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Extruder Operator 

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  

• Set up and run automated batching system.
• Dump hand adds.
• Assist operator and work as team at all times.
• Perform quality checks.
• Learn to operate extruders.
• Filling all specified micro bins with correct ingredients to keep production moving smoothly
throughout the day.
• Properly entering all production, waste and crew size into Vantage.
• Help with housekeeping and sanitation of area.
• Must be able to be forklift certified with American Nutrition. Must be forklift

Position Requirements

• Must be able to work in a schedule-driven 12 hr shift environment with a customer service
orientation to support plant operations. Overtime may be necessary as workloads dictate
• Pre-employment drug screening, skills test and 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 is regularly 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
• 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 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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