General Labor Job Description

General Labor Job Description

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General labor provides direction in the formulation, development and implementation of company quality, production, administrative and safety policies and procedures.

General Labor Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective general labor job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included general labor job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

General janitorial duties (mopping, cleaning)
Loading/Unloading Trailors
Material Handling (up to 50 lbs.)
Placing and scanning labels with RF scanner
Shipping cartons, organizing and preparing them for the next process
Performs routine maintenance and troubleshooting on machine
Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies
Detect and report faulty operations, defective material and report these and any unusual conditions to proper supervision
Push Mow
Knowledge of working with weed eaters

General Labor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for General Labor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HP, CMV, OSHA, SWSTL, OSHA10, CRC, DOT, CFM

Education for General Labor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the general labor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Manufacturing, Education, Technical, Law School, Law, Graduate, Management, Health, Legal

Skills for General Labor

Desired skills for general labor include:

Basic math
Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Job site safety
Learning to read and follow schedule instructions
Production schedules
GMP’s and plant safety
5s principles
Production requirements and safe work practices
Production equipment and operations

Desired experience for general labor includes:

Verifiable work record
Use simple arithmetic including decimals and fractions
Pulling levers
Pushing buttons
Or working in a manufacturing environment
Mechanically inclined individual

General Labor Examples


General Labor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of general labor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for general labor
  • Charging industrial batteries, metal components and kits
  • Removing product from conveyor belt and palletizing
  • Preparing boxes/pallets for shipment
  • Take directions and execute directions accurately
  • Able to maintain pace on line
  • Maintain plant and equipment sanitary conditions
  • Cleaning floors/drains, walls & overhead structures
  • Cleaning production equipment
  • Ordering cleaning supplies
  • Learn & operate mill
Qualifications for general labor
  • Prior Mfg.Experience - min
  • Entry Level (1-3 years of experience in a relevant position is a plus)
  • Perform job successfully
  • Meet pre-employment screening
  • Must work well with others in a loud production environment
  • The employee assembles/folds pre-cut cardboard into shipping cases

General Labor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a general labor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for general labor
  • Cleaning kitchen equipment
  • Dish-washing and cleaning other kitchen supplies
  • Maintains inventory controls by collecting stock location orders, printing request, recording amounts of materials or items received or distributed through a computer
  • Wear proper safety equipment
  • Retrieving products from conveyors
  • Responsible for various finishing operations that follow the machining and polishing operations
  • Material handling, sorting, cleaning, deburring, straightening, vibratory/tumbling, immersion cleaning and etching
  • Measure products using precision measuring instruments to identify/verify products and documentation
  • Adhere to and support all work rule policies regarding safety as defined by Kelly and our Customer
  • Maintain reliable and consistent attendance
Qualifications for general labor
  • Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Must have 1 year of recent warehouse experience
  • You are required to work safely
  • Must be able to perform long hours of repetitious work
  • Must be able to twist and bend repetitively, in both directions
  • Must be able to reach above shoulders, squat, kneel, and climb stairs throughout the entire day to retrieve/carry moderate loads, and to do whatever else is needed

General Labor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a general labor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for general labor
  • Examine rejected candy
  • Shake-out rejected candy
  • Making boxes and packaging jars into the cases
  • Placing empty jars onto the conveyor
  • Shoveling product
  • Desire to grow within the plant into higher skilled roles
  • Provide coverage so that team members can attend meetings, cross-train and/or work on projects
  • Learns multiple jobs as determined by team consensus
  • Assist with period cleaning, downtime, TPM, and other production needs, including emergency situations
  • Communicate and passdown business information
Qualifications for general labor
  • 12+ months manufacturing and production experience (Preferred but not required)
  • Will walk/stand for the duration of a 10-hour shift and be able to twist, bend, stoop and reach
  • Will climb stairs, ladders, equipment scaffolding, tanks and heights to 50 feet
  • Will push/pull objects weighing up to 550 pounds to chest level up to 100 times per normal 10-hour shift using material handling equipment
  • Will lift objects weighing up to 100 pounds from waist-level frequently
  • Will use one or both hands to hold, grip, and use tools required for duties, including but not limited to a knife

General Labor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a general labor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for general labor
  • Complete failure analysis including root cause and corrective action
  • Actively identify and participate in continuous improvement initiatives
  • Assist with equipment troubleshooting and support maintenance when needed
  • Perform machine operator functions in a high speed metal coating manufacturing plant
  • Perform dumpback job duties and responsibilities
  • Counting parts
  • Clean, trim, slice, section and weigh raw materials
  • Cut and trim meat or pack and load meat
  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, bandsaws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming
  • Accurately cut to trim and yield specification as specified by information provided by cut tickets
Qualifications for general labor
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wea
  • Proof of Identity
  • Proof of ability to work in the United States
  • Please dress BUSINESS CASUAL
  • Consistent work experience
  • Dependability and the ability to adhere to attendance agreements

General Labor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of general labor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for general labor
  • Small parts assembly
  • Light machine operating
  • Use of a RF scanner
  • Scanning packages to create shipping labels
  • Loading pallets
  • Loading a variety of products (such as Asphalt, Propane, Butane and Diesel) into railcars and tanker trucks
  • Train and work for Process Unit Operations when needed
  • Work with Maintenance personnel when not needed to load railcars or work in Operations
  • Sorting shipments
  • Using a hand pallet jack
Qualifications for general labor
  • These positions are for both temporary and temp-to-perm placements
  • We also have multiple opportunities in Gainesville and the surrounding areas
  • Talent will be responsible for loading and unloading product from incoming trucks
  • Candidates will be standing and lifting 100% of the day
  • Candidate will operate in a hot warehouse environment
  • MUST have recent experience in an industrial environment

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