Title: Production Operators (seasonal)
Location: US-Maine-Portland-Poland Spring
Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) is currently seeking applicants forSeasonal Production Operatorassignments to be located in our Poland Spring, ME facility. These temporary roles are needed beginning February 2013 and end around October 2013 depending on customer demand.
Shift openings vary but are generally 12 hours in length and consist of a rotating schedule of 3 or 4 scheduled days/week, including every other weekend. Day shifts run from 6am to 6pm and night shifts run from 6pm to 6am.
This role pays $13.00 for new hires and $14.00 for re-hires. Night shift roles are eligible for off-shift differential pay of $0.50 per hour after 2pm.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
. Operating, troubleshooting, conducting basic and preventative maintenance and performing changeovers on various bottling line equipment
. Ensure the safety of self and others during all work activities
. Conducting hourly quality checks and completing online data entry and documentation for production and downtime tracking, analyzing data as needed
. Working effectively with peers as a team to support production goals
. Load raw materials and remove dunnage
. Work with Planning, Quality and Logistics to maximize results and efficiency
. Comply with plant sanitation standards and keep work area clean
. Supports continuous improvement initiatives
. Operate a forklift in the production area as needed
Key qualifications include:
. High school diploma or equivalent
. Prior experience in manufacturing preferred
. Exposure to high speed production, clean manufacturing or basic maintenance strongly desired
. Ability to work self directed and with a team
. Solid communication and interpersonal skills with experience working in a team based environment
. Ability to interact with various internal contacts to manage the flow of work
. Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft applications, SAP experience a plus
. Focus on safe work practices and high quality while executing duties with a sense of urgency
. Ability to lift 50 lbs and stand on your feet for long periods of time throughout the day
. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
. Must be willing to accept seasonal/temporary assignment
. Able and willing to work 12 hour shifts including the potential for nights, weekends and holidays
. Must be able to successfully complete a post-offer pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check
Seasonal assignments offer you the opportunity to test the waters and determine if this is the right job and company for you while offering you valuable work experience at a leading food & beverage manufacturer. We offer a competitive wage and consideration for full-time roles if opportunities exist at the end of the assignment. Individuals in temporary assignments are not eligible for the standard benefits package (i.e. medical, dental, vision, etc.).
Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) is the largest bottled water company in the United States , distributing 7 of the top 10 brands in North America. We have the #1 national brand, Nestle Pure Life and many of the nation''s strongest regional brands, including Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park , Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain. We also offer the much loved bottled teas of Sweet Leaf Tea and TradeWinds. We also have the strength of Nestle, the world's largest food company, behind us.
Putting safety and quality first as we deliver the right product, to the right customer, on time, every time is what we do every day in our operations. Our competitive differentiator is our people who make it happen! Our Supply Chain organization is recognized as best in class in safety, quality, production, packaging, labor, warehouse productivity, payload, and order fill rate. We also lead the way in sustainability with the smallest environmental footprint in the beverage category. As we pursue TPM, we expect to further enable our people to drive excellence in all areas.
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Equal Opportunity Employer
Organization: Nestle Waters North America