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Reference ID R150498 Updated 07/16/2024
Production and Manufacturing Downstream
California
Los Angeles
N/A

What’s the Role?

The successful candidate will be responsible for the support of packaging and warehouse operations including running packaging equipment, driving forklifts, managing warehouse inventory, loading and unloading trucks.

The successful candidate will be involved with the following activities:

  • Safely and efficiently operate packaging machinery and material movement equipment

  • Identify and implement equipment improvements to increase plant reliability

  • Communicate verbally and in writing to operators, employees, supervisors, and others regarding the identification of problems with productivity

  • Perform duties to distribute products to applicable areas, load, unload trucks, and support packaging lines

  • Perform equipment changeovers, supporting preventative maintenance and cleaning equipment.

  • Contribute to keeping process materials records

  • Maintain good housekeeping practices

  • Keep log records of operational activities for optimal and thorough handover to other shifts. 

  • Understand and perform physical inventories

  • Maintain a positive and safe work attitude

  • Comply with all HSSE regulations, policies, standards, practices and actively participate in improving plant safety culture

What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer

  • Must be at least 18 years old, with a minimum High School diploma or GED

  • At least 1 year experience working in a packaging plant or similar experience in an industrial plant or military environment such as prior Military experience in a relevant job function including warehousing, supply, logistics and forklift operations

  • Previous experience working with high-speed, high-volume material handling equipment, forklift, filling bottling, canning experience preferred

  • Must support a drug-free, harassment-free work environment and comply with the safety and diversity & inclusion policies

  • Must possess a current, valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the United States

  • Practical knowledge of industrial safety standards preferred

  • Successful candidates must reside within a reasonable distance of the site or be willing to relocate to within a reasonable distance of the site without relocation assistance

  • Must be flexible to work overtime, nights, and weekends when the need arises

  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively

  • Ability lift up to 50lbs unassisted

***Please note that there is an Online Assessment which is required for this position. In order to be considered, you must complete the assessment and receive a passing score, even if you have taken previous assessments. Please review your Workday tasks, directions and instructions in order to ensure you complete the required test within the provided timeframe***

The starting hourly rate for this role is $20.08. Individual pay will be based on various factors, such as relevant work experience, education, certifications, skill level, seniority, and internal equity.

For regular full-time or regular part-time employees of the Company (participating companies as listed in the Summary Plan Description), insurance coverage options include medical, dental, vision coverage, life Insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs. Employees also participate in a company pension plan and a 401(k) plan. Paid leave includes up to 6 weeks of paid vacation time, up to 11 paid holidays, and parental leave offering 16 weeks of paid leave to birthing mothers, and 8 weeks of paid leave for non-birthing parents.

Additionally, employees are eligible for disability leave for up to 52 weeks at 100% or 50% of base pay. Shell also offers other compensation such financial reimbursement for adoption, wellness, education, and personal learning expenses, and some roles are eligible for discretionary long-term incentives.  For interns, eligible benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs; participation in a 401(k) plan; and paid leave for up to 11 paid holidays.  Additional information on Shell’s US benefit programs can be found at https://www.shell.us/careers/about-careers-at-shell/rewards-and-benefits.html.

Company description 

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.  We have expertise in among other exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of oil products, chemicals, electric power, renewables and energy solutions.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards f performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment processes, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Disclaimer

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorized Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.