Cargill Lead Production Operator in Liverpool, United Kingdom
Lead Production Operator
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Job location: Liverpool (Speke)
Cargill’s Cocoa plant in Liverpool is a production facility at the hub of the UK confectionary industry. As part of our Cocoa and Chocolate business we produce a full range of milk, white and plain chocolate in bulk liquid and compound form used in various applications for customers in the confectionery, biscuit, bakery and dairy industries.
We are looking to appoint a multi skilled lead production operative able to operate in full the production process and equipment for the manufacture of both liquid and solid chocolate. This will also entail providing first line technical guidance on both the product and the process and perform first line maintenance and asset care for production equipment. As a Lead Operator you will also provide full support to the Shift Team Leader including holiday and absence cover.
Operation of Process equipment e.g. refiners, conches, RM Big bag system, depositors
Operation of the Automated Control System
QC sampling and inspection of WIP and finished product
Palletised stock control including; receipt, picking, line feeding and dispatch
Offloading bulk raw material tankers and loading bulk finished product tankers
Provide technical expertise for both the product and the manufacturing process
Ensure adherence to all Process parameters and Product specifications, ensuring appropriate corrective actions to all alarms and deviations
First line maintenance and asset care for Production equipment
Complete Internal audits e.g. VBS, Process Control, GMP and 5S
Participate in Improvement Project initiatives and Safety (VBS, SOR) & Food safety (HACCP) teams
Maintain acceptable housekeeping and hygiene standards in the factory and perimeter areas
Previous experience of working within a manufacturing environment ideally food or related industries
Hands on experience of operating process equipment and automated process control systems
Experience of providing quality control on the finished product
Food safety qualifications would be an advantage e.g. Foundation food hygiene certificate, HACCP (level2)
Experience in Project improvement initiatives as part of a team
Problem solving techniques and LEAN manufacturing skills
Experience of safety systems including condition auditing, risk assessments and Permits To Work
Team Orientation and a collaborative working style
Good IT Skills
Ability to multi task in a high pressure environment.
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest private companies in the world.
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Primary Location United Kingdom-ENG-Liverpool
Job Type Standard
Req ID: LIV00330