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Production Operator

American Laboratories Omaha, NE Hourly Wage, Varies

American Laboratories is a great company to work for!

American Laboratories is a growing (yet, still small, think family-like feel), multi-industry supplier for the extensive products it manufactures. We were founded in 1967 based on the knowledge of manufacturing enzymes, proteins, and flavors to various industries. We are celebrating our 55th anniversary this year! Today, American Laboratories employs over 100 people, offers an extensive listing of over 300 products to the Food Processing, Animal Health and Nutritional industries in the United States and 45 countries around the world.

At American Laboratories, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and skills. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are devoted to offering an all-encompassing work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Our pace of work enables fast learning and fosters an environment where you can stretch yourself and make an impact. We offer a variety of job specific and business skills programs and trainings to our employees. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

We offer a highly competitive compensation package (salary and bonus) as well as a comprehensive, family-friendly benefits package including:

  • Exceptional family medical, dental, and vision benefits (100% company paid premiums). 100% paid deductible/out of pocket expenses for Medical
  • Paid time off and sick leave
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Exceptional 401k fund contributions (up to 9%)
  • Great schedules
  • Wellness incentives

Pay is based on experience.

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Production Operator (Wet Side)

We have a career opportunity for a Production Operator. As a Production Operator, you will be responsible for the daily manufacturing operations and process oversight.

The operator will be located at one of American Laboratories' south locations, working with different management levels and support personnel in other office locations.

The impact you will have:

  • You will assemble, operate and clean process equipment which may include granulators, delumpers, fitzmills, ball mills, sifters, blenders and any other equipment used in the manufacturing processes.
  • You will operate test equipment such as pH meters.
  • You will maintain equipment and work areas in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • You will assist the Production Supervisors, Production Managers, Production and Quality Assurance personnel in troubleshooting and determining root cause of process deviations.
  • You will assist Technical Services on process improvement and product development projects as assigned by supervisor.
  • You will follow current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and safety SOPs and provide recommendations to the Safety Committee when appropriate.
  • You may assist with shipping, receiving or transferring of products, materials or components to be used, stored or sold by American Laboratories.

What we are looking for:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Ability to competently perform processing procedures.
  • It is preferred that you will have a strong understanding of manufacturing processes, cGMP, and manufacturing documentation.
  • Willingness and ability to learn, work hands-on and with a sense of urgency, in a fast-paced and diverse product manufacturing environment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Physical requirements may include working with enzyme products, occasionally rolling or moving drums weighing from 50-350lbs., and lifting drums weighing up to 120lbs.; using material handling equipment such as barrel carts, dollies, pallet jacks and forklifts; bending, twisting and lifting material out of drums and boxes; working with and handling hazardous chemicals.

American Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted March 28, 2024
Date Closes May 10, 2024
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Varies
Shift Custom
SOC Category 11-3051.00 Industrial Production Managers
Zipcode 68107

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Sick Leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases
  • Productivity Rewards

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