- Paid training
- Tuition reimbursement
- Opportunities for advancement
- Computer skills
- Communication skills
- High school diploma or GED
Career Building & Advancement Opportunity, 12/HR Shifts, $15.50
Ready to make a change? Do you need to find a way to build your future career and get a good pay check at the same time? Are you willing to lean into a job and embrace it? Will you make an effort to be a solid and reliable team member? If yes, then we have opportunities for you that will offer you an excellent chance to start building your future career while earning a reliable steady income with benefits. This opportunity will require you to make a commitment to embrace the job and work as a reliable team member. We offer paid training, regular reviews for increases, excellent benefits and endless opportunity for advancement.
These jobs are in an industrial setting and initially you would start in an entry-level role. The work is physical and requires standing, lifting, bending, reaching, etc. Current pay starts at $15.50 an hour and the shifts are 8-hour, Monday thru Friday, 10:25PM to 6:30AM. Limited openings. There is extra pay for working nights and our packing specialist are reviewed after 30 days with potential to increase to $16.00 and then every 4 months for potential increases until top-out @ $18.00 per hour! Want to make more than $18 an hour? Anchor does offer several ways for employees to build a career and do so very quickly with our our in-house training programs as well as our educational assistance programs. Apply today to be considered for an opportunity to get started with us.
To learn more about our company and our jobs please visit our Career Website at www.anchorpackaging.com/careers
Complete and submit your online application on our Career Website.
This is for our plant located in Paragould, Arkansas. If you are interested in Jonesboro, please apply for the separate Jonesboro posting.
We do require pre-employment drug screening and background check prior to finalizing any job offer. EOE.
Our production jobs are considered Safety Sensitive Positions under the Medicinal Marijuana Provisions of the State of Arkansas.
JOB DESCRIPTION FOR PACKAGING SPECIALIST:
To perform product packaging duties and requirements in a safe, organized, and efficient manner while delighting customers with quality products.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure product packaging requirements according to work instructions, specification sheet, and/or quality docket before packing product.
Maintain visual quality checks of product before being packaged.
Place product that meets specifications in box or gaylord.
Tape, label, and stack boxes on pallets for material handler pickup.
Housekeeping of packing station and related areas.
Maintain all safety policies and guidelines.
Follow all Good Manufacturing Policies.
Assist operator whenever needed in start up or shut down of the line.
Must be able to keep up with fast-paced machines in order to meet productivity goals.
Must communicate with operators and leaders.
Must maintain reliable attendance.
Must be willing to work overtime when needed.
Other duties as assigned by group leader, supervisor, or manager of division.
Must be able to work effectively in a team-based environment.
Ability to differentiate products with similar characteristics (size , color, vendor code)
Able to work in a fast-paced environment
Effective communication skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to learn quickly and maintain knowledge from core training program
Must be honest, fair, and possess good work ethic
Be able to lift 50 pounds above head
Be able to stand in one spot for long periods of time with intermittent breaks
Must be able to make quick decisions on product quality parts communicate issues effectively up the chain of command
Must be able to maintain speed on all production/packaging lines and perform essential duties and responsibilities
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Must have a High School Diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and training with Bronze Level or Higher Work Keys Career Readiness Certification; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, both written and verbal. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and work instructions.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers.
Minimal computer skills required. Need ability to access documents located on an in-house computer system.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES
No certifications needed
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job:
The employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.
The employee is occasionally exposed to work at heights with appropriate tools and PPE.
The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
The employee is exposed to extreme heat (non-weather).
There is a risk of static shock and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Griders utilized in production area require constant hearing protection.
The employee will occasionally be cleaning filters and material systems.
Exposure to high heat index during the summer months.
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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job:
The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
The employee is on occasion required to talk or hear, and smell.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job includes:
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less).
Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more).
Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors).
Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.
Fast paced packing at a packer table.