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Forklift Operator - Production Department

Date: Jan 29, 2021

Location: Corona, CA, CA, US, 92878

Company: Glanbia

At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.

Descrambler

Job Description Revised: July 2018

Reports To:                       Production Team Lead

Department:                      Production

Location:                           Corona, CA

Pay Status:                         Non-Exempt (starting pay $16.18 / hr)

Shift:                                 5a-530p or 5p-530a (Multiple Openings)

Backed up By:                   Production Team Lead

Job Summary

Operate production machinery/equipment for daily production. The bottle unscrambler’s responsibility ensures that bottles are continuously fed into the filler, troubleshoot the equipment and ensures a supply of empty bottles are ready for the run.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities (not restrictive)

  • Work in a safe and accident free-manner by wearing and keeping in good condition all required safety equipment and PPE's
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures, GMP's, code of safe practices, and SOP's
  • Check product specification to ensure correct packaging materials and raw materials are being used and coding is correct
  • Continually check products to ensure that they are within specifications and of high quality
  • Perform machine change-overs as required
  • Replenish packaging supplies such as film, boxes, cartons, glue, ink or labels
  • Make adjustments to machine as necessary and observe to detect any malfunctions
  • Clear away any damaged product containers
  • Keep work area clean following HACCP program
  • Perform cleaning and sanitation on machines as required between products
  • Perform trouble shooting, minor repairs and communicate with mechanics regarding any mechanical problems
  • Have constant awareness of production flow; upstream and downstream
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification & Experience Requirements

Education, Training:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in food manufacturing environment or equivalent type of manufacturing

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and written
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions finished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to work with amino acids, vitamins and fine chemicals in powder and liquid form as well as allergen products.

Language, Computer &   Numeracy:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and written
  • Proficient personal computer skills (MS office applications – Word, Office, Excel)

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

  • Regularly involves talking or listening, sitting, and the use of hands and fingers.
  • Regularly involves going up and down stairs.
  • Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms, standing and walking.
  • Occasionally involves crouching, stooping, kneeling and/or climbing or balancing.

Physcial Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves moderate physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic).
  • May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic).
  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.

Disclaimer

Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

 

 

Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.


Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles