Shank’s Extracts, a local flavor and extract manufacturer and packager has an opening for a 2nd shift Production Associate working (Mon-Fri) 3 pm-11:20 pm.  This position reports to the production manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:

The primary purpose of this position is to perform a Production Associate duty, and to provide a support to the department team leader and supervisor.

  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Responsible for upholding company policies and procedures including but not limited to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), production lines, sanitation, cleanliness, equipment verification and process validation.
  • Promote healthy communication between workers and management.
  • Maintains work flow by applying steps of the process; monitoring control points; communicate corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and encouraging a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
  • Maintains quality and safety by respecting organization standards.
  • Ensures operation of equipment, which includes filling lines, filters and reports issues.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment to all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Cleans and sanitizes equipment and containers used in production to ensure no cross-contamination all in compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Experience working effectively and accurately in high volume, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain a repetitive, consistent work environment with goal of efficiency and accuracy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Will be required to stand for an entire shift
  • Requires walking on an infrequent basis
  • May require employee to infrequently lift up to forty (40) pounds
  • Requires frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to ten (10) pounds.
  • Requires frequent pushing, pulling, and lifting close to the body
  • Requires frequent repetitive motion
  • Ability to work on a consistent production line
  • Requires bending, twisting, stooping, and squatting
  • Must be able to work in various indoor temperatures including elevated heat and humidity
  • Exposure to elevated noise levels which occur below OSHA thresholds
  • Infrequent exposure to machine sanitation solutions and detergents
  • Requires frequent visual quality control observations which may include: turning and bending of the neck and head area.
  • Exposure to various odors throughout a work shift.
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment [PPE]
  • Required to follow Good Manufacturing Practices [GMPs]
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