Ensign-Bickford Aerospace and Defense Hourly Lead for Liquid Plant, 12 hour nights in Aurora, Missouri
Join Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. (EBI) and you’ll be part of a team that leads science, innovation, and technology on different industry fronts. Working here will provide you with an exciting and motivating career full of development and growth opportunities throughout our businesses. We are a global company that prides itself on having passionate, diverse and dedicated employees who work together to achieve uncommon results.
This opportunity is located within our AFB International business, the global science and technology leader in pet food palatability. We develop and produce a full range of liquid and dry palatability enhancers using high-quality ingredients proven to optimize companion animal response and consumption. to learn more.
Control Room Operator / Lead
Complete shift notes
Organize and prioritize production based on internal and external customer demands
Delegate jobs to operators working that shift and help them prioritize
Make toting paperwork as needed
Update and present Gemba board
Check intermediate, protein, raw material amounts to clarify what products can be made and when
Print batch sheets, accurately load recipes in wonder ware
Follow recipes through the process monitoring each step
Hook up to intermediate tanks in the tank farm and meter in as needed
Meter in from fractionation system
Offload fresh meat tankers. Check for signs of spoilage.
Pull samples and adjust pH and/or moisture as specified on the batch sheet
Prep reactors for pressure reactions
Use grind screens to screen from reactor to reactor and/or reactor to work tanks
Flush heat exchangers
Pull and clean out reactor pots as needed
Keep white board in control room updated as it pertains to duties
Clean reactors and reactor room
Work with R&D as needed for batch sheet/recipe updates
Communicate with Dryer operator to determine their liquid needs
Communicate with Prime for all trailer, tanker, reefer movements
Update bulk liquid lot number sheet
Ensure that all needed trailer moves have been completed and all raw materials are in house for the oncoming day/night shift
Enter batching into Macola
Complete all tasks in work area on the master cleaning schedule and document
Basic trouble shooting of equipment issues and assist all operators in troubleshooting equipment
Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost Requirements:
Flow panel verifications
Weight verification vs. tolerances
Identify protein types and check for signs of spoilage.
Line walks completed
Proper PPE for chemical hazards
Prep reactors for pressure reactions
Follow all applicable SOPs
HACCP documentation CCP documentation
Leadership experience preferred
Counterbalance forklift experience required
1-3 years production experience required
Computer experience required
Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. is a diversified company with businesses in a myriad of industries including Aerospace & Defense, Space Robotics, Life Sciences, and Pet Food Flavorings, with our headquarters located in Denver, CO. We have been called "The industry leader", "The people to follow", "The safety, quality and reliability experts". Our technologies allow us to be first to market with next-generation products for all of our focus markets. Our businesses include:
AFB International (http://www.ensign-bickfordind.com/subsidiaries/afb-international/)
Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company
EnviroLogix Inc. (http://www.ensign-bickfordind.com/subsidiaries/envirologix-inc/)
Honeybee Robotics, Ltd.
Each of our companies, as varied as they are, have a great deal in common. Each is a leader in its field. Each shares a dedication to innovation, continuous improvement, a commitment to research and technological expertise and an unmatched level of services and support. The simple truth is: When you are a part of our team, you stand head and shoulders above the rest.
Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.