Hiring Machine Operators at Refresco! No Exp Req, $15.50/hr (Lakeland)


employment type: full-time


Machine Operator
2090 Bartow Rd, Lakeland, FL 33801

Description Make a Difference in YOUR Career! Our vision is both simple and ambitious: to put our drinks on every table. We are the world’s largest bottler for retailers and A-brands. Our products are distributed worldwide from our production sites in Europe and North America. Although our own branding may not appear on the labels of the beverages we produce, there is a good chance you are reading this while sipping one of our drinks. Our ambition is to continually improve and it’s what keeps us at the top of our game. We are solutions-based. We are innovative. We seek out new challenges and conquer them. This is our company ethos, but it’s our people’s too: Refresco is at the cutting edge of a fast-moving industry because we have passionate people pushing the boundaries of what’s best. Stop and think: how would YOU put our drinks on every table? POSITION DESCRIPTION The Machine Operator is committed to providing the customer with the highest quality product in an efficient and cost effective manner. The Machine Operator is responsible for monitoring and operating machinery on the production lines to comply with the established standard operating practices for each customer. PAY RATE: $15.50/hr. SHIFT: 3rd Shift ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Adhere to all health and safety policies/procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and wear the required personal protective equipment (PPE) while in the warehouse or production areas (including but not limited to hairnets/beard nets, safety glasses, hearing protection, steel toe boots and seatbelts while operating forklifts) Responsible to adhere to food quality and food safety as per quality standards and/or Safe Quality Food requirements. Must have an in-depth, operational knowledge of the machine being operated and other related equipment. Adhere to the production schedule and communicate with the Lead Hand, regarding problems or changes that may be necessary. Constantly monitor the line when running for down bottles/cans, low fills, faulty packaging, damage, missing or out of registration labels as applicable. Monitor finished product and/or cases for proper closures/seams, date and product codes and damaged or out of specification packaging. Follow all Quality Assurance and Production line standard operating procedures. Perform changeovers as efficiently and carefully as possible. Ensure that the correct settings and parts are installed and that no mechanical defects exist, that may cause damage to the equipment or product. Record all necessary information for production and quality records. Keep accurate downtime reports and documentation. Keep equipment and the surrounding area clean and free of debris at all times, including end of shift. Garbage and recycling containers must be emptied at the end of the shift. Work closely with all departments to improve quality, increase efficiencies, increase yields and eliminate out of specification or damaged product. Perform any other duties assigned by a Lead Hand, or Management QUALIFICATIONS Experience in a fast moving packaged goods environment, beverage production experience preferred Good interpersonal & communication skills, both written and verbal Solid understanding of production machinery/forklifts, including an awareness of technical issues Able to work quickly and accurately under pressure Formal training in areas such as WHIMIS, HACCP, Hygiene etc. preferred Forklift certification may be required PROFICIENCY LEVEL Possesses beginning to working knowledge of subject matter. Performs work under direct supervision. Handles basic issues and problems and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High School Certification 3-5 years relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment WORKING CONDITIONS Physical-Continuously standing or walking. Regular requirements to lift/handle/carry material or equipment of moderate weight. Visual/Sensory-This position requires regular need to give moderate attention with one or two senses at a time. Work environment- Work and environment are very repetitive. Mental Stress- There is pronounced pressure from deadlines, production quotas, accuracy or similar demands. OTHER DUTIES This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice. A Career with Refresco Refresco offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, which include: Medical/dental/vision insurance Life insurance 401(k) savings plan with company match Paid holidays and vacation Well-being benefits Discount programs Join Refresco TODAY and enjoy a rewarding CAREER! Equal Opportunity Employer Refresco is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Refresco does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status in uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

- Shift start: 6:00PM or 10:00PM
- Shift length: 8.5 - 12.5 hours
- Days: 3rd Shift: 10pm-6:30am (M-F) or 6pm-6:30am,Continental / Block Schedule

- Health, dental, vision insurance available after 30 days
- Paid time off
- 401k

- High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
- Ability to write simple correspondence.
- Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
- Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
- To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Manufacturing software and Word Processing software.
- Must be at least 18+ years old
- Must pass drug screen
- Must pass background check
- Can lift 40 lbs

About Refresco
We are the world’s largest independent bottler for retailers and A-brands in Europe and North America. We combine production of retailer brands and contract manufacturing for branded beverage companies on an effective multiuser production platform that benefits from scale advantages and additional services. Our production platform covers over 60 manufacturing sites in Europe, US, Canada and Mexico providing customers with close proximity and reliable service across geographies. Our global supply chain expertise and local innovation capabilities offer an almost unlimited variety of soft drinks, fruit juices and other beverages, manufactured to individual customer specifications and requirements.


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