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Machine Operator (2nd Shift)

Company: Post Holdings
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Business Unit Overview 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 Norwalk, Iowa is a southern suburb in the Des Moines, Iowa metropolitan area. We are known for knowing our neighbors and enjoying a great quality of life! Our location produces high quality precooked egg patties as well as various French Toast products. Responsibilities POSITION SUMMARY: Operators are responsible for operating equipment ensuring only the highest quality product is being produced. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Set up and clean, if necessary, all equipment including, oven depositors, pumps, contherms, Feldmeiers, box machines, packaging machine, and any other equipment prior to the scheduled start time to ensure on time start-ups. Perform quality checks on product being produced, recording information on X&Y bar charts and make necessary system adjustments to ensure customer and company specifications are being met. Monitor spiral freezer operations checking for ice buildup on the belts and coils, taking action to correct the problems to maximize the quality and increase the length of the production run. Perform necessary sanitation duties as required to get the stem back up and running in a set time period. Troubleshoot equipment that is not running effectively. Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP's, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION EXPEREINCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Intermediate level of computer/technological skills PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: 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 to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving one concrete variable in standardized situations.

EDUCATION EXPEREINCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Intermediate level of computer/technological skills PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: 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 to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving one concrete variable in standardized situations.

POSITION SUMMARY: Operators are responsible for operating equipment ensuring only the highest quality product is being produced. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Set up and clean, if necessary, all equipment including, oven depositors, pumps, contherms, Feldmeiers, box machines, packaging machine, and any other equipment prior to the scheduled start time to ensure on time start-ups. Perform quality checks on product being produced, recording information on X&Y bar charts and make necessary system adjustments to ensure customer and company specifications are being met. Monitor spiral freezer operations checking for ice buildup on the belts and coils, taking action to correct the problems to maximize the quality and increase the length of the production run. Perform necessary sanitation duties as required to get the stem back up and running in a set time period. Troubleshoot equipment that is not running effectively. Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP's, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures Perform other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Post Holdings, Des Moines , Machine Operator (2nd Shift), Other , Norwalk, Iowa

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