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Filling Operator

Company: Nestle
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestle Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Associate is responsible for maintaining operations by operating various pieces of equipment in the Department such as fillers, cappers, cap hoppers, and lift trucks along with communicating with other Operators upstream and downstream of their assigned equipment.
    • Associate expected to be the area Subject Matter Expert (SME) on one of the equipment groups in the filling area.
    • Maintain all standards and monitor glass and equipment to prevent breakage.
    • Associate will be expected to operate all filling equipment to include, but not limited to: Filler, Capper, Quality equipment, cap hopper and feed system, and others.
    • 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, such as capper checks and flashlight inspections.
      • Consume materials and declare production as well as 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 continuous light physical exertion. Work pace is normal and requires close attention. REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
        • Minimum High school diploma or GED required.
        • Must be able to understand written English 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 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 , Filling Operator, Other , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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