General Operator Role Profile - Stitzel Weller
Stitzel-Weller is one of the true cathedrals of the American whiskey industry. Located only 5 miles from downtown Louisville, the Bulliet Frontier Whiskey Experience is one of the most convenient and impressive along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Stitzel-Weller is seeking General Operators to join their bottling team. The General Operators would be responsible for a variety of tasks and activities within our high-speed bottling facility.
Essential Functions Overview
- Perform all job functions safely.
- Must regularly lift, push or pull up to +50 lbs
- Regularly exposed to a noisy environment.
- Work in and around moving machinery, moving vehicles.
- Valid Driver's License
Core Duties include:
- Follow all safety and quality procedures
- General manual work
- Erect empty cases
- Insert partition divider into empty cases
- Uncase empty bottles and place them on conveyors
- Stacking full cases and building pallets
- Placing bottles into boxes
- Cleaning and / or re-working bottles and labels
- Adding additional items to bottles/ boxes i.e. stickers, ribbons, designs etc
- Operate forklift to move raw materials and dry supplies (Applicants with forklift experience preferred)
Additional Duties include:
- Perform all responsibilities in compliance with safety, sanitation, quality and housekeeping rules.
- Clean machinery to maintain optimum machine performance. This may include using tools to: scrape, wipe, sweep, squeegee.
- Troubleshoot machinery to main optimum machine performance. This may include: clearing jams, adjusting / resetting equipment, removing glue / labels.
- Repair substandard packages. This may include: Relabeling bottles, restacking boxes on pallet.
- Loading equipment with packaging supplies. This may include: lifting overhead, regularly lifting up to 50 lbs.
- Moving and dumping garbage and recycling containers.
- Follow Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP), perform tasks per the Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS) and follow general housekeeping guidelines and rules for Food Safety Regulations. Keep area updated with 5S.
- Lifting - Minimum: 50 lbs constantly
- Repetitive Motion - Constant handing of bottles, packaging supplies, or equipment.
- Dexterity - Frequent manipulating of controls, minimal to frequent repairing of substandard packages, frequent completion of paperwork.
- Climbing - Minimal to frequent on crossover stairs, staircases / ladders, stepstools
- Standing / Sitting - Frequent standing, minimal to frequent sitting based on equipment
- Walking - Frequent to Constant
- Pushing - Minimal to frequent based on equipment.
- Pulling - Minimal to frequent based on equipment.
- Vibration - Minimal
Environment: Indoors: subject to the following:
- Wet, slippery
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