Merrick Pet Care
  • 04-Feb-2020 (CST)
  • Production
  • Hereford, TX, USA
  • $12- $16
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Company paid Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, generous 401k plan



Position Title: Production Operator 

Position Reporting To: Production Team Leader

Location: Hereford, TX

At Merrick, we don't just make pet food. We make the Best Food Ever. Founded in 1988, Texas-based Merrick PetCare is a leader in natural and organic pet food. We believe that our people are the source of our competitive advantage, and as we invest in our people, we invest in our shared future.  When you join Merrick PetCare in Hereford, TX you are not only joining a leader in natural and organic pet food, you are joining a tight knit community focused on creating the most nutritious and wholesome food for pets.

Join us as we lead the Merrick Way! Production Operators start at $12 an hour with generous opportunity for overtime. Experienced Production Operators will be paid based on experience. 

 Company Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • 401k matching program
  • Comprehensive health benefits package
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) plus company holiday schedule (10 days)
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Pet Adoption Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Extensive on-the-job training
  • Leadership and career development opportunities

  Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work safely at all times. Follow all safety policies and procedures. Attend safety, team and plant-wide meetings; attend safety and functional training, perform SafeStart observations.
  • Keep work area clean
  • Follow plant safety practices and demonstrate understanding and proper operation of equipment and tools
  • Move equipment using proper lifting/rigging procedures
  • Perform various other duties as assigned

Position Potential Responsibilities: 

  • Mixing and blending of pet food
  • Packaging product
  • Stacking and loading packaged pet food
  • Working on assembly line
  • May also include operating a forklift
  • Work overtime and weekends as required.

  Basic Qualifications:

  • Must pass pre-hire physical and drug screen. 
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must be available to work any shift.

Merrick is an Equal Opportunity Employer

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY INDIVIDUALS ASSIGNED TO THIS JOB. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF THE RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF INDIVIDUALS SO CLASSIFIED. 

 

 

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