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Basic Operator - Warehouse

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Supply Chain
Raeford, NC
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Job Description

Basic Operator - Warehouse

Location of Job: Raeford NC

Shift Hours:

12 PM shift: 6:30PM - 7:30 AM (2/2/3 shift pattern)

Pay Rate – $16.50, upon completion of a 90-day probationary period $17.00 with an additional $1.50 shift differential | Weekly pay period

Overall Benefits:

  • These are direct hires, full time position with a full benefits package (*Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, SHARE purchase, Tuition/Fitness reimbursement, Paid leaves, Hourly Bonus payouts, etc.)

  • Benefits are effective the first day of hire (where applicable)

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program

  • Onsite Company store for discounted product purchases

  • Onsite cafeteria

  • Uniforms and PPE provided by the company

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

Background & Purpose of the Job

At Unilever – Raeford, we believe in developing talent and leading through our autonomous ways of working. As one team, we will achieve endless possibilities! The Raeford facility is a world-class personal care manufacturing site, utilizing digital tools to be a lighthouse factory globally.

Unilever is looking for a Basic Operator in our Raeford factory. In this role you will be responsible for operating warehouse/production equipment, troubleshoot process faults, and making required adjustments to ensure quality and efficiency.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • Understand basic manufacturing principles including operation and maintenance of equipment.

  • Perform quality checks on line. Understand and implement quality concepts and controls as related to specific equipment and processes.  Locate, understand, and apply Standard Operating Procedures and One Point Lessons.  Write and train other team members on SOPs and OPLs.

  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to plant safety procedures. Work in a safe manner. Follow LOTO procedures. Communicate unsafe conditions to appropriate personnel.  Understand how to locate and use MSDS documents.

  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to housekeeping standards.  Ensure work area is kept neat and orderly. Understand and follow 5S process.

  • Understand different team roles and demonstrate effective communication and leadership skills in areas of responsibility.  Able to move through team positions in both core-job and team leadership roles.

  • Lead effective and safe changeover, start-up, and shutdown of all equipment in assigned work area.

  • Perform routine cleaning, lubrication, and basic maintenance of equipment.

  • Develop, maintain, and follow cleaning, lubrication, and inspection standards.

  • Understand WCM principles and demonstrate a commitment to those principles. Lead WCM small group activities including development of necessary documents to complete AM Steps and participating in presentations for step audits.

  • Ensure reconciliation, and inventory documents are completed neatly and accurately. 

  • Direct and train new teammates.

  • Submit focused improvement ideas and participate in improvement activities using 5-Why analysis, CAP-Do, and other problem solving techniques.

  • Understand interaction of equipment and systems, identify equipment abnormalities, monitor equipment condition to improve outputs, interpret data (SPC, graphs, charts, OEE), identify problems (5-Why Analysis, CAP-Do Cycle), and formulate proper decisions.

  • Responsible for following GXP. This includes but is not limited to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Good Documentation Practice (GDP).

  • All other duties as assigned

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • Must have at least 1-3 years of manufacturing/warehousing experience. 

  • Forklift experience  

  • Ability to stand, crouch and bend

  • May lift over 5 pounds but under 50 pounds 15 to 40% of time worked 

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening and background check.

*Any coverages for health insurance and retirement benefits will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans and associated governing plan documents.


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.

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