Production Laborer
Oak Creek, WI Production/Operations
Job Type
Full-time
Description

At Stella & Chewy’s, it’s our mission to help pets and pet parents thrive through the love of raw. If that noble mission appeals to you, we’d love to talk to you about joining our pack. We are located in Oak Creek, WI, a suburb south of Milwaukee. We value working with people of different talents, experiences, and backgrounds. Here at Stella & Chewy’s, we show up as our best and authentic selves. We believe in recognizing and nurturing talent. This manufacturing role offers a clear path for career progression, with regular performance reviews and opportunities for promotion. We pride ourselves on fostering a culture of growth, innovation, and opportunity. Join our pack, and we will provide a clear pathway to promotion based on performance and contribution to the company's success. 


Benefits & Perks:

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Holidays & Paid Time off
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee discount purchases
  • Office dogs & Pet loving culture
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Short term & Long-term Disability
  • Pet Insurance.


Job Summary:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and driven manufacturing laborer to join our team. This entry-level position is designed for individuals who are eager to start their career in production and aspire to advance within the company. you will be is responsible for performing general tasks for multiple production areas within our plants. 


Essential Functions:

• Works within parameters of established production standards in assigned areas

• Maintains quality of finished product per specifications

• Completes various production tasks including but not limited to: Sorting, reviewing, and labeling products; loading and unloading machines

• Maintains departmental housekeeping standards

• Consults with the lead and supervisor regarding current work assignments

• Operates non-motorized equipment, as requested by lead or supervisor, such as Hand Pallet Jack

• Assists in setting up production areas and lines

• May be required to gain working knowledge of other areas

• Follows and enforces all GMP, safety and all other company’s policies and procedures

• Helps train other employees on essential production functions

• Works scheduled hours and overtime as required

• This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary.

Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. We expect all our employees to seek advancement, and that progression will be based on measurable performance metrics, achievements, and contributions to the team and company. 

• Must be able to count, compare values, and use basic math.

• Able to understand and identify product codes and labels.

• Comprehend and carry out instructions.

• Able to complete and pass safety trainings

• Must be able to communicate fluently in English or Spanish

• Machine Operating or Material Handling experience preferred.

Environmental Conditions:

• Constant exposure to temperatures as low as 45 degrees above and/or below. Occasional exposure to temperatures below -10 degrees

• Exposure to small amounts of diluted cleaning chemicals

• May work in a damp and wet environment daily


Physical Requirements:

• Required standing for long periods of time and moving throughout the assigned area

• Perform continuous repetitive motions

• Ability to grasp production items

• Ability to move items from/to below the waist and/or above shoulder level

• Continuous lifting/carrying product up to 50 pounds.

• Frequent kneeling, pushing and pulling.

• Personal protective equipment (PPE) is required at all times on the production floor.

Salary Description
17.44 - 23.02 / hour