Post Holdings Operator 1 - 1st Shift in Britt, Iowa

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

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for operating the dryer with quality and efficiency and must adhere to USDA standards. Hours are 6am-6pm

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

  1. Operate dryer with quality and efficiency.

  2. To follow proper SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures).

  3. Oversee dryer packagers as to proper job performance.

  4. Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of dryer room, sifter room, packaging room, staging and warehouse area.

  5. Accurate SAP entries.

  6. Accurate recording of gauge readings, moistures, and adjustments.

  7. Responsible for correct Julian dates on packaging.

  8. Minor maintenance required.

  9. Must be willing to work weekends and Overtime.

  10. Responsible for accurate completion of Man hour sheets for production and downtime.

  11. 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.

  12. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.

  13. Perform other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS :

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE :

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups, customers/vendors or employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

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.

REASONING ABILITY:

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.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:

Licenses, certificates, and registrations required:

  • Forklift license

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES :

Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections:

  1. Ability to read and understand operating procedures.

  2. Skills needed in performing basic math computations.

  3. Be able to obtain a forklift license.

  4. Ability to repeatedly lift and carry 60 lbs.

  5. Work with minimal supervision.

  6. Ability to work in noisy, dusty and warm environments.

  7. Basic math skills.

  8. Computer experience a plus.

  9. Good trouble shooting skills.

  10. Must obtain LOTO, Confined Space, Respiratory training.

  11. Able to work safely with chemicals.

  12. Knowledge of Julian dates.

  13. Ability to make decisions independently.

COGNITIVE DEMANDS:

Employee’s job requires

Not at all 0 hrs

Occasionally 0 - 3 hrs

Frequently

3 - 5.5 hrs

Continuously 5.5 - 8 hrs

Comments

Problem Solving

X

Making Decisions - task oriented

X

Making Decisions - strategic

X

Provide work direction to others

X

Supervising (direct reports)

X

Interpreting Data

X

Organizing

X

Planning

X

Communication (written or verbal)

X

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Employee’s job requires

Not at all 0 hrs

Occasionally 0 - 3 hrs

Frequently

3 - 5.5 hrs

Continuously 5.5 - 8 hrs

Comments

Indoor

X

Outdoor

X

High Temperatures

X

Cold Temperatures

X

Loud Noises

X

Fumes

X

Exposure to VDT screen

X

Dust

X

EQUIPMENT USE AND FREQUENCY:

Employee’s job requires

Not at all 0 hrs

Occasionally 0 - 3 hrs

Frequently

3 - 5.5 hrs

Continuously 5.5 - 8 hrs

Comments

Forklift

X

Pallet Jack

X

Trash Compactor

X

Ladders

X

Scaffolding

Backpack Blower

Power Washer/Hose

Bird Cart

Tractor

Pay loader

Skid loader

Computer

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: see-attached Physical Job Description

Physical Job Description Michael Foods Inc.

Identifying

Information

Job Title

Employee’s job requires

Not at all 0 hrs

Occasionally 0 - 3 hrs

Frequently

3 - 5.5 hrs

Continuously 5.5 - 8 hrs

Comments

Bend / Stoop

X

Sit

X

Stand

X

Walk

X

Squat

X

Crawl

X

Climb Heights

X

Reach above shoulder level

X

Crouch

X

Kneel

X

Repetitive hand movements

X

Push / Pull

X

Employee’s job requires he/she carry:

Never

0 hrs

Occasionally 0 - 3 hrs

Frequently

3 - 5.5 hrs

Continuously 5.5 - 8 hrs

Comments

Up to 10 Lbs.

X

11 - 24 Lbs.

X

25 - 34 Lbs.

X

35 - 50 Lbs.

X

51 - 74 Lbs.

X

75 - 100 Lbs.

X

Employee’s job requires he/she lift:

Never

0 hrs

Occasionally 0 - 3 hrs

Frequently

3 - 5.5 hrs

Continuously 5.5 - 8 hrs

Comments

Up to 10 Lbs.

X

11 - 24 Lbs.

X

25 - 50 Lbs.

X

51 - 74 Lbs.

X

75 - 100 Lbs.

X

Employee’s Job Requires:

Comments

Being around moving machinery

Yes

No

Exposure to marked changes in temp. and humidity

Yes

No

Driving automotive equipment

Yes

No

Exposure to dust, fumes and gases

Yes

No

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.

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