The Production Assistant is responsible performing various routine tasks in an assigned area of a chocolate manufacturing site following defined standard operating procedures. This role completes a variety of tasks including cleaning, basic operation of equipment, operating forklifts, hand packing product, monitoring controls, and assisting with equipment changeover activities.
You must be willing to work 12 hour shifts. Both day and night shift.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Performs a wide range of semi-skilled and unskilled jobs to support production operations.
Performs non-maintenance tasks that are needed to maintain product flow and routine equipment operation. May include tasks such as clearing jams, cleaning screens, and disposing of defective product or raw materials
Operates area equipment or subsystems in a safe and efficient manner using established standard operating procedures.
Maintains efficient operation of assigned equipment and subsystems via daily cleaning and routine adjustments. Generates work orders as needed.
Performs cleaning and area setup.
Maintains assigned work area, tools and equipment in a clean, organized and professional manner. Assist other associates in maintaining the visual workplace requirements for the entire area.
Performs hand packing, including bulk pack, six pack, and end of line.
Monitors, inspects, and maintains product quality while straightening rows on the main distribution line.
Prepares and ships finished goods according to the established standard operating procedures.
Be 18 years of age or older
Have a High school diploma, GED or equivalent education
Must be willing and able to work varying/rotating shifts including weekends and holidays
Ability to work independently
Ability to lift 55lbs.
Successful completion of a substance screening and background check
1 year manufacturing experience
Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity