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ARAMARK Warehouse Production Employee in Duncan, South Carolina

Description

Production Operators

About Aramark:

Aramark Uniform Services (AUS) provides uniforms and related products to more than 400,000 customers nationwide, in virtually every industry. From designing and manufacturing to laundering and delivering, AUS works with local and national clients to create and maintain a total uniform solution that promotes teamwork and establishes a professional identity. AUS operates from over 200 locations nationwide.

Position Overview:

Plant employees are assigned tasks within the normal operation of an industrial laundry. The assigned tasks are repetitive in nature and acceptable proficiency can normally be attained within a few days.

One is normally assigned to a specific task’s area within the production flow of the laundry. The various task’s areas are explained separately. Due to varying production requirements incumbents may be instructed by a member of the management team to assume tasks not normally assigned to the incumbent.

Essential Functions:

All positions in the plant require the following:

  • Perform the assigned tasks in a proficient manner. This includes attaining a minimum of 100% of the production standard for tasks for which production standards have been established.

  • Maintain high quality standards on all work performed. Inspect all materials for damage or excessive wear and properly report the findings to the appropriate responsible person for resolution.

  • Maintain a clean and hazard free work area. Immediately report all broken or malfunctioning equipment or safety hazards to the appropriate person for corrective action.

  • Follow all company and work rules. Must be able to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Support an environment of continuous improvement by making suggestions and implementing where possible.

  • Perform other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the activities enumerated above.

Descriptions of various tasks in the plant:

Soil Room

  • Sort, count, tag and list soiled merchandise.

  • Place soiled merchandise in slings and/or carts for movement to the washroom.

Washroom

  • Weighs slinged or carted soiled merchandise to assure the proper weight for laundering.

  • Hoists slings or pushes carts to wash area.

  • Loads soiled merchandise into washers.

  • Activates washers insuring proper weight, balance, water temperature and cleansing material.

  • Removes clean merchandise from washers and moves by slings or carts to extractor, dryer, or steam tunnel.

  • Maintains appropriate, required production records.

Folding

  • Removes cleaned garments from carts.

  • Grades merchandise per pre-established standards.

  • Properly folds and bundles shop towels, bar towels, fender covers, overalls and other items requiring folding, inspection and bundling.

  • Moves folded and bundled items to route make-up area by conveyor or cart.

Steam Tunnel

  • Unloads carts of clean garments from the washroom.

  • Places garments on hangers and hangs them on the conveyor system leading to the steam tunnel.

  • Inspects garments for damage, excessive wear or failure to properly clean and reports finding to appropriate person.

Pressing

  • Unloads carts of clean garments from the washroom.

  • Properly presses garments utilizing a combination of flat ironers or automatic pressing machines as is appropriate.

  • Place the garments on hangers.

  • Place pressed garments on conveyor system for further processing.

  • Inspects garments for damage, excessive wear or failure to properly clean and reports findings to appropriate person.

Inspection

  • Examines merchandise for excessive wear, damage or improper processing.

  • Routes unacceptable items to proper person for mending or replacement.

Mending and Sewing

  • Repairs merchandise, mainly garments.

  • Requires proficient use of sewing equipment, knowledge or proper sewing techniques, thermo-patching equipment and other tools used in repair of textile material.

  • Returns properly mended items to the production flow or order make-up in a timely manner.

  • Sews emblems on garments and hems pants requiring alterations.

  • Ensures proper emblems are attached to correct orders.

Mop Machine

  • Cleans commercial mops using appropriate machines and solvents.

  • Properly packages mops for delivery to our customers.

  • Moves merchandise to the route make-up area for proper distribution.

Route Make-Up

  • Assembles all items that comprise the delivery to all customers for a Route Sales Person for at least one daily cycle.

  • Assembles all clean garments for a route.

  • Assembles all other items (i.e. mats, mops, shop towels, etc.) per the load sheet to assure that the Route Sales Person has adequate merchandise for delivery to the customers.

CRT Machine

  • Utilizing proper machine, unwinds and bundles circular roll towels for cleaning.

  • May assist in washing, flat ironing, rolling and staging in route distribution area.

Janitor

  • Clean all areas of the plant and offices, including rest room facilities and outdoor property.

  • Sweep, mop and wax floors.

  • Dust furniture, clean lint traps.

  • May operate lawnmower and plant trimming equipment.

  • Maintain rest room facilities in a sanitary manner and stock with adequate supply of materials.

  • Empty garbage containers into marked trash bins.

  • Maintain high quality standards in cleaning and ensure a clean and orderly facility.

  • May assist mechanics in various functions (i.e., lubricating equipment, light fixture maintenance).

Working Environment:

Exposure to adverse temperatures which may include extreme hot or cold. The following physical activities are required: lifting, reaching, bending, walking, sitting, standing, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to routinely lift and maneuver a minimum of 25 lbs. without assistance. May be asked to occasionally lift and maneuver 50+ lbs. Tight deadlines that may require overtime are required. Overtime may be required. Notification of overtime may occur the same day that the overtime is required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent preferred.

  • Exposure to productivity standards and tight deadlines.

  • Two to four years work experience in production or manufacturing, with primary focus on productivity and repetitive tasks.

  • Stable employment history.

  • Ability to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with others.

  • Prompt arrival and regular attendance at work.

  • Ability to learn, understand, and adhere to all applicable safety precautions and procedures.

  • Supports and participates in the Company's production and quality standards with a continuous focus on customer service.

  • Ability to withstand extreme hot and cold temperatures.

  • Ability to comprehend verbal and/or written instructions.

  • Ability to perform the following; differentiate between colors; to recognize, record and match numbers; to distinguish between cotton and synthetics; to stand for an eight hour day on a concrete floor.

Wage rates start between $11.95 and $12.95 per hour depending on the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Connect With Us! Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration. Interested in this opportunity? ARAMARK is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Aramark will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance ordinance.

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