Job details

Location
Stratford
Salary
$20 per hour + plus benefits
Job Type
Contract
Ref
209596
Posted
18 days ago

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for operating process equipment in a safe and efficient manner to produce finished product to specifications. Troubleshoot problems as they arise. Assist in providing an organized and clean workplace.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Understand and execute standard operating procedures related to the manufacturing processes, including but not limited to, milling, blending, and packaging including and operation of PLC based control equipment.
  • Package materials to fulfill customer orders, ensuring that packaging and weights meet the customer's specification.
  • Produce product to the production schedule following standard operating procedures.
  • Assist with all functions related to waste handling, collection of required samples, and QC sampling.
  • Transport finished product & containers to proper locations
  • Perform equipment clean outs as required.
  • Sweep, vacuum and clean up the plant area when instructed.
  • Assist production, shipping & receiving, and maintenance when needed and assist all other departments to ensure overall plant performance.
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 60 College Credit Hours
  • OR HS Diploma or equivalent and 5 years recent industry experience
  • OR HS Diploma or equivalent and 4 years of military experience.

Physical Demands:

  • Position is considered "heavy work", defined as exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25-50 of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Ability to operate a forklift in a safe and prudent manner.
  • Ability to safely lift and carry (for approximately 10-20 feet) heavy objects weighing up to 50 lbs. on an occasional basis.
  • Ability to safely handle drums greater than 300 pounds, with or without drum handling equipment.
  • Ability to wear dust mask and half/full-face air-purifying respirator, in the performance of job duties and emergency response team duties.

Work Environment and Environmental Conditions:

  • Manufacturing environment with chemical, physical, ergonomic, and electrical hazards.
  • Work includes a variety of physical conditions including, but not limited to, proximity to moving mechanical parts and powered industrial trucks, potential exposure to hot work or steam, and working with sharp tools.
  • Works with and around hazardous substances.
  • Work may require use of protective clothing and equipment, which may include, but not be limited to, eye protection, head protection, hand protection, respiratory protection, arc flash accessories and foot protection.