Utility – Part Time in Winona MN

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The Watkins Company
Utility – Part Time
Job ID: 
Winona MN
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Job Types:
Production Worker, Utilities/Refrigeration

Schedule: Flexible Scheduling Options Available; Max 28 hours per week.

We ask that candidates be available for Saturday and/or Sunday shifts.

Rate of Pay: $15.61 per hour

Shift Differential Available:

  • $0.50 per hour for shifts starting after 12:00pm
  • $0.75 per hour for shifts starting after 8:00pm

From the bluffs of the Mississippi River in Winona, Minnesota, The Watkins Company has been crafting award-winning gourmet products since 1868. Known for world-famous Vanilla Extracts, Cinnamon and Black Pepper, Watkins products have been family favorites for generations. As a leader in gourmet flavoring, The Watkins Company continues to be innovative in categories including the All Natural Baking Vanilla Extract, Organic Extracts, Organic Spices & Dry Seasoning Mixes, and natural Baking Decorations & Food Coloring that do not contain artificial dyes.

The Watkins Company has an opening for a Part Time, Utility, located in our Winona, MN location. The duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • Unpacks and feeds bottles, jars, and other containers to be filled on manual, semiautomatic, or automatic production line.
  • Applies labels to container and/or wraps products, either manually or by operating semi-automatic equipment.
  • Assembles, sorts, counts, weighs, and boxes filled containers.
  • Places fitments, caps, protectors, dividers, platforms, and other parts on or in bottles, jars, or boxes.
  • Ensures proper count and palatalizes packaged cases.
  • Inspects feed materials, products, and components on the front end for quality and appearance.
  • Inspects finished materials, components, products, and containers on the back end for quality and appearance; advises machine operators of any deficiencies.
  • Assists with changeover of lines by filling labels, bundling wrap, caps, bottles, and boxes.
  • Performs general housekeeping and cleanup on and around lines during downtime and at the end of runs as required.

Our ideal candidate will have at minimum:

  • High School Diploma or GED and demonstrate applicable reading and math skills.
  • The ability to adapt to changing working environments.
  • Strong problem solving skills and utilize deductive reasoning to evaluate solutions.

In addition to working in a strategic, dynamic and collaborative work environment, with a tight knit team, The Watkins Company offers a flexible scheduling option to work with individuals availability.

The Watkins Company is an equal opportunity employer.

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