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Position Title: Form Line Trainer 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Othello 

Requisition ID: 2003 

 

 

SUMMARY

The Line 3 Trainer is responsible for analyzing, designing, developing, and delivering on-the-job training for Line 3 Operators. 

 

This position provides detailed instruction by use of lecture, video, and practical (on the job) training in the safe use of the equipment. This position will monitor and evaluate progress made of the new Line 3 Operator Trainees. The Line 3 Trainer will implement training of new or modified procedures in the Production Department. The Line 3 Trainer will ensure uniform application of policy and procedures on all four (4) shifts and make recommendations and updates concerning qualification of Line 3 Operator Trainees to supervisors.

 

The Line 3 Trainer will be responsible for creating procedures and check sheets that will be used by the Line 3 operators on a day-to-day basis. They will also be responsible for the calibration of line thermometers and tracking of calibrations of the analytical equipment out on the floor, making adjustments to equipment as needed. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide training to new and existing operators.
  • Conduct certification testing at the 30, 60, 90 day during the introductory evaluation period.
  • Updates training books and guides.
  • Conduct analysis to identify training needs of Line 3 operators.
  • Design course, supportive, and performance objectives to meet training needs.
  • Develop teaching methods to deliver effective training.
  • Implement and deliver training.
  • Evaluate training for effectiveness and redesign, develop, and implement as needed.
  • Document and record training activities.
  • Communicate training needs and objectives to appropriate department managers.
  • Attend meetings and seminars to obtain information for use in training programs.
  • Attend all other meetings and training as required by company.
  • Assist in updating One Point lessons, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Work Instruction (WI), Job Safety Analysis (JSA), and Risk Assessments.
  • Participate in and cooperate with the company’s accident prevention program and all safety rules and regulations.
  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

 

 

 REPRESENTATION

 

  • Each employee has an obligation to observe the McCain Code of Conduct and to help other           employees understand and comply with it. Compliance with the law is the required standard of conduct in all company affairs.

 

SCOPE OF AUTHORITY

     

  • Responsibility to monitor work areas, watch for suspicious behavior and report any concerns regarding unidentified visitors and/or unauthorized personnel.      
  • Authority to question and take appropriate measures regarding the safety of themselves, other employees, products, and equipment.
  • Responsibility of maintaining a high standard of cleanliness throughout the food processing facility, especially where any raw or finished product is produced. 
  • Authority to report and/or eliminate hazards to the safety of the food that is produced in the facility.

           

REQUIRED TRAINING

  • McCain Safety Policy/Accident Reporting
  • Annual HACCP/GMP’s Training
  • Annual Sexual Harassment Awareness Training
  • Plant Emergency Evacuation Training/Emergency Response
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Right-To-Know
  • Lockout-Tag out
  • Ladder Safety
  • Fall Protection/PPE’s
  • Confined Space
  • Hot Work
  • Blood-borne Pathogens
  • Key-Element Training
  • Crisis Management
  • MCE Training
  • Other Training as Required

 

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training is required; or an equivalent combination of both education and experience.

Skills

  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
  • Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Time Management – Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
  • Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Writing – Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Instructing – Teaching others how to do something through lecture and or hands on.
  • Active Learning – Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision-making.
  • Learning Strategies – Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Service Orientation – Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Language Skills- Ability to read and interpret documents, Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, Ability to speak effectively before employees.
  • Mathematical Skills- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Computer Skills – Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc…), SAP.

Abilities

  • Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas by speaking so others will understand.
  • Speech Clarity – The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Originality – The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
  • Speech Recognition – The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Written Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Information Ordering – The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Near Vision – The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Learning styles – The ability and knowledge to teach with all different learning styles, to understand that everyone learns differently and the need for different training styles are essential when working with a diverse group or individual.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The 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.

 

SUMMARY OF PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS SUMMARY FOR PACKAGING MACHINE OPERATOR
  1. Average hours per work day: 
  1. 12 hours/Shift                      Time spent inside:  100%

 

  1. Work positions / physical activities (#hours, % of work shift, or # times/shift)
  1. Sitting……………………..…  0-50% (option to stand)
  2. Standing……………………...40-80% (frequently)
  3. Walking……………………...  5-75% (frequently)
  4. Climbing moveable ladder…  Occasionally (0-15%)
  5. Leaning forward…………….   Occasionally (0-20%)
  6. Trunk rotation/twisting………  Occasionally (0-15%)
  7. Bending/stooping/crouching…  Occasionally (1-33%)

 

  1. Weight lifting requirements:
  1. Maximum weight:  0-50 lbs. type of object:  Requires lifting wide range of weights up to 50 lbs. Exp. lifting equipment, scales etc.
  2. Carrying:  40 lbs.   Frequently:  <35%.  Distance 100 yards taking and replacing equipment on the lines tools and scales analytical equipment.
  3. Pushing/pulling:  rarely.  Force <2 lbs.  

 

  1. Use of upper extremities
  1. Horizontal reaching:  Frequently (34-66%) 12-22 inch reach. 
  2. Vertical reaching:  occasionally (10-20%). 
  3. Grasping/handling:  Frequently (34-66%).   Dynamometer grip strength:  20-40 lbs.
  1. Fine manipulation:  Handling tools, equipment and typing on computer
  2. Hand Use:  Requires use of both hands (Continuously 66-100%) always in motion when working

 

  1. Sensory requirements:
  1. Visual acuity and alertness.  Required for operating equipment, identifying problems and for safety due to moving equipment and traffic (forklift). 
  2. Speech/communication/hearing.  Required ability to inform supervisor or other employees of problems.  Requires ability to listen and follow any special instructions relating to safety or job performance. 
  3. Touch.  Must be able to use fingers to grasp objects, etc. 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

POTENTIAL HAZARDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

 

  1. Mechanical, etc.
  2. Electrical
  3. Chemicals (cleaning)
  4. Fumes, odors
  5. Wet or slippery surfaces
  6. Vibration
  7. Noise (hearing protection required)
  8. Concrete floor, uneven footing
  9. Falls  
  10. Knife
  11. Inside temperature variable:  60-90+ degrees F.
  12. Stair steps/ladder

 

The above statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required for the position.  Flexibility and improvement of job skills are essential to all positions at McCain Foods USA, Inc.

 

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic (Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran).

 

Job Family: Manufacturing      
Division: Greater North America 
Department: ​Mgr Production ​
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Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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