EJD Supply Chain

Production Technician I – Nights B Shift

Job ID: 3331-en_US
Location: Poland Spring, ME

Job Category: Manufacturing / Operations

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As the nation’s leading bottled water company, BlueTriton Brands is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we’re also committed to developing our people – enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed. It’s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions – all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

Choose a career in Supply Chain and Technical & Production and you’ll be part of our logistics backbone – and a crucial element of our success. Our factories are where our products start their journey to the customer. This area of BlueTriton Brands offers you the chance to experience collaboration in its purest form as you work alongside a diverse range of highly motivated and passionate people in our Supply Chain factories spread across the nation.

Job Description

BlueTriton Brands is currently seeking Full Time applicants for Production Technicians with assignments to be located in our Poland Spring, ME facility. 
Schedule: 12 hour shifts. 6pm to 6am. B Shift- Sun, Mon, Tues and every other Saturday. 

Compensation: This role pays $25.45 per hour after 90/180 day review. Night shift roles are eligible for off-shift differential pay of $1.00 per hour for worked hours between 6pm-6am.
Sign on Bonus – $250 at hire and $250 at 90 days.

We rely on you as a team member to use proper operation procedures, maintain high quality, ensure safety compliance, work together to solve problems, and to continuously improve operations. Candidates must be able to move/handle 50 lbs over a course of 12 hour shift and have basic math and reading skills. Duties include operating high speed bottling or packaging equipment, loading raw materials, equipment troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, quality control inspections and data recording. Maintain workstation in an organized and clean manner ensuring safety and Good Manufacturing Practices. Interact with production team members, quality control and maintenance technicians to maximize output and efficiency.
Flexible Full-Time Program
This position can experience periods throughout the year where business is slower and there are less hours of work available due to seasonality. Generally, the company does not anticipate temporary layoffs to last more than a total of 90 days however each temporary layoff is based on volume and business needs and could vary based on the situation. During temporary layoff, the company will maintain your elected benefits (medical, dental, and vision) at the active employee rate for up to 90 days of which you are responsible for your benefits premium costs. A reinstatement bonus will be processed upon your return from temporary layoff if you return to your position when recalled. Employees out on temporary layoff will be expected to be prepared to return to work at any time when the company requires.

•Operate, clean, and service production equipment (E.g. bottle fillers, Labelers, case packers, palletizers)
•Perform and record preventative maintenance activity on workstation equipment
•Quality inspections on processes, raw materials and finished products (Infinity)
•Troubleshooting and basic equipment repair (including, providing support to maintenance)
•Reading and utilizing manuals and diagrams
•Recording and charting production output and equipment downtime (SAM/EIT)
•Maintain housekeeping and sanitation in workstation
•Conduct equipment changeovers to accommodate production demands
•Problem solve in independent and team setting (GSTD)
•Use computers to input data via general applications (e.g. Excel, Lotus, Word, EIT, SAM)
•Perform mathematical calculations (multiplication, division, averages, and percentage calculations) to determine KPIs
•Record production output, quality results, and reasons for equipment downtime in computer applications
•Work with production teammates and other employees to generate efficiency, quality, and safety improvements
•Other duties as needed
•Forklift experience preferred or must be willing to be trained


Key Qualifications and Prerequisites include:
•High school diploma or equivalent
•Prior experience in manufacturing preferred
•Exposure to high speed production, clean manufacturing or basic maintenance strongly desired
•Ability to work self-directed and with a team
•Solid communication and interpersonal skills with experience working in a team based environment
•Ability to interact with various internal contacts to manage the flow of work 
•Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft applications, SAP experience a plus
•Focus on safe work practices and high quality while executing duties with a sense of urgency
•Ability to lift/move 50 lbs and stand on your feet for long periods of time throughout the day
•Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
•Able and willing to work 12 hour shifts including the potential for nights, weekends and holidays 
This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer competitive pay based on education, experience, and other qualifications. We also offer comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, flex, life, disability, EAP, 401(k) with match, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more!

BlueTriton Brands is the nation’s leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills, Ice Mountain and Pure Life. We’re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship – most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you’ll receive a competitive total rewards package – something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It’s not just the work that you’ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you’ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you’d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at BlueTriton Brands?

Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply.

BlueTriton Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment:  Disabled/Veteran. 

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