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Production Technician

Company: Spectrum Brands Inc.
Location: Noblesville
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Division Information The Pet Care business unit of Spectrum Brands is based in St. Louis, Missouri with distribution, manufacturing and sales offices throughout the US and globe. Owners of dogs, cats, birds, small animals, fish and reptiles rely on our brands for exceptional value and trusted results. Our industry-leading brands include Tetra, Instant Ocean, Marineland, 8-in-1, Dingo, FURminator, Nature's Miracle, GloFish, DreamBone and SmartBones. Job Summary This position will responsible for Leading a shop floor team in the operation and execution of production schedules. The position will be responsible for keeping track of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) using internal production measurement systems to monitor performance. Primary Duties & Responsibilities * Comply with all Spectrum GPC and site-specific safety policies (strict adherence to Lockout Tagout procedures and PPE requirements). Ensure production meets quality standards. * Ensure the work area is clean & organized using LEAN / 5S principles. * Plan and lay out work to meet production and schedule requirements. * Monitor and adjust production processes or equipment for quality and productivity. * Identify and recommend process improvements (using a disciplined approach to problem solving). * Train new employees on the operation of equipment. Assist in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). * Develop an in depth understanding of key equipment characteristics necessary to improve quality, prevent downtime, and reduce scrap. This includes (but not limited to): change overs; equipment calibration; consumable part change outs; and process monitoring. * Work closely with Maintenance on planned preventative maintenance activities. Lead operator shop floor Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) activities. * Work with Plant cross-functional Teams to improve performance. * Analyze Flex Metrics to identify problems and opportunities for improvement. * Lead troubleshooting activity. * Perform other duties as assigned. Education and Experience Profile * 2-year degree/trade school certificate (Preferred). * Previous machine operator experience in a manufacturing environment. * Fork truck certification. * Industrial glass processing experience (Preferred). Required Skills * Team player with strong interpersonal skills. * Strong technical and mechanical aptitude. * Strong work ethic and commitment to consistent attendance. * Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge & skill. * Keen attention to detail and problem-solving techniques. * Basic computer skills (MS Office a plus). Work Environment Work is performed in a factory manufacturing setting. Exposure to shop environment such as noise, dust, odors and fumes. Required to stand, bend, reach and move about facilities.

Keywords: Spectrum Brands Inc., Noblesville , Production Technician, Professions , Noblesville, Indiana

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