Niagara Bottling LLC Production Operator Lead in Bloomfield, Connecticut

At Niagara, we’re looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.

Consider applying here, if you want to:

  • Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.

  • Develop lasting relationships with great people.

  • Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.

Production Operator Lead

Operator, monitor and maintain the production line while leading and training team members.

Detailed Description

  • Communicate with previous shift on any issues on the lines to prepare for the shift meeting. Hand out QA logs, downtime sheets (5%).

  • Walk the floor to verify housekeeping for unsafe condition also verify date codes, check minerals (if the product is requiring it), ozone, drinking, and spring water to insure the readings are correct (20%).

  • During shift, verify QA logs and that all documentation is been performed correctly (5%).

  • Check finished goods inventory and that it is correct in the oracle (%).

  • Check scrap information make sure all movements are done correctly (5%).

  • Check HFI and insure that hold tags are filled out correctly and turned in to inventory manager and QA manager (5%).

  • Insure that the tags are printing for the items that are running, check with shipping to see if they need any tags printed out (10%)

  • Get the numbers to report the 4hr production and the 8, or 12 hr (10%).

  • Gather all the information from the line leads in order to do the end of shift report (5%).

  • Verify that all the entries are done in oracle ( wip labels, preforms ,caps, HFI)(20%)

  • Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.

Work Experience/KSA’s

  • Required:

  • 2-4 years – Manufacturing experience and leading a team

    *experience may include a combination of work experience and education
  • Preferred:

  • 3-5 years – Manufacturing experience and leading a team

    *experience may include a combination of work experience and education


  • Must have proficient verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to work well with employees on all levels.

  • Must be computer literate i.e. MS Word, Excel, Outlook etc.


  • Minimum Required:

  • High School Diploma / GED


  • Required: N/A

  • Preferred: N/A

Foreign Language

  • Required: Full Professional Proficiency, English

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Niagara Bottling, LLC has been family owned and operated since 1963. Niagara is a leading bottled water manufacturer in the U.S., supplying major retailers across the nation. With incredible growth over the past several years, the career possibilities at Niagara are endless!

Niagara’s culture is fast-paced, innovative and intensely collaborative. Our Team Members are passionate, driven and always find a way to get the job done. We work hard and play hard while staying true to our family atmosphere.

From competitive benefits and retirement options to educational reimbursements, ongoing training courses and exciting career advancement opportunities, at Niagara we truly take care of our Team Members.

We hope that you consider joining our Niagara family!