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Line Technician

Company: Danone North America
Location: Chatsworth
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

About the jobAt Danone, Manufacturing the best products and supplying them to meet demand is a key driver for our plant teams. We are currently looking to hire a Line Technician based in our Chatsworth, California manufacturing plant! In this role, you will be responsible for running and maintaining fillers and other related equipment on our packaging lines. Ensuring that all products are produced with the highest quality possible and running properly and efficiently; additionally, ensure cleanliness of equipment. Also, it follows all safety procedures as stated in GMP, safety standards, plant rules, food safety, PO requirements, and code of ethics. In this role you will be required to work safely in the production environment. Be able to effectively work in a team environment and communicate (verbal and written) with people on a professional level. Contribute to overall department production goals, maintain a clean and safe work environment.Danone North America additionally offers a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options.The base compensation for this position is $23.25 per hour and is eligible for overtime. This is a unionized role based on site and the work schedule is as follows (subject to availability):----First Shift (Days): 4:30 am - 1:00 pm (Monday - Friday with occasional Saturday)Second Shift (Afternoon): 1:15 pm - 9:45 pm (Monday - Friday with occasional Saturday)--In this role, you will be responsible for the following:Run and maintain fillers and other related equipment on our packaging lines. Ensures that all products are produced with the highest quality possible and running properly and efficiently; additionally, ensure cleanliness of equipment. Also, follows all safety procedures as stated in GMP, safety standards, plant rules, food safety, PO requirements, and code of ethics. This person will be required to work safely in the production environment. Be able to effectively work in a team environment and communicate (verbal and written) with people on a professional level. Contributes to overall department production goals, maintains a clean and safe work environment.RESPONSIBILITIES:--Ensure all documentation (written or electronic) is filled out in a clear, legible, and accurate format and completed with all required informationEffectively tear down, set-up, monitor, operate, changeover and clean applicable equipment and provide quality inspections on all related items to include but not limited to operational checks, weight checks, compliance with product specs, etc.Ensure clean and inspect standards are up to date and completed in a timely mannerEnsure equipment and lubrication standards are up to date and completed in a timely fashion, and documented properlyMaintain working knowledge of all value stream equipment to include all support equipment, ability to troubleshoot, tighten, make minor adjustments, change overs and repairs using basic toolsCompletes PM's and other routine operator maintenance tasks; assist in diagnostics, repairs and rebuilds of machines; partner with maintenance or others on non-routine repairs and defect handling.Monitor equipment for malfunctions and defects, repairing and solving minor problems without assistance and eliminating potential threats to production through maintaining equipment.Communicate effectively and partner with supervisors and maintenance personnel regarding recurring problems and needs for repairTake part in PM's and utilize the Root Cause thought process to ensure corrective actions are sustainableMaintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concernsUtilizing continuous improvement mindset, actively participate in identifying and correcting opportunities to improve processes including participation in the creation and documentation of Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions, the creation and maintenance of preventative maintenance standards, the writing of One Point Lessons, and participation in continuous improvement methodology eventsFollow Good Manufacturing Practices and 5S methodology to maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area, maintaining audit ready status at all timesActively participate in Pillar activities (i.e. Quality, Food Safety, Focused Improvement, Safety, etc.) including but not limited to observations, inspections, documentation, and recommendations.Works diligently to achieve line efficiency goalsAssist, train, and coach employeesSupports plant production needs and priorities to achieve plant goalsFacilitate, attend, and participate in team meetings and programsComply with all policies and proceduresAll other duties as assigned or become evident--DisclaimerThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Nothing in this job description restricts Danone North America rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibility to this job at any time.The Danone North America provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other factor that may be protected by law. This policy extends to all employees and includes all aspects of the employment relationship. Danone North America is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.NON-ESSENTIAL:Materials and Equipment Directly Used:--Cleaning products including: colored mops, colored buckets, water and air hoses, squeegees, dustpans, and colored brushes.Plant machinery including: touch-screen computers, telephones, etc.Miscellaneous equipment including: Wrench.Safety equipment including: smocks, bump caps, sanitary and safety gloves, safety glasses, face guard, hair net, and ear plugs.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs, balance; stoop, kneel or crouch; talk and hear. The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The floor can be wet and slippery with spills, cleaning solutions, and water. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat. The work environment is satiated with a multitude of smells. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is loud because of the many high-speed motors.About youPREFERRED CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:Education and Experience:--High school diploma or general education degree (GED)1 - 3 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required is acceptable--Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge:--Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goodsKnowledge of SAP, RedzoneKnows all the safety rules, plant rules, GMP, and code of ethics and follows them strictly at all timeKnowledge of risk of cross-contamination, basic chemical properties, and specific information of allergens in plant--Skills:--Ability to read and comprehend instructions, schedules, ingredients, recipes, safety procedures, emergency procedures, chemicals labels, graphs, charts, reports, and computer monitorsAbility to effectively communicate specific information using verbal and simple hand signals to team members, leads, customers, supervisors, and state officials in a noisy environmentAbility to read, and interpret data from charts, graphs, and instruments, and compute rate, ratio, and percent and to identify any digressionsAbility to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimalsAbility to use calculator to solve basic formulasAbility to be very precise when measuring raw materials--Abilities:--Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formAbility to work with others, to complete regulatory dutiesAbility to multi-task and time-manage themselvesAbility to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situationsAbility to strategically think in terms of process improvementAble to think quickly on their feet, especially in emergency situationsAbility to add and complete work from other processors as needed--CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:--Forklift OSHA certification on stand-up forklift--About usABOUT US:At Danone North America, you'll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You'll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corps--- in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.Danone North America doesn't just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We're proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf----

Keywords: Danone North America, Los Angeles , Line Technician, Professions , Chatsworth, California

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