Hostess Brands, LLC, is a large packaged food company focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing fresh baked sweet goods in the United States such as Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos®, Donettes® and Fruit Pies, in addition to Twinkies®, CupCakes, Voortman#39;s Cookies and Wafers.
The Hostess Brands Bakery in Columbus, GA is seeking a talented and experienced Production Machine Operator (PMO) to join their bakery team. The Production Machine Operator is responsible for operating machines. Candidates must be willing and able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Must be able to communicate and work effectively in a team environment. Must be able to follow instructions (written & verbal), safely and accurately operate bakery equipment and maintain GMP standards. For this specific opening we highly prefer candidates with previous Machine Operating experience.
The Columbus, GA Bakery is a 24X7 operation thus one will work 12 hour shifts and may work any day of the week to include weekends. Four to five days per week is the typical work shift needed in order to meet the needs of the business. Candidates must be very flexible with their schedule to adjust to the needs of the business. Those candidates with manufacturing/production machine experience are highly desired.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Mixer (batter, dough, icing & cream)
- Other duties as defined.
- Break Relief
*Equipment may vary by facility.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Food manufacturing industry experience highly preferred
Previous safety training highly preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Read and follow formulations
Calculating batter time and length, ability to record batter and exceptions, compute exceptions
Ability to watch two machines and know what stage of mixing each is in
Ability to make batter adjustments, add weight together (ounces & pounds).
Ability to identify ingredients in and out of packing containers, hearing, understanding instructions and seeing
The employee must have the ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, squat, bend, reach, push, pull, twist, crawl, climb stairs/ladders, and be able to lift to a maximum of 50 pounds.
Scrapers, box knife, bowl knife, scoops, bucket, thermometer, measuring cup, hair net and hearing protection. Safety glasses and bump caps may also be used.