Cracker Machine Operator in Seelyville IN

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Hearthside Food Solutions LLC
Cracker Machine Operator
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Seelyville IN
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Job Types:
Production Worker
JOB SUMMARY: The Cracker Machine Operator is responsible for operating mixing laminator to machine/sheet raw dough to a specified thickness. Cut/form dough sheet to a specified shape and weight. Keep work area clean and organized. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Communicate instructions/problems to other shift operators. * Set up and starts machine in proper sequence. * Pulls full dough trough to machine. * Fill flour duster, salter, and caustic bath. * Deposit dough in pre-sheeter. * Adjust flow of dough into laminator rolls and onto laminator belt and take-away belt. * Maintain correct number of dough layers. * Adjust flow of layered dough into gauge and finish rollers and gauge and finish belt. * Adjust flow of finished sheet onto relaxation and cutter belt. * Adjust pressure of cutter roll to produce specified shape of dough piece. * Start and adjust flow of dough scrap up the scrap pick up belt and back into pre-sheeter. * Check the size and weight of a specified number of dough pieces for specified weight; adjusts as necessary. * Start salter and adjusts the flow of dough pieces onto salt panner and onto oven band. * Maintain a smooth flow of dough through machine and the specified size and weight of dough pieces onto oven band. * Communicate with baker regarding instructions and problems. * Record data per instructions. * Reads weight scales. * Clean equipment as instructed; sweep, mop, scrape floors in work area. * Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) at all times. * Verbally communicate instructions, problems, etc. to co-workers, supervisors and employees from all departments. * Meet company attendance standards of start and end time for work as scheduled. * Comply with all safety, health and environmental regulations as prescribed by law and company policies. * Comply with company rules, regulations, and policies. * May perform other functions as assigned. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: * Reaching with hands/arms throughout shift. * Ability to use hands and fingers. * Ability to see, hear and talk. * Lift/carry up to 100 lbs. * Ability to work in light to moderate noise levels; hearing protection may be required. * Able to walk up to 400 yards to work areas. * Communicate in English to give and acknowledge instructions and problems. * Physical and mental ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week. * Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. * Able to stand eight hours per shift. * Repetitive reaching over head, under and across throughout shift. * Push/pull items up to 2600 lbs. with assistance. * May crawl under equipment to reach work area. * Perform general housekeeping, including sweeping, mopping, etc. * May climb steps to and from work and break areas. * Good hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity for repetitive tasks. * Ability to work in a fast paced environment in close proximity to others. * Ability to distinguish colors. * Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in various units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. * Ability to work in variable temperatures and weather conditions. * Repetitive bending, stooping and twisting throughout shift. * Ability to work in wet, humid areas. * Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. * Ability to solve practical problems with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. * Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form. * Ability to work well with others in stressful situations and meet deadlines as necessary. * May work near moving mechanical parts and may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles and vibration. * May be required to work in high precarious places and/or in outside weather conditions. * Receptive to new ideas, concepts and procedures. * Receptive and responsive to constructive criticism. WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: * Maintain harmonious working relations with employees from all departments. * Maintain harmonious working relations with management from all levels. * Communicate effectively with all employees and management. EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: * Prefer high school graduate or G.E.D. * Good eye/hand coordination and manual dexterity. * Basic math and reading skills. * Ability to work with minimal supervision and at times independently. * Ability to measure and read scales; understands units of measurement. * Ability to recognize problems and take immediate action. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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