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Unilever Line Operator (Rotating Shift) - Hammond IN in Hammond, Indiana

Background & Purpose of the Job

Unilever has an opening for a Line Operator at the Hammond IN facility. The purpose of this role is for the incumbent to operate and maintain production equipment in a consumer products manufacturing environment.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

At our Hammond factory, we make Dove bar soap. Below explains essential duties and responsibilities that may be included for your role:

  • Successful operation and production on all line equipment used in packaging soap for shipment to customers

  • Performing quality inspection checks, troubleshooting equipment and trends, maintain logs and reports

  • Coordination with Manufacturing and Warehouse operations

  • Communicate information about production data and equipment conditions

  • Use of forktruck/worksaver to move, load and unload various types of incoming and outgoing materials

  • Operation of the three palletizers and conveyor systems in the warehouse

  • Operation of the slip and tie sheet dispensers and pallet dispensers

  • Starting, stopping and operating various pieces of equipment used in soap making, finishing and chip mixing processes

  • Control and operate equipment from the control room and in the field

  • Perform minor mechanical repair and maintenance on production equipment

  • Performing housekeeping

  • Miscellaneous other tasks

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Minimum: High school diploma or GED required, Post high school education preferred

  • 6 months or more experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Must pass Indiana Employment Office Work Keys Assessments

  • Demonstrated mechanical inclination and aptitude

  • Skilled in basic use of computers

  • English literacy required

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

  • Ability to write routine production records and log sheets

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram or schedule form

  • Must be able to work rotating shifts and be available to work weekends and holidays in environment with regular exposure to moving mechanical parts and airborne particles

  • Must be able to work overtime as needed

  • Handle toxic or caustic chemicals and must be able to wear appropriate protective equipment consistent with the chemical

  • Occasionally exposed to fumes, wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, heat and outside weather conditions

Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening, physical results and background investigation.

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity PostersEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with DisabilitiesEmployment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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