Packaging Department Operator - Night Shift
$19.16 an hour
fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based dairy company that creates great-tasting, nutrition-rich and value-added products to nourish consumers.
With nearly $1B in annual retail sales, fairlife’s growing portfolio of delicious, lactose-free, real dairy products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support the journey to better health; and fairlife® Light Ice Cream.
A wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola company, fairlife, LLC has been recognized by both Fast Company and Nielsen for its industry leading innovation.
The company is driven by its values of caring for the people, animals, and planet it touches across its business. By providing nourishing products, implementing stringent care standards for animals, and stewarding efficient operations and responsible packaging, fairlife, LLC puts a focus each day on making a positive impact for all.
To learn more about fairlife and its complete line of products, please visit fairlife.com.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information: fairlife, LLC complies with the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccination mandate, which requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022, except for those with documented and approved medical or religious accommodations. Prior to starting with fairlife, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19 and in the process of getting fully vaccinated; (ii) be able to provide fairlife with proof of vaccination, or (iii) have applied for and received a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.
A Packaging Operator sets up, changes over, operates and assists with operating the labeling, case packing and blow molding equipment. Observes the operation, ensures the manufactured products meet specifications, makes adjustments as necessary and tears down the equipment for cleaning. They feed various materials into the machines such as corrugate, film, labels, preforms and carriers. They clean the machines, trouble shoot, perform minor repairs and clear any jams that may occur.
working conditions and physical requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sitting/Standing/Walking/Lifting/Carrying: The Labeling/Bundling Operator stands throughout their shift. The Labeling/Bundling Operator walks on uneven concrete and tile surfaces. The Labeling/Bundling Operator lifts up to 60 pounds on a frequent basis and 80 pounds on occasional basis. Two or more employees complete lifts of greater than 80 pounds.
Pushing/Pulling/Bending/Stooping: The Labeling/Bundling Operator pushes/pulls rolls of labels onto labeler or stacking collapsed boxes on a pallet or recycle container. The Labeling/Bundling Operator pushes/pulls while using brooms, dust mops and brushes during cleanup duties. The Labeling/Bundling Operator bends and stoops occasionally throughout the workday for varying lengths of time.
Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling/Twisting/Turning: The Labeling/Bundling Operator may squat to pick up product from the floor, or during various cleanup duties. Occasional slight twisting and turning at the waist when loading material, or when performing responsibilities.
Climbing/Balancing/Reaching: The Labeling/Bundling Operator steps on and off the platforms and steps. The Labeling/Bundling Operator reaches below and/or above shoulder level when removing or adding boxes to a pallet, loading materials or dumping and climbs on ladders to access equipment.
Grasping/Manipulation: Frequent use of the hands and fingers is required.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Employees will be subject to ambient temperatures.
food safety requirements:
position location: Coopersville, MI
reports to: Packaging Supervisor
fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.
In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected].
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