Seasonal Production Technician


Stanwood, MI, US

Job Category:  Manufacturing / Operations
Brand:  BlueTriton Brands
Job ID:  8965

BlueTriton is a leading provider of spring and purified water products - the name behind your favorite bottled water brands. We are proud to offer an extensive portfolio of highly recognizable, responsibly sourced, and sustainably packaged spring water in addition to other quality products and services. Get ready to quench your thirst with exciting possibilities when you join BlueTriton for a fiercely good career doing work that matters.

Water might seem simple enough, but there is a lot going on beneath the surface. Working in a factory or warehouse requires rolling up your sleeves to get things done and the tenacity to go the extra mile again and again. We believe the rewards are worth the effort: a business you help shape, a supportive team you learn from, and the chance to have a sustainable impact in which you can truly be proud.

Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting seasonal opportunity? BlueTriton Brands is looking for a Seasonal Production Technician to support customer demand. This role is full-time during our “busy season” which will vary year to year.  If you would like to have some extra income, please read on.

Pay: $21.00/ hour
Shift differential:  6% - 8% shift differential for applicable hours worked

12-hour shifts on rotating schedule (2/2/3)
6 am - 6:30 pm, day shift
6 pm - 6:30 am, night shift
Ability to work holidays and weekends per business needs
Must be able to attend training during the day 


Skills Required:
Operate, changeover, clean, troubleshoot, and complete basic maintenance according to company standards on production equipment consisting of fillers, labelers, case packers, palletizers, blow mold machines, wrappers, and forklifts
Record the following: preventative maintenance activities, quality inspection data, equipment downtime, production output and other key metrics 
Adhere to safe work practices, good manufacturing practices, and participate in safe behavior observation programs
Communicate effectively when issues arise that prevent operating to company standards/procedures
Meet or exceed performance metrics including efficiency, production, and downtime
Perform mathematical calculations as needed
Ensure quality product is sent to customers by completing hourly quality checks
Inspect raw materials against quality standards before loading them
Interact with team members from various departments (Quality Assurance, Maintenance, etc.) to maximize output and efficiency
Attend shift, team, and plant meetings during their scheduled times
Measure and continuously improve the line operation as a team and with other technicians
Cross-train in other areas to support operations during downtimes
Maintain your workstation in an organized and clean manner ensuring safety and good manufacturing practices
Focus on safe work practices and high quality while executing duties with a sense of urgency


High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience
Prior experience in clean manufacturing preferred
Ability to work the scheduled shift which includes start-up and handover meetings
Exposure to high-speed production and/or basic maintenance is preferred
Troubleshooting and root cause analysis experience
Ability to work on your own and with a team
Strong communication skills both face to face and over the radio
Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft applications, SAP experience a plus
Forklift experience is preferred, but we are able to train new associates
Ability to lift and move 50 lbs. and stand on your feet for extended periods of time throughout the day
Ability to work in adverse environmental conditions, including inclement weather and changes in temperature

Seasonal assignments offer valuable work experience at a leading beverage company. Also, if opportunities exist at the end of the assignment, you can be considered for this position with BlueTriton Brands. Individuals in temporary and seasonal assignments are not eligible for all company benefits.

BlueTriton Brands, Inc. (“BlueTriton”) is a water and beverage company in North America that produces and distributes a portfolio of brands of spring water, purified water, and other beverages, which include Poland Spring®, Deer Park®, Ozarka®, Ice Mountain®, Zephyrhills®, Arrowhead®, Origin™, Saratoga®, AC+ION®, Pure Life®, B’EAU®, and Splash Refresher™. BlueTriton also owns and operates ReadyRefresh®, a water and beverage delivery service for homes and offices.

Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, BlueTriton is a privately held company with operations and distribution primarily in the United States and Canada, employing more than 7,000 employees. BlueTriton manages water resources for long-term sustainability and helps protect more than 20,000 acres of watershed area owned by the company from harm and destruction. The company sources from 56 springs and has 30 production facilities across North America, with some verified to the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard. BlueTriton is a Water Champion with The Water Council and has committed to be verified under their WAVE program.

BlueTriton Brands is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. BlueTriton Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at