Production operator - floater

Aramark Erie, Pennsylvania
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March 22, 2023
Erie, Pennsylvania


The Floater in the Production Operations area works as part of a team in an industrial laundry facility. Responsible for the safe, expeditious, and accurate handling of merchandise into and/or out of the laundry facility.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

May be assigned to any of these production areas:

Soil - Receives laundry from customer bags, sorts the laundry by the type of item (uniform, linen, mats, and specialty items). Washroom - Operates industrial washing machines Tunnel - Operates industrial tunnel drying equipment Folding - Operates industrial folding equipment, may conduct hand folding. May package or hang garments according to customer requirements Sort - May utilize scanners to sort, tabulate, and ready garments and products for the customer delivery Mender/Sewer - Operates sewing machines to mend garments, repair zippers, replace buttons. May sew emblems onto garments Stockroom - Receives new goods, inventory tabulation, readies products for new customers or replacements for current customers Visually identifies and segregates merchandise that does not meet specified quality standards. Reports findings to proper person.

Maintains safe and clean work environment and observes best practices in all production activities.

Performs other duties as assigned or requested by leadership


Prompt arrival and regular attendance at work

Ability to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with others

Ability to understand all required training, written and verbal instructions

Basic math skills


6 months work experience, preferred

High school diploma or GED

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in a warehouse setting and regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme heat and cold conditions as well as dust, water and noise. Work is based on a shift schedule and may include weekends. Overtime required as needed.

Physical Requirements:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Position involves repetitive motions over the duration of an entire shift.

Requires the ability to move, lift, carry, push, or pull items weighing up to 25 lbs.

Requires bending, reaching, pulling, twisting, kneeling, and lifting.

Requires the use of hands for grasping and other manipulations.

Requires standing and walking for long periods of time.

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)

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