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Production Worker - Shakopee, MN - TEMP-TO-HIRE

Kurita America

Kurita America

Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Production Worker - Shakopee, MN - TEMP-TO-HIRE

Job Locations US-MN-Shakopee
Job ID
Temporary Non Exempt


Kurita America is part of the Kurita Group, one of the leading water solutions providers in the world. Established in 1949, the Kurita Group is comprised of an international network of approximately 8000 employees located in 18 countries.

Located in Minneapolis, MN, Kurita America brings innovations to market through a holistic water management approach, incorporating state-of-the art equipment, chemistries, engineering, and services to conserve natural resources for a better, more sustainable world.

Kurita’s corporate philosophy is to study the properties of water, master them and create an environment in which nature and humanity are in harmony

Title: Production Worker - Temp-to-hire

Pay: $21/hr

Shift: DAY

Location: Shakopee, MN

This is a temp-to-hire position that will assist in the production process from order to completion. You will be responsible for ensuring orders are filled in a timely manner, meeting or exceeding customer requests, and supporting department goals. The Production Tech will also assist in the blending of chemical products, comply with all Kurita safety requirements, policies, and procedures, and maintain the production area in operational condition. The Production Tech should make recommendations for ordering raw materials to include chemical and containers, suggest finished material inventory level based on product flow, offer process improvements, and file AINMS reports to the Shift lead as appropriate.



  • Maintain a safe work environment by using the proper PPE and following all work instructions.
  • Accountable for producing or repackaging chemicals in accordance with US Water’s quality control procedures, including completing and maintaining batch tickets, labels and other order details.
  • Use chemical on a First In, First Out (FIFO) basis preventing the spoiling of product by properly identifying lot numbers. They will also assist in annual and cycle inventory counts.
  • Keep all calibration logs, water checklist, and preventative maintenance logs current.
  • Maintain all production equipment. Work with Maintenance to schedule needed repairs.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of plant, grounds, and production equipment.
  • Assist Shift Lead by coordinating work flow/information between shifts, QC, and logistics.
  • Request from the Production Coordinator non-chemical products to include operating supplies, safety supplies, labels, and office supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned by Shift Lead or Plant Manager.



  • Forklift/Fork Truck experience
  • Must demonstrate the following skills: communication, multitasking, high level of attention to detail, and thrive in a team environment.
  • Mechanical abilities and aptitude combined with the following physical requirements: lift 55 lbs, push 750 lbs on drum cart, use manual pallet jack with 4,000lb pallet, wear respirator and other PPE.
  • Willing to work overtime when needed.



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