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Land O'Lakes Inc. Production Operator - 2nd Shift - R-11870 in Commerce City, Colorado

Join Land O'Lakes, and you join boundless thinkers and doers from allwalks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working withsome of America's favorite brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition,WinField United, Vermont Creamery and KozyShack, and more.You'll be joining a team committed to e verything from the seeds that gointo the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields andsustainability, to the grain that animals eat to produce milk, tomarketing the final product, like our many legendary products.We're looking for audacious optimists and innovative thinkers to help usmeet food's toughest challenges.Production Operator - 2nd ShiftThe Production Operator is the front-line employee who performs themanufacturing processes that add value and quality to the inputs and createthe final high-quality final products. There are a variety ofsub-classifications within the Operator job family that could range inspecific duties from receiving and handling the raw materials, adding valuethrough a variety of proprietary processes, to packaging the final product.In all stages of production safety, attention to detail, a quality andsanitation focus, and efficiency are key to the success of the operation.HOURS:2nd Shift: 2:00PM-12:00AMEDUCATION:* High School Diploma or GED required.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:* No work experience required; 6 months continuous prior experience in anyindustry preferred* Basic computer skills.* Ability to follow manufacturer's specifications and directions* Ability to lift/carry up to 50 lbs.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:* 18 years or older* Able to work in a fast-paced environment* Work in cold and/or hot temperatures throughout the day* Adhere to all standard operating procedures (SOPs)* Ensures a safe working environment while performing assigned tasks* Ability to read, write, comprehend, follow verbal and writteninstructions and possess basic mathematical skillsPREFERRED EXPERIENCE:* Self-Reliant and able to accurately work under limited supervision* Able to trouble shoot mechanical problems* Communicates work order progress to supervisor and production operators* Customer focused and able to work in a collaborative team* Ability to be flexible in work performed and schedule* Knowledge of various pieces of high tech manufacturing processing andpackaging equipment. Examples include but not limited to baggers,palletizers and cookers.ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment, you will be walking,standing and engaging in movement throughout the day, and occasionally tofrequently be required to lift items weighing up to 50 lbs. Due to a largevariety of job duties (both routine and non-routine), certain dutiesalso may involve, a variety of physical activities including bending,lifting, stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raisingarms above shoulders and head, standing, working in enclosed areas,climbing stairs or ladders, and operating heavy machinery. The noise levelin the work environment can vary but noise is usually low to moderate.You may be required to wear personal protective equipment such as safetyglasses, safety gloves, hearing protection, a respirator or dust mask,protective footwear and protective clothing or uniforms. Work may be performedin cold and/or hot temperatures and the environment can be dusty. Physicalrequirements further include the ability to engage in productive andcollaborative communication with co-workers and work may need to be performedduring non-standard hours, including nights and weekends. At times, theabilitywork overtime also may be required. The ability to perform these requirementsis necessary to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Thecompany engages in an interactive process to review requests for reasonableaccommodations that may be needed to allow qualified individuals with