Sanitation Operator

Red Collar Pet Foods, Inc.
Published
June 26, 2020
Location
Clinton, OK
Job Type
 

Description

Job Location:: Clinton, OK - Clinton, OK

Red Collar Pet Foods is looking for a Sanitation Operator to join our exciting new pet food business at one of our manufacturing plants. Who is Red Collar? We are pet people, and to us pets are family. We believe that they deserve good food made with wholesome and balanced nutrition in every bag and bowl. It is our commitment to quality ingredients and manufacturing exclusively in the U.S. which makes us all proud of our company and the pets we ultimately feed.

As part of our overall total compensation package, Red Collar Pet Foods offers a competitive benefits package to all associates which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, and 401k match. Associates are also immediately eligible (based on hire date) up to three weeks of vacation, Paid Holidays per year, Sick Pay, Maternity & Parental Leave and annual/quarterly bonus earning potential, plus many other ancillary benefits not listed here.

Purpose of Role

The role functions as a member of an area team that is directly responsible for general labor assignments within the plant. These duties include janitorial, sanitation, forklift, climbing ladders, etc. The Sanitation Laborers must ensure efficiency, operational conformance, product quality and continuous improvement. Production Operators must have the skill set to train and/or perform the tasks of other associates in the area as needed. This job requires strong communication, interpersonal and team building skills to support site objectives.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Performs all assigned activities and job tasks within a line or area
  • Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Takes corrective actions in solving problems to root cause level
  • Responsible for implementing site and corporate Food Safety and Sanitation Initiatives
  • Work in conjunction with the quality team
  • Participates in Food Safety inspections and reports
  • Execute Master Cleaning Schedule
  • Must be forklift certified or have the ability to qualify
  • Assess equipment operating reliability and perform routine repairs, adjustments and malfunction troubleshooting
  • Performs all shift support documentation in a quality matter
  • Demonstrates high degree of ownership for product quality: Performs all standard quality checks & other quality related duties
  • All associates are responsible for the safety, quality and food safety in their work area
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Key Functional Skills/Knowledge

  • Team player
  • Action oriented
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-development
  • Must be capable of working at elevated heights and or confined space
  • Wearing proper personal protective equipment (, bump cap, ear plugs, safety shoes, and uniform)
  • Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 55 lbs.
  • Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot to cold, dust dirt and chemicals
  • Knowledge of local, federal, and industry regulations with regards to:
    • Food Safety (GMP, HACCP)
    • Q&FS testing practices and procedures, QMP polices and SPC
    • Forklift assignments require OSHA certification and getting on and off frequently

Qualifications

  • Standing on a concrete floor
  • Wearing proper personal protective equipment (hair net, bump cap, ear plugs, safety shoes, and uniform)
  • Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 55 lbs
  • Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot to cold, dust dirt and chemicals
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a High school diploma or equivalent education
  • Must be willing and able to work and accept varying shifts and schedules
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate in the English language
  • Successful completion of a substance screening and background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience operating a variety of machines
  • 2 years of work experience within manufacturing, or a technical and/or trade discipline
  • Working Knowledge of food safety, GMP, GHOP, HACCP, SPC
  • Demonstrated competency in computer and pc software including MS Office and email
  • Knowledge of inventory control principles
  • Experience with JD Edwards

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