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Operator Technician (Hourly)

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Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Cambridge, OH, US

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Location: Cambridge, Ohio, United States
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 71462

The Operator Technician Level 1 position can have responsibility for the equipment spare parts storeroom, material handling and/or production line operations. All technicians work together with other Cambridge team members to achieve business objectives of safety, quality, productivity, customer service, cost and environmental protection.  The primary accountabilities of the Operator Technician Level 1 may include daily production, quality and sanitization procedures, safety compliance, equipment maintenance procedures, materials movement, parts management, data collection, housekeeping, problem solving and continuous improvement as part of a work team.  The Operator Technician Level 1 works within a structure that requires considerable interaction with other team members in the same production unit as well as other production units and support functions.

 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility on a production line may include but not limited to the Operation, Cleaning, Lubrication, Inspection, Troubleshooting and Changeover of non-automated and automated packaging equipment.
  • Equipment identified but not limited to the Casemaker, Palletizer, Stretch Wrapper, Print / Apply, Case Turner, Case Sealer, Case Packer, Leak Tester, Spout Inserter and Bottle/Case Conveying will be the primary equipment for an entry level technician assigned to a production line. Understands how to access and enter equipment downtime information into the OPERA system.
  • Assist maintenance and operating team members in troubleshooting and performing minor repairs on production equipment. Takes initiative to participate in continuous learning opportunities. Seeks knowledge of others in the work team to develop skills. Understands how to access EAM (Equipment Asset Management) to issue a work request notification.
  • Confirms availability of packing materials needed for current and next scheduled production run. Coordinates with others on operating, planning and logistic team to ensure availability of materials. Understands how to access SAP/ZQUAL for production schedule and available materials.
  • Understands and adheres to Colgate Quality, cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) and Micro (Cleaning and Sanitization) standards and guidelines. Daily responsibility for performing quality sampling, accurately completing daily shift production batch records, visual, finished case/pallet quality checks and area cleaning checklist. Understands how to use a computer to access SAP for bill of materials (BOM) to verify materials used for finished case production and OPERA for entering quality check information.
  • Understands and adheres to EOHS requirements for the facility. Adheres to Minimum Safe Behaviors (MSB'S), wears personal protective equipment (PPE) where required.
  • Responsibility for safe operation of forklift in unloading of materials from delivery vehicles and delivery of those materials and supplies to the assigned storage locations or production lines as needed. Prepares and loads finished product for shipment to customers. Understands how to use a computer to access warehouse management system (WMS) for product loading to delivery vehicle.
  • Understands the parts storeroom storage system and can locate parts as needed to support plant needs. Assist operating, maintenance and engineering team members in locating parts needed for equipment.
  • Understands how to use a computer to access SAP for inventory control, parts stock overview, goods receipts and maintenance reports.  Understands the goals of visual workplace (VWP) and performs housekeeping activities as per established protocol. Supports housekeeping assessments as required. Stays abreast of plant and team's overall performance via visual, written and verbal communications.
  • Participates in scheduled review of team production performance and uses information to support and drive continuous improvement. Understands, supports and applies continuous improvement tools such as Root Cause Analysis in identifying opportunities to resolve issues and improve results.
  • Every team member has responsibility to fully utilize our resources to optimize our productivity and to contribute and meet the needs of our customers, businesses and each other.
  • Demonstrate personal leadership, including demonstration of Colgate-Palmolive Managing with Respect values.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent (Vocational school or technical institute preferred).
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts, nights, weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience and/or 2 year technical college degree
  • Minimum of 1 year manufacturing experience
  • Ability to adhere to all safety standards and wear and utilize all personal protective equipment
  • Ability to perform regular housekeeping and maintain general cleanliness in work area
  • Ability to move bags of raw materials weighing up to 50 lbs

The Operator Technician Level 1 position can have responsibility for the equipment spare parts storeroom, material handling and/or production line operations. All technicians work together with other Cambridge team members to achieve business objectives of safety, quality, productivity, customer service, cost and environmental protection.  The primary accountabilities of the Operator Technician Level 1 may include daily production, quality and sanitization procedures, safety compliance, equipment maintenance procedures, materials movement, parts management, data collection, housekeeping, problem solving and continuous improvement as part of a work team.  The Operator Technician Level 1 works within a structure that requires considerable interaction with other team members in the same production unit as well as other production units and support functions.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered part of the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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