Operations Service Associate - 1st Shift at Benjamin Moore in Johnstown, New York

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Job Description:


  • Follows all safety guidelines and rules, environmental and regulatory guidelines; uses all required safety equipment.
  • Maintains quality and cleanliness of the work area, equipment, and company premises.
  • Aids in cleaning up spills, painting equipment, changing bailers, sorting/dumping paint, chipping tanks, maintaining cleanliness throughout the site and any other task deemed necessary to ensure efficient operations at either the company’s manufacturing or distribution sites.
  • May assist operators with manuals tasks according to Standard Operating Procedures such as helping to manually add raw materials to a batch, loading labels, lids or cans to a line or maintenance and movement of pallets.
  • May assist with inventory maintenance, cycle counting, moving, or staging stock.
  • Ability to take verbal and written instructions from leads and managers.
  • Maintain cleaning supplies and maintenance equipment.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, cleaning and performing minor maintenance to such tools.
  • Maintains MHE or other related equipment by checking battery, electrical charger hook-up etc.
  • Willingness to work and cross train in other departments as needed.
  • Maintains highest standards for product quality and service.
  • Performs other duties as required

Required Skills:

  • High school Diploma or GED desired, or equivalent work experience.
  • Basic math skills, i.e., addition/subtraction.
  • Ability to operate Material Handling Equipment (MHE).
  • Ability to work safely and follow SOP's.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and cleanliness.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and the willingness to be cross-functional.
  • Ability to use computer applications a plus
  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds.
  • Work overtime as necessary.

Job Type: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Environment Factors and exposure throughout shift:

Physical effort and dexterity:
  • Frequency of physical activity throughout shift:
    • Frequent sitting, standing, bending/twisting of neck and waist, squatting and kneeling
    • Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling objects from floor, conveyor, vehicle, table, or overhead location
    • Constant standing (6-8+ hours)
    • Frequent lifting of 10-75 lbs. (1-8+ hours) throughout shift
  • Frequency of upper and lower extremity activity throughout shift:
    • Constant grasping with dominate hand (6-8+ hours)
    • Frequent fine hand manipulation, pushing, pulling and reaching above and below shoulder throughout shift.
    • Constant walking (6-8+ hours)
    • Getting onto electric Walkie riders, forklifts and aerial work
    • Manual lifting upwards of 70 lbs.

Environment Factors and exposure throughout shift:
  • Ability to use Walkie Rider, Forklift trucks, Scissor Lift and other MHE

Company Summary

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The color of pride: Benjamin Moore is proud to be a part of Berkshire Hathaway, which was recognized by Fortune magazine as the world's fourth most admired company. And for more than 130 years we've been a respected leader in the architectural coatings and home décor landscape; creating the products and tools that enrich and beautify thousands of communities each day. We recognize that our associates are the driving force behind our success, and we strive to provide a work environment where hard work, creativity and purposeful collaboration are fostered and encouraged.

Join a company where innovation is constantly recognized as we look for individuals who produce world-class products, best-in-class services and customer experiences, design pioneering paints using the latest technologies and deliver unparalleled value and brand experiences for our customers and retail network.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Benjamin Moore, we believe diversity of culture, talent, and varying perspectives is key to a collaborative, innovative, and successful business. We are committed to driving change within our organization through purposeful Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) efforts, while also focusing on our customers and communities in which we serve. Our DE&I efforts allow each of us to authentically live our corporate values of Openness, Integrity, Community, Excellence and Safety. Our Social Impact programming of strategic local and national partnerships, in-kind donations, volunteerism, and more expands our ability to make a difference in the lives of all of our stakeholders. We hope you will join us and become an advocate for diversity and inclusion here at Benjamin Moore.


At Benjamin Moore, our people are the heart of the company and our number one asset. We are committed to providing safe working conditions at all of our locations and have invested heavily in measures aimed at keeping employees healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. With safety as one of our core company values, we’ve modified facilities and work schedules to support social distancing, established enhanced cleaning and sanitization protocols, and regularly provide personal protective equipment to all employees—including masks, gloves and hand sanitizer. Ensuring the well-being of our team members is a top priority.

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