• Full Time
  • Belvidere

Website General Mills

Manufacturing Operator- job post
General Mills

Job Description:“We lead with safety and value people first. Always”
The health and safety of our employees – and the food we make – is our top priority. We were an early adopter in instituting protection measures in our plants during the pandemic and continue to implement a number of safety precautions to protect our employees.
We are looking for team members who come to the table with a shared passion for making food the world loves. As a part of our manufacturing group, you will be responsible for operation of processing and packaging equipment, performing change overs and participation in startup, changeover, and shutdown of operating equipment.
Pay Rate:
$19.00 per hour with advancement opportunities
Shift differential
Additional $1.00 per hour for hours worked on 6 pm to 6 am shift
12-hour shifts – 3 on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off schedule
6 am to 6 pm
6 pm to 6 am
Ability and willingness to work overtime, any shift, including days, nights, weekends and holidays
Plant operation is 24 hours a day, 7 days per week
Your seat at the table will include: (Duties and Responsibilities)
Following all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
Following standard operating procedures to operate various pieces of high speed and/or high-tech processing and packaging equipment
Troubleshooting problems with machinery and partnering with maintenance staff to resolve issues
Calibrating processing and packaging systems daily to meet required specifications
Participating in startup, changeover, and shutdown of operating equipment
Performing change overs and End of Run cleans including disassembly and reassembly of necessary equipment
Responsibility for executing all required HACCP/quality processes and documentation
Participating in Continuous Improvement initiatives to increase platform performance
Diagnosing and troubleshooting problems in equipment operation
Assisting in training new employees
Attending meetings and training as required
Performing additional related tasks as assigned
Leading with and championing human and food safety
Your recipe for success must include: (Minimum Qualifications)
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
Must have high School Diploma or GED
Must have or be willing to obtain a forklift license
Proficient in basic computer skills
Must be able to perform physical requirements of position with or without reasonable accommodation
Must be able to lift, move, push, pull 50 lbs as required by the position
Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time, including standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
Ability to climb and/or work at heights while utilizing stairs, ladders, personnel lifts, or platforms
Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends, daily overtime or overtime outside of your regular scheduled hours as required (more than 40 hours per week)
Ability to work flexible workdays and hours depending on the season
Willing and ability to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary protective clothing and equipment such as safety shoes, face masks, safety glasses, hearing protection, hard hat/bump cap, hair/beard net and gloves when required
Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment
Ability to work in hot, cold, noisy, dusty, wet environmental working conditions
Willing to work around industrial high-speed moving machinery
Ability to work with allergens that might be present in a food environment
Preferred Qualifications:
1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
Demonstrated leadership ability
Reasons you will LOVE working here:
Benefits starting on day 1 (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Vacation (up to 120 hours your 1st calendar year!)
Sick and Emergency Time
401k and Roth 401k (with match and automatic company contribution)
Annual Incentive Bonus Plan
Mental Health and Wellbeing programs
Parental Bonding Leave
Caregiver Leave
Learning and Development
On-site Fitness Room
And more!
What’s Next
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Company Overview:We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.

To apply for this job please visit GeneralMills.com.

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