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Little Rock Production Operator

Company: Novus International
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

At Novus our goal as a company is to help feed the world affordable, wholesome food and achieve a higher quality of life. We aim to make a clear difference in sustainably meeting the growing global need for nutrition and health.
Novus' employees help bring this Vision and Mission to life. Our employees support our customer in over 80 countries worldwide. Our culture is driven by this mission to help support every person across the globe. We are always looking for dynamic people who share our mission to help feed the world.
General Responsibilities
The Production Operator sets up and operates process equipment. The production produces powder animal feed products which comply with established high quality, safety and environmental procedures. This role Identifies and resolves issues in samples or final production not meeting specifications. Under supervision from manager, receives a high level of instruction, guidance and direction.

  • Set up and operate process equipment including inside board, outside board and packaging based on production plan or instructions from Production Supervisor. Adhere to quality compliance and planned production volume of finished goods.
  • Ensure production meets manufacturing specifications and take action if process samples or final production is outside of desired range.
  • Set up and operate packaging equipment.
  • Perform routine operator outside rounds and document on outside operator round sheet. Provide quick feedback for any issue that need maintenance or management attention.
  • Adhere to safety, security and environmental procedures in all areas of facility.
  • Maintain order and cleanliness in work area and common areas during work shift.
  • Maintain production accounting, regulatory documentation, maintenance activities and time sheet data.
  • Perform safe forklift operations as required.
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory requirements (e.g. 21 CFR 507, Safe Feed/Safe Food, FAMI-QS) for safe production and handling of animal food.
  • Adhere to the Novus Management System (NMS), Novus Integrity System (NIS) and all policies and procedures related to position assignment. General Guidance for Key Knowledge/Skills/Experience
    • Completion of high school or comparable formal training
    • Experience in Industrial/Manufacturing/Plant Maintenance is a plus
    • Knowledge and experience running PLC interactive computer systems is a plus
    • Ability for troubleshooting is a plus
    • Strong commitment in personal safety
    • Strong record keeping skills
    • Certification in forklift operations, preferred Physical Requirements
      • Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, twist, reach with arms or hands, climb multiple flights of stairs, crawl, crouch, kneel, write & type.
      • Ability to lift and/or move items up to 55lbs frequently.
      • Ability to see, speak, hear, and smell. Must have depth perception, color vision and peripheral vision.
      • Required to pass OSHA respiratory physical and vision test, and to wear a respirator equipment when applicable. Other Essential Requirements
        • Fluent in English.
          Work Environment
          This role operates in a manufacturing facility including indoor/outdoor work environments year-round. This role must be able to use personal protective equipment as required by OSHA standards. The role may work with or around machinery, powered industrial vehicles, electricity, compressed gas cylinders, high pressures, extreme heat & cold process related work, heights, moving mechanical parts, confined spaces, wet/slippery floors/surfaces, vibrations and loud noise levels. This role is frequently required to interact with other employees as well as external clients, and consultants, as well as work alone. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers. Must be able to interface with digital control systems.

Keywords: Novus International, Little Rock , Little Rock Production Operator, Professions , Little Rock, Arkansas

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