Post Holdings Totes and Pails Operator - 1st Shift in Britt, Iowa

This position is responsible to comply with safety work rules at all times and has an obligation to reinforce safety as a core value. Ensure that all policies, procedures and activities, related to food safety & quality are followed and complied with uniformity, in an effort to reduce product and process variability. Ensure regulatory compliance.

Runs, cleans and maintains extended run fillers to ensure that all finished products meet customer, MFI, and USDA specifications.

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assumes personal responsibility to ensure safe and healthy workplace for everyone. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures and incorporate safety and health in all jobs and tasks. Ensures regulatory compliance.

  • Adhere to quality 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 and quality.

  • Set up, run, clean, conduct preventive maintenance (PM), troubleshoot extended run fillers, i.e.:

  • Custom Tote/Pail Filler and Pail Lidder

  • Scholle Tote Filler

  • Follows all SOP’s for production/sanitation.

  • Accurately maintain all required documentation in real time.

  • Proactively plan and lead changeover activities for fillers and date coding, making sure the appropriate supervisor is aware of the resources mechanics, materials, and communications needed.

  • Alerts the supervisor when mechanical problems occur.

  • Ensures GMP and sanitation practices are maintained and leads all related room activities.

  • Ensures a safe work environment.

  • Ensures line OEE targets and material shrinkage targets are met.

  • Maintains active communication with ESL pasteurizer operators to ensure efficient operation.

  • Actively engages in continuous improvement efforts.

  • Adhere to safe work practices, Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect personnel safety.

  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

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

  • 2 + years of experience operating machinery, and handling GMP’s and product specifications.

  • SPC (weight control)

  1. Ability to work independently.

  2. Ability to communicate and get along with other employees.

  3. Ability to read SOP’s.

  4. Basic computer skills, necessary to operate equipment controls.

  5. Mechanical aptitude.

  • 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.

  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform 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.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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

Other:

Other:

Other:

Other:

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Employee’s job requires

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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

Must be able to tolerate aromatic conditions

Exposure to VDT screen

X

Dust

X

Must be able to tolerate dusty conditions

Other:

Other:

EQUIPMENT USE AND FREQUENCY:

Employee’s job requires

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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

X

Backpack Blower

X

Power Washer/Hose

X

Bird Cart

X

Tractor

X

Payloader

X

Skidloader

X

Computer

X

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: see-attached Physical Job Description

Physical Job Description Michael Foods Inc.

Identifying

Information

Job Title:

Operator (Elopak and Auto Scholle equipment)

Employee’s job requires

Not at all

0 hrs

Occasionally

1 – 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:

Not at all

0 hrs

Occasionally

1 – 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:

Not at all

0 hrs

Occasionally

1 – 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

Expose to dust and aromatic conditions

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all of the duties required of the position.

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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