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Ingredient Handler - 1st shift

Company: Nestle
Location: Jonesboro
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Position Summary
Works under supervision of Production Supervisor with the guidance of other members of operations, maintenance, and plant management.Shift:

  • 1st shift 12-hour shift (3/4am-3/4pm)Responsibilities
    * Timely communication of all operational and/or safety issues to Team Leader to avoid accidents and unnecessary downtime.
    * Always keep work area clean and in compliance with all housekeeping and GMP standards by avoiding unnecessary spillage in work area.
    * Understand and follows all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
    * Timely communication of all operational and/or safety issues to Supervisor to avoid accidents and unnecessary downtime. Any issues that may adversely affect start-up, cause downtime, or could result in an accident are the responsibility of the Ingredient Handler to communicate to the Supervisor/Lead and/or other managers immediately.
    * Set-up area with necessary equipment in timely manner and assist with Line set-up.
    * Double check commodity codes of all ingredients before using to ensure correct ingredients are being used.
    * Complete all paperwork legibly and accurately and in a timely manner including any required HACCP paperwork and ensure that paperwork is delivered to the prescribed location at shifts end.
    * Check all scales used to ensure they are weighing properly before batching ingredients
    * Maintain all areas with regards to housekeeping, GMPs, and safety at all times.
    * Inspect area at shift's end and ensure that area is left neat and orderly.
    * Ensure that all batches are legibly and properly labeled with all required information.
    * Thoroughly clean and return all utensils and/or tools to Linen room at shift's end.
    * Ensure that all ingredients are properly covered and removed from areas at wash downs.
    * Adherence to plant attendance policies.
    * Maintain a positive working relationship with fellow team members and other departments.
    * Team members will participate in Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE) and Lean activities such as the Create Stability tools, such as Standard Work, Abnormality Identification, Center-lining and Help Chain.
    * Team members will be responsible for building their competency, creating self-development plans, keeping those plans up to date and help build the competency of others, as applicable.
    * Team members shall understand and follow factory management systems for human safety, food safety and/or environmental management. Understand and actively work toward achieving management system targets and objectives.
    * Team members shall follow the plant rules, procedures, and/or practices related to management systems. Team members will report incidents and unsafe conditions immediately, maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to the appropriate management system on all related procedures and programs.
    Continuous Operations areas will have the following additions:
    * Accurately turn equipment on/off, read all displays and menus and disassemble, clean, assemble, and properly and safely operate the equipment.
    * Safely and efficiently operate all hoses.
    * Ensure that all product has been removed from areas before using any hoses.
    * Ensure that all electrical panels, boxes, touch screens or other electrical devices have been closed and/or covered prior to using water in an area.
    * Knowledge of chemicals and their proper applications as well as safety precautions that must be followed.
    * Always wear all required safety equipment and devices.Other duties as assignedRequirementsEducation* High school diploma or GED preferredSkills* Reading, Math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and percentages), and leadership skills.
    * Demonstrates knowledge of Nestle Lockout / Tagout Policy.Requisition ID
    243804It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

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