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Material Handler - Minster

  • Posted: 7 Oct 2021
  • Operations
  • Minster
  • United States

About the job


NEW HIGHER RATE of PAY - $20.96/hr plus $.70/hr for nights!

Since 1968, our production facility in Minster, Ohio, has proudly manufactured fresh yogurt. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible. Please apply if you are interested in a progressive career in a manufacturing environment producing the products you and your family have grown to love: Dannon, Activia, Oikos and Danimals.

Danone North America is looking for a Material Handler in Minster, Ohio

The Material Handler is primarily functioning as a forklift driver in the Warehouse or in the Distribution Cooler areas of the manufacturing plant. Forklift certification is completed on site. The position combines computer work, various warehousing equipment and forklifts in a team environment to achieve challenging production goals. This fast-paced environment requires successful employees to be on their feet most of their 12-hour shift, be able to multi-task, and actively want to develop and grow. In this position you will wear a provided uniform that includes, steel toed shoes, safety eyewear, ear plugs, hairnet and bump cap.

The Material Handler rate is $20.96 plus shift add-on ($.70 for nights!).  Additionally, Danone's great benefits include the standards like medical, dental, vision and life insurances as well as some not-so-standard like tuition reimbursement, parental bonding leave, wellness program, gym membership reimbursement and pay for performance bonus.

About you


The ideal candidate will have:

  • High School degree or equivalent (required)
  • Open schedule ability. This means you are able to work nights, weekends and holidays when scheduled
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High mechanical aptitude
  • The ability to perform physical demands of:
    • A fast-paced environment
    • 12-hour shifts
    • Continuous walking or standing
    • Repetitive minimal to moderate lifting (50 lbs)
    • Working in a cold environment (in distribution cooler)
    • Working at heights (in warehouse)
  • Openness to learn and share with others
  • Doer who takes ownership of our product excellence and their working area
  • Empowered individual who pro-actively pursues improvements in Quality, Safety & Operations
  • Previous forklift and warehousing experience is highly desirable

About us


Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. For more information, please visit DanoneNorthAmerica.com. 

Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.