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The Clorox Company Processing Operator (12 Hour Rotational Shift) in Amherst, Virginia

Clorox is the place that’s committed to growth – for our people and our brands. Guided by our purpose and values, and with people at the center of everything we do, we believe every one of us can make a positive impact on consumers, communities, and teammates. Join our team. #CloroxIsThePlace (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/?keywords=cloroxistheplace&highlightedUpdateUrns=urn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A7079847624048001024)

Your role at Clorox:

Technical Processing Operator (Zipper) will control, operate, and maintain multiple pieces of high-speed bag making production equipment. Safely and efficiently conduct changeovers and troubleshoot process and equipment problems and perform machine adjustments which directly affect quality, output, and scrap levels. The operator will perform tasks safely and report all potential safety hazards to a member of management. Monitor equipment and process conditions and works to ensure that quality and efficiency standards are consistently supported. May perform and/or lead others in equipment inspection, maintenance and improvement projects. Responsible for the department’s success in Safety, Quality, Cost, OEE and equipment maintenance.

Starting pay $23.71, plus shift differential.

In this role, you will:

  • Frequently perform scheduled quality checks on finished bags through specified and detailed quality control procedures throughout each shift.

  • Process daily loose scrap materials using specified procedures.

  • Troubleshoot equipment and process failures and complete some minor mechanical repairs.

  • Able to perform Autonomous Maintenance (AM) on equipment and follow sustainability processes.

  • Thread plastic film through production equipment.

  • Clear bag and carton jams inside and outside equipment housings, which may be done manually or with the aid of tools.

  • Enter quality and production data into computer systems.

  • Manually operate packaging equipment, including occasional hand stacking of cartons and cases of finished products onto pallets or staging platforms.

  • Conduct equipment set-up changes through removing, changing, adjusting, and/or installing parts.

  • Perform process changes or adjustments to ensure the production of high-quality finished products.

  • Keep raw materials, commodities, cartons, cases, and glue stocked during production periods.

  • Perform daily and other periodic housekeeping and work area organization tasks.

  • Maintain and update departmental equipment and production performance metrics and reports.

  • Communicate daily with peers and managers on departmental performance and issues as it relates to safety, quality, production, and other departmental metrics and resource needs.

  • May be required to perform team coordination activities related to team safety, quality, production scheduling or other core business functions.

  • Accurately and promptly complete all required paperwork.

  • Promptly complete all required training.

  • Complete other routine and unique tasks and projects as assigned.

What we look for:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • One year of Manufacturing experience.

  • Ability to understand instructions, work procedures, reason and make judgments, problem solve, plan, coordinate, and direct own work while coping with a variety of duties and expectations.

  • Ability to work a 12-hour rotating shift schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays, for up to 7 consecutive days.

  • Ability to work occasional mandatory overtime shifts.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and distinctly (oral and written) with peers and supervisors.

  • Ability to perform effectively under stressful conditions, prioritizing job duties while working with team members.

  • Ability to work occasionally at multiple-story elevations.

  • Ability to operate complex machinery as an individual and in a team environment.

  • Effectively communicate with your peers to problem solve and identify root cause.

  • Ability to problem solve, making decisions quickly without direct supervision.

We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences. We’re looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.

At Clorox, we have a Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully able to participate in our Clorox community. Learn more about our I&D program & initiatives here (https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/company/idea/) .

Benefits we offer to help you be well and thrive:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Generous 401(k) program in the US and similar programs in international

  • Health benefits and programs that support both your physical and mental well-being

  • Flexible work environment, depending on your role

  • Meaningful opportunities to keep learning and growing

  • Half-day Fridays, depending on your location

Please apply directly to our job postings and do not submit your resume to any person via text message. Clorox does not conduct text-based interviews and encourages you to be cautious of anyone posing as a Clorox recruiter via unsolicited texts during these uncertain times.

To all recruitment agencies: Clorox (and its brand families) does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Clorox employees, including any members of our leadership team. Clorox is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Who we are.

We champion people to be well and thrive every single day. We’re proud to be in every corner of homes, schools, and offices—making daily life simpler and easier through our beloved brands. Working with us, you’ll join a team of passionate problem solvers and relentless innovators fueled by curiosity, growth, and progress. We relish taking on new, interesting challenges that allow our people to collaborate and thrive at work. And most importantly, we care about each other as multifaceted, whole humans. Join us as we reimagine what’s possible and work with purpose to make a difference in the world.

This is the place where doing the right thing matters.

Doing the right thing is the compass that guides every decision we make—and we’re proud to be globally recognized and awarded for our continuous corporate responsibility efforts. Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy Global Commitment. The Clorox Company and its Foundation prioritize giving back to the communities we call home and contribute millions annually in combined cash grants, product donations, and cause-marketing. For more information, visit TheCloroxCompany.com and follow us on social media at @CloroxCo.

Our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity.

We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences. We’re always looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a nonstop drive to keep growing and learning. Learn more about our Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Allyship (IDEA) journey here (https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/company/idea/) .

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries are an EEO/AA/Minorities/Women/LGBT/Protected Veteran/Disabled employer. Learn more at Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law .

Clorox is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans during the hiring and interview process. If you need assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at people@clorox.com . Please note: this inbox is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions/application statuses.

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries are an EEO/AA/ Minorities/Women/LGBT/Protected Veteran/Disabled employer.