Nestle Laborer General in Jacksonville, Illinois

POSITION SUMMARY:General Labor performs a variety of routine tasks in support of production. Primary function of this position includes material/product handling and providing production and quality assurance support. This position works collaboratively to achieve Nestl business objectives of safety, productivity, customer service, quality, and environmental protection.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Carry out various material and product handling activities; operate powered industrial trucks to move totes, material, and product as directed; hand package finished product into cases as needed; stack cases on pallets; hang powder storage bags; chip hardened power from storage totes; transfer animal feed from storage totes to bags; transfer bad powder to dumpsters.Compact and bale cardboard for recycling.Clean roofs.Provide production support as authorized; relieve breaks in packaging areas; assist with production equipment operation if qualified and as directed.Support quality assurance activities; weigh ingredients for flavor blending; perform embargo work activities (re-label containers, place missing codes on product packaging, secure loose product container caps, etc.).Read, understand, and comply with Nestl Quality Monitoring Schemes (QMS).Continually monitor work area for hazardous or unsafe conditions; report safety hazards and issues to immediate supervisor or facility safety personnel.Contribute continuous improvement ideas and suggestions to improve operational efficiency, safety, and quality.Participate in company environmental continuous improvement initiatives by seeking out and employing increased resource efficiency opportunities; promote and participate in waste conservation/management efforts (pollution prevention and recycling).Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL: High school Diploma or GED.EXPERIENCE: Prior experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred).SKILLS: Communication skills (verbal and written). Interpersonal skills and teamwork skills. Time management and multi-tasking skills. Analytical and problem solving skills. Mechanical aptitude. Intermediate computer skills. Powered industrial truck skills.

The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Category: Operations, Nestle USA