Production Changeover/Run Operator
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Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Production Changeover/Run Operator assists in the sanitation of the Packaging department and assists machine operators by performing the following duties.
Coordinates the line activity and movement of resources to ensure safety, quality and performance objectives are met.
Operates and performs changeovers of the lines/equipment within required timelines and demonstrates the ability to consistently meet safety, quality and efficiency goals.
Cleans and assembles equipment according to standard operating procedures.
Prepares work area at beginning of shift and cleans up work area at end of shift and/or at end of production run to ensure area is ready for next job. Cleans or sanitizes all food contact surfaces between changes of product.
Ensures availability of all required materials and supplies using the appropriate lift trucks, hand jacks and other equipment once certifications are achieved.
Performs operator scheduled maintenance checklist.
Examines product for identity and any impurities. Weighs out ingredients as listed using scales with printers and mixes ingredients, using appropriate mixing method, carefully and thoroughly.
Follows batch instructions on BPR or deviation to meet desired specification on equipment.
Notifies supervisor, lead, SME or R&D of any concerns with instructions on BPR or deviation.
Under the direction of SME operate equipment within the setup parameters given. Adjustments are made by SME only.
Records all item and lot number information on production ticket. Documents and updates mix tickets and log book, ensuring that all information is written truthfully and legibly. Enters all information into computer system for tracking and accountability purposes, ensuring that all information is correct.
Lifts and places raw materials into appropriate tote or tank equipment or mixers via automatic or manual lifting. Properly labels bulk containers, mixes etc.
Submits daily report of duties performed and production quantities produced.
Keeps Quality Control and Research & Development departments informed to ensure correct amounts of raw materials are used and to recommend improvements to existing products.
Conducts quality checks at regular intervals; inspects ingredients and finished product to ensure product is processed according to specifications.
Diagnoses and performs minor machine maintenance and makes any needed adjustments. Works closely with maintenance when escalation is needed for a mechanical issue.
Identifies and submits suggestions to improve efficiencies, quality and safety.
Complies with safety requirements, GMP requirements, and SOPs/WIs for work area.
Assists coworkers to set up machine and stacks, marks, packs, and transports in process/finished product.
Reduces downtime by assuring tasks are performed promptly, safely and efficiently.
Completes required paperwork truthfully, accurately and timely.