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General Plant Laborer
Ref No.: 18-00675
Location: Los Angeles, California
Start Date / End Date: 03/26/2018 to 06/26/2018
Job Overview:


Within General Mills, our manufacturing facilities are committed to achieving zero human and food safety incidents and it is every employee's responsibility to fully support this vision. Skilled Operators are hired as members of a manufacturing team. They are responsible for the support of various processing and packaging equipment operations throughout the facility.

The General Mills Los Angeles Vernon Mill located in the city of Vernon operates 24 hours per day, between 5-7 days per week. Majority of employees rotate on a bi-weekly basis as a basic job requirement. Changes in volume and production requirements can result in changes in work schedule and additional overtime. General Laborers must be willing to work any shift including nights and weekends.


Main Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:
  • Follow all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
  • Support production lines by supplying with materials as needed
  • Perform various sanitation and clean up duties
  • Assists operators during bottlenecks or when production lines are shut down
  • Participate in start-up, change over and shut down of operating equipment
  • Be responsible for executing all required HACCP processes and documentation
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives in order to increase platform performance
  • Attend meetings and trainings as required
  • Perform additional related tasks as assigned
Education and Experience
Minimum Degree Requirements: High School Diploma
Preferred Degree Requirements: Associates
Preferred Major Area of Study: Any area
Required Professional Certifications: N/A
Minimum years of related experience required: 1 + Years Manufacturing Experience
Preferred years of related experience: 2 + Years Manufacturing Experience

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills and ability to effectively communicate in English including writing and reading
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
  • Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends
  • Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment
  • Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment
  • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Some experience in the food industry
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Ability to follow process flow and basic troubleshooting skills
  • AA degree or higher