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FRONTIER CO-OP Production Worker - 3rd shift, Norway in Norway, Iowa

SUMMARYPerforms all tasks involved in the production of Frontieris products. Follows standard processes, and practices safe work habits to ensure that production is as efficient and safe as possible. Performs general tasks in the area such as boxing, filling, labeling, and cleaning. Communicates respectfully and honestly to others.iESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAll production workers are expected to be available to work in all areas of production .Cases and palletizes finished product for inventory.Assists with material handling, bottling, packaging, labeling, and blending equipment.Completes necessary documentation, including worksheets and computerized tracking systems for each product.Verifies product and supplies are accurate.Uses and maintains familiarity with assembly, packaging, and measuring tools.Performs special packaging projects as scheduled.Works with other departments to resolve problems as they arise.Samples product for quality control checks.Visually inspects materials and supplies for defects; reports defective materials or questionable conditions to supervisor.Has a critical role in assuring food safety and quality.Responsible for monitoring critical control points and reporting any non-conformances related to food safety and quality to supervisor.Follows safety, sanitation, production, quality and food safety procedures.Comes into contact with and handles powerful rare earth magnets.Proactively communicates continuous improvement suggestions.Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.Other duties may be assigned.iQUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.iEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED). Must be able to perform basic math.iLANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and comprehend moderately detailed instructions, short correspondence, or memos; including operating procedures or safety rules.Ability to write simple correspondence.Ability to speak effectively in one-on-one and small group situations with a limited group of people.iQUANTITATIVE SKILLSAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.iOTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIESAbility to train others in general manufacturing.Attention to detail and ability to cooperate and work within a team concept.iPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision and color vision - necessary to distinguish product quality and detect defects and debris in raw materials.iWORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while