Production Associate

Job ID: 76218BR
Category: Supply Chain
Work Location: Huntington, IN
Posted Date: October 12, 2017
Ecolab, the leading global developer of premium cleaning, sanitizing and maintenance products and services for the hospitality, institutional and industrial markets, has the following position available at the Ecolab Huntington Plant on our 2nd shift from 3:00pm-1:30am, Monday through Thursday.

The Production Associate is responsible for all aspects of operating, filling, packaging, and tote washing. Incumbents in this position should have the ability to perform any of the tasks within the production department, with the exception of mixing and bulk receiving/shipping.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Reviews filling and packaging instructions at beginning of line runs. Ensures that the correct packaging materials are available. Ensures that the correct Personal Protective Equipment is available and other safety procedures are understood and followed. Asks Supervisor for assistance, if needed.
  • Ensures that the line is set up correctly per the filling and packaging instructions. Adjusts the line as necessary or asks Supervisor or Maintenance Tech for assistance.
  • Operates filling and packaging equipment continually. Types of equipment could include filler, sleeve labeler, cappers, tape machine, bar coders, ink jet printer, hand wrenches, hand stamps, palletizers, and lid presses. Adjusts equipment to control weight, closures, or other as required by the specifications.
  • Performs all operations on the lines, including loading lines with empty containers, labeling, filling, capping, bar coder generation, taking samples, keeping area clean and organized and other related activities.
  • Completes and documents activities that measure quality and productivity in an accurate and timely manner. This could include taking weights and performing basic quality tests. Enters results on paper or in computer.
  • Completes packaging and filling assignment meeting or exceeding the standards.
  • Assists with line changeover, including the collection of wash water.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
Basic Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Two years experience in plant or warehouse
  • Must be able to read, write and follow instruction in English
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in track safety, quality and productivity data – 2 yrs experience
  • Experience understanding and tracking safety, quality and productivity data, including run rates, fill weights, and averages – 2 yrs experience
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Experience in using basic math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of whole numbers, fractions, percentages, and decimals – 2 yrs experience
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of position – lifting 50 lbs
  • Strong attention to detail, good communicator and a team member
  • Strong attention to detail, good communicator and a team member
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of position
Position Requirements:
  • Ability to complete training and master skills that are required by position (including but not limited to Hazardous Material Safety and DOT training)

A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2016 sales of $13 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit

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