Warehouse Operator

Posted 08 July 2022
Salary Health, Dental, Vision provided by employer
Contact NameTravis Weaver

Job description

Position: Operator Location: Stratford, CT

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for operating process equipment in a safe and efficient manner to produce finished product to specifications. Troubleshoot problems as they arise. Assist in providing an organized and clean workplace.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Understand and execute standard operating procedures related to the manufacturing processes, including but not limited to, milling, blending, and packaging including and operation of PLC based control
  • Package materials to fulfill customer orders, ensuring that packaging and weights meet the customer's specification.
  • Produce product to the production schedule following standard operating
  • Assist with allfunctions related to waste handling, collection of required samples, and QC
  • Transport finished product & containers to proper locations
  • Perform equipment clean outs as
  • Sweep, vacuum and clean up the plant area when
  • Assist production, shipping & receiving, and maintenance when needed and assist all other departments to ensure overall plant performance.
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures


  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 60 College Credit Hours
  • OR HS Diploma or equivalent and 5 years recent industry experience
  • OR HS Diploma or equivalent and 4 years of military experience

Physical Demands:

Position is considered "heavy work", defined as exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25-50 of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Ability to operate a forklift in a safe and prudent
  • Ability to safely lift and carry (for approximately 10-20 feet) heavy objects weighing up to 50 on an occasional basis.
  • Ability to safely handle drums greater than 300 pounds, with or without drum handling
  • Ability to wear dust mask and half/full-face air-purifying respirator, in the performance of job duties and emergency response team

Work Environment and Environmental Conditions:

  • Manufacturing environment with chemical, physical, ergonomic, and electrical Work includes a variety of physical conditions including, but not limited to, proximity to

moving mechanical parts and powered industrial trucks, potential exposure to hot work or steam, and working with sharp tools.

  • Works with and around hazardous
  • Work may require use of protective clothing and equipment, which may include, but not be limited to, eye protection, head protection, hand protection, respiratory protection, arc flash accessories and foot

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.