Dryer Operator + $1000 SIGN ON BONUS

  • Perrigo
  • Burlington, VT
  • Sep 22, 2018
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Job Description


Perrigo

Manufacturing/Operations • Georgia, Vermont

Perrigo Company plc, a leading global healthcare company, delivers value to its customers and consumers by providing Quality Affordable Healthcare Products®. Founded in 1887 as a packager of home remedies, Perrigo has built a unique business model that is best described as the convergence of a fast-moving consumer goods company, a high-quality pharmaceutical manufacturing organization and a world-class supply chain network. Perrigo is the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter ("OTC") healthcare products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market. The Company also is a leading provider of branded OTC products throughout Europe and the U.S., as well as a leading producer of "extended topical" prescription drugs. Perrigo, headquartered in Ireland, sells its products primarily in North America and Europe, as well as in other markets, including Australia, Israel and China.

Perrigo Nutritionals, located in Georgia, VT is looking for an experienced Dryer Operator to add to our Infant Formula Manufacturing team. The shift is 6pm-6am requiring shift, alternating weekend, and holiday work (when applicable).

Job Summary

Demonstrate the ability to fully operate and clean all dryers and associated production equipment. Works with supervision to monitor the operation of the production equipment and product quality as well as to suggest improvements to the process or equipment. Directs the efforts of the laborers, Dryer Assistant Operators, and other employees that are assigned to perform work on the dryers. Manufacturing responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Stork Dryer System
  • Operate the Dryer and Evaporator, and Associated Equipment
  • CIP the Dryer and Evaporator
  • Clean all Associated Equipment and Lines
  • Direct Laborers and Helpers Assigned to Assist With the Operation and Cleaning of the Dryer and Evaporator
  • Trouble Shoots Problems
  • Performs In-Process Testing on Product

Marriott Walker Dryer System
  • Operates the Dryer and Evaporator, and Associated Equipment
  • CIP the Dryer and Evaporator
  • Clean all Associated Lines and Equipment
  • Direct Laborers and Helpers Assigned to Assist With the Operation and Cleaning of the Dryer and Evaporator
  • Trouble Shoots Problems
  • Performs In-Process Testing on Product

Agglomerator System
  • Operates the Agglomerator and Associated Equipment
  • Direct Laborers and Helpers Assigned to Assist With the Operation and Cleaning of the Dryer and Evaporator
  • Clean all Associated Lines and Equipment
  • Trouble Shoots Problems
  • Performs In-Process Testing on Product

Other Duties As Assigned
  • Area Cleaning
  • Dryer Floor Assistance
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalency

Preferred Experience
  • Ability to read written directions and to achieve a level of understanding of the words so as to allow the operator to fully understand the requirements of each area of his/her responsibilities.
  • Ability to communicate in writing to clearly complete all required documentation and to adequately inform other operators and supervision.
  • A successful operator is able to enter basic information into the computer terminals utilizing a keyboard or mouse or a combination of the two devices.
  • Ability to operate the dryer floor equipment utilizing a computer and possess the ability to interpret the ongoing status of the equipment's operational status.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to bend, kneel, squat, reach, lift 55 lbs on a regular basis. Climb ladders/stairs in an extremely hot environment.

Perrigo Perks

Perrigo has a comprehensive benefits package. Including:
  • Health, Vision, and Dental at reduced rates
  • Quarterly and Annual Bonus
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401 (K) with Employer Matching
  • Starting three (3) weeks of vacation
  • Tuition & Gym Reimbursement
  • And More!

Internal applicants can apply by end of day 8/10/18 to be considered.

Internal applicants' direct supervisor and senior management will be notified by the talent acquisition team upon candidacy.

An Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V

Due to the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry and legal requirements, you may be subject to post employment background checks.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

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