Machine Operator - WIP N1 - Waterbury (Sun- Wed, 3pm-1:30am)
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. - Waterbury, VT

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SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the operation of coffee processing equipment for necessary movement of coffee from bulk to packaging area for consumer products with heavy emphasis on high-end quality processing procedures. This position is in the Work In Process (WIP) area which includes flavoring, blending, grinding, bag-off and coordination of the WIP deck.

HOURS: Sunday - Wednesday 3:00 pm to 1:30 am

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no direct reports.

  • Support the functions of the flavoring, blending, grinding, bag-off and any other support needed on the deck.
  • Positions bulk coffee for machine operation to break down for customer packaging.
  • Attentive to daily scheduling required to meet customer requirement.
  • Performs timely required quality checks and operator specific adjustments.
  • Prepares machines for startup and shutdown procedures daily.
  • Prepares product travelers and transfer paperwork according to established procedures.
  • Performs area and machine cleaning as directed.
  • Follows all policies, ergonomic standards and safety requirements directed by OSHA, GMCR and the department.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.
  • 1-2 years of experience in a coffee roasting or manufacturing environment.
  • Basic math, mechanical, and computer skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Certified to drive a forklift or willing to become certified.
  • Working knowledge of inventory control systems.
  • Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications and PeopleSoft.
  • Ability to positively and comfortably handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, changing environment requiring self-motivation and focused attention to detail.
  • Responds and relates well to leaders.
  • Ability to work positively in a team environment and occasionally work a flexible schedule with overtime with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions.
  • Ability to follow GMCR policies and procedures.
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds frequently with mechanical assistance
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds on a regular basis and 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Ability to constantly lift, bend, stretch and stand during entire shift
  • Ability to push/pull up to 1,500 pounds using supplied equipment
  • Ability to frequently kneel, squat, bend, and stoop, twist, and reach overhead with repetitive motions
An offer of employment for this position will be contingent upon the individual successfully completing a pre-employment medical exam, drug and alcohol screening, as provided by a GMCR selected physician. The examination must be completed prior to the first day of employment. GMCR reserves the right to determine the suitability of an applicant for a position based on an evaluation of all available information, including but not limited to past work performance, applications, resumes and references.

GMCR is an E-Verify employer and EOE.

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