Technical Operator III
Direct, operate, and attend to all production activities and machinery on a specific production line within a business unit including starting and stopping machinery, ensuring components and other packaging materials are available and loaded into machines, ensuring quality of product, troubleshooting, doing minor machinery repairs and maintenance, monitoring the speed of the equipment, gathering data, and completing production-related reports.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Operate production equipment, troubleshoot process faults, and make required adjustments to ensure quality and efficiency
- Lead effective and safe changeover, start-up, and shutdown of all equipment in assigned work area
- Perform routine cleaning, lubrication, and basic maintenance of equipment. Develop, maintain, and follow cleaning, lubrication, and inspection standards.
- Understand WCM principles and demonstrate a commitment to those principles. Lead WCM small group activities including development of necessary documents to complete AM Steps and participating in presentations for step audits.
- Ensure production, reconciliation, and inventory documents are completed neatly and accurately
- Direct and train new teammates
- Collect data as needed to calculate OEE and determine major and minor losses
- Submit focused improvement ideas and participate in improvement activities using 5-Why analysis, CAP-Do, and other problem solving techniques
- Assist with major repairs, installations, and maintenance
- Coordinate activities between compounding, operations, and the warehouse
- Understand interaction of equipment and systems, identify equipment abnormalities, monitor equipment condition to improve outputs, interpret data (SPC, graphs, charts, OEE), identify problems (5-Why Analysis, CAP-Do Cycle), and formulate proper decisions
- Understand basic manufacturing principles including operation and maintenance of packaging equipment
- Perform quality checks on line. Understand and implement quality concepts and controls as related to specific equipment and processes. Locate, understand, and apply Standard Operating Procedures and One Point Lessons. Write and train other team members on SOPs and OPLs.
- Demonstrate a personal commitment to plant safety procedures. Work in a safe manner. Follow LOTO procedures. Communicate unsafe conditions to appropriate personnel. Understand how to locate and use MSDS documents.
- Demonstrate a personal commitment to housekeeping standards. Ensure work area is kept neat and orderly. Understand and follow 5S process.
- Understand different team roles and demonstrate effective communication and leadership skills in areas of responsibility. Able to move through team positions in both core-job and team leadership roles.
- A minimum an Associate Degree in Maintenance or within 6 months of graduation with a Maintenance degree
- May lift over 5 pounds but under 50 pounds 15 to 40% of time worked
- Use of common hand and power tools, product filler, valve inserters, cappers, gluers, labelers, gassers, carton formers, drop loaders, conveyors, scales, and measuring devices
- Able to use as appropriate SAP, Capture Data Collection Program, MS Excel, and MS Outlook
Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, Retirement & Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and Holidays.
Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions. Completion of the pre-screening questions are mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and pre-screening questions. If the pre-screening questions are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later.
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