Machine Operator - Ice Cream Dept. in Compton CA

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Machine Operator - Ice Cream Dept.
Job ID: 
Compton CA
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Job Types:
Production Worker

Company Name: Compton Creamery
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

The Compton Creamery, a proud member of the Kroger Family of Companies, is looking for an experienced, thorough, reliable and experienced Manufacturing Machine Operator to join our Manufacturing Team in the Ice Cream Dept.

At the Compton Creamery we are a combo manufacturing Plant that manufactures quality dairy products such as bottled milk and ice cream. We maintain a safe environment and develop and empower our associates through Continuous Improvement and Teamwork. We offer a very generous benefits package, to include:

  • Starting wage rate of $19.99 per hr., with a potential of $22.85 within the first year.
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, pension, and 401k
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at all Ralphs & Food 4 Less stores

Position Summary:

Responsible for all aspects of machine operation and changeover activities to achieve and maintain world class quality. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Follow all safety procedures including wearing all required personal protective equipment
  • Effectively and safely operate and maintain the assigned machine and all related equipment to ensure all daily orders are met
  • Complete safety observations when assigned
  • Read and follow standard work for assigned machine
  • Follow all standard work processes
  • Verify proper components at the work station before beginning a job
  • Monitor product to ensure quality standards are met or exceeded
  • Complete “If down, do” list for this position when conditions dictate
  • Complete all required paperwork and documentation accurately and legibly
  • Maintain reliable attendance, including overtime as needed
  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Actively participate in Total Process Control activities
  • Must be able to work around ingredients and/or finished products known to contain food allergens
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
  • Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Basic math skills
  • Effective written communication skills, including legibility
  • Strong attention to detail

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Previous food manufacturing experience

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