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Company: Land O' Lakes
Location: Milford
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Join Land O'Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We're a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another-not Wall Street. We're proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer: * Competitive compensation and rewards * Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family * Powerful savings programs * Training and career progression Operator SHIFT: 1st Shift Monday - Friday 7am to 3pm PAY: Starting at $23.02/Hr, up to $25/Hr within 6 months based on knowledge of the job $1000 sign on bonus: $500 Paid at 30 days, $500 Paid at 6 months 3 weeks of accrued vacation within your first year, times available based on seniority. The Production Operator * Focuses on setting up, operating, maintaining, cleaning and troubleshooting manufacturing production equipment (i.e., machining, processing, assembly, or packaging) * Operating machinery, hand tools, chemical set-up, assembly, and/or packaging equipment to manufacture products according to safety, production specifications, schedules, volume, cost, wastage targets, efficiency and quality standards * Moving, packing, weighing, and sorting raw materials or finished goods * Monitoring and acting on quality of output to identify, prevent reoccurrence, discard, or re-manufacture faulty products * Maintaining accurate daily production records as input to manufacturing performance analysis and examines production materials for processing. * Monitors machine parameters and troubleshoots processing problems. * Other duties as assigned. JOB SUMMARY: This role is part of our Purina Animal Nutrition business helping our network of local cooperatives, independent dealers and other large retailers serve producers, and animal owners throughout the United States. Through industry -leading R&D and committed partnerships, we innovate the nutrition products and practices that unlock the full potential of every animal for a healthier, more productive life. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: * Basic computer skills MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * Age: 18 years or older * Comprehension: Ability to read, write, comprehend, follow verbal and written instructions. * Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. * Safety: Ensuring the complete physical safety of oneself and one's co-workers at all times without exception * Time Management: Showing up on time, reliably completing tasks by the deadline, and adapting to changes in deadlines and priorities with minimal supervision * Coordination: Working well with others to meet team goals and adjusting to important changes * Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. * Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate. Physical Requirements for production positions regularly include: * Able to lift 50lbs * Frequent movement including walking, standing, bending/stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms, lifting, climbing and other active movements * Performing duties while wearing personal protective equipment * Working across temperature zones that may include cold and/or hot environments for extended periods and may include work in environments where dust is present * Shift schedules that include days, nights, and weekends, some holidays and periodic overtime WAGE RANGE SALARY: Land O'Lakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits. Nothing in this job description restricts the management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check. EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O'Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing. Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy. Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested. Land O'Lakes endeavors to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT. Land O'Lakes requires that employees report whether or not they have been fully vaccinated for COVID 19. Employees may be subject to COVID testing and/or vaccine mandates under regulations applicable to Land O'Lakes as a federal contractor and/or a large employer. Requests for accommodation from vaccination requirements for applicable roles will be administered through HR. Refer to this link for definition of fully vaccinated.

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