Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.
Danone North America is looking for a Filler Operator - Night Shift in Bridgeton, NJ.
This position is responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of the filler machines and downline equipment used to package beverages. The successful Operator will be competent in monitoring, maintaining and cleaning the filler equipment and packaging equipment in a fast-paced food manufacturing environment. Demonstrating their ability to communicate and work as a team with other key personnel within the operation is also a requirement.
Operate and constantly monitor the filler machines and packaging machines to achieve production goals, and to identify and alert maintenance and management of mechanical and operational issues
Ensure the equipment are consistently stocked with packaging to maintain steady production
Perform all quality control checks such as: monitoring the temperature of the product, monitoring and recording carton weights, performing carton dye checks, testing peroxide residuals, and other quality checks as needed…
Maintain the area and all equipment in a clean and sanitary manner to include efficient and thorough CIP, the exterior cleaning of equipment, and manual cleaning of non-CIP equipment, and other equipment used in packaging area.
Perform preventative and autonomous maintenance tasks such as changing gaskets and filters, replacing suction cups, performing CIL’s, deep cleaning to identify defects on the equipment…
Log shift events such as downtime sheets, weight control sheets, filler logs, CIP checklists, Informance Downtime, defect logs.
Must attend, and participate in daily shift meetings
Strict adherence to Good Manufacturing practices
Document and report Operator Quality Inspections and take line samples per guidelines Monitor case packing equipment to ensure it is functioning correctly
Stock equipment with cardboard wraps and 2pk & 3 pack sleeves
Troubleshoot and correct minor issues with the case packing equipment, including size change-overs / 2pk-6pk
Forklift Qualified, perform duties as assigned
Provide break relief to operations personnel
2nd Quality production brought back by the Cold Storage Warehouse is our responsibility to recondition in a timely manner, take ownership, assist your teammates as time allows. Conveyor cleaning is another example of a quality CPM that is our responsibility. Any 2nd quality production under 5 pallets produced by your crew must be completed before you leave your shift.
You are responsible to set up the carton barcode scanner during flavor changes and at shift change.
Other duties as assigned by the supervisor or team lead
Relieve personnel for breaks, lunch, meetings, and other activities as assigned by supervisor or team lead
Coverage of other areas or departments to meet business needs
Ensure adherence to plant standards (including but not limited to GMP, AIB, FDA, DaMaWay, Quality, Safety, Finance, ISO, CODES, Daily Direction Setting, Driving OE). As a fundamental piece of the organization, your responsibility is to participate and own the implementation and deployment of DaMaWay systems and its pillars (Leadership foundation, Daily Direction Setting, Driving OE; Autonomous Maintenance; planned Maintenance; Focused Improvement; Education and Training; Environmental, Health and Safety; Quality; Organization; Supply Network; Early Equipment Management) with the objective of owning your space, owning your performance (Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Mobilization, Nature) and owning your continuous improvement.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and / or EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or GED required; one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in Food Manufacturing/Production environment preferred.
Ability to read, write and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals. Ability to read, comprehend and follow simple instructions. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, and small group situations, to customers, clients and other employees of the organization. Ability to hear and perceive information at normal spoke word levels.
Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Possess the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Must have the ability to apply commonsense and understanding when carrying out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Must have the ability to prioritize and organize.
Must have the ability to demonstrate superb decision-making skills to determine the best course of action when performing the responsibilities of the job
Must demonstrate the ability to identify potential challenges with the process and when to notify the chain of command to prevent process failures
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITITES:
Basic computer skills
Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
Knowledge of CIP (clean in progress) procedures
Knowledge of safety programs and procedures
Available and willing to be contacted by phone in the event of an emergency and be able to work flexible schedules including weekends, late shifts, night shift, holidays and overtime
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear.
The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch.
The position requires manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination to run processing equipment. Normal range of hearing and vision is required.
There is occasional lifting of up to 35 pounds.
The position is exposed to machines, chemicals and solvents. Must be able to operate simple and, or complex heavy-duty machinery.
Requires working in areas that are not ventilated or air-conditioned.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
The noise level in the work environment requires mandatory hearing protection
Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. For more information, please visit DanoneNorthAmerica.com.
Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.