Senior System Technician – Dekorra IntelliGen (2nd Shift)

Senior System Technician – Dekorra IntelliGen (2nd Shift)

Open Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2nd Shift Senior System Technician – Dekorra IntelliGen position.

  • Operate instruments and conduct all processing tasks.  This includes:
    • Prepare for the production process.
    • Participate in continuous operational improvement.
  • Work with coworkers and manager to effectively troubleshoot equipment and process issues.
  • Understand the theory and concepts behind the technology and processes.
  • Anticipate potential problems and take preventative action.
  • Review documentation and check all calculations (e.g. tickets, labels, equipment reading).
  • Troubleshoot equipment and process problems.
  • Comply with safety requirements, SOPs, and manufacturing documentation.
  • Use of automation to perform production operations.
  • Provide detailed documentation.
  • Provide regular communication (both verbal and/or written) within operations.
  • Support formal and informal training programs including new hire training and advanced technician training.
  • Identify individual training needs and recommend staff for additional training.
  • Provide on the job coaching and training to address remedial technical gaps.
  • Assist with productions projects as assigned.
  • Regularly check equipment and report equipment not operating efficiently.
  • Monitor shift supplies and communicate inventory issues in a timely manner.
  • Serve as lean ambassador as well as change/health & safety and quality champion for the production floor.
  • Strive and develop new skills. Assume greater responsibility within the department and organization.
  • Promote a culture of health and safety by ensuring all employees follow the company’s bio-security policies.
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace and encourage others to do the same.
  • Ensure production is running smoothly in the absence of the lab manager.
  • Delegate responsibilities and assign daily duties.
  • Escalate issues the technician is unable to resolve.
  • Follow up on problems to ensure tasks are managed to conclusion.
  • Lead shift meeting and present relevant updates.
  • Monitor quality and address quality issues within scope of ability.

The Candidate:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years or more of production experience
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Display solid performance standards, be reliable and dependable
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Poses a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to be a positive leader
  • Strong attention to detail and respect for quality assurance

Ideally, candidates have experience working in a global role for a company in the agriculture sector.

Who Are We?

Genus plc is a market leader in porcine, dairy and beef genetics and is uniquely positioned as a global player, with a dedicated, multi-species research and development (R&D) function and an international distribution network. We breed and distribute the genes of the worlds best pigs and bulls, scientifically selecting livestock whose offspring is designed to increase the profitability of our customers, who are some of the world’s biggest farmers and food producers.

Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world.

What Can We Offer You?

At Genus, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, together with the opportunities that come with working for a global organization. We offer an environment where personal growth in encouraged.

If you are interested in playing a key role for one of the most innovative and highly regarded companies in our industry, this is the business for you.

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