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Utility Operator

Location: Smithville, GA, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 580

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Job Title: Utility Operator 
Location: Peanut Shelling          
Department: Operations 
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 
Position Summary  
Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the Utility Operator is responsible for working in various departments and jobs in the plant in order to cover for employees who are on vacation or absent.  
Position Responsibilities 
  • Follows all Olam Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Preventive Controls Rules, and Occupational Safety Rules. 
  • Extensive climbing and lifting 
  • Completes various jobs assigned to him/her daily including communicating with other colleagues regarding operation of equipment, changes in flow rates, processing capabilities, bin readings safety and maintenance issues, paperwork, sanitation, maintenance, safety assignments and food safety requirements.  
  • Cleaning of the grounds, building and roof to remove peanut debris 
  • Emptying outdoor trash cans. 
  • Works in various areas of the plant to cover for vacations and absences 
  • Assist maintenance as needed. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 
Position Requirements  
  • High School Diploma or GED required 
  • Previous machine operating experience in a manufacturing facility, or similar relevant experience 
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions 
  • Ability to lift heavy equipment, to bend, and to stand or walk for long periods of time 
  • 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.