Royal Canin Receiving /Lab Operator - Days in Fremont, Nebraska
Perform reception operations including quality control analytic operations and physical offloading operations (including departmental sanitation tasks).
Day Rotating shift
What are we looking for?
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 55lbs
Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot to cold, dust dirt and chemicals
Vision correctable to 20/20
Be 18 years of age or older
Have a High school diploma, GED 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
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to plan work on a daily basis, work independently and be a self-starter and a highly motivated individual
Knowledge / Experience
Ability to work with a team and effectively interact with other departments
Prefer candidate with 1 year of work experience within manufacturing, or a technical and/or trade discipline
Demonstrated competency in computer and pc software including MS Office and email
Prefer candidate with knowledge of inventory control principles
Preferred science background or previous laboratory experience
Ability to operate a forklift, scissor lift, or other equipment
What will be your key responsibilities?
Quality tests of all incoming raw materials as specified in reception procedure
Sampling raw materials from bulk trucks, big bags, and totes
Perform various laboratory analysis on raw materials according to control plan
Perform receiving document procedures (delivery documentations) and sign delivery documents including, if necessary, quality / quantity objections
Inform Q&FS Manager of quality deviations according to product standards and production procedures
Accept or decline reception of goods according to reception procedures
Collaborate with raw material supply coordinator on inbound receiving scheduling priority
Offload raw materials from trucks (bulks -liquids, seed, meals…, big bags, bags) (including adding of chemicals like insecticide or antioxidant as required by quality specifications)
Accurately maintain WMS (Warehouse Management System)
Immediately report any stock discrepancies
Day to day use of forklifts and shag truck to offload and store raw materials in warehouse
Laboratory instrument calibrations, verifications and record keeping
Perform area-related equipment first level maintenance
Perform inventory of raw ingredients in bins, silos and racks (cyclical and period end inventories)
Detect and report raw material quality problems
Advise raw material supply coordinator of late or missing raw material deliveries
Customer service with inbound delivery companies
Prepare samples and documentation for external labs
Preparation of finished products to ensure quality control (micro sampling)
Accurate submission of products to offsite/external laboratory
Working knowledge of food safety
Responsible for assisting all areas in maintaining high levels of daily cleanliness and adherence to site GMP's
Prioritize work daily by identifying pressing issues, through communication with each operator, knowing shift production plans and awareness of area
Promote high quality team environment through effective team work and self-management with a positive attitude
Performs all assigned activities and job tasks within their area
Understands production schedules as they relate to shut downs
Detailed cleaning of large areas and work spaces
Detailed cleaning of large pieces of manufacturing equipment
Understanding of microbiological and pest control as it pertains to a food manufacturing environment
The ability to work with all Teams at the site on Sanitation, Pest Control and Housekeeping projects.
The ability to work in enclosed spaces
The desire to work as an interactive team in a plant setting
When assigned to a specific operation area, complete all duties associated with that assignment in a safe and efficient manner
Perform sanitation duties as required by the Master Sanitation Schedule, with particular attention to lock out/tag out procedures. Complete required documentation
Assist the plant to meet or exceed production goals
Other duties and responsibilities throughout the plant as assigned by Manager
What can you expect from Mars?
Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by the Five Principles.
Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.
Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.