Production Associate

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Located in New Berlin, WI

Salary: $14.00 - $15.00 / Hour BOE

Hours: 2nd Shift

Description

Under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor, the Production Worker is responsible to set up and operate equipment that mixes or blends ingredients used in the manufacturing of food.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
 

  1. Follow recipes to produce food products of specified flavor, texture, clarity, bouquet, or color.
  2. Set up, operate, and tend equipment that mixes, blends, or processes ingredients in the manufacturing of food products, according to formulas or recipes.
  3. Sort, weigh, and inspect products, verifying and adjusting product weight or measurement to meet specifications.
  4. Turn valve controls to start equipment and to adjust operation to maintain product quality.
  5. Press switches and turn knobs to start, adjust, and regulate equipment such as mixers, extruders, discharge pumps, freeze tunnels, screens, metal detectors and scales.
  6. Observe and listen to equipment to detect possible malfunctions, such as leaks or plugging, and report malfunctions to supervisors.
  7. Attach labels to finished packaged items.
  8. Monitor the production line, watching for problems such as scale not working properly.  Fill containers to standard set on label. 
  9. Complete and maintain all required paperwork. 
  10. Take part in our annual inventory of material, equipment and supplies as assigned.
  11. Follow all clean up and housekeeping procedures.
  12. Under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor, the Production Worker is responsible to set up and operate equipment that mixes or blends ingredients used in the manufacturing of food.
  13. Other Duties as required.

Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Additionally, they must fulfill essential job function in a consistent state of alertness and safe manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

Requires education generally equivalent to a high school diploma and one to three years of related experience.

Language Skills

Ability to speak, read, and comprehend English.  Comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and situations to other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

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

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other Qualifications

Requires the ability to operate various tools and equipment to include a computer, hoist, hand truck and various small hand tools.  Requires the ability to pass forklift operator course and drive a forklift.

Work Styles

Requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. Requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. Requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; reach above shoulders; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision.

For more information please call Express Employment Professionals, Brookfield, WI at (262) 754-1350 or email your resume to: Connor.Diffley@expresspros.com

Express Office: Brookfield
17550 West Bluemound Road
Suite 202
Brookfield, WI 53045
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