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Batch Plant Helper 

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 the team that manufactures pet food. Under supervision, operates processing methods and machines: start, run, stop, feed and tend machine, watching for best operation. Runs automated batching process, manual ingredient inclusions, and other machines within specified formulations and run rates. Interacts closely with other processing and packaging operators, maintenance and quality technicians to control and improve production processes.

Position Requirements

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Batch ingredients by means of raw ingredient storage tanks per formula.
  • Supply micro and premix bins
  • Basic Trouble shooting of batching systems.
  • Operate and tuning of unloading equipment, and follow standard operations of the unloading equipment.
    • Starting/Stopping of Equipment
    • Proper equipment setup
  • Supply raw ingredient storage bins
  • Sampling of various incoming raw ingredients
  • Drive forklift or use pallet jack to move pallets
  • Basic operational upkeep on equipment
  • Follow work instructions and SOP’s
  • Various other duties directed by management and shift supervisors.

Food Quality:

  • Visually verify quality of inbound goods
  • Verify shipping seal integrity
  • Monitor product quality
  • Collect lab samples for lab work
  • Report any QC issues to supervisor

Food Safety:

  • Follow company GMP program
  • Report any food safety issues to shift supervisor
  • Perform company Sanitation Procedures
  • Keeping product rotated (FIFO), organized, monitor lots.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

Position may require lifting, bending, crawling, kneeling, reaching, frequent walking, frequent ladder climbing, working in dusty environment.

Occupational Safety:

Follow company safety protocols and procedures

Report any identified safety risks to safety committee member or management

Shift Various Shifts  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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