job duties. The primary responsibilities in these roles include, but are not limited to operating various lines of equipment in production, packaging, moving raw material or finished packaged good with a forklift or other pallet jack, and providing relief for absences or vacations. These roles exist on all three shifts and the opportunity for mandatory or voluntary overtime exist on these shifts and weekends, as required.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supply production lines and meat prep stations with adequate supplies to ensure continuous operations.
  • Measure, weigh, blend and add materials to manual or automated systems, adjust speeds, temperatures, as needed.
  • Pull samples and perform quality test, assist on quality trials or deliver test samples to Quality Assurance.
  • Visually inspect ingredients and any substandard pallets or cans and remove any foreign materials from products.
  • Clean and sanitize work areas and equipment ensuring safe practices when mixing cleaning chemicals used in the sanitation process.
  • Safely and efficiently operate, troubleshoot, and make minor repairs on operating equipment and use lock out procedures, as prescribed.
  • Support the factory in continuous improvement initiatives.


Basic Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Manufacturing experience is preferred

 

REQUISITION ID:

201438

 

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.

 

 

 

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary


The Production Operator positions are a vital piece of our manufacturing operations. You will be required to meet all Safety, Health, Quality and Environmental standards when performing job duties. The primary responsibilities in these roles include, but are not limited to operating various lines of equipment in production, packaging, moving raw material or finished packaged good with a forklift or other pallet jack, and providing relief for absences or vacations. These roles exist on all three shifts and the opportunity for mandatory or voluntary overtime exist on these shifts and weekends, as required.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supply production lines and meat prep stations with adequate supplies to ensure continuous operations.
  • Measure, weigh, blend and add materials to manual or automated systems, adjust speeds, temperatures, as needed.
  • Pull samples and perform quality test, assist on quality trials or deliver test samples to Quality Assurance.
  • Visually inspect ingredients and any substandard pallets or cans and remove any foreign materials from products.
  • Clean and sanitize work areas and equipment ensuring safe practices when mixing cleaning chemicals used in the sanitation process.
  • Safely and efficiently operate, troubleshoot, and make minor repairs on operating equipment and use lock out procedures, as prescribed.
  • Support the factory in continuous improvement initiatives.


Basic Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Manufacturing experience is preferred

 

REQUISITION ID:

201438

 

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.

 

 

Ft. Dodge, IA, US, 50501

Ft. Dodge, IA, US, 50501


Nearest Major Market: Fort Dodge
Nearest Secondary Market: Ames

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