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Prep Machine Operator

Company: Nestle
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:


  • Work in various prep areas to create consistent and compliant product for processing/filling. Assemble, operate, and maintain equipment including, but not limited to: varied grinding equipment, raw material conveyance machinery, varied peeling equipment, and lift-truck.
    • Associate will be expected to operate all equipment in prep area.
    • Associate will be expected to perform lift-truck operating duties
    • Collaborate with supervisor and fellow associates to run production, troubleshoot, problem solve and determine ideas for continuous improvement.
    • Additional duties as assigned by department supervisor.
    • Must complete all documentation as required.
      • Employee will perform quality checks according to the QMS
      • Consume materials and declare production as well as complete all area setups and checks.
      • Order/return materials for production including staging materials to location current inventory system.
      • Associate may be called upon to perform varied clean-up duties. These may include, but are not limited to: COP, general housekeeping, assembly and disassembly of equipment, checking and connecting line paths, line flushing or rinsing, and returning of unused ingredients. REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
        • Minimum High school diploma or GED required.
        • Must be able to understand written English, recipes, written instructions, and perform basic math skills.
        • Associate will be required to document that he/she is qualified to perform the functions of position.
        • Employee must be able to perform moderate to heavy lifting (up to 70 lbs).
        • 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. 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 Nestle. 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. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.The Nestle 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 or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Keywords: Nestle, Fort Smith , Prep Machine Operator, Other , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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