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General Labor Operator, Myers Container (NE Portland Killingsworth St)

at Myers Container

Pay: up to $15.00/hour
Posted: 8/3/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1437085

Job Description

  • 22-Jun-2020 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Production
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • $15.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Myers Container is in need of a General Labor Operator for our facility on NE Killingsworth St in Portland, Oregon.  This entry level position is in a heavy manufacturing environment.

Required to join the union upon hire and pass a pre-employment drug screening.

Essential Functions:

  • Loading of drums into trailers, loading drums onto pallets and shrink wrap
  • Apply nuts, bolts, metal rings and metal plugs onto drums
  • Apply labels to drums
  • Sweep trailers clean prior to loading
  • Refill supplies in between orders
  • Perform quality checks and complete quality paperwork.

Secondary Functions:

  • Assist team members/operators with other tasks as needed.
  • Work safely by following all safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Work overtime as required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • High School Diploma, GED or Work Experience
  • Some mechanical aptitude or experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing - required to remain on feet for extended periods of time without being able to leave work area (frequent).
  • Sitting - required to sit for extended periods of time without being able to leave the work area (frequent).
  • Pulling/Pushing - requires exerting force on a regular basis so that the object is moved to or away from the employer (constant).
  • Lifting - required at time to raise or lower objects from one level to another with a weight of 30-50 pounds using proper lifting techniques (constant).
  • Grasping - regularly required to pick up objects with fingers (constant).
  • Reaching - required to use the hands and arms to reach for objects (constant).

 Mental Requirements:

  • General Intelligence - must have the ability to learn and comprehend basic instructions and orientation to the job
  • Motor Coordination Skills - must be able to coordinate eyes, hands and fingers accurately and handle precise movements.
  • Verbal Intelligence - must have the ability to understand the meaning of words and respond effectively.
  • Must be able to read and write

Work Environment

  • Noise - exposed to loud noise inside the plant and required to wear earplugs in the plant at all times.
  • Heat exposed to high temperatures during summer months.
  • Cold exposure - Exposed to low temperatures during winter months.
  • Mechanical - exposed to mechanical hazards.

Myers Container is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, or age.