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Production Operator at Apex Systems, Inc. in Sidney, MO

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Production Line Operator


12 hour rotation; 6pm-6am.

Example: On Mon, Tuesday; Off Weds, Thurs, Friday; On Sat., Sunday; Off Monday, Tues; On Weds, Thurs, Friday; Off Sat, Sunday. Rotation then starts over.

*Occasional overtime may be required.

General Guidelines:

  • Invested in learning all of FSO roles.
  • Ensures the safe, efficient and secure operation of production lines.
  • Increases overall plant productivity and efficiency by providing support to the production lines by being management-oriented and responsive.
  • Supports Supervisor and Lead Person.
  • Troubleshoots problems with production flow and equipment.
  • Leads by example by following the company’s “Guiding Principles”. Ensures that the correct information is shared to enable operators to make products that are within customer specifications.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Day to day operations: Running the production lines.
  • Practicing safe behaviors, leading by example and making sure you are doing your job safely; Commitment to learning all FSO initiatives, cross training in all areas.
  • Team building: Participate in training, communicate and follow through on what is needed for all areas to succeed. Promote and support rules and policies.
  • Food Safety/Quality: Ensure our customer’s food safety and quality criteria are communicated and met. Housekeeping: Ensure daily tasks are being completed, keeping the plant ready at all times.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to work 8hr shifts with occasional 12 hr shifts for vacation fill in or overtime.
  • Ability to be on call.
  • 50 lb. lifting requirement on a daily basis.
  • Demonstrated high performance (work performance, attendance record, safety record, BBS activities, LEAN leadership, willingness to lead change).
  • Multi-task abilities, i.e, simultaneous activities occur in area and you need to anticipate issues and plan ahead.
  • Detail oriented-ability to see the details and, for example, ensure correct labels in use, correct oil selected, correct
    adds made, etc.

Preferred :

  • Must have advanced computer skills (I-Fix, Informance, SAP).
  • Previous Food Industry Experience

Education Requirement:

  • High School or Equivalent

Additional Information

  • Candidates need to be open to the possibility of working a Six days schedule @ 8 hours, possibly 2nd or 3rd shift. Occasional overtime may be required.
  • They need to provide steel toed boots (above ankles). We provide other PPE.
  • Jeans are fine and t-shirts plain color no white, no pockets and only crew necks no V-necks.
  • This position is for a person who is mechanically inclined who has some background is packaging equipment.
  • There will be an extended trial period since the pay supports a need for above average mechanical cognitive skills.
  • After the first 30 days, the new candidate must show good skills while learning the basic line operations.
  • If the candidates skill level at this time is acceptable, he/she will have another 30 days to continue to show improvement in all aspects of the production line.
  • If after this time period the candidate continues to perform in a productive manner, he or she will be kept for up to 6 mos. in this position depending on business needs.
  • If the person selected to be hired works for 90 days showing good skills, a commitment to safety and job quality along with Zero attendance issues, they will be eligible for a $00.50 per hour increase during the remainder of their contract.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

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We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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