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Royal Canin Packaging Area Coordinator (2nd shift) in Lewisburg, Ohio

Job Description:

The main purpose of the KSE Control Room Operator is to ensure the efficient flow of product to the packaging lines to keep production running and to properly manage the quality of materials from the finished product silos to the production line bins.

Both a production and quality mindset will be key for this role due to handling multiple production lines running simultaneously as well as tracking and properly segregating material to ensure the quality of the final product.

Additionally, the KSE Control Room Operator can manage the packaging team in the absence of the Packaging Lead and Flex Operator to provide more cross functionality and support for each shift.

What are we looking for?

  • Preferred Qualifications:§ High School diploma, or equivalentPreferred Experience:§ Minimum 1 year experience in a food production environment§ Ability to work any shift as needed§ Proficiency in learning new control systems§ Ability to problem solve and determine root cause of issues§ Attentive to details & good communication skills (written & verbal)§ Ability to work in a fast-paced, fluid manufacturing environment§ Interpersonal skills to work in a team environment§ Self-management skills with a positive attitude and minimal supervision

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Communication – Ensure that information is communicated from Extrusion to Packaging on the availability of product or issues that are causing a lack thereof. Open communication with the Packaging Lead to ensure planned production schedule is being followed and fulfilled.

  • Control Systems – Operate and control multiple product delivery systems (Courbon, Advanced Engineering, and KSE Promas) for efficient transfer from Extrusion to Packaging lines.

  • Quality Assurance – Segregate product according to Q&FS standards ensuring that there is adherence to FIFO, no product mixing, confirmation of empty bins, etc.

  • Production Management – Create production runs for the mobile scale & mixer equipment to deliver kibble to multiple packaging lines from the 27 finished product silos.

  • Troubleshooting – Monitor the control systems for any issues that could block production (from the transfer to the finished product silos to the packaging lines) and troubleshoot mechanical & system issues, calling for help as necessary from site resources & vendor resources.

  • Other System Operations – Monitor the kibble recovery system for any issues & troubleshoot problems. Operate the Big Bag system when routing product to the super sacks.

  • Associate Development – Interaction and communication with multiple teams in the plant (Flow, Packaging, Extrusion, Quality) to gather cross functional knowledge of plant operations.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Communication – Open communication with Flow associates for staging line materials such as empty bags and cases.

  • Material Handling – Operate pallet jacks to move line materials and scrap totes as necessary.

  • Problem Solving – Investigate traceability records in the case of a quality concern to aid with Q&FS investigations.

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.

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