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Wellness Pet Company Production Operator in South St. Paul, Minnesota

Production Operator

Department:Freeze Dryer

Location:South St. Paul, MN

About the Wellness Pet Company

The Wellness Pet Company crafts and produces premium natural pet food, treats, and dental chews. We believe that natural, premium nutrition focused on proven health outcomes is the foundation of creating a mutual wellbeing for pets and their families. As a community of people, Wellies are positively obsessed about how to win for pets and their parents. We believe in the difference we make every single day, and we know that when we work collaboratively, Wellies are unstoppable -- Not only in providing the best nutrition to pets, but in building a better tomorrow for pets, their parents, and the world.

Your #lifeatwellnesspet

When you join Wellness Pet, you join a team whose aligned values and purpose create a unique and exciting place to work every day. Join us on our adventure to fulfill a life of wellbeing together with pets and their parents. Come for a walk with us today!

Why Work for Wellness Pet

We care about the wellbeing of our people, their families and their pets. So we treat every Wellie to a comprehensive benefits package full of extras to support their health, pets, passions, and professional Development. More information about our benefits can be found on our website.

The Wellness Pet Company is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.

Position Summary

Production Operator is a full-time hourly position responsible for processing and packaging of treats, blended products, and meat, fulfilling customer orders, cleaning, organizing, and assisting in other areas as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

Production

  • Accurately mix, produce, and package products according to production schedules and company standards of quality and food safety

  • Communicate with leadership to ensure efficient and timely delivery of all customer orders

  • Safely operate all machinery required to perform daily duties

  • Help to anticipate, identify and correct system breakdowns and process improvements to achieve maximum customer service and satisfaction with production efficiency

  • Communicate equipment and safety issues and recommendations for improvements

  • Ability to perform in various areas of production as needed

  • Responsible for properly completing proper documentation related to safety, quality and production

  • Responsible for successfully operating production equipment for area of responsibility

  • Responsible for meeting daily performance standards and schedules

  • Required to use computer for entering performance standards and printing necessary paperwork

    Cleaning and Organizing

  • Follow and maintain daily cleaning and maintenance schedule

  • Assist with maintaining organized, clean and safe work areas and equipment

  • Sweep, dust and mop

  • Dispose of waste in proper receptacles (trash, recycling and compost)

  • Wear proper safety equipment and follow safety rules

    Training and Leadership

  • Assist in training and welcoming new employees

  • Contribute to efficiencies, problem-solving and process improvements

  • Maintain professional level of attendance, attitude and behavior

  • Maintaining safety, quality and production standards within your responsible areas

    Safety

  • Completes safety system documentation and verifies compliance to program standards. Reports deviations to the Human Resources Manager.

  • Responsible to participate in mandatory safety training program requirements.

  • Required to report all safety issues, near misses, and injuries.

    Quality & Food Safety

  • Completes quality and food safety system documentation and verifies compliance to program standards. Reports deviations to the Quality Assurance Manager.

  • Responsible to participate in mandatory food safety and quality training program requirements.

  • Preserves the integrity of the BRC system through adherence to the policies and procedures outlined in the Quality Policy Manual. Takes actions necessary to resolve food safety and quality system deficiencies.

  • Required to report food safety and quality system failures and take actions necessary to preserve the BRC system.

    Position Requirements

  • Required to lift up to 60 lbs

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility

  • Exposed to shop elements such as noise, dust, odors, fumes and oils

  • Cross train in other departments

  • Other duties as assigned

    Wellness Pet Company is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.

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