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Mars Processing/Mill Operator ($1,500 SIGN ON BONUS) in Mattoon, Illinois

Processing Mill Operator

Location/Site: Mattoon, IL

Manager: Matt Carmean

Job Purpose/Overview

The Processing Mill Operator provides Mars Petcare with the knowledge and skills to effectively and safely Batch/mix raw materials to high quality product; efficiently receive, test, analyze, and process raw ingredients.

Key Responsibilities

Sampling of all incoming raw materials

Visually inspect incoming commodities and take appropriate action on issues such as infestation, pests, mold, or any other quality issue

Perform required quality testing

FOSS Analyzer and lab equipment operation

Receiving and Quality systems database interfacing

Ensure adherence to all site food safety and security practices

Actively address food safety and quality concerns.

Unloading of all incoming raw materials

Major bin strategy coordination

Hard stock grinder management

Batching System Operation

Meet cut-off and tonnes requirements

Maintain a clean and safe work environment that promotes associate safety and product integrity

Improve operations through individual and group problem solving

Actively address food safety and quality concerns

Other duties as assigned

Context and Scope

Ability and willingness to develop and manage self, demonstrate self-directed workgroup leadership and contribute to efficiency, quality and cost optimization with minimal supervision

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Ability to operate forklift in a safe manner

Ability to work rotating shifts under stressful conditions such as heat, cold, high and/or confined spaces and have full mobility with ability to climb ladders and stairs

Job Specifications/Qualifications

Education & Professional:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

One to two years of manufacturing experience preferred

Knowledge & Experience:

Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices

Good basic math, reading and writing skills

Good mechanical aptitude

Basic knowledge of personal computers

Good problem solving skills

Good housekeeping skills