Packaging Operator I

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Date: May 10, 2024

Location: Rifle, CO, US

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: Huber Engineered Materials 

J.M. Huber Corporation is one of the largest privately held, family-owned companies in the United States. Established in 1883, we are a diversified, global supplier of specialty and commodity chemicals, hydrocolloid solutions, engineered wood products and natural resources to customers spanning a wide variety of industries. With approximately $3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary

Pay begins at $22.00/hr. After a 90-day introductory period, pay may increase up to $25.00/hr.

Packaging Operators are responsible for maintaining all stock inventories and pulling orders for manufacturing according to designated work orders.

Employees work 7-days, 12-hour shifts (5am to 5pm) straight (Thursday to Wednesday) off 7-days straight and will return to work 7-night shifts (5pm to 5am) Thursday to Wednesday throughout the year. This is a rotating days to night shift work.

This position starts at $21.00/hr. After 90-days and a successful review, you pay will be increased to $25.00/hr.

All Employees who work at the Plant Facility located along the Piceance Creek area are paid $30.00 per day for a remote allowance regardless if you carpool or not.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

•    Cooperate with HSE (Health, Safety and Environmental) manager to implement all regulatory requirements for plant operations.
•    Oversee and maintain all stock inventories for warehouse daily.
•    Follow daily manufacturing work orders giving special attention to various materials.
•    Maneuver heavy materials with the use of fork lift, pallet and hand truck as required.
•    Unload shipping trucks as required.
•    Maintain and ensure all machines are functioning according to established work standards.
•    Assist shipping area with package procedures as requested.
•    Report any concerns or discrepancies to management.
•    Maintain tools, gages and equipment in a clean, orderly and safe manner.
•    Comply with company policies and procedures giving special attention to safety regulations.
•    Receiving incoming materials.
•    Perform other related duties as assigned.

Specialized/Technical Knowledge or Required Skills

Knowledge of:
•    Basic understanding of systems, operations, packaging and other facilities operations.
•    Basic Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques.
•    General office procedures, policies and practices, as well as basic knowledge of computer and other general office equipment.
Skill in:
•    Basic understanding of facility operations and maintenance.
•    Accuracy and attention to detail.
•    Using a PC with basic level proficiency in document/file management, word-processing, database management, email usage and Internet browsers.
•    Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary. Communicating clearly and effectively in English, orally and in writing.
•    Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up assignments independently.
•    Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.

Mental Abilities:
•    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals. 
•    Ability to speak effectively before public groups and respond to questions.
•    Ability to operate effectively in a team environment.
•    Ability to multitask and be flexible.
•    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and so forth.
•    Ability to maintain a courteous and helpful manner in dealing employees and with the public.

•    Simple Office Equipment; equipment requiring involved set up, adjustments and operational procedures (e.g. personal computer, scanners and digital copier, printer).
•    Hand and power tools, specialty tools. Heavy- and light-duty equipment and vehicles, two-way radio, cellular phone, PDA.   
•    Software: MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), Internet Explorer, Adobe, Great Plains.

Physical Requirements

•    While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee is frequently required to walk, talk or hear. Employee is occasionally required to sit, stand, climb or balance, stoop, kneel crouch or crawl; taste or smell, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
•    Frequently required to use close and distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
•    Work is performed frequently in both outdoor and indoor environments. Outdoor environments include exposures to summer and winter temperatures. 
•    Work environment occasionally involves exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles. 
•    Work environment occasionally involves exposure to high, precarious places, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration.
•    The employee’s working conditions are typically moderately loud and occasionally very loud. Employee must be able to work schedules as assigned, including weekends, evenings and holidays, and must be available for call-out during emergencies, inclement weather or other critical events.


High School Diploma

Our employees are our strongest asset, and their safety, health, and well-being is our highest priority. We respect the individual by providing opportunities for professional and personal development. Our Principles drive us to create an inclusive workplace where employees share core values, show dignity and respect toward others, and work hard to achieve their best performance.  

J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO / AAP employer. Pre-employment drug screening is required


Nearest Major Market: Colorado

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