Production Associate

Ecolab - Martinsburg, WV3.6

Ecolab, the leading global developer of premium cleaning, sanitizing and maintenance products and services for the hospitality, institutional and industrial markets is seeking a Production Associate who will be responsible for all aspects of operating, filling, packaging, and tote washing. Incumbents in this position should have the ability to perform any of the tasks within the production department, with the exception of mixing and bulk receiving/shipping.

Position Details:
Plant Location: Martinsburg, WV

Shift: 2nd Shift, M-F 1:30pm - 10:00pm OR 3rd Shift Sun-F 9:30pm - 6:00am

Compensation: $19.80/hr starting rate plus shift differential

What’s in it For You:
Opportunity for a long-term career path
Access to best in class resources, tools, and technology
Thrive in a company that values sustainability, drives a safety-focused culture and has been recognized as one of the most ethical companies in the world
Comprehensive benefits package starting day 1 of employment- medical, dental, vision, matching 401k, company paid pension, stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement and more!

What You Will Do:
Review filling and packaging instructions at beginning of line runs. Ensure that the correct packaging materials are available. Ensure that the correct Personal Protective Equipment is available and other safety procedures are understood and followed. Ask Supervisor for assistance, if needed.
Ensure that the line is set up correctly per the filling and packaging instructions. Adjust the line as necessary or asks Supervisor or Maintenance Tech for assistance.
Operate filling and packaging equipment continually. Types of equipment could include filler, sleeve labeler, cappers, tape machine, bar coders, ink jet printer, hand wrenches, hand stamps, palletizers, and lid presses. Adjust equipment to control weight, closures, or other as required by the specifications.
Perform all operations on the lines, including loading lines with empty containers, labeling, filling, capping, bar coder generation, taking samples, keeping area clean and organized and other related activities.
Actively participate in Kaizens, 5S and special projects
Continuously identify opportunities for system and process waste elimination
Complete and document activities that measure quality and productivity in an accurate and timely manner. This could include taking weights and performing basic quality tests. Enter results on paper or in computer.
Complete packaging and filling assignment meeting or exceeding the standards.
Assist with line changeover, including the collection of wash water.
Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent
One year experience in plant or warehouse
Ability to use basic math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of whole numbers, fractions, percentages, and decimals
No immigration sponsorship available for this role

Physical Demands:
Must be able to lift/carry 50 pounds
Must be able to pass a drug screen and physical exam

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to complete training and master skills that are required by position (including but not limited to Hazardous Material Safety and DOT training)
Ability to understand and track safety, quality and productivity data, including run rates, fill weights, and averages
Mechanical aptitude
Experience with Total Production Management (TPM) & Continuous Improvement Systems
Strong attention to detail, good communicator and a team member
Ability to meet physical requirements of position