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Altium Packaging Production Packaging Associate/CDL Driver in Kentwood, Louisiana

Location Address:

303 Frontage Road, Kentwood, Louisiana 70444

Work Shift:

8hr-3rd Shift (United States of America)

Altium Packaging, Our Culture Differentiates Us! We incorporate our Guiding Principles into all aspects and at all levels of the organization and use them as a framework for decision-making. We believe our Guiding Principles foster a culture of excellence that benefits both employees and customers.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Act with Integrity & in Compliance

  • Drive Value Creation

  • Be Disciplined Entrepreneurs

  • Focus on the Customer

  • Act with Humility

  • Treat others with Dignity and Respect

  • Seeking Fulfillment in your Work

The Production Packaging Associate is an entry level position, responsible for proper packaging of materials and finished products. This position will also load, move material, and operate packaging equipment. The Production Packaging Associate will also be required to follow Good Manufacturing Practices.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Demonstrates safe work practices by wearing correct PPE and following safety policies.

  • Demonstrates punctuality and adheres to work schedule.

  • Demonstrates a Teamwork attitude by working well and effectively with others.

  • Adheres to company General Manufacturing Policies.

  • Keeps the work area neat, clean, and organized.

  • Monitor conveyor belts and clear bottle jams from lines.

  • Pick up dropped bottles from production floor and place into designated bins.

  • Place discarded bottles into grinder, if applicable.

  • Inspects the quality of bottles during production, packaging, and labeling.

  • Performs bottle inspections, such as drop tests for designated lines.

  • Immediately escalates all bottle abnormalities, defects and quality issues when found.

  • Monitor supply levels of packaging materials and replenish as needed.

  • Ensure correct labeling, bottle description and packaging of product in accordance with specific customer requirements.

  • Move finished goods to designated area.

  • Ensure efficient set up and organization of workstations. Maintain inventory levels and restock supplies as needed to facilitate smooth transitions between shifts

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

  • Duties may differentiate by plant based on equipment and plant design.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The requirements listed below are minimum requirements for the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities who are otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential functions of the job, unless such accommodation would impose an

undue hardship on the Company.

EXPERIENCE:

• Basic mathematical skills are required.

• Basic computer experience.

EDUCATION:

• Prefer High School diploma or general education degree (GED).

TRAINING:

• Completion of Altium Production/Packaging Associate I, training within 90 days of hire date.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to safely

perform the essential functions of the job unless such accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the Company. While performing

the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to grasp, handle, or feel; reach out, over and below with hands and arms.

The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and or crawl. The employee frequently is required to lift, push, pull, and/or move up to 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts in a production environment.  The

noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Temperatures inside the plant can fluctuate between hot and cold according to seasonal

changes.  Personal protective equipment (PPE) is required in the production department and other designated areas. 

We Believe in Rewarding our Most Important Resource – Our People! We show our commitment to Total Rewards by providing a competitive, comprehensive benefits package. In addition to medical, dental and vision plans, company holidays and vacation days, tuition reimbursement, learning and training opportunities, bonus potential, and a 401(k) plan with company contributions, Altium Packaging locations offer rewards and recognition programs and opportunities to make a difference in the community.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Take your career to the next level at Altium Packaging!

We are the National Leader in a Stable, Growing Industry!

Altium Packaging is a leading developer and manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging solutions in North America. We serve a diverse customer base in the dairy, household chemicals, food/nutraceuticals, industrial/specialty chemicals, water, pharmaceuticals, and beverage/juice segments.

With 64 rigid plastic packaging manufacturing facilities, two recycled resins facilities, and 3,000 employees, Altium Packaging has an integrated network that consistently delivers reliable and cost-effective packaging and recycled resin solutions to meet the needs of a wide range of customers. From its state-of-the art Studio PKG™, to the recycling technologies of Envision Plastics, to its experienced manufacturing teams across its network, Altium Packaging delivers high performance, cost-effective solutions.

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