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HIS Utility Worker

Mars Incorporated
Yorkville, IL 60560
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The role functions as a member of an area team that is directly responsible for manufacturing and packaging of artificial sweeteners in the Yorkville Plant.

This role will operate and manage specific material flows physically and within SAP, to ensure lot traceability. Team members must ensure efficiency, operational conformance, product quality and continuous improvement.

Team members must have the skill set to train and/or perform the tasks of other associates in the area as needed.

This job requires strong communication, interpersonal and team building skills to support site objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (each item should account for 10% or more)

Adherence to safe work practices.

Batch set-up by following formulas, preparing, weighing, and dispensing ingredients.

Operation of equipment such as extruders, blenders, mills, and classifiers.

Ability to clean and sanitize equipment including the scrape out of mixers.

Sort coarse, fine, and good product and store with proper labelling.

Systematic (SAP) receipt of raw materials and back flush (SAP) of finished goods.

Management of material traceability through paper and electronic recording devices, (production forms and electronic scanners).

Handle all housekeeping duties in the department and ensure the area is kept up with respect to 5S standards.

Ability to perform cycle counts.

Performs all assigned activities and job tasks within a line or area.

Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

Takes corrective actions in solving problems to root cause level.

Assess equipment, operating reliability, and performs routine repairs, adjustments, and malfunction troubleshooting.

Performs and/or works with Maintenance to complete equipment preventive maintenance.

Maintains accurate and timely records when completing quality checks, production performance, and waste management.

Performs all required documentation in a quality manner.

Performs Quality Control tasks such as magnet and screen checks, and maintains accurate logs.

Demonstrates high degree of ownership for product quality, performs all standard quality checks and quality related duties.

Understands production schedules, related computer and software systems - (MS Office, SAP), work instructions, and inventory requirements.


Maintains accurate records of quality checks, production numbers and waste performance

Ability to recognize any out of spec condition, and correct, communicate that condition while following the required escalation protocol.




High school diploma or GED


2 years of work experience within a manufacturing, technical and/or trade discipline

Related Experience/Requirements


2 years of work experience within manufacturing, or a technical and/or trade discipline


Ability to operate a forklift/OSHA certification



Basic math skills and the ability to fill out paperwork.

Ability to troubleshoot inefficiencies

Ability to read/comprehend written and oral instruction in the English language


Familiarity with SAP

Physical Requirements:

Standing on a concrete floor.

Wearing proper personal protective equipment (hair net, beard net (as required), bump cap, gloves, ear plugs, safety shoes, Face Shield and uniform).

Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 60 lbs.

Ability to roll a 200 lb. barrel.

Forklift assignments require OSHA certification and getting on and off frequently.

Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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