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Sr. Processing Operator - Base - 8 Hour Night Shift

LOCATION: 

Flowery Branch, GA, US

JOB CATEGORY:  Supply
REQUISITION NUMBER:  726461

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Job Title

Sr. Processing Operator-Base

 

Segment / Business Unit

Wrigley / Gum

 

Country / Site

United States / Flowery Branch, GA

 

Job Function

Supply

 

Expected Job Level

B3

 

 Manager’s Name & Position

George Reece / Line Leader

 

Date

10/05/2020

 

Job Purpose/Overview

 

 

 

The Sr. Processing Operator Base is responsible for operating all automated and/or manual manufacturing equipment used to produce sheeted gum following the established manufacturing procedures and prescribed formulas with exactness. Job functions include, operating various equipment throughout the department, the initiating and handling of movements with various ingredients, perform various cleaning, inspection, and lubrication tasks, work to manage and improve inventory levels daily, and other duties as assigned.  Effective communication, teamwork, and leading/participating on continuous improvement initiatives are required to be able to consistently meet business objectives.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

 

 

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Perform general housekeeping duties including cleaning out blenders, extruders, mixers, hoppers, cleaning conveyor belts, and as well as vacuuming excess ingredients around the processing equipment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Responsible for operating forklift equipment to pick up and transport various forms of ingredients and/or gum.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Prepare and batch ingredients for mixing gum base.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Maintain physical inventories of ingredients by completing SAP transactions
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Transport loaded or empty barrels of ingredients, weigh and dump ingredients, operate blenders and other Base processing equipment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Frequently stage bulk ingredients and ensure the proper functions of the delivery systems.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Complete frequent observation of work-in-process and the completion of required documentations.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Frequently completes SAP transactions to transfer base and flavor ingredients tot eh proper storage location.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Independently operates processing equipment to produce a quality gum base in a team based environment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">This position will be required to cross train in various positions throughout the Processing base area.

 

Context and Scope

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Specifications/Qualifications

 

Education & Professional Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent

 

 

Knowledge / Experience

Base Processing experience preferred

Basic math skills required to precisely calculate ingredients

2+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Forklift experience required

Participate in a team to accomplish all company goals and objectives

Frequent handling loaves of gum (60 lbs.)

Frequent lifting/carrying of containers (40lbs.)

Frequent handling of flavor barrels (100-200 lbs.)

Frequent handling/ rolling of flavor drums (400 lbs.)

Frequent bending/kneeling/crouching/twisting

Frequent standing

 

 

Key Mars Leadership Competencies (4-6)

Refer to the Mars Talent and Development Library

 

 

 

 

 

       

 

Key Functional Competencies & Technical Skills (3-5)

Refer to the Mars Talent and Development Library

 

Action Oriented
Drive for Results
Functional/Technical Skills
Peer relationship

 

 

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

 


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