Smithfield Foods

  • BioScience - Plant Operator

    ID
    2018-9836
    Job Locations
    US-OH-Cincinnati
    Category
    Operations/Production
    Type
    Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Shift
    1st Shift
  • Overview

    The Plant Operator reports to the Production Manager.  The position is one of assisting in the manufacture of the Company’s products pursuant to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMP) as regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    Responsibilities

    • Operational – Receives purchased raw materials and supplies on behalf of the company, and transfers such materials within the facility, as required.  Periodically sanitizes production equipment and the facility to a ready-to-use condition.  Performs production operations, including loading and unloading of chemical equipment, filters, vacuum and freeze driers, sampling of intermediates, size reductions, in-process qualitative and quantitative testing, packaging, and discharging of plant effluent, all as per established SOPs.
    • Administrative – Logs all operations performed in batch records and/or cleaning logs. Issues receiving reports when receiving raw materials and supplies. Precision and careful attention to accuracy of recording information is essential.
    • Staff – Advises supervisor and the quality assurance manager of any cGMP violations and keeps supervisor abreast of low levels of raw materials and supplies.
    • Limits of Authority- No authority to sign for the Company, except when receiving raw materials and supplies.  No authority to divulge company information.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    • High School Diploma, required. 
    • Continued education a prerequisite for advancement.

    EEO/AA Information

    Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

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