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Production Operator

Kentucky, 1101 Isaac Shelby Drive, Shelbyville, Kentucky, United States of America Req #221
Monday, February 26, 2024

Job Title: Production Operator

Department: Production

Reporting to: Production Manager

Location: Shelbyville, KY

Greenfield is looking for a Production Operator to join our growing team. The Production Operator is responsible for
operating bottling lines, drum lines, totes filling station, and pail line. Fully trained to operate two or more operating venues.  Cross train in relabeling and manual filling.


Who We Are: 

Greenfield Global is a leading producer and supplier of high-value, mission-critical raw materials, ingredients, and additives that are vital to businesses and integral to a lower-carbon economy. From start-ups to the largest brands in the world, customers trust Greenfield’s extensive portfolio of premium products, regulatory expertise, and industry-leading service to improve people’s lives and the health of the planet. 


Why Join Greenfield? 

We innovate, collaborate, and work with purpose. By unlocking the potential of people, partnerships, and nature to accelerate sustainable solutions for the health of the planet, our work has a positive impact on the environment around the world. We’re always looking for people who can bring new talents and experience to our team. 


Your Experience Should Include: 

  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to work independently as well as with other departments
  • Proven ability to multi-task and pay attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • High School Degree or GED required
  • Required to lift 40 to 50 pounds

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ensure efficient operation of the packaging lines
  • Set up lines, change over products and follow the production schedule
  • Communicate issues and take proactive actions to assure safety and quality 
  • Operate forklift
  • Prepare product
  • Collect empty containers for fill
  • Label and seal packages
  • Torque bottles and pails
  • Palletize packages
  • Check caps and labels when boxing bottles on Bottling Line 1
  • Label boxes and stack on pallets in serial number order
  • Label finished pallets with pallet ID tags
  • Use drum clamps
  • Properly ground the different containers
  • Properly fill out batch records
  • Manual packaging of solvents
  • Monitor levels in production tanks 
  • Reading venue micrometers for ethanol fills
  • Set up and flush bottle line
  • Feed empty bottles through labeler on Bottling Line 1
  • Set up fill levels and torque requirements
  • Properly marking and filling totes and drums 
  • Filling from batches to bottle, drum and tote stations and manual fills
  • Unloading bulk trucks into tanks
  • Daily scale calibrations 
  • Able to recognize equipment issues and communicate to supervisors or maintenance personnel
  • Cross train in other Work Centers as needed
  • Participate in any Lean or process improvement initiatives
  • Assist the supervisor in improving the productivity and efficiency of the operations
  • Observe the process and initiate/own activities to improve processes


Total Compensation & Care: 

  • Base salary dependent on experience and demonstrated performance 
  • Formal and informal training opportunities 
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits 
  • Income protection: short- and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, paid personal sick time 
  • Vacation time exceeding industry standards 
  • Company funded retirement savings program with individual contribution opportunities 
  • Meaningful and challenging work 
  • Curated intentional culture focused on growth and development, engagement, and communication  

About Us 

We own and operate five distilleries, four specialty chemical manufacturing and packaging plants, and three next-generation biofuel and renewable energy R&D centers. This integrated model enhances supply chain transparency, quality control, custom formulation development, and ultimately customer satisfaction. 


Core Values 

  • Honesty 
  • Integrity 
  • Respect 
  • Commitment 
  • Openness to Change  

Core Principles

  • Innovation: We are constantly seizing opportunities to develop new products, processes and methods to meet the diverse and demanding requirements of our customers. 
  • Collaboration: We are part catalyst, part collaborator. We work with partners to get the most out of our existing products, and to develop custom solutions for our customer requirements. 
  • Responsibility: Our commitment to give back to local communities in the US and Canada goes beyond the bottom line. We give back to the planet by processing renewable resources into low carbon fuels and chemicals. 
  • Agility: Our team is not only fast, we has the flexibility and creativity to pivot with customer needs to develop custom-made, on-time solutions. 
  • Discipline: At every plant, and for every customer, for every shipment, we put quality first. We operate a tight, transparent supply chain while meeting the highest regulatory standards. 

Greenfield Global USA, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital or domestic partner status, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic



Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Kentucky, 1101 Isaac Shelby Drive, Shelbyville, Kentucky, United States of America