Jarden Corporation Machine Operator 6th Shift (Nights) - Yankee Candle in Whately, Massachusetts

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Machine Operator 6th Shift (Nights):

Hours 5:45pm - 6:00am, Rotating Nights

Job Summary :

Perform a variety of duties in an assigned work center to manufacture our candles. Specific responsibilities include ensuring quality control standards are met or exceeded; ensuring safety, productivity and customer service; maintaining department inventory; operating, troubleshooting, repairing and conducting preventative maintenance to various pieces of equipment; participating in the work completion of product; closing out jobs and reporting negative variances to operations leaders; training Machine Operators and providing direction to associates in the absence of an Operations Leader; assisting with the creation of standard operating procedures within the candlemaking and packaging areas; and other similar duties primarily to support the manufacturing goals of Yankee Candle Company.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Previous Machine Operator experience and demonstrated mechanical aptitude a must. YCC machine operations experience in a variety of manufacturing areas is preferred. Additional manufacturing experience is strongly desired, particularly in candlemaking/production.

  • Strong attention to detail, good organizational skills and excellent communication skills are required.

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize ones own work and the work of others.

  • Ability to work independently as well as work in a team environment is essential.

  • Ability to read and write in the English language, and knowledge of basic arithmetic required.

  • Ability to exert physical effort up to 40% of the time for weights up to 50 1bs.

  • Must be able to effectively lead others to provide direction to a group of employees; training, assisting and instructing employees; and directing and maintaining workflow.

  • Working knowledge of company policies, practices and procedures as they pertain to manufacturing operations.

  • Knowledge of computers including Excel and MS Word strongly preferred.

Flexibility in work schedule is also required for possible overtime, work on holidays, weekends and extended hours with minimal notice and as required by operational need.

Notice: This position is subject to a criminal background check and potentially and an education verification as part of the application process. At the time of interview, internal and external applicants will be required to sign a release authorizing the company to conduct criminal background check and/or education verification

We are an e-Verify employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

About Yankee Candle

Yankee Candle is a leading designer, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of premium scented candles, based on sales. Yankee Candle participates in the $25 billion global candle and home fragrance market. Yankee Candle has a 46-year history of offering distinctive products and marketing them as affordable luxuries and consumable gifts. Yankee Candle sells its products through a North American wholesale customer network of approximately 35,000 store locations, a growing base of Yankee Candle owned and operated retail stores, direct mail catalogs, and its Internet website (www.yankeecandle.com). Outside of North America, Yankee Candle sells its products primarily through an international wholesale customer network of over 6,000 store locations and distributors covering over 50 countries on a combined basis.

Yankee Candle is subsidiary of Newell Brands

Yankee Candle is part of Newell Brands, a global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, Dymo®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Coleman®, Jostens®, Marmot®, Rawlings®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, FoodSaver®, Mr. Coffee®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, NUK®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Contigo®, First Alert®, Waddington and Yankee Candle®. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play.


Equal Employment Opportunity

We participate in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

COMPANY: The Yankee Candle Company, Inc

Requisition Id: 109558

Location: MA - Whately