Technical Operator 1 - 2nd or 3rd Shift

Technical Operator 1

Background & Purpose of the Job

The IT Area Lead position oversees the installation, configuration and maintenance of networked information systems for the Raeford Plant. Employee will work for the site Controls Engineer.

Who You Are & What You'll Do

  • Operate production equipment, troubleshoot process faults, and make required adjustments to ensure quality and efficiency.
  • Lead effective and safe changeover, start-up, and shutdown of all equipment in assigned work area.
  • Perform routine cleaning, lubrication, and basic maintenance of equipment. Develop, maintain, and follow cleaning, lubrication, and inspection standards.
  • Understand TPM principles and demonstrate a commitment to those principles. Lead TPM small group activities including development of necessary documents to complete AM Steps and participating in presentations for step audits.
  • Ensure production, reconciliation, and inventory documents are completed neatly and accurately.
  • Direct and train new teammates.
  • Collect data as needed to calculate OEE and determine major and minor losses.
  • Submit focused improvement ideas and participate in improvement activities using 5-Why analysis, CAP-Do, and other problem solving techniques.
  • Assist Mechanics with major repairs, installations, and maintenance.
  • Coordinate activities between compounding, operations, maintenance, and the material chain.
  • Understand interaction of equipment and systems, identify equipment abnormalities, monitor equipment condition to improve outputs, interpret data (SPC, graphs, charts, OEE), identify problems (5-Why Analysis, CAP-Do Cycle), and formulate proper decisions.
  • Understand basic manufacturing principles including operation and maintenance of packaging equipment.
  • Perform quality checks on line. Understand and implement quality concepts and controls as related to specific equipment and processes. Locate, understand, and apply Standard Operating Procedures and One Point Lessons. Write and train other team members on SOPs and OPLs.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to plant safety procedures. Work in a safe manner. Follow LOTO procedures. Communicate unsafe conditions to appropriate personnel. Understand how to locate and use MSDS documents.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to housekeeping standards. Ensure work area is kept neat and orderly. Understand and follow 5S process.

What You'll Need To Succeed

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have over 1 year up to and including 3 years of manufacturing experience
  • May lift over 5 pounds but under 50 pounds 15 to 40% of time worked

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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