Production Operator

Department:  Manufacturing
Date:  Jan 8, 2022

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

 

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

 

Overview:

An Operator, together with team members, is responsible for the safe operation of equipment to process materials into finished goods and package and prepare finished goods for distribution.  This position requires the ability to commit to a common purpose and set of related performance goals for which the group holds itself jointly accountable.


Responsibilities:

  1. Packaging of finished products – safely and efficiently package finished goods for distribution
  • Set up and operate packaging equipment according to packaging and product requirements
  • Label boxes and containers appropriately to match product need
  • Sample finished goods as needed for laboratory analysis
  • Check packaged product weights for accuracy using scale equipment
  • Confirm and log batch identification data
  • Palletize product boxes, totes and Uturns and warehouse as appropriate

 

  1. Process monitoring and personnel guidance – ensure the safe operation of equipment through process application and safe behavior work actions
  • Ensure that all team members follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for appropriate process
  • Ensure that all team members follow the appropriate safety procedures at the plant through    observation and feedback and safe work permit and hot permit use.
  • Communicate with team members about process problems, personnel issues, process improvement ideas and safety issues to ensure proper problem resolution.
  • Team is responsible to keep areas clear of clutter, trash and environmental hazards

 

  1. Perform equipment and general maintenance on an as needed basis
  • Provide preventative maintenance on process and plant equipment on an as needed basis
  • Clean out process and packaging equipment including dismantling and making routine and nonroutine repairs during a product change

 

  1. Support shipping to ensure proper warehousing or products and to meet on time shipping and off hour deliveries.
  • Load and unload freight trucks in the absence of shipping/receiving team.
  • Move stock using a fork truck to the appropriate warehousing location.
  • Prepare products for shipping by attaching the appropriate prepared paperwork and receive verification of receipts by freight drivers.

 

  1. Implement improvements in all aspects of workflow.

 

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience operating a forklift

 

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

 

Competencies:

  • Accountable
  • Adaptive
  • Inclusive

 

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department