Unilever 3rd shift Multiskilled Technician in Henderson, Nevada

Background & Purpose of the Job

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to be part of a winning team? Unilever is recruiting for a Multiskilled Technician to join our ice cream factory located in Henderson, Nevada.

On any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life. With more than 400 brands focused on health and wellbeing, no company touches so many people’s lives in so many different ways. Our portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, affordable soaps, luxurious shampoos and everyday household care products. Unilever is the world’s No.1 Ice Cream manufacturer offering a high class brand selection to all customer groups as well as to all occasions. We produce iconic brands such as Ben & Jerry’s, Magnum, Popsicle, Breyers, Klondike, and Good Humor.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

The Technician is a Preventative Maintenance and Focused Improvement specialist engaged to optimize the running and maintenance of equipment within the factory. Where breakdowns occur, the Technician will act to diagnose and troubleshoot faults and where necessary will recommend design improvements. The Technician will also be involved with setting the Maintenance Strategy for the respective areas. The Technician is professionally competent and qualified to operate safely at a post apprentice level in at least three of the principal engineering disciplines; mechanical, electrical or instrumentation & control, and other skills. The Technician must be a mentally agile and advanced problem solver actively engaged in maintaining a safe work environment, which protects product quality and reduces waste and other environmental impact. A positive contributor to the factory’s work environment and culture and will act as a leading coach and mentor to production around the areas of mechanical engineering and World Class Manufacturing techniques.

You’re a dot connector: Not only do you understand your role, but you have the ability to connect how your daily actions contribute to the larger success of the factory as a whole.

You love to win, and have fun doing it: Never accepting defeat, you’re up for challenges and problem solving on a daily basis.

You’re a teacher: Teamwork is key, and we all have great experience and skills that we can share with others. You are a team player who understands the importance of teaching others and helping them succeed.

You’re a changemaker: Always believing we can improve, you are constantly seeking ways to improve upon existing operations.

What You’ll Need To Succeed

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

•Experience working as part of an extended team within the manufacturing sector.

•Strong communication skills.

•Strong coaching skills (able to give & receive constructive, peer-to-peer feedback)

•Ability to manage 3rd party contractors.

•Strong networking skills (communicate with sister sites on best practices).

•Ability to effectively resolve conflict.

•Strong problem-solving skills.

•Proven analytical skills.

•Ability to lead a cross-functional team through problem solving activities.


Programmable Logic Controller qualifications

Experience of manufacturing in a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Company and World Class Manufacturing.

Experience as a team member within a project management team with an awareness of project management tools and techniques

* Professional Qualifications: *

Post Apprenticeship Skill level in at least 2 of the 3 relevant engineering disciplines (as graded by national standard

Mechanical (shafts, sprockets, conveyors, & gearboxes)

Electrical (3 phase motors, sensors, electrical components, etc.)

Instrumentation and Control

Required to support report writing, data analysis, problem solving, mechanical calculations, leadership & coaching skills

§ * Continuous Improvement * – knowledge and understanding of the key principles of World Class Manufacturing (WCM) and an awareness of the tools used to identify and prioritize losses

§ * Problem Solving * – A working knowledge of how to identify, prioritize, and address problems using appropriate tools and techniques that eliminate recurrence

§ * Decision Making * – Can make decisions to reject non-compliant products and to support the work plan for the day

§ * Teamwork * – Must be a good team player capable of working within a highly effective team; responsible, supportive and able to communicate effectively

§ * Administration * – Conducts effective hand-over activities and records accurately events that have occurred during shift (cases packed/rejects/maintenance conducted, etc.)


•Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

•High school diploma or equivalent GED

•Two years manufacturing, mechanical or technical experience is required

•Associates degree and/or technical certificate a plus

Work Environment:

•Varying temperatures and a warm, wet environment

•Chemical use and handling

•Lifting up to 50 pounds; occasional carrying up to 20 pounds

•Occasional pushing/pulling up to 80 pounds

•Must be available to work overtime, extended shifts and alternate schedules

•Required to wear company-furnished safety equipment and uniform

•Work in loud environments while utilizing proper safety equipment

•Working at heights above 4 feet

•Standing for extended periods of time

•Repetitive motions including bending, kneeling, twisting, pushing, pulling

What We Can Offer You

* Culture for Growth* * |* * Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits* * |* * Every Voice Matters* * |* * Global Reach* * |* * Life at Unilever* * |* * Careers with Purpose* * |* * World Class Career Development Programs* * |* * Check Out Our Space* * |* * Focus On Sustainability*

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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities.

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination under Federal law. For more information, please seeEEO is the Law .

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

Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: United States-Nevada-Henderson-Henderson -1001 Olsen Street

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Jul-18-2018

Req ID: 180007VM