Production Material Handler with So Delicious Dairy Free

Website So Delicious Dairy Free

Job details
From $18.99 an hour
Job Type
Number of hires for this role
High school or equivalent (Required)
US work authorization (Required)
Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)
Day Shift (Preferred)
BenefitsPulled from the full job description
Health savings account
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Tuition reimbursement
Paid time off
Parental leave
Employee assistance program
Vision insurance
401(k) matching
Life insurance
Referral program
Food provided
Retirement plan
Full Job Description
At Danone, we believe that every time we eat or drink, we vote for the world we want. As a leading food and beverage company, we make healthy, sustainably-produced foods and beverages that nourish people’s lives. Some of our brands include Dannon, Activia, Horizon Organic, International Delight, Silk, Oikos, So Delicious Dairy Free, Stok, Two Good, Vega, and Wallaby Organic. And as the largest Certified B Corporation® in the world, we are committed to redefining success in business to ensure that through our brands we create real benefits for people, our communities, and the planet.
With headquarters in Broomfield, CO and White Plains, NY, Danone North America has more than 6,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada, and more than a dozen manufacturing facilities across North America. Our employees enjoy competitive pay and industry-leading benefits (including flexible (unlimited) time off and up to 26 weeks paid parental leave), and share a common mission and culture committed to both business results and social purpose. When you join Danone North America, you become part of a global team that is inspiring a healthier world through food.

Danone North America is looking for a Production Material Handler in Eugene, Oregon. This position would be part of our So Delicious Dairy Free food manufacturing facility.

The scheduled for this position would be Sunday through Thursday, 7:00am – 3:30pm.

The material handler is responsible for providing support to operations by maintaining a flow of packaging and ingredients to the production facility. The material handler must operate all powered industrial vehicles in a safe manner and maintain an organized and efficient work area in the staging warehouse, adjoining courtyard and additional material storage locations. The position is also expected to help the production team with breaks and load finished product onto trucks on an as needed basis.

Objectives of the role

1. Material Staging

Provide all production materials before and during a production run
Returning unused materials to the proper location following a production run
Maintain plant FIFO throughout facility and follow WH SOP’s and standards
Ensure waste/recycling materials (pallets, buckets, barrels, cardboard) are organized and placed in the appropriate location.
Pre staging and consolidating materials on pallets to meet production and storage needs
Maintains, cleans, and organizing warehouses and workspaces to meet plant standards
2. Break Relief

Supporting production team with breaks and lunches as needed
3. Loading/unloading trucks

Loading pallets of finished goods onto trailers, as needed
Unloading materials/ingredients from trailers and hot/cold storage areas
4. DaMaWay (Danone’s Continuous Improvement Program)

Understands the importance of DaMaWay and utilizes available tools and systems to proactively maintain their workspace and equipment
Ensure adherence to plant standards (including but not limited to GMP, AIB, FDA, DaMaWay, Quality, Safety, Finance, ISO, CODES, Daily Direction Setting, Driving OE). As a fundamental piece of the organization, your responsibility is to participate and own the implementation and deployment of DaMaWay system and its pillars (Leadership foundation, Daily Direction Setting, Driving OE; Autonomous Maintenance; planned Maintenance; Focused Improvement; Education and Training; Environmental, Health and Safety; Quality; Organization; Supply Network; Early Equipment Management) with the objective of owning your space, owning your performance (Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Mobilization, Nature) and owning your continuous improvement.

High School diploma or GED is required
Familiarity with a production or warehouse environment preferred
Experience with forklifts, pallet jacks and other PIVs
Skills/Abilities: (technical/professional skills, expertise and qualifications)

Good verbal and written communication, presentation, organizing, prioritizing and implementation skills in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and coordinate efforts around process improvement.
Knowledge and understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices
Forklift and pallet jack certified
Familiar with FIFO
Trained and qualified at Hand Packer position
Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision
Knowledge of quality holds, hold process and plant escalation procedure
Knowledge of plant item numbers and all material storage locations on the premises
Allergen awareness, segregation policy and labelling program, as well as handling of partial material returns
Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Must have excellent multi-tasking, organizational, planning and problem-solving skills.
Essential Functions:

Wear personal protective equipment daily and adhere to all plant safety policies and procedures; continuously reach, push/pull; frequently twist; occasionally stoop/bend; intermittently crouch, climb, and balance; use hands for repetitive fine manipulation, pushing and pulling, and simple grasp; and talk and hear under noisy conditions. Able to lift 50 lbs. Visual acuity and taste to discern product variation.
Operate a variety of powered industrial vehicles in an environment comprised of heavy pedestrian traffic, narrow aisles and hot/cold/wet conditions
Working conditions frequently includes a cool indoor food production environment and freezer environment, and outdoor environment with exposure to inclement weather. Clean environment, requiring hand washing every time you go on the floor 20+/- times a day.
Stage materials and plan for changeovers per the production schedule and bill of materials
Ensure the plant courtyard remains organized and all pallet stacks and waste materials are in the appropriate location.
Work with production team to ensure that all breaks are completed
Attention to detail through the documentation of item numbers and quantities
At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of the largest Certified B Corp™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.

Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $18.99 per hour


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Referral program
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
Day shift
Weekend availability
Supplemental Pay:

Signing bonus

High school or equivalent (Required)

Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)
Shift availability:

Day Shift (Preferred)
Work Location:

One location
Work Remotely:

Work Location: One location

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