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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 11/13/2016

Ocean Spray Cranberries Tomah, WI

Ocean Spray Cranberries
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Full Time
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Tomah, WI
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Ocean Spray is a vibrant agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 cranberry and grapefruit growers in the United States, Canada and Chile who have helped preserve the family farming way of life for generations. Formed in 1930, Ocean Spray is now the world's leading producer of cranberry juices, juice drinks and dried cranberries and is the best-selling brand in the bottled juice category. The cooperative's cranberries are currently featured in more than a thousand great-tasting, good-for-you products in over 50 countries worldwide. With more than 2,000 employees and nearly 20 cranberry receiving and processing facilities, Ocean Spray is committed to managing our business in a way that respects our communities, employees and the environment.Ocean Spray Location: Tomah OperationsRequisition #: 2749Employment Duration: Full timeLast Updated: 9/12/16 10:34 AMDescriptionOcean Spray Cranberries, Grower-owned since 1930 and the world's leading producer of cranberry juices, juice drinks and dried cranberry products, is accepting on-line applications for full-time Production Resource employment at its Tomah Processing Plant, a 24/7 operation facility. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Acquire understanding of the Craisins® process flow. Attain safety and quality knowledge pertaining to the Plant's expectations, SOP and SSOP; aiding assistance to Operators within the position. Develop basic competencies of the production equipment within a reasonable amount of time. Acquire knowledge and operation procedures, in regards to various elements of the Plant's sanitation system and foamers. Adhere to all Plant Safety, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) Regulations, and operating guidelines and rules. Display willingness and capability to learn sufficient operations of other plant equipment in order to provide relief of designated operations. Ability to assume responsibilities and work 12-hour shifts, and assist on other shifts as assigned. Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalency. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Good interpersonal skills Ability to work constructively within a team environment as well as independently Physical and Environmental Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Inability to meet one or more of these specifications will not automatically disqualify a candidate from the position; however, upon request for reasonable accommodation, the Company may be able to adjust or excuse one of these requirements, depending on the requirement, essential functions to which it relates and the proposed accommodations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; handle, or feel and reach, push and pull with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to sit and stand or balance. The employee is regularly required to stoop and crouch and occasionally required to kneel, crawl or climb. The employee must be able to lift low to medium weight (10 - 30 lbs.) materials on a regular basis and heavy (40 - 50 lbs.) materials on an occasional basis. Specific vision abilities required of this job include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical/electrical parts and pressurized equipment, and extreme cold or heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and performs duties at high levels. The noise level in the work environment is typical for a manufacturing environment.Compensation/BenefitsCompensation and benefits are high on everyone's priority list, so it's high on our list too. That's why Ocean Spray provides competitive salaries and a wide variety of benefits - including programs that protect your health and welfare, help you prepare for retirement and truly enable you to balance your work and family life. Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, as well as individuals with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law.