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Requisition Number 17-0012
Post Date 3/6/2017
Title Tank Room
City Princeton
State MN
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours M-Th 4p - 2a
Description Job Summary: Performs a range of tasks that keep the production lines supplied with product and contribute to meeting the Company’s mission of developing and marketing high-quality brands and running best-in-class operations. Job tasks vary from ensuring product changes/wash-outs are completed properly to communicating information continuously to the appropriate personnel.
Requirements Qualification Requirements: To 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.

Essential Functions:
• Maintains communication with Line and Utility Operators to ensure product changes are completed properly.
• Gathers missing schedule content from the Rectifying lab to communicate and document the necessary information for production.
• Performs hookups to run product from Rectifying tanks to the appropriate production line.
• Ensures the latest proof time is within the acceptable time range prior to initiating tank hookups.
• Performs hose washouts, line blowouts, and filter changes to ensure clean and quality product is sent to the production lines.
• Verifies product on schedule report has been approved on the product board and that they contain the same identification information (tank number, lot number, batch number, and formula).
• Discusses unfinished products with the Rectifying department to determine when the products will be available.
• Performs tank fill heights and target weights to determine the amount of product in the tank to communicate to Production Line Leads.
• Chills and heats product in extreme temperature condition to ensure appropriate product proof and quality prior to bottling.
• Completes all paperwork accurately.
• Takes product samples to bring the Rectifying lab for proofing.
• Relays product information and schedule changes to Line Leads and Utility Operators and EOL as needed.
• Consistently monitors clamps and hookups to ensure they are secured tightly for quality and safety purposes.
• Assists Rectifying with tank washouts and Production with on and off-line tasks.

Additional Responsibilities:
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Rectifying Supervisor.
• Performs minor equipment repairs as needed.
• Assists with the training of new Line and Utility Operators on tank room responsibilities, as these operators act as back-ups.
• Works in a safe and courteous manner while abiding by the Company’s safety policies and procedures.
• Assists with filler washouts, cleaning labeler parts and cap changes between products.
• Sweeps and mops floor in work area, and removes trash from area.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Ability to read and write English and perform basic math.
• Ability to have persistence in completing tasks under time constraints.
• Must have the ability to be flexible and change tasks regularly throughout the shift.
• Must be mechanically inclined.
• Must have good communication skills, the ability to work well with others, and the ability to multitask.
• Ability to use deductive reasoning in troubleshooting to solve work-related problems.
• Ability to pay close attention to detail.

Commitment to Safety and Continuous Improvement:
• Must be able to work in a safe and courteous manner while abiding by the Company’s safety policies and procedure and assisting with eliminating and/or controlling safety hazards.
• Must have the ability to work and participate in an environment that expects all employees to support wellness, safety, quality, and environmental responsibility.
• Must have the ability to participate in and support Continuous Improvement; including process improvement and Lean Manufacturing activities.

Minimum Requirements of Education, Training and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent desired.

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions: The ability to tolerate 90°F heat and stand and walk for periods of approximately 2½ hours. The ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.
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