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Finishing Operator (Night Shift)

Location: Smithville, GA, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 277

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Position Summary: 
Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the finishing operator will complete the peanut shelling process by placing the finished or sized peanuts into the proper bins, 
Position Responsibilities: 
  • Monitor sorting, picking room and pack out bin levels
  • Maintain cleanliness of the assigned work area to meet the requirements on the sanitation schedule
  • Notify the supervisor of any issues that pose a risk to food safety, such as oil leaks, metal filings, etc.
  • Monitor the operation of the Finishing Gravity to ensure proper separation of foreign material and prevent excessive rejects
  • Coordinate with the sorting and picking room operators and notify the supervisor when there is a need to stop the finishing peanut flow for full bins, equipment issues, screen cleaning, etc.
  • Observe the equipment for mechanical/ electrical issues, build-up on screens, blockages, loose screens or any other conditions that may affect the quality of the product or lead to downtime
  • Assist the supervisor in trouble shooting sizing issues and change out screens when needed
  • Understand ofi Peanut Shelling safety policies, work safely and report any safety hazards or unsafe conditions to the Plant Manager or Safety Coordinator
  • Follow ofi Peanut Shelling Company Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) guidelines
  • Follow all ofi Peanut Shelling Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Preventive Control Rules, and Occupational Safety Rules
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements: 

  • High school diploma/ GED preferred
  • Previous machine operating experience in a manufacturing facility, or similar relevant experience preferred
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Physical dexterity
  • Willingness to work in shifts (late or early hours, weekends, and overtime if necessary)

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.