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Machine Operator (Former) 1st Shift

Company: Michael Foods Inc
Location: Klingerstown
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leading food processor and distributor with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products and offers exciting job possibilities throughout our organization. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that's First in Food - where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.

$2,000 Sign On Bonus

$15.00 hr.

We have the honor and responsibility of working in food - a critical infrastructure industry during this time of global crisis. We are working around the clock to keep inventory flowing to our retailers and to help feed the world. We are hiring at many of our manufacturing facilitiesthis is a great opportunity for those who are now available due to hours being cut at their regular job or being sent home from college temporarily.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The purpose of the Forming Machine Operator is to assist in the production of high quality omelet fillings and egg products in the Forming Room. This person needs to possess an understanding of the operation and the products made, as well as the end users of products. The Forming Machine Operator will work along with Lead /Supervisor to insure efficiency in operations, and maintain a clean and safe production environment. The Forming Machine Operator is required to follow instruction (written or oral) from the Lead or Supervisor. Forming Machine Operators could do a variety of tasks including operate the bagger, mix product batches, and perform required QA product checks and maintain all proper documentation that allows for the smooth function of the Forming Room. All Forming Machine Operators must learn and have the ability to do these tasks as instructed by the lead or supervisor.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in breakdown and transfer of ingredients to Forming Room.
  • Assist in mixing batches and transferring to mixer and forming machines.
  • Assist in set-up of room prior to production - metal detector, bagger, and assemble corrugated totes for shipping as needed.
  • Ensure totes are properly labeled for shipping.
  • Operate and monitor bagger, transfer bags of product from bagger to metal detector to finished totes.
  • Perform required QA product and equipment checks at designated intervals.
  • Gather samples for lab testing during production at designated time intervals.
  • Deliver finished samples to lab at end of production.
  • Monitor production flow have the ability to determine if product meets proper specifications or not and take corrective action as needed, i.e. bad transfers, product integrity.
  • Enter finished product data into SAP at computer ice station.
  • Assist in returning unused ingredients to cooler at end of shift.
  • Remove waste receptacles to empty as needed during production.
  • Assist in the general good housekeeping of the area and maintain sanitary environment during production (clean-up floor, debris, re-fill hand sanitizers outside the Distribution area).
  • Assist in clean-up of room at end of production as time allows.
  • Expected to adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained in order to maintain SQF certification. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • No prior experience or training.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Certification
  • Driver's license

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Good written and verbal skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge or ability to learn.
  • Ability to follow set procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to occasionally lift 50 lbs. safely.
  • Ability to obtain Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) certification.
  • Ability to work indoors in a damp, cool environment for duration of shift.
  • Ability to travel stairs.
  • Ability to learn and demonstrate all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and Safety regulations for the area.
  • Wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the job.
  • Have the equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties.
  • Ability to operate specific equipment or tools

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all of the duties required of the position.

Benefits:

  • Medical (HSA/PPO)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan w/ match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Growth opportunities
  • Incentive Plan

Keywords: hourly, manufacturing, manufacture, product, production, machine, operator, bag, mix, document, benefits, vacation, pto

Keywords: Michael Foods Inc, Reading , Machine Operator (Former) 1st Shift, Other , Klingerstown, Pennsylvania

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