• Location: Manteno, Illinois
  • Type: Contract to Hire
  • Job #12043

What you will do

Weigh and measure ingredients to standards. Set up and operate machines to mix ingredients, while ensuring safety, quality, and food safety specifications.


What you need (Education/Experience)

• High school diploma or equivalent preferred

• Food manufacturing experience preferred

• 1+ years of production experience in food manufacturing desired

• Willingness to work various shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays based on business need

• Basic quantitative and analytical skills desired

• Ability to effectively communicate with peers and leadership

• Ability to work cross-functionally, convey equipment issues, and maintain confidentiality

• Ability to think quickly and handle frequent change

• Detail oriented with the ability to organize and multitask

• Self-motivated, goal oriented, quality driven, and capable of working independently with little supervision


Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

• Execute the daily production schedule in the mixing area to meet customer orders

• Ensure timely and accurate scaling and mixing of doughs to maintain processing standards

• Utilize the quality control point system and take corrective actions when deviations are noted

• Manage the raw material traceability system in the mixing area

• Adhere to the allergen control program guidelines, including equipment cleaning and verification activities

• Serve as a 5S champion

• Take corrective action as assigned by the Supervisor based on pre-operation and daily self-assessment audit findings

• Participate in investigating issues, finding root causes, and developing solutions for issues that arise in the mixing area

• Utilize the performance measurement system for direction in areas of employee safety, food safety, quality, cost, and productivity

• Take actions necessary to resolve food safety and quality deficiencies

• Maintain safe working conditions and preserve the integrity of the environmental health and safety system through adherence to the policies and procedures outlined in the Safety Manual

• Participate in mandatory QFS and EHS training program requirements

• Preserve the integrity of the SQF system through adherence to the policies and procedures outlined in the QFS Manual

• Comply with all food safety requirements, training, policies, and procedures

• Perform other job-related duties as assigned



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