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Operations Associate

Date: Oct 23, 2021

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Performance Nutrition – GPN’s brand portfolio consists of Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, Think!, Nutramino ABB, Body & Fit, Amazing Grass and SlimFast, each with its own brand essence. GPN manufactures and markets the full range of performance nutrition and lifestyle products including protein, pre-workout, muscle gainers, ready-to-eat snacks and general health. Products are sold through a variety of channels including specialty retail, the internet, gyms and FDM in a variety of formats including powders, bars and Ready-to-Drink beverages. GPN has a global and expanding footprint with a current in-market presence in 24 countries.


Essential Functions:

  • 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).
  • 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).
  • Provide detail cleaning and small project tasks in office areas and support areas (sanitation),
  • Must be able to work out of door as required to maintain grounds around the facility (sanitation).
  • Responsible for following GMP and Food Safety/Food Defense procedures.
  • Able to effectively follow written and oral instructions.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): N95 Respirator, lab coat, safety shoes, safety glasses, bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, and nitrile gloves.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   Basic information of the position

    • Basic knowledge of shipping and warehouse procedures and regulations required.
    • Team player able to work in a participative “fast paced” work environment.
    • Above average communication, reading and math skills.
    • Above average attention to detail.



    • High school degree or equivalent preferred
    • Prior experience using handheld RF scanning devices a plus.
    • Certification as forklift operator a plus.




  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • 19 days of paid time off plus 1 floating holiday
  • Clean and safe environment
  • Employee discount on products

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