Manufacturing Operator - $16/hr (premium eligible)

RB | St Peters, MO

Posted Date 5/20/2022

RB is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company. We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands like Lysol, Spray’n Wash, Finish, Resolve, and Old English, just to name a few.


A fantastic opportunity is available for a Manufacturing Operator to join our St. Peters, MO Manufacturing team.

The starting rate for this position is up to $16/hr (premium eligible for working alternate shifts).  RB also offers outstanding benefits, including shift differential, 401(k), stock ownership, Medical/Dental choices, 12 paid holidays and 4 weeks’ vacation per calendar year.

The Manufacturing Operator is responsible for equipment operation, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance of manufacturing line equipment. In this role, the Manufacturing Operator must have operational knowledge of how his/her actions and decisions will impact financial, quality and safety metrics; understanding and adhering to plant operating procedures and guidelines and complies with regulatory requirements in his/ her area of responsibility. The Line owner must be able to independently perform most assignments and train new temporary workers in the area.

The Manufacturing Operator is a critical step in the development towards more senior operations roles. A typical career progression could look like the following:

Manufacturing Operator → Manufacturing Technician → Team Leader → Team Resource Manager

  • Routinely communicates with team members on own team, team members on adjoining shifts, TRM, Area Manager, Planners, Maintenance etc. on short- medium range production output vs plan to ensure customer service levels are met by providing the required output on a timely basis. 
  • Achieves quality objectives by following all production related documentation such as control plans, work instructions, GMP guidelines (where required) etc. to ensure we are minimizing waste, scrap, and product defects during the manufacturing stages.
  • Achieves plant Health, Safety, Environmental objectives by operating safely, reporting all unsafe conditions, performing behavioral safety audits, and attend monthly meetings on safety.
  •  Coordinate training activity of new temps to the area; demonstrate exceptional communication skills to internal customers and exchange pertinent information to peers in an effective manner.
  • Passionately identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement within the department.
  • Be an effective team member by demonstrating positive, effective and respectful communication and behavior in living the RB core values. 
  • Operates and changes over manufacturing equipment as needed within the planned time.
  • Follows and improves upon center-lining for manufacturing equipment
  • Achieves required OEE/PV targets on assigned manufacturing lines.
  • Continuously evaluates manufacturing operations, suggests and implements improvements to achieve optimum line efficiencies.
  • Follows current work instruction and insures adherence to the Quality Control Plan and related SOP's including GMP guidelines as required.  Completes all production records as required. 
  • Responsible for plant Safety and policies including but not limited to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), HAZCOM, Process Safety, Machine Guarding, Lock Out/Tag Out and Emergency Action.
  • Follows Micro-B procedures when required.
  • Trains other Manufacturing Operators and Temporary Workers daily
  • Completes regular documented Safety Audit and initiates Corrective Action as needed using RB Applications

The duties and responsibilities identified in this position description are considered essential but are not limited to only those outlined.  The incumbent may perform other functions that may be assigned.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of this position at any time.

  • Minimum one (1) years-prior manufacturing related experience in fast paced environment.
  • Must have the ability to work any shift and function in a team-oriented environment.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to plan ahead and take initiative in resolving equipment, material, staffing problems on the lines.
  • Ability to lead safety improvements through personal commitment and procedures is required.  
  • Knowledge of industrial safety procedures and regulations is a requirement.   
  • Ability to problem solve and engage employees in a team environment.
  • Solid computer skills (i.e. email, timecards, production reports, etc.).
  • Technical knowledge of high speed manufacturing equipment and operations with the ability to troubleshoot and correct problems using appropriate tools.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods, reach overhead, bend or stoop, walk occasionally, grasp items with hands and lift up to 40 pounds.:
  • Vacation. We offer 4 weeks’ vacation, 9 core Holidays and 4 floating days.
  • Maternity Leave. 16 weeks paid Maternity leave. 
  • Pay. Competitive base salaries and bonuses. 
  • Tuition reimbursement. RB offers tuition reimbursement for relevant coursework; including certifications!
  • Fast paced. Tired of having to jump through endless hoops to get things done? Not here. We move fast and deliver.
  • Growth. Frustrated by the lack of growth opportunities in your current company? Not here! RB takes pride in the development and continued growth of our employees through steady rotations and promotions. 
  • Autonomy. RB empowers you to OWN what you do.  
  • Iconic Global Brands
  • Feel good about the company you work for! RB is committed to making the world a better place.
  • Work with smart people. We have a talented workforce that believes in sharing ideas to help each other, and the company succeed. 

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career!

Don’t delay your next move & apply today!

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