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Unilever Logistics Operator - Class I -Ben & Jerry's (Waterbury VT) in Waterbury, Vermont

Background & Purpose of the Job

Ben & Jerry’s produces super premium ice cream known for its high quality and unique add-ins ranging from large chunks of bakery items, chocolate, nuts, sauces and candy pieces, all with their own quirky memorable names.

Ben & Jerry’s mission has always meant more than how flavors taste and how fast they fly off the shelf.

We make the best possible ice cream in the nicest way possible. It takes a variety of people and disciplines to deliver a taste bud-boggling odyssey great enough to take you all the way to the state of euphoria.

Our Vermont Manufacturing team is currently looking for a Logistics Worker - Class I to support our Waterbury team.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

Logistic Worker Class I operates material handling equipment used to store and retrieve raw materials and finished product to adhere to production and transportation schedules. Directly involved with the shipping, receiving and sampling of ingredients upon receipt.

  • Manually load and unload delivery trucks.

  • Issue to and return from production raw materials used to manufacture ice cream.

  • Perform physical cycle counts for inventory verification.

  • Using forklift and pallet jacks, package, palletize, wrap and store finished product and materials.

  • Recycle cardboard and plastic.

  • Ship and receive packages and distribute to appropriate locations.

  • Stock and maintain employee ice cream freezers.

  • Comply with all Safety and GMP guidelines.

  • Maintain work area in a neat, orderly and clean manner.

  • Take part on plant sub teams

  • Operation of Powered Industrial Trucks

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Basic math and English skills.

  • Basic understanding of Safety practices such as the use of PPE and MSDS.

  • Knowledge of GMPs sufficient to perform tasks in manufacturing areas.

  • Basic understanding of the inventory address system sufficient to store and retrieve inventory.

  • Basic understanding of the shipping & receiving process sufficient to ensure timely supply of raw ingredients to production and support the preservation of product integrity.

  • Knowledge of quality specifications sufficient to identify concerns with raw materials, finished product, packaging, wrap and pallets.

  • Ability to operate and perform routine service on shipping and receiving equipment.

  • Required to lift up to 50 lbs. regularly.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening and background check.

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Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at 1-855-239-5459 or NAAccommodations@unilever.com at mailto:NAAccommodations@unliever.com . Please note: These lines are reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and are not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.

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