Mixing Operator - All Shifts in Alsip IL

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Griffith Foods
Mixing Operator - All Shifts
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Alsip IL
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Production Worker, Sanitation Technician
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Job Title: Mixing Operator

Shifts: 1st Shift: 7:00am-3:10pm; 2nd Shift: 3:00pm-11:10pm; 3rd Shift: 11pm-7:10am

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 required.

  • 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.

This position initially starts as a temporary assignment, $13 an hour, through Davis Staffing. Once hired as a full time, Griffith Foods employee, you receive our total compensation package. This includes competitive base pay, incentives and benefits. Benefits include: BC/BS medical PPO, MetLife dental PPO, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Retirement Plans, Education Assistance, Telemedicine, FSA, Employee Assistance programs, Vacation Days, Personal Days,Paid Holidays, a Wellness Reimbursement program and much more!!

EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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