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Job Posting Title:
General Labor – Porter (5pm – 3am)

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThis 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 Porter Associate is responsible for up keep and cleanliness of all the plant’s departments, and facility. Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule, able to keep up in a fast-paced environment, and able to assist other departments when needed.

SHIFT/HOURS:

Monday – Friday, Saturdays as needed

5:00pm to 3:00am

HOURLY PAY RATE:

$13.00 (increased to $14.00 after six months)

EDUCATION:

* High School Diploma or GED

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

* 6 plus months of solid work experience in any industry

* Basic computer skills

* Ability to follow manufacturer’s specifications and direction

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

* 18 years or older

* Able to work in a fast-paced environment

* Work in cold and/or hot temperatures throughout the day

* Adhere to all standard operating procedures (SOPs)

* Ability to demonstrate knowledge in their functions and ability to troubleshoot and fix system issues is preferred

* Self-reliant and able to accurately work under limited supervision

* Ensures a safe working environment while performing assigned tasks

* Customer focused and able to work in a collaborative team

* Ability to be flexible in work performed and schedule

* Ability to read, write, comprehend, follow verbal and written instructions and possess basic mathematical skills

* Ability to lift/carry up to 40 lbs.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the cleanliness of the manufacturing, packaging and warehouse areas, general spaces
  • Operate cleaning equipment in a safe and timely manner
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures consistently.
  • Locate and retrieve raw materials and/or supplies
  • Safely use and dispose of cleaning agents and chemicals.
  • Operates and maintains a variety of manual and motor driven tools, custodial equipment to include, but not limited to: handcarts, dollies, lifting devices, mops, brooms, squeegees, window washing tools, vacuums, carpet extractors, hand tools, etc.
  • Works independently in assigned areas of responsibility with minimal supervision.
  • Other duties, as assigned

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

* Experience communicating work order progress to supervisor and production operators

* Knowledge of various pieces of high tech food manufacturing processing and packaging equipment. Examples include but are not limited to baggers, palletizers, and cookers.

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.

WAGE RANGE SALARY:

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.

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

Job offers are contingent upon a successful drug screen and background review.

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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.

If you need to submit a reasonable accommodation request to complete the employment application process, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT. Please also use this number for any other questions.

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