Operations Associate

Date: 3 Apr 2024

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Job Summary

The operations associate position is a general labor role that executes production and manufacturing activities.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Able to perform manual tasks including but not limited to palletizing/de-palletizing, applying labels, caps, seals and stickers by hand, dropping scoops and packing finished product into boxes (production).
  • Able to operate Straddle Stacker and pallet jack.
  • Provide detailed cleaning on equipment and parts to support changeovers.
  • Must be able to perform daily housekeeping tasks to keep work area 6S’d (clean, organized).
  • Responsible for following GMP and Food Safety/Food Defense procedures.
  • Able to effectively follow written and oral instructions.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): safety shoes, safety glasses, lab coat, bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, and nitrile gloves and cut-resistant gloves when applicable.
  • Support and abide by the company’s safety program and all safety initiatives, policies and procedures.
  • Report all injuries to the Supervisor immediately.
  • Ensure that work procedures are being followed in a consistent manner (Safety, Quality, GMP, MAV and HACCP).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • High School or GED preferred

Other Experience

  • Team player able to work in a participative “fast paced” work environment.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English is required.
  • Above average attention to detail.

Physical Demands

  • Occasional sitting
  • Constant standing and walking
  • Frequent bending and stooping
  • Lift up to 40 lbs on an occasional basis 6 inches off Ground to Waist
  • Lift up to 40 lbs on an occasional basis Waist to Shoulder
  • Carry up to 40 lbs on an occasional basis up to 5 ft.



  • This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, or working conditions associated with the particular job. It is intended only to be a general description of the essential functions common to positions of this type.

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