Process Analyst

Company Name:
GNP Company
GNP Company: Dedicated to healthy food, families and farms since 1926...and proud sponsor of brighter futures!
Based in St. Cloud, Minnesota, GNP Company is a family-owned provider of premium chicken products to retail, deli and foodservice customers throughout the Midwest and in other parts of the country under the Gold'n Plump and Just BARE brands. The company employs about 1,700 team members with nearly 350 family farm partners in Minnesota and Wisconsin to produce wholesome, high-quality chicken. GNP Company is owned by The Maschhoffs, LLC. Together, we are deeply committed to family values, quality, market innovation and customer service excellence.
At GNP Company, we control the quality of our products by managing every aspect of the business from breeding, hatching, milling, caring for, processing, marketing and selling premium-quality products under the Just BARE , Gold''n Plump and Sunny Roost brands. In addition to retail stores, our products are also found in supermarket delis and restaurants across the country.
Recognizing that quality products start with quality roots, we understand that people and Midwest values are our greatest assets. It''s because of this that we place a strong emphasis on developing long-term relationships with our nearly 350 farm partners throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin as well as training our team members--ultimately increasing levels of opportunity and overall job satisfaction.
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The Process Analyst is responsible for the development, maintenance and performance of yield procedures at the Arcadia plant.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned .
1. Develops and maintains procedures for yield test.
2. Conducts yield tests and provides analysis of test data, including daily hand deboning of parts for optimum yield determination.
3. Develops and tracks yield standards for the plant, analyzing and explaining variances from standard.
4. Recommends action plans to increase yield and improve value yield.
5. Assists in determining bird utilization versus production schedule.
6. Audits processes based on Infinity trend alarm results, customer/consumer comments, new products/processes.
7. Assist with process improvement projects by conducting testing and providing recommendations on methods, techniques, and equipment based upon analysis of test data.
8. Assists Live Operations in conducting breed testing at the plant.
9. Coordinates training of testing methods as needed.
10. Coordinates samples between Sales/Production/Transportation.
11. Assists with Six Sigma and Lean projects.
12. Assists with procedural document creation and development.
13. Assists in the development and new products and actively supports the introduction and implementation of new products and processes.
1. Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.
2. Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams.
3. Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma, and participates in or supports the E$P program.
4. Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices, and enforces safety work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization.
Bachelor''s of Science degree is strongly preferred
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak English
Good written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated excellent working knowledge of math (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication and percentages)
Excellent working knowledge of SPC and understanding of trend alarms
Good problem solving abilities
Good analytical skills
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to work any shift
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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Date: 2014-03-21
Country: US
State: WI
City: Arcadia
Postal Code: 54612
Job Type: Regular Full-Time

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