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Operator - Batter Process - AM 12hr Shift

Location: 

Brunswick, GA, US, 31520

Req ID:  32778
Segment:  Operations

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Machine Operator controls machinery to mold ice cream cakes in a safe, sanitary, cost-effective, and efficient manner that meets company food safety and quality standards. Also maximizing product quality / attractiveness through strong leadership and achieve individual outputs to support your team in meeting their production goals. In addition to assisting the Casting Lead in the supervision of molding cakes on the assigned line.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  •  Setting up all equipment so that it will run properly. This requires knowledge of a wide variety of parts, their function and application

  •  Assisting maintenance mechanics with preventive maintenance of machinery during non-production periods and by reporting any problems with operation or suspected maintenance needs; assists with greasing bearings and performing other maintenance as mechanic requests 

  • Knowing and having the right specifications for the product being run on the line 

  • Preparing batter machines to run the correct batter needed for the product

  • Making sure that the correct ingredients are brought to the line; if not, notifying Forklift Driver to remove and bring the correct ones

  • Unstacking bags of breader or batter mix, opening the bags according to Quality Control procedures, and dumping the contents into the machinery; these bags weigh approximately 50 pounds or less; some of the bags must be lifted and dumped at waist level, in other areas at shoulder level

  • Periodically checking batter machines and breaders to make sure that levels are correct, and product is being properly coated; notifies Production Team Leader or Group Leader immediately of any problems, and works with QA Auditor and Group Leader to correct problems

  • Sweeping food debris on the floor into small piles, picking it up with a dustpan, and placing it in the proper waste container and disposing of paper, plastic or other packaging material into the proper trash container

  • Pushing trash carts or carrying tubs of waste materials to proper disposal area

  • Using a low-pressure water hose to wash down the last traces of food debris down the drain, consistent with plant wastewater and sanitation policies

  • Using a rubber squeegee to push water off the floor toward and down floor drains

  • Preparing all paperwork required for quality and production records

  • Regularly monitoring critical control points, taking measures, recording these measures and reacting to them to ensure the process stays within the designed parameters

  • Assisting in the set-up and operation of other processing equipment as requested by the Team Leader or Group Leader or as production needs dictate

  • Complies with GMP and safety and food safety standards at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned by management

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • 1+ years Machine operator experience required
  • Basic computer skills including Excel and Word
  • Self-motivated and ability to take initiative and use sound judgment in day-to-day decision making
  • Punctual and reliable in work attendance
  • Ability to organize and communicate to all levels of personnel
  • Flexible and able to manage others
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Excellent English communication skills required, bilingual speaker a plus

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department at asc@rich.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.

As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate resource groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.

MEET RICH’S.

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.


Nearest Major Market: Brunswick

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