Filler Operator/Bottling Crew Member 

Job Category: Bottling Production
Job Type: Seasonal
Job Location: Hood River

Reports To: Plant Production Manager and/or Bottling Supervisor

General Description: The Filler Operator/ Bottling Crew Member performs functions within a team which runs a mechanical filler designed to fill plastic bottles, after which they are placed into a coolant system and down a conveyer to be dried, boxed and prepared for shipment. Part of the job duties may include C.I.P. operations to include the filling, casing, conveying and stacking equipment and environmental cleaning. Inspect product and package quality; work in a sanitary manner to ensure product quality. Work efficiently, use chemical cleaning compounds associated with sanitation. Maintain accurate recordkeeping if necessary to ensure proper production counts. Work safely and use personal protective equipment. Other duties as needed or assigned.

Qualifications: The individual in this position must be able to perform the essential functions of this position, as outlined by the above description. Must be able to maintain concentration on the bottling quality and in close proximity to moving conveyer equipment. Must be able to work closely with others on the production team and communicate with others as necessary to ensure safe work practices.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

I. Filler Operator

A. Meet or exceed production requirements.
B. Communicate problems in order to keep the operation running.
C. Maintain product quality standards by adhering to HACCP requirements and other safety requirements.
D. Adhere to Quality Assurance Guidelines.

II. Attendance
In accordance with company policy, it is important that you show up on time and on a regular basis.

III. Miscellaneous

  1. Perform other tasks as necessary and as requested by the Plant Production Manager or Bottling Supervisor.
  2. Perform all duties with courtesy, friendliness, and enthusiasm.
  3. Adhere to rules, regulations, and company policies, present and future that are published for employees.
  4. Prioritize work and maintain high quality standards.
  5. Strive to accomplish department goals.

Work Environment:

Manufacturing Environment: Involves approximately 95% of the time standing or walking, part of which may include some lifting and bending. The hours and days worked may change based on work load.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to communicate effectively verbally; able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to use arms to move or wipe bottles moving quickly on a consistent basis. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. intermittently. Sometimes may involve walking on uneven, oftentimes wet surfaces.

Note: Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job. Jobs are organic in nature and may change from time to time. Job descriptions are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs

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