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Operations Associate I

Company: Veterans Sourcing Group
Location: Kent
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title:Operations Associate I
Location: Kent WA, 98031
Pay: $20/hr
Contract Length: 6 months - temp to hire - hire is based on performance


  • Performs clean up and utility work including but not limited to painting and marking, grounds maintenance, stacking, sorting, wrapping and organizing finished products, raw materials and supplies.


    • Assists in unloading incoming raw materials from trucks and rail cars used in the production of ready mix and dry joint compound.
    • Stacks the raw materials in a neat and orderly manner in the designated raw material storage areas.
    • Assures levels in the silo and latex tanks are adequate to hold incoming bulk materials without spills.
    • Tests and approves the incoming material before unloading into the silo or latex tanks.
    • Cleans all screens after product is unloaded. Is responsible for general housekeeping in the unloading and storage areas.


      • Operates carton former, stuffs plastic bags into cartons, or operates bag inserter, and places empty pails onto packaging line.
      • Operates fill station, vibrator, case sealer, bag sealer or hand ties containers to seal product.
      • Properly codes and fills containers to the appropriate fill quantity.
      • Accurately records product produced.
      • Operates palletizer and stretch wrap equipment.
      • Clears jammed containers and cleans all spills immediately.
      • Hand stacks finished product as required for special shipments.
      • Operates the small packaging line.
      • Cleans strainers when directed by supervision.


        • Operates dry packing equipment to fill and code bags to correct weights.
        • Accurately records product produced.
        • Clears jammed containers and cleans all spills in a timely manner.
        • Hand stacks finished product as required for special shipments.


          • Performs daily quality testing on all finished products and incoming loads of calcium carbonate and latex.
          • Completes all other raw material tests as directed by supervision following established testing procedures.
          • Assists the Operations Manager or designate in the calibration and recording of all scales, meters or equipment used in the production process or lab. Completes daily quality test records.


            • Works with minimal supervision on maintenance assignments of routine and medium complexity.
            • Maintains a safe work environment, recognizes unsafe conditions and practices, and makes corrections to prevent injuries and property loss. Job includes tasks that require walking, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, gripping, stair and ladder climbing, entering confined spaces, navigating rough terrain and occasional lifting of up to 75 lbs.
            • Participates in required trainings as directed Assists in the development of Job Safety Analysis (JSK) Performs and adheres to all standards, quality and testing procedures and requirements
            • Performs duties in an efficient, cost effective and timely manner
            • Reports to work on a regular and consistent basis
            • Performs other duties as assigned


              • HS Diploma, GED, or equivalent experience required.
              • Normal operating hours will be Monday-Thursday 4:45A.M.- 5P.M.
              • Per the client, please have the candidate to purchase Steel Toed Boots/Shoes.
              • The site provides the PPE.
              • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required.
              • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.

Keywords: Veterans Sourcing Group, Kent , Operations Associate I, Other , Kent, Washington

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