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Production Operator

Company: Land O' Lakes
Location: Spencer
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Join Land O'Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We're a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another-not Wall Street. We're proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:

* Competitive compensation and rewards
* Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family
* Powerful savings programs
* Training and career progression

Production Operator

This role is at a Dairy Foods manufacturing facility for Land O'Lakes, creating dairy products that stand for real, simple goodness. We believe there's power in every drop of milk our farmers produce, and by improving production and finding innovative uses for that milk, we add a little good to people's lives.

The Production Operator is the front-line employee who performs the manufacturing processes that add value and quality to the inputs and create the final high-quality final products. There are a variety of sub-classifications within the Operator job family that could range in specific duties from receiving and handling the raw materials, adding value through a variety of proprietary processes, to packaging the final product.

SHIFTS:

Monday - Friday with weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed. Primarily 2nd/3rd shift after completion of 90-day probationary period.

1st Shift Times: 5:00am - 1:00pm

2nd Shift Times: 1:00pm - 9:00pm (extra $0.75/hr)

3rd Shift Times: 9:00 PM - 5:00 AM (extra $0.75/hr)

During the first 90-day probationary period, training may include all 3 shifts.

WAGE RATE:

$20.56/hr + shift premium for a 90- day probationary period. $0.50/hr increase after successful completion of probationary period.

Land O'Lakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits.

Sign-On/Retention Bonus: $500 sign-on bonus paid after successfully completing 90-day probationary period. $750 retention bonus paid after 6 months of employment. $750 retention bonus paid after one year of employment. All totaled this equals $2,000 in sign-on and retention bonus payments.

Preferred Education:

* High School Diploma or GED

Required Qualifications:

* 18 years or older

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment, you will be walking, standing and engaging in movement throughout the day, and occasionally to frequently be required to lift items weighing up to 50 lbs. Due to a large variety of job duties (both routine and non-routine), certain duties also may involve, a variety of physical activities including bending, lifting, stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms above shoulders and head, standing, working in enclosed areas, climbing stairs or ladders, and operating heavy machinery. The noise level in the work environment can vary but noise is usually low to moderate.

At times, you may be required to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety gloves, hearing protection, a respirator or dust mask, protective footwear and protective clothing or uniforms. Work may be performed in cold and/or hot temperatures and the environment can be dusty. Physical requirements further include the ability to engage in productive and collaborative communication with co-workers and work may need to be performed during non-standard hours, including nights and weekends. At times, the ability to work overtime also may be required. The ability to perform these requirements is necessary to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company engages in an interactive process to review requests for reasonable accommodations that may be needed to allow qualified individuals with disabilities to perform all the essential functions of the position. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to the hiring manager.

Nothing in this job description restricts the management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Keywords: Land O' Lakes, Worcester , Production Operator, Professions , Spencer, Massachusetts

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