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Line Technician

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Supply Chain
Covington, TN
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Line Technician

Schedule: 2-2-3 (5:30p.m.-6:00a.m.)

Schedule disclaimer: The position requires candidates to be able to flexible as shift patterns can change based on business need.

Background & Purpose of the Job

This position functions in a team base environment according to TPM principles and methodologies. The position efficiently operates assigned equipment to produce product at prescribed standards; minimizing material waste and production loss.  The position will maintain KPIs, including OEE and Quality standards The position oversees all aspects of line functions, including TPM Star point.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

·Responsible for performing job functions in a manner that promotes a safe work environment, including compliance PPE, fall protection, and all other Plant safety policies and practices

·Active member of a Production Team (Space Saver, Klondike, Gram) and supports the team culture of the Covington Plant through participation and leadership in TPM Star Point functions

·Production Line set up including auxiliary equipment. Assemble necessary ingredients, clean and sanitize Production area, and set and maintain machine to formula specifications.

·Responsible for CIP/COP functions to maintain a sanitary work environment

·Comply with all GMP and quality procedures, including all SPC functions.  Follow established procedures for monitoring product specifications such as product weight, product size, machine output, wrap, code dates, product quality etc.  Keep areas clean, organized and dry.

·Responsible for the integrity of handling and labeling floor Rework 

·Monitor equipment for abnormalities, solving minor problems without assistance and eliminating potential threats to production.  Communicate effectively with Team members, including maintenance personnel regarding recurring problems and needs for repair.  Take part in PM’s and all AM activities.  Follow lubrication programs and maintain lube log.

·Oversee all operations at workstations, including personnel assigned to your workstation.

·Plays an active role in TPM including, the creation and updating of production documentation, Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions. Will create and maintain TPM standards, the writing of One Point Lessons, and participation in Kaizen events.

·Function as needed in various capacities, including moving supplies and discard, filling in for other teammates as necessary and other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need To Succeed

·Basic understanding and ability to use computers.  Basic mathematical aptitude.

·Successful passing of the Career Readiness Certificate

·Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

·A High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.

·Two years manufacturing, mechanical or technical experience is required


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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