Machine Operator Job at Mondelēz International in Toronto, ON
Mondelēz International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. We’re leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 80,000 colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That’s who we are.
Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. It’s time for you to Make It with Mondelēz International.
As part of Manufacturing, you’ll use your skills, our systems and a wide array of raw materials to help create the delicious finished products our consumers love. While taking ownership in your area of work, you’ll also ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues while producing our top-quality products reliably and efficiently within our integrated supply chain.
Purpose of the Position
The Machine Operator under the direction of the Line Leader is responsible for using the appropriate packaging equipment (i.e. wrapper, robot, cartoner, bagger) to complete the packaging of the product.
Must take direction from Line Leader, Line Manager, or Operations Manager regarding any reasonable requirement not specified in the above description for the purpose of achieving manufacturing goals, quality standards and safety requirements.
Constant observation of the line and early identification of deviation from normal conditions as well as its reasons in order to avoid damages and losses (refers to i.e. machines, equipment, raw material, energy)
Maintenance of the line (i.e. cleaning, lubrication) and maintenance of the equipment in the context of production activities (Understands the inner-working of the machine and all the settings and how they affect the final package and identify and troubleshoot issues and communicate issues accurately to the Maintenance team for prompt repair or preventing a breakdown)
Prevention of defects, incidents and losses (i.e. raw material, packaging, products, energy, human resources)
Early information of supervisors and colleagues about defects, improvements, changes of a machine and raw material
Identification of opportunities for improvements and independent realization or assignment
Accurately follow a DPS and troubleshoot wrappers, cartoners, robots and baggers
Accurately complete paperwork, test seals and other points to ensure package integrity (by hand and using equip.) On a rotational basis fix the tape machine while the other packs boxes into packages.
Apply all relevant safety measures in line with IL6S goals (i.e. emergency stop button, protective enclosure). Apply problem solving methods, social and functional skills according to the skill matrix in the context of introduction and consolidation of IL6S
Respect GMP guidelines (i.e. quality requirements, SSE guidelines and environmental consciousness) Maintain personal hygiene; Clean uniforms, hair and beard nets are mandatory for GMP.
Responsible for recording, analyzing and fixing ( as applicable)defects, Minor Stops, breakdowns as applicable, Sources of contamination, Hard to Reach areas and any other losses that contribute to the deterioration of equipment and its performance.
Able to conduct Pre-Op and Safety Checks, Cartoner, Controls, Load Cartons, Inspect Package Seal, trouble-shoot, Load Film Code, Date Printer, Wrapper Controls, perform Set-up/shut down Procedures, clear a Jam, and adjust the glue guns.
Report any unsafe, unclean areas or any problems that could cause substandard quality of production.
Promote and display good employee relations throughout the plant; is a cooperative and dedicated worker.
Promote and display good work ethic; Demonstrates pride in workmanship. Promote and display good attendance and reliability; Does not abuse breaks and uses downtime wisely.
Promote and display a positive attitude; Talks positively about East York and fellow employees.
Ability to read the shift list and weekly production schedule.
Promote good housekeeping and manufacturing practices (setting an example for other employees within the plant) and ensure personnel on the line /area practice good house-keeping, keep their work areas clean and follows 5S practices.
Demonstrates personal and professional integrity.
Health and Safety
Understand, promote and apply Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Policies and practices throughout the facility to prevent injury, illness and property damage.
Understand relevant HSE risks associated with the facility and corresponding control measures.
Communicate and take action on imminent danger situations, hazards, Non-conformities and incident reporting.
Adhere to relevant HSE programs
Participate in HSE programs and controls such as:
Behaviour Based Safety Programs, Defect Management, Incident Management
Promote and practice safety first philosophy and accident prevention among East York’s team
Maintain personal hygiene; Clean uniforms, hair and beard nets are mandatory for GMP
Ability to follow basic safety on the line/area; including wearing proper PPE
Demonstrates attention to safety and GMPs; Demonstrates LOTO protocol when necessary
Work in a safe and competent manner, following rules and procedures as required and as outlined in our Health & Safety guidelines
Report any unsafe condition to your Line Leader.
Follow plant food safety and GMP compliance:
Plant HACCP program
Use proper tools (including chemical & lubrication) that meet company food
Maintain a clean and hazardous free work area while supporting and
promoting company GMP’s, Safety, and Mondelēz policies
Comply with Company policies, procedures and local legislation
Report all quality and food safety related issues immediately to the Line Leader or Manager for corrections and corrective actions
Awareness of what a quality/in-spec cookie and package looks like
Demonstrated awareness and commitment to quality
Understand allergens and kosher status and how to handle
Good knowledge of HACCP and WHMIS
Own Integrated Lean Six Sigma (IL6S) culture by learning its Concepts,
Purpose, and Work Processes
Apply problem solving methods, social and functional skills according to the skill matrix in the context of introduction and consolidation of IL6S
Identify Kaizens/One Point Lessons (OPL)/Sources of Contamination (SOC)/ KAI/KPIs/other.
Support new product trials
Support line/equipment improvements to meet ergonomics, productivity, health and safety initiatives
As assigned by management
The Machine Operator plays an important role in the introduction and consolidation of IL6S because he/she is one of the first employees being involved in IL6S processes and applying IL6S methods
Lifting: Average 10 kgs
Reaching: Full extension
Responsibility: Plant Packaging
Vehicle Operations: Pump truck
Job requires the physical demands of fast paced moving, bending and lifting as needed.
Required Qualification/Certifications :
Minimum High School Diploma
Required length of experience :
Previous experience in machine operating is desired.
Must be able to work on all shifts.
Machine Operating skills
Able to accurately follow a DPS and troubleshoot wrappers, cartoners, robots and baggers
Able to accurately complete paperwork
Is capable of lifting rolls of film (at least average 10kg) and paper rolls and cases of cartons
Pays attention and is aware of the machine’s operation and its effect on the package
Understands the inner-working of the machine and all the settings and how they affect the final package
Must be able to identify and troubleshoot issues and communicate issues accurately to the Maintenance team for prompt repair or preventing a breakdown
Comfortably use digital controllers
Comfortable testing seals and other points to ensure package integrity (by hand and using equip.)
Is adaptable and can learn new task.
Ability to work in teams
Puts aside their personal agenda, in order to collaborate with team to attain common objectives;
Actively and attentively listens, supports others, and positively contributes to a healthy work environment;
Is sensitive to other’s needs and detects when it is necessary to help others; understands and respects different points of view.
Uses proper lifting techniques
Knowledgeable of ergo stretches that help relieve muscles used on the job
Ability to communicate clearly in English; Speak English while on the line and in production areas
Able to communicate well with Line Leaders, other team members and Management
Good English reading and writing skills
Must be able to follow direction well.
Be familiar with Integrated Lean Six Sigma (IL6S) Concepts, CBN, tools, systems and work processes.
Attend DMS Meetings as required.
If you are applying to a position in Canada, accommodations for applicants with disabilities or other grounds protected by human rights legislation are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the employment selection process. For all internal and external applicants who require accommodation in the recruitment and selection process please contact 847-943-5460 for assistance/support. Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.
Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing education and work history, in order to be considered for this position. All applicants will receive an email after submitting the first stage of the application. This email will include a link to return to the second stage of the application process. If you had previously submitted a resume, you will need to confirm/verify education and work history. For those that did not submit a resume, you will need to manually enter education and work history.
Company: Mondelēz International
Company Location: Toronto, ON