Post Holdings Machine Operator in Eugene, Oregon

At Attune Foods, what matters most is what’s inside. That includes our caring and dedicated employees. We believe if you use quality ingredients that are consistently crafted by caring and talented team members, what results is high quality organic and Non-GMO granolas, cereals and snacks that are naturally delicious and nutritious. Attune Foods LLC, a subsidiary of Post Holdings, Inc., is proudly located in the Pacific Northwest in beautiful Eugene, Oregon.

The Machine Operator is responsible for safely operating assigned equipment for daily shift production, meeting all throughputs and waste reduction goals. The successful candidate willcontinually keep the work area clean, insuring product food safety and preventing product comingling. The Machine Operator will alsowork as part of a team proactively providing assistance to other members and adhere to company policies, procedures, GMPs, and Rules of Safety. Other tasks include continually inspecting raw materials and finished products to ensure that the product stream stays clean: error free, within specification, food safe and of high quality.

The ideal candidate will also have strong interpersonal, communication, teamwork, time management and organizational skills, will be highly motivated, self-directed and accountable, and will have the ability to work effectively with all levels of staff across the organization.

If you're looking for a career in an exciting company poised for growth, as an active and participating member of a cohesive and dynamic team, then this may be the opportunity for you!

We currently have 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd shift positions available.

Job duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Continually inspect raw materials and finished products to ensure that the product stream stays clean: error free, within specification, food safe and of high quality.

  • Run equipment to meet or exceed standard raw and packaging material scrap and production rates.

  • Set-up machines and changeover set-ups as required.

  • Communicate ANY hazards on or off the line to the lead or supervisor immediately

  • Replenish supplies, such as film, boxes, cartons, glue, ink or labels.

  • Make adjustments to the machines as permitted.

  • Observe operation to detect malfunctions of the machine, report problems to lead.

  • Ensure that reporting and tracking is complete, accurate and timely.

  • Keep work area clean

  • Other duties as assigned by Lead Operators and Supervisors

Required Competencies & Knowledge :

Knowledge of:

  • Current GMPs and Safety rules

  • Relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies for the protection of people, data, and property

Skill in:

  • Following instruction

  • Operating fast moving mechanical equipment

  • Basic math

Ability to:

  • Understand and retain instructions and knowledge

  • Pay attention to detail

  • Completing work tasks in assigned order

  • Learn and use computers and software

  • Learn to operate a pallet jack and fork lift

  • Focus on safety, quality, and policy

  • Work effectively with coworkers in a constructive and positive manner

  • Respect coworkers in actions and communication

  • Communicate effectively with the Lead Operators and other team members.

Proficiency in: Oracle

Work Environment :

  • Exposure to allergens, dust, noise, heat and moving machinery.

  • Will work in areas with fluctuating temperature extremes and areas that could be wet.

  • Required uniform includes hairnet and/or beard guard, and personal protective equipment including safety glasses, ear plugs, and safety shoes.

Physical Requirements :

  • Must be able to stand and walk for an 8-hour shift

  • Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 pounds

Minimum Qualifications :

  • 1+ year experience in a manufacturing production environment

  • Basic math and computer skills

  • Must be able to attend work on a regular and reliable basis; show up on time and work overtime and weekends when requested

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Qualifications

Experience

Required

  • 1 years: 1+ year experience in a manufacturing production environment

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well