EJD Supply Chain

Production Tech

Job ID: 3490-en_US
Location: Woodridge, IL

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

We are currently seeking a Production Operator (Production Technician) to join our team. This role works 10 hour shifts, 4-5 days a week.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Operate bottling equipment, loading raw materials by hand and by forklift, equipment troubleshooting, preventative maintenance and cleaning, quality control inspections, and computerized production data logging
Cross training to perform work on other lines or in other production areas as needed
Support Cleaning, Inspection and Lubrication activities on workstations throughout the factory
Meet or exceed performance metrics including efficiency, production, downtime
Ensure quality inspections and sensory testing is being completed
Load and unload trailers with materials for operations
Assist with troubleshooting and basic equipment repair and escalation via tagging notifications
Record and chart production output and equipment downtime
Be an active member in SHO to setup the team for success
Ensure housekeeping and sanitation practices are maintained on lines
Support equipment changeovers to accommodate production demands
Lead problem solving activities in independent and team setting utilizing GSTD
Maintain the factory 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
Additional tasks assigned by leadership


Key qualifications include:

High school diploma or equivalent
Two or more years prior experience in production within manufacturing, ideally in the food or beverage industry or a clean manufacturing environment 
Solid computer skills, including the use of Word, Excel, Outlook and enterprise management software (SAP)
Ability to work independently or with a team and communicate effectively – Solid problem solving and decision making skills
Comfort working in a high speed production environment
Ability to move/lift 50 lbs various times over a 12 hour shift, basic math and reading skills 
Willingness to work holidays and weekends as we are a 24/7business operating through most weekends and holidays 
Successful completion of a post offer physical, drug screen and background check are required 

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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