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Production Operators-2nd and 3rd shifts

Company: Imerys
Location: Niagara Falls
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description IMERYS, is the Global Leader in Mineral-based specialty solutions for industry. IMERYS transforms a unique range of minerals to deliver essential functions that are essential to its customers--- products and manufacturing processes. POSITION: Production Operator-Bagger (non-exempt, hourly); Niagara Falls, NY STATUS: Full-Time, Permanent REPORTS TO: Shift Supervisor JOB SUMMARY: The position is to perform Bagger Operations in its entirety. The Bagger will be required to perform duties as assigned and conduct themselves in a professional manner. KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES: Employee must operate the baggers per the direction of supervision and the operating instructions, QP-9-7, Bagging and Sampling of Finished Product. This includes, but is not limited to: Obtain instructions for product packaging requirements Review product packaging requirements per Production Plan prior to packaging Add labels where necessary Verify or use the proper pallet arrangement Fill bulk bags, paper bags, plastic bags, or other finished product containers Maintain accurate bag and box weights Record and execute all associated data and paperwork Bring errors and discrepancies to the attention of leadership Employee must operate and clean the mixers per the direction leadership and the operating instructions, QP-9-8, Cleaning the Powder Mixer. This includes, but is not limited to: Perform necessary lockout of powder mixers Clean mixers in accordance with accepted practices At shift turnover, the bagger must communicate with leadership and/or the Relief Operator Assist shipping personnel in their duties when needed Exercise good housekeeping (put packaging materials away after use, and keeps work areas clean) Clean work area after every shift; use a vacuum to clean bagger at end of each shift, when needed; sweep floors as needed Beginning of shift duties Meet with leadership to obtain assignment Walk the work area. Look specifically for housekeeping issues, and safety issues Review work instructions. Discuss with leadership any concerns they have End of Shift Duties Walk the work areas. Look specifically for housekeeping issues, and safety issues Make sure that shift leadership is aware of any necessary communications and has all the appropriate paperwork Notify maintenance personnel of equipment irregularities and failures Perform additional duties as assigned by Supervisor and/or Plant Manager SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES REQUIREMENTS: Strong attention to detail and ability to organize priorities Strong mechanical aptitude Must be able to work well with others and follow directions Must maintain poise under pressure Must have basic math comprehension and problem solving skills Must be capable of reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals Ability to write and communicate clearly and effectively on work orders and safety improvement recommendations Ability to troubleshoot system performance related issues to solve basic problems and find a safe effective solution EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Physical ability to safely operator motorized vehicles (tow motor, powered hand trucks) Ability to lift 50 pounds routinely throughout the work day WORK ENVIRONMENT: Regularly works in a manufacturing and warehouse environment, and often works near moving mechanical parts, motorized equipment and vehicles (tow motors) Routinely exposed to airborne particulates, dust and caustic chemicals/raw materials Daily contact with high temperature materials (steam, slurry) and equipment conditions (spray tower) Can be exposed to extreme heat/cold depending on the season The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. SAFETY: Workers have a responsibility to comply with instructions given for their own safety and health and that of others, in adhering to safe work procedures. They must also co-operate with management in its fulfilment of its legislative obligations. They are expected to take care to ensure their own safety and health and that of others, and to abide by their duty of care provided for in the regulations. They shall report any injury, hazard or illness immediately, where practical to their supervisor. They will not willfully or recklessly interfere with safety equipment. Employees shall also abide by site safety rules including conducting Take 5 self-risk assessments, following the Serious 7 protocols, and the Cardinal Rules. IMERYS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management---s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Keywords: Imerys, Niagara Falls , Production Operators-2nd and 3rd shifts, Professions , Niagara Falls, New York

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