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raw material handler

Location: Sylvester, GA, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 533

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We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real. 
Position Summary
Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the Material Handler will be responsible for moving product and material throughout the facility.
Position Responsibilities
  • Dump all raw products which will require heavy lifting.
  • Open bags/totes to dump the product.
  • Operator the overhead hoist.
  • See that all equipment is properly used and maintained. 
  • Practice safe work habits and know how to use protective devices.
  • Keep the shift supervisor fully informed of all problems.
  • Execute special projects and other job-related activity as needed.  
  • All employees are directly responsible for the quality of OEN products. Each employee must perform their job function in accordance to the GMP Rules ant the Sanitation, Safety and HACCP Programs.
  • Must follow safe work practices and comply withal company, federal and state rules and regulations which apply to the job, including but not limited to, Right to Know, emergency evacuation, electrical safety, confined space, bloodborne pathogens, and lockout/tagout.
  • Sanitation responsibilities
    • Keep the platform clean.
    • Maintain cleanliness in the inbound raw product area and the pre-cleaning area.
    • Keep all areas assigned to you on the sanitation schedule clean and maintained.  
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read, write and perform basic math functions. Understand written and oral communications and instructions. Initiative and self-starting ability is important.
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. 
OFI provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at: [email protected] 
At OFI, we celebrate our diversity. Olam Americas LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.