SunOpta Grains and Foods, Inc. Operations Technician 1 Nights in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Operations Technician 1 (Nights) (1800006J) Summary: This position is responsible for all functions relating to operating the production equipment used to manufacture food products as well as cleaning (CIP) and sanitizing. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Leadership and ownership of the department, job responsibilities and job function. * Serve as a source of technical knowledge and expertise for the production line. * Assists in the development of standard operating procedures, trains employees and project development. * Performs all jobs in the area as necessary to cover breaks, PTO and training. * Assume the responsibilities of shift supervisor in his/her absence. * Monitors and fixes faults as well as clearing any material jams in equipment. * Conducts required quality checks to assure standards are met. * Maintain clean and organized area around equipment. * Troubleshoot and resolve operating difficulties involving area equipment. * Perform routine and corrective maintenance on all machines. * Support mechanics in appropriate maintenance activities. * Accurately prepares and maintains all area paperwork. * Proficient and comfortable using a computer. * Performs a variety of quality and food safety checks to ensure standards and specifications are met. * Communicate to all other facility personnel regarding any delays or problems that would hinder production. * Must follow all employee safety, food safety and quality procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). * Responsible for proper shift handoff with incoming/outgoing operators. * Must wear all required PPE; such as protective gloves, aprons, face shields and safety glasses. * All other duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities: None An Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/W/VET/DISABLED Qualifications Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Forklift certification Passing of background and drug screens. A desire to succeed and good work ethics are required. Excellent oral and wri... For full info follow application link. The Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Employer does not discriminate in employment and no question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excusing any applicant's consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.