Mixing & Packaging Operators - Day & Night Shifts in Alsip IL

Griffith Foods
Mixing & Packaging Operators - Day & Night Shifts
Job ID: 
Alsip IL
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Job Types:
Packaging Technician, Production Worker


Griffith Foods is a global manufacturer of food products. We provide a wide range of taste and texture components for food industry customers throughout the world. Our products include seasoning blends, dry mixes, coating systems, dough blends, crumbs, flavors, sauces and food bases that are used in an extensive variety of application from snack foods and processed meat and poultry to ready meals. Our customers include food processors, restaurant operators and grocery retailers. While our name may not be familiar to consumers, our products are key components of foods offered by many of the world s best-known companies.

Job Title: Mixing & Packaging Operators

Day Shift
: 6am-4pm and Night Shift: 6pm-4am

Location: Alsip, IL

Summary: This hourly position is responsible for the addition of raw materials to a blender to produce a quality finished food products and reports to the Mixing Team Captain on shift. This job requires employees to regularly stand, bend and lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Verify and assure accurate counts of raw ingredients needed to produce a blended food product.

  • Addition of raw ingredients to the blender following governmental regulations of proprietary manufacturing sequence on the formula.

  • Discharging blended product from the blender using the prescribed screen size.

  • Sampling of blended product.

  • Filling out of daily schedule control to document production, quality, and performance.

  • Cleaning and sanitizing of the blender, sifter, and all support equipment.

  • Sanitation of work station and surrounding areas.

  • Disposal of trash and garbage dumpsters.

  • Adherence to all department procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Ability to maintain all performance standards.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed oral or written instructions.

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.

  • Ability to work and communicate with other plant employees and Shift Supervisor.

    Knowledge and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED is preferred.

  • General labor working conditions in a plant.

  • Steel toed boots are required.

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos.

  • Ability to write simple correspondence.

  • Ability to communicate with individuals and small groups.

  • Ability to read, write and speak English.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to interpret graphs.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters, while performing the essential functions of this job. Employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts in the plant. The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions. The noise level is moderate. Hearing protection is required in designated areas. The company supplies personal protective equipment to include a uniform, hair net, safety glasses and hearing protection.

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