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  • ID
    #51599289
  • Salary
    TBD
  • Source
    Niagara Bottling LLC
  • Date
    2024-05-02
  • Deadline
    2024-07-01
 
Full-time

At Niagara, we’re looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.Consider applying here, if you want to:

Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.

Develop lasting relationships with great people.

Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.Aseptic Production Operator IIAs an Aseptic Production Operator II, your primary responsibility is to ensure the safe, efficient, and compliant operation of aseptic manufacturing processes and equipment. You will focus mostly on the Aseptic Block Equipment (Blowmolder, Filler, and its peripherals devices). You will play a crucial role in maintaining sterile conditions and producing high-quality beverage products. As a senior production team member, you will also provide junior operators guidance, training, and support.Key Responsibilities

Execute aseptic manufacturing processes in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPs) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). This includes preparation, setup, operation, and monitoring of aseptic blowing/ filling, cleaning, and sterilizing the aseptic block equipment. Knowledge about Chemicals used in the Aseptic Block Equipment and their critical interactions (GHS & SDS).

Overall knowledge about Aseptic Production, such as basic concepts about Microbiology and pH, Low Acid and High Acid Products, and causes of sterility loss.

Monitor all the Aseptic Block equipment Critical Control Points (CCP), using a Human Machine Interface (HMI), to ensure the final product sterility is maintained. Identify and address potential contamination risks and work with your Supervisor and Quality/ Maintenance Teams to mitigate/ eliminate them.

Operate, monitor, and troubleshoot Aseptic Block Equipment, such as filling and blow molding machines, sterilizers, and filtration systems. Detect equipment malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjust machine controls. Be alert to the alarms and act quickly to adjust equipment to prevent unnecessary downtime.

Perform routine equipment maintenance, which involves cleaning, inspecting, and lubricating (CIL) the Aseptic Block Equipment. These routine activities will be performed under Maintenance Technician supervision to maintain good equipment performance.

Follow Quality Control Niagara’s procedures for in-process checks, sampling, and inspections to ensure product quality and compliance. Perform visual inspections, measurements, and other quality control tests to identify deviations or defects and take appropriate corrective actions. Responsible for testing Torque, Top load, Bottle Section weights, and Cleaning/ Sterilization Chemicals concentrations (ability to perform Titrations)

Responsible for accurately documenting all production activities, including Production Logs, Machine Reports, Quality Reports, and Downtime Reports, using software such as Presage and Infinity. Adhere to cGMP guidelines and regulatory requirements to maintain compliance with Niagara’s Quality Systems and external regulatory bodies.

Maintain a safe working environment by following safety protocols such as Lock out Tag out (LOTO), wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), Housekeeping and participating in safety training programs. Report any safety incidents, near misses, or hazards to your Supervisor.

Comply with Niagara’s Costs Control, Yield, and Employee Safety Policies.

Comply with Niagara’s guidelines for proper equipment handling and operation.

Comply with Niagara’s Food Safety Plan and Quality Policies for the aseptic beverage production

Ability to work in multiple areas of production with minimal supervision; perform relief duties when required

Ability to use Computer systems such as Oracle/MES or current order management system

Comprehension of line flow, possible bottlenecks and manufacturing process to maximize throughput

Ability to communicate issues clearly and concisely

Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.

Ability to work 12-hour shifts, day or night, on a rotating 2-2-3 schedule.

Please note that this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without prior notice.Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

2 Years – Experience in a Field or similar manufacturing environment

2 Years – Experience in Position

Experience operating aseptic machines.

Experience may include a combination of work experience and education

Preferred Qualifications:

6 Years– Experience in a Field or similar manufacturing environment

6 Years – Experience working in Position

2 Years – Experience managing people/projects

Experience may include a combination of work experience and educationCompetenciesThis position embodies the values of Niagara’s LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:

Lead Like an Owner

Makes safety the number one priority

Keeps alert for safety issues and escalates immediately

Effectively prioritizes tasks based on department goals

Shows respect to others and confronts interpersonal issues directly

Prioritizes resolution of customer issues effectively

Responds promptly and honors commitments to internal and external customers

InnovACT

Makes recommendations to continuously improve policies, methods, procedures, and/or products

Demonstrates adaptability by reacting appropriately to unexpected changes in situations or circumstances

Increases performance through greater efficiency

Find a Way

Seeks to develop technical knowledge through learning from other experts

Understands interdepartmental impact of individual decisions and actions

Seeks solutions rather than placing blame

Empowered to be Great

Consistently looks for ways to improve one’s self through growth and development opportunities

Communicates clearly and promptly up, down, and across

Communicates effectively to manage expectations

Education

Minimum Required:

Technical High School Diploma or GED

Preferred:

Associate's Degree

Microbiology, Chemistry, or Engineering.Certification/License

Required: None Required

Preferred: Yellow Belt; Aseptic Processing and Packaging; Better Process Control School.

Foreign Language

Required: None Required

Preferred: None Required

Benefitshttps://careers.niagarawater.com/us/en/benefits Any employment agency, person or entity that submits a résumé into this career site or to a hiring manager does so with the understanding that the applicant's résumé will become the property of Niagara Bottling, LLC. Niagara Bottling, LLC will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.Employment agencies that have fee agreements with Niagara Bottling, LLC and have been engaged on a search shall submit résumé to the designated Niagara Bottling, LLC recruiter or, upon authorization, submit résumé into this career site to be eligible for placement fees.Niagara Bottling, LLC has been family owned and operated since 1963. Niagara is a leading bottled water manufacturer in the U.S., supplying major retailers across the nation. With incredible growth over the past several years, the career possibilities at Niagara are endless!Niagara’s culture is fast-paced, innovative and intensely collaborative. Our Team Members are passionate, driven and always find a way to get the job done. We work hard and play hard while staying true to our family atmosphere.From competitive benefits and retirement options to educational reimbursements, ongoing training courses and exciting career advancement opportunities, at Niagara we truly take care of our Team Members.We hope that you consider joining our Niagara family! Niagara Bottling LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.

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