Production Associate and Machine Operator

Job description

Imagine walking into a supermarket or liquor store and seeing a vibrant, eye-catching display of your favorite craft beverage and telling the person you’re with that you were a core part of producing the labels and shrink sleeves that make those products look so cool. We’re looking for someone to work on our plant floor, to learn the ins and outs of labels and shrink sleeves, and be an incredibly valued part of our team in charge of getting our customers’ products applied and shipped every day. After all, almost everything you buy has a label of some kind on it, and it should look amazing!

You will probably be a great fit with us if you are positive, energetic, organized, always notice tiny details, and constantly look for ways to do things better to improve efficiency. If your hobbies include things like working on cars or taking apart machines for fun, you may have a natural talent for learning how our machines work (and we’ll be happy to teach you!). In this job you will be responsible for the application of our custom printed shrink sleeves on the product decoration line. So, if you love the idea of bringing a product to life as the last step in the production process, you’ll have great days here.

If that sounds good, and you’d like to make a long-term home in a company that really cares about both employees and customers, you may be a great fit to serve as a production assistant and machine operatior in our shrink sleeve decoration line.

What you can expect from us:

  • Work with a fantastic and caring team in our Centennial plant Monday-Friday from 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • Opportunity to be an integral part of an established and well-respected organization that is totally committed to living up to its promises to customers and each other
  • Ability to work with a team of professionals who are driven by our mission and dedicated to the values of unwavering integrity, the power of the team, culture of respect and growth, accountability, unapologetic fun, and kindness and generosity
  • Opportunity to make an impact and add value daily
  • Excellent benefits including: Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, PTO, 401K with employer matching, and profit sharing (after one year of employment)
  • Other perks to show we care

What We’ll Expect from You and What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Operating and maintaining the equipment that makes up the shrink sleeve decoration line
  • Safely operate a forklift to manage material and finished orders
  • Using your natural mechanical abilities and attention to detail to monitor and maintain shrink sleeve quality and consistency
  • Using your excellent organizational skills and speed to manage the in the warehouse and make sure finished product are sent promptly to the customer
  • Using your attention to detail to inspect finished foods and complete orders per customer requirements
  • Ensuring the warehouse is clean and without excess trash/waste rolls in your work station, and creating a safe workplace for you and the entire team
  • Other duties as assigned

Job requirements

  • Authorization to work in the US
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Demonstrated dependability and attendance record
  • Basic math skills and ability to read a ruler
  • Local candidates only (our office is based in Centennial, CO)
  • Warehouse experience and forklift certification preferred
  • Basic computer literacy. Experience with shipping (UPS or FedEx) software and/or LabelTraxx ideal but not required.

Columbine Label Company is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or handicap, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.