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Position Title: Process Control Technician- Plover Potato 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Plover 

Requisition ID: 6534 



Statement of Job

Assist Process Control Manager and Coordinator in Formula Recipe Management work stream. Conduct studies and organize data relating to efficiencies in the line flow process to maximize Raw Material Utilization and Total Solids Utilization.


Major Duties

  • Validate current waste stream performance.
  • Gather data for targeting at critical measurement locations.
  • Build Out of Control Action Plans (OCAPs) based on targets and adjust as necessary dependent upon specific parameters.
  • Train and develop employees in use of OCAPs.
  • Assist in developing and performing Design of Experiments in conjunction with Process Control Engineer(s).
  • Gather and coordinate resource requirements for Process Control Studies.
  • Assist in carrying out Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility studies and Measurement Systems Analysis with the Process Control Engineer.
  • Develop Gage R&R Methodology and procedures.
  • Responsible for Best Operating Practice (BOP) implementation along with the Processing Area Manager and subordinates.
  • Identify and correct gaps of Plover’s compliance with Global McCain BOPs.
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures, One Point Lessons, and Standard Work for BOPs and Process Control procedures.
  • Audit Infinity data input and OCAP implementation.
  • Update Infinity database on Formula Recipe Management (FRM) changes.
  • Provide Month End reports on Waste Streams for management.
  • Utilize Infinity database to include updating , creating and modifying projects as needed.
  • Take direction from Process Control Lead.
  • Support lean manufacturing principles.
  • Follow company policy for job safety.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.


Special Requirements

  • Advanced degree required (Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering fields preferred).
  • Requires a considerable degree of mental skills.
  • Requires a working knowledge of Statistical Process Control concepts, principles, and calculations.
  • Proficiency with the Excel and MS Office suite of tools is necessary.
  • Requires knowledge of Infinity and SAP software applications.
  • Requires general knowledge of most production and processing areas of the plant.
  • Must have demonstrated the ability to work both independently and under immediate supervision, function effectively under time constraints and multitask based on the nature of the work.
  • Requires flexibility of work schedule.  Normal schedule is eight hours per day, five days per week, but will be required to work other shifts and weekend hours as needed.
  • Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.

Scope of Authority

  • All employees have the right to question or refuse a work related directive that is unsafe.
  • All employees are expected to take appropriate measures regarding employee, product or equipment safety.


This job description covers the basic functions of the job and is not intended to provide a complete listing of daily tasks. Flexibility and improvement of job skills are essential to all positions at McCain Foods USA Inc.


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
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Job Family: Manufacturing      
Division: Greater North America 
Department: ​Plover Prod Shift ​
Location(s): US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Plover || US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Wisconsin Rapids 

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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