Manufacturing Operator

Posting Date: Mar 31, 2024

Location: Tyler, TX

Company: Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC) is a family business based in Tyler, Texas, and currently operates more than 205 stores in four states – Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma – with three distribution centers and a corporate office. BGC prides itself on offering its partners one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry which includes medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, paid time off, stock ownership, a 401k retirement plan, incentive plans, employee discounts, educational scholarships, and access to BGC’s 205-acre outdoor recreation area.

Job Summary

Ensures ice and related products are wrapped, palletized, and placed in the warehouse in a safe and efficient manner. Monitors and maintains ice equipment and ensures that issues are corrected within a timely manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitors and maintains equipment used for palletizing and bagging ice.
  • Operates/drives a forklift to move product throughout the warehouse.
  • Performs routine maintenance on all ice production equipment. Ensure equipment is up to date regarding Company and food safety standards.
  • Monitors and fixes issues of the bagging machines and palletizers. Ensures issues are corrected in a timely manner.
  • Provides feedback to leadership with suggestions for increasing production.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Basic mechanical skills.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to operate a forklift or pallet jack.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret information.
  • Ability to learn new technology systems, methods, and processes.
  • Ability to reason, form concepts, and recognize and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written or verbal form.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage time.
  • Ability to operate heavy machinery or hazardous equipment.
  • Ability to use knives/box cutters.
  • Ability to use precision hand tools.
  • Ability to occasionally travel to off-site and out-of-town locations with possible overnight stays.
  • Ability to work on-call and flexible schedules including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • May be required to drive in accordance with the BGC Driver policy.
  • Must be attentive to potential hazards and remedy or place appropriate warning signs or devices around or near the hazard as soon as is reasonably possible.
  • Must report any potential hazards that cannot be immediately remedied to a supervisor.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 18 years of age required.
  • High school Diploma or GED and two or more years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and/or higher education preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Continuously required to use close vision, distance vision, depth perception or the ability to focus.
  • Frequently required to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to use hands for reaching, touching or handling.
  • Frequently required to use fine finger movements (ex. sorting and typing).
  • Frequently required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 75 lbs.
  • Frequently required to bend, kneel or squat.
  • Frequently required to climb, balance, stoop or crawl.
  • Frequently required to stand or walk.
  • Occasionally required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to stand for long periods of time.
  • Attendance at work is required.

Work Context and Environment

  • Work is generally performed in the Ice Production Room. (Temperatures range from 8◦-45◦)
  • Frequently exposed to extreme cold conditions (non-weather).
  • Frequently exposed to extreme heat conditions (non-weather).
  • Frequently exposed to wet, slippery or damp conditions.
  • Frequently exposed to outside temperatures and weather.
  • Frequently exposed to industrial odors, fumes and dust.
  • Frequently exposed to heights.
  • Occasionally exposed to cleaning agents.
  • Noise level varies.

Brookshire Grocery Company strives to provide a safe, drug free and alcohol-free environment for its partners and guests. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information or military status and any other trait protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Tyler