Production Associate at Helena Industries
In Helena Industries:SUMMARY: Operate formulation equipment, packaging equipment, or perform other production work assigned by the supervisor such as palletizing, bagging, labeling, etc. in plant production operation under close supervision. Performs work in a safe, responsible manner by following all safety rules and procedures. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include one or more of the following:Operates processing, packaging, and blending equipment.Operates forklifts, hoists and/or other material handling equipment.Assists in equipment clean-out and moving packaging equipment.Produces finished product so that it conforms to quality assurance processes, procedures, and standards.May assemble cartons and/or liners, lines and pads cartons, labels containers and cartons, fill containers from spout or chute, weigh containers and adjusts quantity appropriately, affix caps to container or inserts bag into bag sealer, clean packaging containers, or stamp codes onto containers.Maintains a clean work environment both inside and outside the facility by using good housekeeping habits.Other work-related duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.Reliable and regular attendance is expected. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent with a minimum of six months of production experience. OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:Must be able to read and follow verbal instructions in English.Mathematical aptitude.Good written and verbal communication skills.Mechanical aptitude.Organizational skills.Must have ability to operate and understand electronic controlled equipment.Must have the ability to understand pneumatics, pressure, and the pumping of liquids or the willingness to learn.Forklift Driver Certification.Ability to stand for long periods of time in hot or cold temperatures.Must be required to pass OSHA respirator physical.Must be available to work rotating shifts, overtime, and weekends as scheduled. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and talk or hear. Some outdoor inspection involving a lot of walking would be required from time to time. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and may occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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 functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and works in high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. We offer an excellent working environment and an outstanding compensation and benefits package. Helena is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.Apply for this job.