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Processing Operator

  • Location: Danville, Illinois
  • Pay Rate: $21.50 / HR
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday with Overtime as needed
  • Requisition: #381576
  • Location: Danville, Illinois 61832
  • Pay Rate: $21.50 / HR
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday with Overtime as needed
  • Requisition: #381576
Processing Operator

Quaker Oats, part of PepsiCo, is looking for a Process Operator to work in our fast-paced 24-hour operating manufacturing environment. The Processing Operator position is responsible for operating process related equipment and plant process control systems in a safe environmentally responsible manner.

Quaker is a progressive employer, utilizing high perform work systems focused on driving results through organization development. We are looking for engaged individuals that will be dedicated to safety and teamwork. It takes teamwork for a facility to run smoothly, so you can expect to work weekends and holidays with the rest of the team. We also offer unbeatable benefits including health insurance, dental and vision, retirement savings benefits including 401(k) with company contribution, vacation days and much more.

Job Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):
* Responsible for overseeing extruder, mixing, ingredients or roll and oven processes
* Responsible for set ups and maintain proper adjustments of the machinery and equipment, which could include clearing jams and performing quality checks
* Responsible for overseeing quality and area upkeep
* Monitors product flow, delivery and reject systems
* Ensures line is running efficiently and prepared for schedule runs
* Responsible for area housekeeping, weekly cleaning processes and sanitation functions
* Work with other team members to ensure objectives are being met, including aiding other areas within department as needed
* Complete all necessary paperwork in a timely manner, including maintaining work logs and data collection
* Understand unique qualities of the product and specific process for department
* Input data into company software
* Additional responsibilities may be assigned


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.

Minimum Qualifications:
* Must be at least 18 years or age or older.
* Must have a general knowledge of PC’s, excellent communication, interpersonal, training, teaming and problem-solving skills
* Must have basic math, analytical and technical skills.
* Must work effectively in a team environment which requires continued development of new skills, continued drive for productivity and process improvements, self-direction and the ability to communicate at all levels
* Must be able to work any shift in any department, including an alternative 12-hour work schedule, weekends and holidays.
* Regular predictive attendance is required.
* Must be able to work over 40 hours a week.
* Must be able to meet the physical demands of working in a manufacturing environment including, but not limited to, excessive heat, dust and noise
* Must have the ability to lift moderately heavy weights (up to 50 pounds)
* Must be willing to comply with grooming/sanitation requirements

Join the 2,500 Quaker associates that work hard to bring you the snacks you love by submitting your application today.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available [1] EEO is the Law & [2] EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View [3] PepsiCo EEO Policy.

Please view our [4] Pay Transparency Statement.

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