Machine Operator in Buffalo, NY

Upstate Niagara Cooperative Posted: 2024-06-21

Buffalo, NY 14225

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Salary Range: $23.89/hr.

As employees of a farmer-owned cooperative, we come to work every day trying to honor the tireless effort and care these farming families put in every day, all day, 365 days a year. Our farmer-owners tend to think in generations, with some of our farms being run by the same families for over a century. We carry this approach into our business, knowing that each and every one of us makes a difference in allowing these generational traditions to continue, taking pride in knowing that we nourish our friends, neighbors, nation, and even the world with healthy and delicious dairy products. Our product offerings include milk, flavored milk, yogurt, dip, sour cream, cottage cheese, Italian cheese, and ice cream mix marketed under the Upstate Farms®, Bison®, Milk for Life®, and Intense Milk® brands.

We are currently seeking Production Workers for our Cheektowaga Fluid Facility. The ideal candidates will have prior Material Handling experience and excellent communication skills. All qualified, responsible applicants are encouraged to apply. We offer a competitive salary and generous paid time off. Must be able to work Weekends and Holidays. Must be available for all shifts (1st, 2nd, & 3rd)

Role & Responsibilities:

General labor duties along with other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
Ability to work in an environment with cold temperatures, noise and uneven walking surfaces.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
Ensure safety precautions are always taken during operation of equipment.
Understanding of the importance of safety, teamwork, communication and good attendance.
Physical Demands:

Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time, perceive distance and distinguish color.
Ability to handle intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as stooping, bending, climbing and lifting material or equipment.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment background and drug screen.
Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must be available to work all hours (all shifts) as well as weekends and holidays.
Ability to meet company policy for attendance and work schedule requirements.
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Preferred Skills:

Previous manufacturing and/or warehousing experience is preferred but not required.

Paid Holidays, Vacation and Personal time
Attendance Bonus
Company supplied uniforms and boots
Employees enjoy a LOW cost share on healthcare premiums.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Pay: $23.89/hr.

*The hourly rate as indicated in the CBA. The posted pay rate reflects just one component of our total rewards package. Other components of the total rewards package may include participation in group health and/or dental insurance, retirement plan, paid time away from work, and paid holidays.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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