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NESTLE PURINA PETCARE COMPANY Production Operator in Springfield, Missouri

less thanbr>Production Operatorless thanbr>less thanbr>Job Descriptionless thanbr>Springfield is home to one of six Purina litter factories, which mass produces cellulose-based cat litter, dog litter and animal bedding. Spanning 5 acres of land in the Partnership Industrial Park (200 miles southwest of St. Louis). For 50 years, brands like Tidy Cats have combined the highest quality ingredients and science to even the most disposable products. The 70's advanced into microencapsulated deodorant, by the 90's we were clumping and scooping, and in 2000 we introduced Crystals made from silica gel, and designed to last 30 days between changes. Innovation continues today. In 2013, Purina revolutionized the cat litter category, producing LightWeight litter, which has all the strength, but only half the weight of conventional litter.less thanbr>less thanbr>The production operator is a vital role in the success of our factory. In this role, you will be responsible for safely operating manual packaging equipment, paper feed equipment, sorting conveyors, and operating heavy machinery to maximize quality and productivity.less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanb>PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:less than/b>less thanbr>less thanul>less thanli>Setting up, adjusting and operating the paper feed equipment, sorting conveyors, and packaging equipment.less than/li>less thanli>Operating forklifts and front-end loader equipment as necessary for production operations.less than/li>less thanli>Performing quality checks as required by positionless than/li>less thanli>Interacts with SAP when consuming materialsless than/li>less thanli>Other duties as assignedless than/li>less than/ul>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanb>Basic Qualifications:less than/b>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanb>Education: less than/b>less thanbr>less thanul>less thanli>High School Diploma or GEDless than/li>less than/ul>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanb>Experience:less than/b>less thanul>less thanli>6 months of manufacturing experience, military experience, or experience in a fast-paced work environmentless than/li>less than/ul>less thanbr>less thanbr>It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.less thanbr>less thanbr>To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl Purina home.less thanbr>less thanbr>The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.less thanbr>less thanbr>Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us less thanb>confidentiallyless than/b> if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@purina.nestle.com to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.less thanbr>less thanbr>Job: Production Operatorless thanbr>less thanbr>Primary Location: Springfield, MO USless thanbr>less thanbr>Other Location:less thanbr>less thanbr>Career Area: Hourlyless thanbr>less thanbr>Nestle Purina PetCare Companyless thanbr>less thanbr>https://nestleusa.taleo.net/careersection/7/jobdetail.ftl?lang=enandjob=20004836less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Equal Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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