Date Posted: August 17, 2021

Location: Grinnell, IA

Status: Full Time Non-Exempt

Job Code: 050


Position will be required to inspect and pack plastic bottles/containers according to the company’s safety, quality, housekeeping and production standards.

Reports to: Production Supervisor/Lead

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Pack bottles.
  • Make boxes.
  • Grind material.
  • Maintain good housekeeping standards.
  • Maintains or exceeds current operation meets safety, quality, housekeeping, and production standards.
  • Ability to understand and use necessary hand tools and secondary equipment (i.e. flamers, leak detectors, grinders, blenders, etc.).
  • Promptly reports major safety, quality or production problems.
  • Performs general housekeeping duties on the production floor
  • Ensure that all required documentation (e.g. shop packets, packaging instructions, etc.) are available for reference purposes. Ensure documentation is correct with respect to the product being manufactured.
  • Makes sure needed supplies (coloring, closures, cartons, correct labels are being used, etc.) are readily available per shop packet.
  • Accurately complete production reports for each product being produced.
  • Contributes positive suggestions or comments concerning quality, production, safety and housekeeping.
  • Duties may vary by location.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed.


  • High school diploma or GED education preferred.
  • May have less than 12 months work experience.
  • Basic written and oral communication, decision making, problem solving skills required.

Work / Physical Requirements

Individuals may be exposed to loud noises, vibrations, atmospheric conditions and other minor hazards and have the ability to:

  • Continuously – perform repetitive hand motion; hear/listen; stand; and lift up to 10 lbs.
  • Often – walking; bending; reaching overhead; pulling/pushing; and lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Seldom – sitting; talking; stooping; climbing stairs/ladders; kneeling/squatting/crouching; balancing; shoveling; and lift up to 30 lbs.