Post Holdings Dryer Packager in Wakefield, Nebraska
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.
POSITION SUMMARY : This position is responsible proper packaging, sealing, labeling and stacking of finished product containers as well as for overall cleanliness and sanitation of dryer areas.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for overall equipment cleanliness and sanitation of dryer areas.
Accountable for daily, weekly and monthly master sanitation schedules for dryer areas.
Responsible for confirming and verifying final weights of finished products.
Accountable for proper packaging, sealing, labeling and stacking of finished product containers.
Adheres to safe work practices, following GMP’s, maintaining sanitary conditions and ensuring that product quality is maintained. Reports to management if any conditions or practices may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
Adheres to all safety policies and procedures.
Accountable for reading and comprehending batch records for solids and recon used and batch sequencing.
Understands all SSOPs.
Prepares and performs pre-operational inspections.
Pulls lab samples for production.
Knows and understands the OEE target for the product being produced and what it means.
Understands all required documentation for the production run and that all documents have to be verified by the supervisor or the lead at the end of each shift.
Performs hourly case weight checks and has knowledge of corrective actions and notifications.
Has an advanced mechanical troubleshooting ability and interaction with maintenance personnel.
Follows start up and shutdown procedures.
Has advanced knowledge of operating a dryer including but not limited to the HPP, airflow and burner controls.
Monitors the packaging crew for quality and able to correct and notify of any deficiencies.
Reads and understands POs and follows SAP report procedures.
Operates a moisture analyzer.
Performs metal detector checks on the required frequencies and reports deficiencies.
Inspects sifter overflow and is able to identify issues and notifies the applicable party of any issues.
Runs all 3 dryers and the SSL tote filling operation.
Prints and verifies labels from Label view and ensures the required information per spec is included.
Able to perform other duties as assigned.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Able to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
Good communication skills, including effective communication at shift hand-off with the oncoming or off going shift.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
Capable of performing 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.
Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to obtain a forklift license.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Willing to t and work at multiple locations.
Available to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.
Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with others to complete work assignments.
Open to change.
Positive interpersonal relationships.
Able to work independently and with others in a team environment.
Self-motivated while also willing to ask questions and seek direction.
Displays responsible behavior at work.
Capability of stooping and bending while cleaning.
Ability to work with water and chemicals.
Able to climb steps and ladders.
Ability to work in warm, noisy and sometimes dusty environments.
Capable of lifting up to 75 pounds and up to 60 pounds repeatedly for 8 feet.
Ability to stand on hard surfaces most of the shift.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.