Machine Operator I

Date: 9 Feb 2024

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Immediate Hiring for Entry-Level and Experienced manufacturing team members at Glanbia Performance Nutrition!


Hourly Pay: $18.00/hour in a temperature-controlled environment with opportunities to promote from within!


Monday through Friday set schedule!
Night shifts with Shift differential pay!


  • 3rd shift 10:00pm – 6:30am. (3.00 shift diff))


Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, FSA, HSA, Life & Disability Insurance, and 6% 401K match!

Join the Glanbia Performance Nutrition team as a Mixer Associate.


We are holding interviews with on-the-spot offers and have multiple shift opportunities available!

When you join our manufacturing team, you will enjoy the chance to develop your career and stretch your skills in an environment that requires innovation, initiative, and teamwork!


What you’ll do:

As a Mixer Associate, you will manage responsible for the operations of different manufacturing equipment including maintaining and adjusting machines during operations and downtime cleaning activities.


Every day, you can expect to:

  • Work with known allergens
    • Most common allergens found in the plant/warehouse environment include, but are not limited to, milk, soy, wheat, egg, peanut and tree nut
  • Work with powders
  • Stay continually active moving materials on the production floor
  • Trouble-shoot defects and own the quality of the products
  • Be responsible for filling out paper reports correctly and clearly (parts, allergen clean and flavor change sheets, safety audits, etc.)
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):  N95 Respirator, lab coat, safety shoes, safety glasses, bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, and nitrile gloves
  • Practice continuous safety


To thrive in this role, you must:

  • Lift up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis 6 inches off Ground to Waist.
  • Lift up to 30 lbs. on an occasional basis Waist to Shoulder.
  • Carry up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis up to 5 ft.
  • Be able to pull a 55lb bag from a height of 60 inches on an occasional basis.
  • Be able to successfully perform setups on manufacturing machines assigned to
  • Ensure that work procedures are being followed in a consistent manner (Safety, Quality, GMP, MAV, HACCP)
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English fluently
  • Ability to operate a machine with the knowledge of changing over parts
  • Basic math skills / Basic computer skills (using SAP System and RF scan guns)


Preferred qualifications:

  • Powder production experience a plus
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Basic skills using RF scan guns preferred
  • Experience in food environment or consumer product preferred
  • Ability to operate a machine with the knowledge of changing over parts preferred

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago