F M C CORPORATION Area Operator (process operator) in Rockland, Maine

This job was posted by https://joblink.maine.gov : For more information, please see: https://joblink.maine.gov/ada/r/jobs/249715 FMC Health and Nutrition is seeking a full time Area Operator to be an essential part of our Production Department at our Rockland, Maine manufacturing facility--located on the beautiful coast of Maine. Rockland is just 80 miles from Portland.

The process operator (operator) will work in a team environment within a modern industrial manufacturing facility that produces food and pharmaceutical ingredients. The manufacturing process is semi-continuous and highly automated. The operator is responsible for monitoring and controlling specific steps within the process by adjusting important variables through the computer control system in order to maintain optimum production rate and product quality. This position is also responsible for completing equipment inspection rounds, troubleshooting equipment malfunctions, recordkeeping, housekeeping, and preparing equipment for maintenance repairs. Some tasks involve lifting 50 lbs items. Crews work a rotating 12 hour shift. This is an entry level position with career advancement opportunities within, and external to, the facility.

Must be eighteen or older, high school degree or equivalent, and women and minorities are highly encouraged to apply. Must have a driver's license to operate a forklift and experience is a plus but we will train the successful candidate.

Safety Responsibilities

Support deliberate improvement in Safety, Health, Environmental and Housekeeping Performance (6S)

Ensure 100% compliance of assigned EHS requirements, safe completion of life critical activities, process safety, food safety and quality standards


Continually and deliberately identify and implement improvements in works systems, processes and personal development and as assigned in the achievement of department and/or shift KPI targets

Ensure 100% individual training requirement s are met and train other personnel as required by Team Leader, Supervisor or Manager

Ensure preventative, autonomous maintenance and equipment sanitation work practices are executed as required by department

Develops, manages, and executes lock, tag, try procedures

Responsible for safe completion of life critical activities in assigned production area

Ensures safe and efficient operation of assigned production area

Oversees performance of assigned process area - review records, logs, and reports - pursues resolution activities as-needed

Utilizes process operation knowledge and problem-solving skills to meet or exceed process performance deliverables

Supports Shift Team Leader in effectively executing production schedule

Identifies problems proactively and communicates production issues to Shift Team Leader

Provides shift reporting on all required metrics

Initiates maintenance work requests and communicates maintenance work priorities

Responsible for training other building operators

Updates and follows standard operating procedures for respective area

Monitors and ensures raw material and chemical inventories