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General Mills Inc Seasonal Operator in Chanhassen, Minnesota

Within General Mills, our manufacturing facilities are committed to achieving zero human and food safety incidents and it is every employee's responsibility to fully support this vision. Skilled Operators are hired as members of a manufacturing team. They are responsible for the handling of ingredients, materials and finished product within the manufacturing facility. We are currently hiring for day shift and night shift 12 hour positions (6:00 AM - 6:00 PM or 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM) for a rotating schedule of 2 on followed by 2 off, 3 on followed by 2 off, 2 on followed by 3 off. Cycle length is 2 weeks. The wage for a Seasonal Operator position is $17.82. General Mills also offers shift differential payment for those working off-shift ($0.80/hr) Seasonal Operators have a seasonal period of 3 to 5 months and there are no benefits offered with these positions. General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You've come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big. Main Responsibilities In this role, you will: Follow all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment Follow standard operating procedures to operate various pieces of high speed and/or high tech processing and packaging equipment Troubleshoot problems with machinery and partner with maintenance staff to resolve issues Calibrate processing and packaging systems daily to meet required specifications Participate in start-up, change over and shut down of operating equipment Perform change overs and End of Run cleans including disassembly and reassembly of necessary equipment Be responsible for executing all required HACCP/Quality processes and documentation Diagnose and troubleshoot problems in equipment operation Perform preventative and breakdown maintenance Remove and replace motors, starters, belts, bearings, chains and other manufacturing parts Operate forklift equipment safely to move materials and product throughout the plant Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives in order to increase platform performance Assists in training new employees Attend meetings and trainings as required Perform additional related tasks as assigned Minimum Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age or older Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship High School Diploma or GED Effective written and oral communication skills Proficiency in basic computer skills Must be able to lift 50 lbs Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment Preferred Qualifications: 6 months of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred, but not required Demonstrated leadership ability General Mills is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply to any General Mills employment opportunities.