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