WorkSource Oregon Production Support Associate in PORTLAND, Oregon

REQUIREMENTS: * At least 18 years of age * Willingness to learn and apply company standards including, but not limited to lock-out/tag-out, safety practices, GMPs, SOPs, employee handbook, etc. * Availability to work a flexible schedule including all shifts, nights, weekends, some holidays, and occasional overtime, if necessary. PREFERRED: * High School Diploma or equivalent * This is an entry-level position. No previous manufacturing experience is required, but will be considered JOB DUTIES: * As a member of the production team, Production Associates are responsible for the daily support or operation of processing and packaging equipment used to manufacture high quality food products in a fast-paced production environment. * Operate in work groups and monitor processes within an assigned area of responsibility * Load and unload items from machines and conveyors. * Feed materials through production equipment. * Monitor and inspect products to verify conformance to quality and safety standards. * Operate equipment while evaluating product or package quality. * Transfer finished products, raw materials, tools, or equipment between storage and work areas by hand or using hand trucks or powered lift trucks. * Communicate with supervisors and other leaders concerning safety, quality and processing issues. * Remove products, machine attachments, or waste material from machines as directed. * Provide cleaning and sanitation of assigned areas. * Be responsible for the health and safety of self and co-workers. * Work effectively in a group/team setting and welcome change in a dynamic environment. * Follow verbal and written instructions. * Demonstrate strong communication and team skills. * Perform repetitive tasks quickly and accurately. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL FACTORS: * Workers exposed to temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. More extreme temperatures possible during summer months. * Most positions require standing, repetitive movement, bending and twisting, and using hands to handle objects; exposure to sustained noise levels; exposure to a variety of food allergens; exposure to hazards such as machinery, slippery floors, and powered industrial vehicles. Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE). * Work in environment containing nuts, peanuts, grains and other allergens. * Stand for a long period of time, climb, reach, walk, lift, grasp, feel, bend and twist. LOCATION: SE Portland 97266