Ecolab   Garland, TX   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on April 3, 2024
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Ecolab, the  global leader in premium cleaning, sanitizing and maintenance products and services for the hospitality, institutional and industrial markets is seeking a Auto Line Technician to work in our production plant. This role is responsible for operating, filling, packaging and tote washing.

What’s in it For You: 

  • The opportunity to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, and healthy environments
  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best
  • Comprehensive benefits package starting day one of employment including medical, dental, vision, matching 401k, company paid pension, stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement and more!

Click Here to see our benefits.

What You Will Do:  

  • Review filling and packaging instructions at beginning of line runs. Ensure  the correct packaging materials are available. Ensure the correct Personal Protective Equipment is available and other safety procedures are understood and followed.
  • Ensure  the line is set up correctly per the filling and packaging instructions
  • Operate filling and packaging equipment continually. Types of equipment could include filler, sleeve labeler, cappers, tape machine, bar coders, ink jet printer, hand wrenches, hand stamps, palletizers, and lid presses. Adjust equipment to control weight, closures, or other as required by the specifications.
  • Take samples and keeps area clean
  • Actively participate in Kaizens, 5S, and special projects 
  • Continuingly identify opportunities for system and process waste elimination 
  • Complete and document activities that measure quality and productivity in an accurate and timely manner. This could include taking weights and performing basic quality tests. Enter results on paper or in  electronic systems.
  • Complete packaging and filling assignment meeting or exceeding the standards
  • Assist with line changeover, including the collection of wash water
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment. 
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Details: 

  • Plant location: Garland, TX
  • Work week and shift
  • 3rd Shift, Monday-Friday, 9:30pm-5:30am (Some weekend work may be required depending on workload)
  • Compensation package offered: $22.24/ hour to start plus shift differential $0.50 / hour for 3rd shift

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment using the following equipment: filler, sleeve labeler, cappers, tape machine, bar coders, ink jet printer, hand wrenches, hand stamps, palletizers, lid presses
  • 1 year of experience working with automated processes
  • Ability to use basic math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of whole numbers, fractions, percentages, and decimals 
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel and Outlook) 
  • No immigration sponsorship available for this role 

Physical Demands:  

  • Must be able to lift/carry 50lbs 
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to complete training and master skills that are required by position (including but not limited to Hazardous Material Safety and DOT training) 
  • Ability to understand and track safety, quality and productivity data, including run rates, fill weights, and averages 
  • Mechanical aptitude 
  • Experience with Total Production Management (TPM) & Continuous Improvement Systems 
  • Excellent attention to detail, communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a team

Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. Click here to see our benefits. 

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Due to local mandates and customer requirements, applicants for certain customer-facing positions must be fully vaccinated (which in some situations requires a booster if eligible), unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab. 

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 

Ecolab will provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with our application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require accommodation assistance in this application process, please visit the Recruiting Support link in the footer of each page of our career website.  


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.