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Forming Machine Operator

Company: Michael Foods Inc.
Location: Klingerstown
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Business Unit Description: Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that s First in Food. Location Description: Michael Foods, Inc. located in Klingerstown, Pennyslvania known for their ice cream socials at Klingerstown Lutheran Parish, fishing rodeo, and fireman's parade. Responsibilities: First Shift $16.50 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 ensure 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. Qualifications: 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
      • 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 and PTO Day 1
        • Growth opportunities
        • Incentive Plan

Keywords: Michael Foods Inc., Reading , Forming Machine Operator, Other , Klingerstown, Pennsylvania

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