DuPont Production Operator 1 in Remington, Indiana

Production Operator 1 (Job Number: 195212W-01)


DuPont Nutrition & Health has a Production Operator 1 opening at our Remington, IN facility.

As Production Operator I, you will monitor and operate equipment used to package our products in a 24/7/365 operation. This position requires high attention to detail and operational discipline as you are the last person to see our product before the customer.

You will work between the hours of either 5am-5pm or 5pm-5am on a fixed schedule with every other weekend off.

The following responsibilities of Production Operator 1 are including but not limited to the following:

  • Monitor & operate equipment insuring quality and conformance to standard operating procedures

  • Maintain safety standards, initiate & follow emergency procedures when necessary

  • Lift raw materials, finished products, and packed items manually or using hoists or fork-lifts

  • Insert liners into boxes and put them onto the conveying line

  • Sample, label, and seal boxes

  • Equipment changeovers

  • Dump ingredient and check ingredient flow rates

  • Perform on-line product quality testing

  • Perform metal detection checks

  • Troubleshoot equipment or product flow issues

  • Move full skids with a fork-lift and stretch wrap them

  • Warehouse finished product skids

  • Housekeeping of the packaging tower

  • Assist other operators

  • Cover opposite shift vacations when required

  • Report any out of spec material, mechanical issues, or incidents to Lead person immediately

  • Promote continuous improvement.

  • Other duties as assigned


The following are required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Able to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.

  • Familiarity of MS office software including Excel, Outlook, and Word

  • Regular on time attendance

  • High attention to detail

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work independently & as a team

The following are preferred:

  • Previous work experience in a food manufacturing/GMP environment

  • Previous fork-lift experience

  • Mechanical aptitude; experience troubleshooting equipment and machines

Primary Location: NA-United States-Indiana-Remington

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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