Manufacturing - Plant Technician
Plant technicians are hired at entry level as members of a work team. Technician work teams are responsible for keeping production flowing, for meeting performance goals and for maintaining the high level of quality that consumers expect from our products.
Technicians do various types of work, including running high-speed converting and packing equipment, controlling the process from a computer terminal, performing preventive maintenance on equipment, basic electrical troubleshooting, and leading continual improvement in their area of ownership. Technicians are expected to get involved, take charge of situations and confront business-related problems.
In order to perform the work described above in our manufacturing atmosphere, plant technicians use basic hand and power tools; lift 65 pounds by bending and stooping, pushing and pulling; climb, stand, and move around on stairs, ladders and platforms; twist, turn and bend; enter confined spaces; and stand and walk on concrete floors for an extended period of time. Further, technicians have and are able to display skills in manufacturing processes, including operating, maintaining and cleaning automated equipment; capable of driving a forklift; maintaining accurate records and data; strong technical, interpersonal and problem-solving skills; and knowledge of computers. Additionally, the safety of Technicians is of great importance to Procter & Gamble. Technicians will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment, such as safety shoes, hearing protection, eye protection, and bump caps.
The Box Elder Procter & Gamble Plant operates 7-days per week. Technicians work any day of the week, including weekends. Work on weekends may be as overtime or as part of the Technician's normal schedule. Changes in business volume and production requirements can cause the plant to occasionally change the shifts or the rotation schedule. The hours of work are 12 hours per day 7:00 am/pm to 7:30 am/pm. The shift rotation is a 12-hour rotating shift. Technicians must be willing to rotate and to work any shift. Additional days could be required to be worked as overtime.
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