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Production Associate (Shawnee)

Oxbow Animal Health Shawnee, KS

Title: Production Associate
2nd shift: 3:30 pm - 12:00 am

Compana Pet Brands is a global leader in pet care and nutrition dedicated to enriching the lives of pets and their families today and for generations to come.

We are actively seeking Production Associates to join our growing organization and help us Nurture What You Love!

A career at Compana Pet Brands is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to work with a team of diverse, creative pet lovers who understand that pets are part of the family and, just like family, they always come first! Just as each of our brands brings its own personality to our product portfolio, each Compana employee brings his or her own unique set of experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds to our business. As a team, we approach every day with passion and determination that comes from knowing that the work we do enables millions of pet parents to express love for their furry and feathered family members through the products and experiences we provide.

As a Production Associate, you'll make an impact by:

  • Observe operations to ensure safety, quality, and conformity of products to established standards.
  • Operate, adjust, clean, & maintain machinery/production line equipment to meet safety & quality specifications.
  • Supply materials to hoppers, mixers, conveyors, and other feeding devices.
  • Sort, count, weigh and inspect products throughout the production process, removing damaged or defective products/packaging materials.
  • Regulate machine flow, speed, and/or temperature; stop or reset equipment when a malfunction occurs
  • Stack, stock, and sort finished product or wrap protective material around each item and pack into cartons or containers.  

What you need to succeed:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D
  • Experience operating a stand-up lift truck and pallet jack
  • Ability to stand for long durations
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to lift and/or move objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Adaptability; ability to navigate volume, staffing and economic changes
  • Collaboration; working successfully with different departments
  • Critical thinking; observing and predicting roadblocks before they happen
  • Organizational skills; being efficient and effective to positively impact production
  • Strong communicator; ensuring everyone is on the same page

What we have for you:

  • A growing team making a difference in the lives of pets and pet families
  • Great work/life balance with generous PTO, paid holidays and more!
  • Differential pay for 2nd and 3rd shifts
  • A generous Employee Referral program
  • A comprehensive health insurance plan including medical, dental, vision as well as life insurance, long and short term disability benefits
  • Retirement benefits
  • Employee Assistance program to support you well being
  • Opportunity to enroll in voluntary pet insurance and access to free 24/7 veterinary telehelp line. 


This description is representative only and is not exhaustive of the tasks this position may be required to perform.

Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: warehouse, operator, packer, manufacturing, manufacturer, production

Job Type: Full-time

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted January 24, 2023
Date Closes February 23, 2023
Start Date October 13, 2022
Located In Shawnee, KS
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 43-5081.03 Stock Clerks - Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard
Zipcode 66203
Name Mary McWilliams
Phone (531) 721-2300

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