Material Handler in Hazleton, PA at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 11/28/2021

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    Hazleton, PA
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Job Description

Company Description

The Nature’s Bounty Co. is now The Bountiful Company!

The Bountiful Company is a global leader in health and wellness, living at the intersection of science and nature. As a manufacturer, marketer and seller of vitamins, minerals, herbals, supplements, protein bars and powders, we are focused on enhancing the health and wellness of people’s lives. The brands of The Bountiful Company are some of the most trusted in the world including Nature's Bounty®, Solgar®, Pure Protein®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Puritan’s Pride®, Sundown®, Body Fortress®, MET-Rx®, Ester-C® and Dr.Organic®.

Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Bountiful Company.  This includes being focused on retaining and recruiting a diverse workforce and building a culture of inclusivity.  Our goal is to create a place where people feel respected, valued and able to bring their authentic selves to work each day. 

Did we mention that we also offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture? If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Bountiful Company is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

Material handling plays an important role in manufacturing and logistics.   At The Bountiful Company, the Material Handler is responsible for the movement of materials within our packaging plant, utilizing a wide range of equipment and includes consideration of the protection, storage, and control of materials.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Operates material handling equipment independently as well within a team environment
  • Moves material to appropriate destinations
  • Organizes and maintains materials and other components in storage, staging areas or feeding the packaging lines
  • Documents information as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Personal responsibility for following safety rules, SOPs and cGMPs guidelines

Job Requirements

  • One to three months related experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Military experience is a plus
  • Basic Math to complete required documentation
  • Basic reading and writing in English to complete required documentation and to understand required procedures
  • Basic technical and mechanical ability to understand equipment
  • This role requires the use of personal protection equipment and working around equipment and machinery.
  • Visual acuity to inspect product and read labels and documentation
  • Physical ability to stand for most of the day (5-8 hours a day) and to regularly work on raised surfaces and climb stairs or ladders.
  • Physical capability to repetitively lift and carry 25 lbs for up to a height of 4 feet and for a distance of 4 feet for 5-8 hours a day. Frequently from 26 – 50 lbs for the same height and distance for 3 – 6 hours a day. For proper lifting and carrying, squatting is frequently required.
  • The role may require pushing and pulling a fully loaded pallet jack or lift (~500 lbs) for extended distances.
  • Physical ability to repetitively bend and twist at the waist and neck and to reach above and below shoulder level to reach for product, components or equipment panels.
  • Manual or Electric Pallet Jack or Lift Operation
  • Bulk Pallet Sheets & Skid Tags

Preferred experience as a:

  • Finished Goods Runner
  • Bulk Runner
  • Mezzanine Operation
  • Pallet Wrapping

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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