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M.S. Walker General Worker (Manufacturing) in Boston, Massachusetts

Leading wine and spirits distributor, M.S. Walker, is seeking a General Worker for their fast-paced manufacturing facility.

  • Job Objective: Leading wine and spirits distributor, M.S. Walker, is seeking a General Worker for their fast-paced manufacturing facility. The General Worker will be responsible for safe and efficient operation of machinery and or equipment to include but not be limited to uncasing, case packing, sealing, coding, labeling, palletizing and the warehousing of our manufactured goods. The hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 6:00 am - 2:30 pm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • A self-starter with the ability to work and think independently with minimum supervision

  • Safely and efficiently operate machinery and equipment associated with cold fill bottling and packaging lines. These areas are but not limited to uncaser, unscrambler, case packer, inkjet shipper coding equipment, case labeling equipment, case sealing equipment and palletizing equipment

  • Work in a safe and efficient manner adhering to OSHA compliant standards and Federal/State regulations

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment by maintaining proper housekeeping. Included but not limited to clean-up and re-packaging of glass breakage, sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and other tasks related to general sanitation

  • Comply with M.S Walker, Inc. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) standards

  • Operate standing forklift, sitting forklift, electrical jack, manual hand jack, and other forms of powered equipment as deemed necessary to accomplish work tasks

  • Management of label room and label room inventory.

  • Accurately sort, verify, receive and inventory labels used in production. Responsible for the accurate supply of labels to bottling lines in correlation with production schedule.

  • Sort, receive, verify the accurately inventory labels on racks, shelves and bins

  • Lift up to 150 cases plus per shift up to a weight limit maximum of 75 pounds each case frequently

  • Accomplish other duties as assigned by management

Requirements

Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • 1 – 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing and or warehousing environment

  • A self-starter with the ability to work and think independently with minimum supervision

  • Ability to work well as part of a team and be willing to work overtime when necessary

  • Ability to adapt quickly to technology (ie. operational HMI controls)

  • Solid verbal, written, and communication skills

  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds, stand for long periods of time (8-10 hours), walk, bend, squat, sit and lift overhead repetitively

  • Stand and walk for long periods of time on hard concrete surfaces (8-10 hours)

  • Computer skills a plus

Functions necessary to complete the above listed requirements of job description:

Stand: Frequently

Bend/Squat: Frequently

Climb: Occasionally

Computation Skills: Occasionally

Lift/Carry 0-55 lbs: Occasionally

Push/Pull: Occasionally

Reach Overhead: Occasionally

Sit: Occasionally

Use of Computer: Occasionally

Verbal Communication: Continuously

Walk: Frequently

Occasionally = 0-2 Hours Daily

Frequently = 3-5 Hours Daily

Continuously = 6-10 Hours Daily

Benefits

We offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

  • Medical & Dental through BCBS covered at 90%

  • Union exclusive pension

  • No weekends

  • 401k program

  • Company paid Disability & Life Insurance package

  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

  • Career advancement opportunities

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