General Help - $18.65 per hour in Portland OR

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General Help - $18.65 per hour
Job ID: 
Portland OR
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Job Types:
Production Worker

Company Name: Swan Island Dairy
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Swan Island Dairy, part of the Kroger Network, is pleased to announce new openings on our production team. Kroger is the United States’ largest supermarket chain and the fifth-largest retailer in the world. This facility has been part of Portland&##39;s business community since 1956 and provides milk, water, juice, and ice to Oregon and the greater Pacific Northwest under the Fred Meyer and QFC labels.

The Kroger family includes 30+ food manufacturing facilities with a known commitment to our employees and the communities we are part of. In addition to long-term employment opportunities in an essential industry, we also provide:

Starting wage of $18.65 per hour with the potential of a raise to $20+ within the first year

Consistent 8- or 10- hour shifts

Night shift premiums and classification differentials

One week of paid vacation after first year, two weeks after two years and increase to three weeks after five years

6 paid Holidays with 2 floating holidays per year

Paid sick leave

Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k and life insurance

Weekly paydays

Annual bonus potential

Tuition reimbursement

Employee discounts at al Fred Meyer and QFC Stores

and many other perks!

Position Summary:

Responsible for effectively performing a variety of positions throughout the facility in a safe, effective, and accurate manner while following procedures and processes, and maintaining and improving the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Clean all equipment properly and timely to ensure safe quality products
  • Operate all clean in place (CIP) and clean out of place (COP) systems as necessary
  • Clean machinery, facility structures such as racking, windows, walls and exterior of plant
  • Ensure all chemicals, buckets and pumps are properly tagged according to safety requirements
  • Complete routine paperwork and data entry
  • Assist machine operators in gathering production supplies, packaging materials and loading equipment, including dumping boxes and lifting stacks of cardboard
  • Assist in hand-packing and hand-stacking product/cases onto pallets
  • Safely operate cardboard baler, bottle bagger/de-bagger and other equipment
  • Empty and dispose of outdated product in accordance with established guidelines
  • Must be able to work around ingredients and/or finished products known to contain food allergens
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
  • Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to meet deadlines with limited supervision
  • Effective oral/written communication skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Flexible to work any shift as needed
  • Desired Previous Job Experience:
  • 3 years manufacturing experience

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