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Operator B

Location: Edenton, NC, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 587

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We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real. 

Job Description:
The Production Operators are responsible for tending to production machinery that processes peanuts.

Primary Responsibilities:
 Assist the production line by starting and shutdown of various processing equipment, setting operating equipment controls of equipment and adjusting settings to meet customer specifications of product
 Perform quality checks throughout the shift to determine accuracy of control settings and to determine if customer specifications are met. Changes may be necessary by opening and closing valves, turning knobs to adjust settings to bring product into the specifications required by customer.
 Record process data accurately and in a timely manner per specification time tables for each lot processed. Legible handwriting and ability to perform basic math functions are necessary.
 Main records in a clean, neat and legible manner for each lot processed.
 Clean area of responsibility and equipment in areas throughout shift and ensure that area is clean at shift change
 Inspects product rejections and samples to ensure product is produced is per customer specification
 Notify Senior Processing Tech or Shift Supervisors of any equipment shut downs or any problems with the quality of processed or produced product.
 Responsible for helping to ensure product meets or exceeds customer specification.
 Responsible for alerting Shift Supervisor if other essential functions performed by other employees are not being carried out.
 This employee is subject to work in outside environmental conditions and around fumes, odors, dusts and mists. They will be subject to hazards such as working around moving mechanical parts, and exposure to chemicals on a regular basis.
 While performing these duties, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger to handle/feel or pull, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. You will occasionally lift and/or move heavy equipment or parts, 40 to 50 lbs. unassisted, or assist others in moving, shifting, or positioning heavier objects.
 All employees are directly responsible for the Quality of Olam Edible Nuts products. Each employee must perform their job function in accordance to the GMP Rules and the Sanitation, Safety and FMSA/HACCP Programs.
 Must follow safe work practices and comply with all company, federal and state rules and regulations which apply to the job, including but not limited to, right to Know, emergency evacuation, electrical safety, confined space, blood borne pathogens, and lockout/tagout.
Preferred Qualifications:
 High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one year related experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 Ability to read, write and perform basic math functions. Understand written and oral communications and instructions. Initiative and self-starting ability is important


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. 
ofi provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at: [email protected] 
At ofi, we celebrate our diversity. Olam Americas LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.