Reyes Holdings Machine Operator in Niles, Illinois


Position Description:

Company Overview:

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reyes Holdings, L.L.C. Great Lakes Coca-Cola is responsible for the sales, production and distribution of Coca-Cola brands to the market area. Together with Coca-Cola, we are proud distribution partners for the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands.

Position Summary: Responsible for operating production line equipment and/or forklift operation.

People or Process Management Responsibility:

  • Monitor and ensure safety and quality compliance. Report any non-compliant situations to the Lead and/or Supervisor

  • Monitor and ensure line performance report and communicate all issues with appropriate personnel

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

  • Operation of industrial beverage processing equipment

  • Operation of forklift

  • Perform all required product quality checks and properly document

  • Complete all required production documentation for the purposes of production reporting

  • Ensure all required safety policies / training is practiced in assigned role

  • Communicate and resolve line performance issues within assigned role

  • Attend all required training sessions and plant meetings as required by the Supervisor

  • Review materials needed for daily schedules within assigned role and communicate any discrepancies to the Lead or Supervisor

  • Ensure proper time keeping as required by the company time and attendance policy

  • Fill in for other roles as qualified

  • Participate in teams/committees

  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Required Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 6 months experience operating manufacturing equipment or related machine operator experience

  • Position requires a dedicated, enthusiastic and detailed oriented team member.

  • Basic math skills and reading comprehension.

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and procedures.

  • Ability to record information in a computer system.

  • Visual ability to identify product, label, container, and equipment problems.

  • Flexibility in working hours as needed by the operation

  • This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience within high-speed industrial environment.

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing concepts and programs

  • Food or beverage experience

  • Mechanical experience or previous training

  • Previous experience driving a forklift

  • Previous experience with automation and computer controlled equipment

Physical Demands and Work Environment :

  • Ability to handle exposure to all temperature changes, high noise levels, and safely working around moving equipment.

  • Manual dexterity to manipulate small objects.

  • Ability to move up to 50 lbs. a distance of at 5 feet.

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and kneel.

  • Ability to stand for extended periods (2 hours).

  • Ability to perform repetitive motions for extended periods (2 hours).

  • Ability to handle exposure to all temperature changes, high noise levels, and safely working around moving equipment.

  • Use of various tools and equipment as needed

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free Workplace.


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Reyes Holdings companies will recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications. Our Practices and Procedures, including those relating to wages, benefits, transfers, promotions, terminations and self-development opportunities, will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status and all other classes protected by the Federal and State Government. Drug Free Employer.