The Coca-Cola Company Production, Variety Pack Operator in Paw Paw, Michigan
Why Join Coca-Cola North America?
It’s an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Company’s flagship market. We’re accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do – whether we’re innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when we’re collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when we’re returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people – with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace – are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better.
Job Description Summary
The Variety Pack operator role includes the responsibility for the manufacturing of product, including but not limited to shipping and receiving, filling, and packaging machine operations. Production operators are accountable for the manufacturing of Coca-Cola products in accordance with product specifications and conformance to quality standards of the Company.
Operates Filler/Packaging/Boxforming/Palletizing and all other product manufacturing equipment.
Supply line with raw materials as needed.
Check for proper seals, filling or damaged product.
Operate equipment through proper program controls.
Move product, filled containers and raw materials to proper storage.
Rework product as necessary.
Perform preventive maintenance measures and clear jams on machines as needed.
Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices.
Comply with all Safety Policies and Procedures.
Comply with all Coca-Cola Quality System procedures.
Record inspection requirements and data on provided forms.
Training of new associates.
Fill in on any lines when needed.
Load packaged goods onto trailers.
Unload trailers as needed.
Clean and sanitize equipment, floors, windows, outdoor grounds, or any other areas as needed.
Ability to understand, record, and communicate system problems and solutions.
Demonstrate good attendance.
Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English.
Ability to work extended hours, weekends and holidays.
Move and lift material weighing 50 pounds to distances of 10 feet or more, floor to waist.
Ability to hand stack cases of product from floor to over-head weighing up to 35 pounds repetitively up to 8 hours.
Ability to push and pull force of 80lbs.
Ability to squat and bend over at the waist.
Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time in temperature extremes daily up to 12 hours.
Any other duties as assigned to ensure the effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of products, processes and work environment.
Manufacturing Equipment Operation - Ability to operate standard manufacturing and other job-related equipment (e.g., check weigher, filler, scales, computer applications, labeler, mixing tank, and palletizer).
Heavy Equipment Operation - Ability to operate heavy equipment (e.g., forklift, man-lift).
Troubleshooting - Ability to identify and resolve process, system and/or mechanical failures (e.g., dispensing equipment, manufacturing equipment, software tools, supplier network, parts return, order flags).
Good Manufacturing Practices - Knowledge of the basic elements of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in a manufacturing environment and the ability to apply them.
Hand Tools - Ability to use common hand tools and small power tools (e.g., screw drivers, hand drills).
Mechanical Service Repair - Knowledge and application of equipment repair principles and Company standards associated with equipment maintenance.
Clean in Place - Knowledge of the Company’s Clean-in-Place (CIP) policies and procedures and the ability to perform the associated tasks (e.g., physically entering tanks, heavy lifting, handling large hoses and hot water).
Documentation Management - Knowledge of the principles of documentation management to define and manage changes to the intellectual property, project agreements, supplier agreements, The Coca-Cola Quality System (TCCQS), engineering documentation, capital assets, equipment authorization and/or packaging.
Security Management - Knowledge of the security systems and services applicable to the specific location and the ability to apply the Company’s security policies in an appropriate and cost-effective manner.
Training - Knowledge of training requirements, standards and guidelines. Includes the ability to apply individual and group technical training techniques. Ability to translate technical information for the appropriate audience (e.g., business, technical) and evaluate training effectiveness.
Transportation Regulations - Knowledge of the Company, local, national and international transportation and hazardous materials regulatory requirements that apply to Company locations or processes and the actions required to keep the Company in compliance with these regulations.
Job Location & Working Conditions:
Work is performed in all areas of a production facility, including off-site warehouses. Work is of non-repetitive nature and requires exposures to temperature extremes, moderate noise levels, moving equipment, wetness, chemicals, ingredients, fumes, dust, and vibrations.
Work is performed on flexible shifts. Manufacturing facility subject to extreme heat and cold. Multi-shift operation.
High School diploma or GED equivalent preferred
2 years related work environment/experience
2 years’ experience in production position, preferred
Our Purpose and Growth Culture:
We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors – curious, empowered, inclusive and agile – and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision (https://nam01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.coca-colacompany.com%2Fcompany%2Fpurpose-and-vision&data=02%7C01%7Cdeborajohnson%40coca-cola.com%7C4030e12307944ad589b108d860a30d36%7C548d26ab8caa49e197c2a1b1a06cc39c%7C0%7C0%7C637365600723711258&sdata=%2BgwOqwROOZ9ELsseYNCXi%2B3HyZOlPO7LR%2Fde3n0%2Ft6I%3D&reserved=0) to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.
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