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Can Plant Batcher 

About the Organization American Nutrition Inc is a manufacturer of 3 product lines of pet food - dry kibble, baked treats and canned wet. Based out of Ogden, Utah American Nutrition has 4 plants across the US. Ogden, Utah is 30 minutes north of Salt Lake City. The area is in the heart of snow skiing, hiking and other outdoor recreational activity while being near a major city.

Making the business of pet food better for brands and retailers by supporting all levels of product development from idealization to finished product ready to ship--and everything in between.  
Category Production  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location American Nutrition  

Job Description: Member of Can Products Team that manufactures pet food. Under supervision, operates batching processing methods and machines: Runs automated and manual batching process, manual ingredient inclusions, and communicate with machine operators and manual ingredient add leads. Batching product within specified formulations and run rates, watching for best operation. Interacts closely with other processing and packaging operators, maintenance and quality technicians to control and improve production processes.

Position Requirements

Skills and requirements:

  • Set up and run automated batching system.
  • Understand and run recipe details in batching program.
  • Assist operator and work as team at all times.
  • Perform quality checks.
  • Run and operate batching computer.
  • Verify final moistures.
  • Maintain correct wash outs and general cleanliness of area.
  • Maintain Steam On to Retort Time.
  • Previous experience in manufacturing, quality control and participative work team environments a plus.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Basic math, reading and good work ethic needed.

Work Environment:

  • Full benefits, including health, life insurance, company-matched 401K profit sharing plan and quarterly production bonus. Opportunity to participate in process improvement decisions.
  • Must be committed to work in a schedule-driven 12-hour shift environment with a customer service orientation to support plant operations. Overtime may be necessary as workloads dictate
  • Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and eVerify background testing required
  • Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices, including appropriate safety equipment apply. Job will generally be performed in a manufacturing environment.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee may be required to stand for prolonged periods of time, climb stairs, climb ladders and walk plant floors that could exceed one mile of travel per day.
  • The employee must have a full range of body movements including use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, computer equipment and peripherals; and bending, reaching, and crouching.
  • Must have command of all five senses, sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. These vision requirements in each area must be sufficient to shift in focus from computer screens to close forms.
  • Strength: Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds with regularity.
  • Must be able to understand and follow work instructions in English
Shift Days  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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