Production Operator - All Shifts

Merrick Pet Care - Hereford, TX

Full-time
Position Title: Production Operator - All Shifts Open

Position Reporting To: Production Team Leader

Location: Hereford, TX

At Merrick, we don't just make pet food. We make the Best Food Ever. Founded in 1988, Texas-based Merrick PetCare is a leader in natural and organic pet food. We believe that our people are the source of our competitive advantage, and as we invest in our people, we invest in our shared future. When you join Merrick PetCare in Hereford, TX you are not only joining a leader in natural and organic pet food, you are joining a tight knit community focused on creating the most nutritious and wholesome food for pets.

Join us as we lead the Merrick Way! Production Operators start at $11 an hour with generous opportunity for overtime. Experienced Production Operators will be paid based on experience.

Company Benefits:
Competitive compensation package
401k matching program
Comprehensive health benefits package
Paid Time Off PTO plus company holiday schedule 10 days
Education reimbursement program
Pet Adoption Program
Employee Assistance Program EAP
Extensive on-the-job training
Leadership and career development opportunities

Primary Responsibilities:
Work safely at all times. Follow all safety policies and procedures. Attend safety, team and plant-wide meetings; attend safety and functional training, perform SafeStart observations.
Keep work area clean
Follow plant safety practices and demonstrate understanding and proper operation of equipment and tools
Move equipment using proper lifting/rigging procedures
Perform various other duties as assigned

Position Potential Responsibilities:
Mixing and blending of pet food
Packaging product
Stacking and loading packaged pet food
Working on assembly line
May also include operating a forklift
Work overtime and weekends as required.

Basic Qualifications:
Must pass pre-hire physical and drug screen.
Must be authorized to work in the United States.
Must be available to work any shift.