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Processing Operator - 1st Shift

  • 1st shift hours are 6:55 am - 2:55 pm - Monday - Friday
  • Salary: $12.00 /hour
  • Benefits include: Health, dental, paid life and LTD, paid holidays, 401k w/company match, vacation, paid personal days, education reimbursement, discount store, and more!

DESCRIPTION OF PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Operate all machinery following safety procedures such as tag-outs.
  • Coordinate shift change over with Supervisor to assure done timely and smoothly and communicate with next Shift Operator.
  • Clean equipment and utensils when not in use and for the next shift.
  • Perform other duties as requested.
  • Complete all job related paperwork and documents.
  • Train new employees on processing machine operator operating procedures.
  • Understand all valves, switches and safety mechanisms.
  • Maintain confidentiality with Waymouth Farms information and procedures.
  • Operate equipment only when properly guarded. Ensures all safety procedures are being followed, including using lockout procedure correctly.
  • Perform job and cleaning duties within established safety guidelines.
  • Wear all required safety clothing (shoes, back belts, gloves, Etc.)
  • Follows correct GMP procedures.
  • Has been trained on organic compliance requirements on a yearly basis and follows procedures.
  • Meets or exceeds all productivity standards.
  • Records all pertinent performance information (lbs./cases produced, material usage, etc.)
  • Measures ingredients using scales to obtain proper coating application, mix, Etc.
  • Perform other tasks as required by Supervisor.
  • Keep work area clean and uncluttered.
  • Notify Supervisor immediately if any product or equipment problems.
  • Follows correct lockout procedure when machine needs maintenance work or cleaning.
  • Oversee and perform when needed, all line functions.
  • Communicate all machine problems, quality variations, and other operational problems to the Supervisor on a timely basis.
  • Responsible for working area
  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
  • Deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events
  • Work flexible hours to meet production needs
  • Responsible for product quality and to meet productivity standards
  • Work in a fast paced environment.
  • Interact with other departments in a positive manner

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Able to communicate, read and have good written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Food Processing Experience in a production facility
  • Basic math skills and use of a calculator.
  • Ability to understand and follow established standards and procedures.
  • Able to read and follow established recipes.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Able to cooperate with all Supervisory personnel, other shift operators and follow instructions as given.
  • Able to use scales to weigh ingredients and seasoning.
  • Able to operate hand and powered hand trucks.
  • Able to operate weigh scale jack and scales.
  • Able to perform the hand mixing which required vigorous pulling and pushing.
  • Can perform independently.
  • Able to work extra hours and weekends as necessary.
  • Previous production experience

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Waymouth Farms, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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