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Production Associate
Rockford, IL
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Post Date: 12/16/18 Company: Mondelez International
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Job Type: Full Time Phone:
Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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Job Description

With our portfolio of global Power Brands such as Oreo and belVita biscuits, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate and Trident gum, we're the world's #1 in biscuits and candy, and #2 in chocolate and gum. We're Mondelēz International, a snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80 countries, with approximately 90,000 employees globally and our brands are marketed in around 165 countries.


Our purpose and vision is to create more MOMENTS OF JOY by building the BEST SNACKING COMPANY IN THE WORLD.


Major Responsabilities

Works in team, operating complex high speed packaging equipment within line of business. All team members are responsible for ensuring product quality and for the safe and productive operation of the team.

Essential Functions  (include but are not limited to)
  • Ensures proper set-up of equipment and supplies
  • Performs material handling and stages materials along line of operation
  • Responsible for equipment start-up
  • Operates equipment and demonstrates thorough understanding of all aspects of the packaging process, and monitors equipment to ensure the process is meeting specified performance requirements during operation
  • Uses machine read-outs to identify equipment operating status and clears all jams
  • Executes all adjustments, lubrications and date changes, and performs level 1 maintenance on machines per training
  • Performs quality checks and records performance data on an hourly basis
  • Performs routine cleaning of equipment and preventative maintenance (oil and greasing)
  • Performs routine inspections (quality/HACCP/safety)
  • Communicates performance/improvement observations to other team members
  • Regularly rotates job responsibilities between material handling and machine operation and to provide relief coverage in area as needed
  • Must be willing to rotate to other areas based on need identified by Business Unit Leader or Production Leader
  • Required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds

Other Duties 
  • Works with team to continuously improve line performance and productivity through various team improvement techniques and team problem-solving
  • Communicates with all team members to ensure safety and quality within line of business
  • Participates in lean six sigma continuous improvement initiatives
  • Participates actively in annual Business Management Activities; presents finding at monthly meetings
  • Maintains order and cleanliness of work areas
  • Observes all safety rules, practices and procedures in performance of duties
  • Duties and responsibilities may vary depending on business needs

Minimum Qualifications 
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must successfully complete basic skill assessment
Machines/ Equipment 
  • Operates and uses high speed production equipment and tools including hand truck, knife, scraper and other hand tools
  • Uses simple gauges and measuring devices when required
  • May be required to have valid fork truck license
Safety Considerations
  • Ordinary care and attention necessary to prevent serious injury to self and others
Working Conditions
  • Normal factory conditions

Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

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.

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