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Production Associate 1st Shift

Location: 

Eagan, MN, US, 55121

Req ID:  34029
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

A Production Level I Associate participates as a member of a “Team” to accomplish shared goals and objectives.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in group or team environment about safety, product quality.
  • Complies with all safety, GMP, plant policy and other associate and food safety requirements.
  • Reports all workplace safety concerns to the appropriate personnel and takes corrective action when appropriate
  • On all lines and within and outside the plant, performs required plant safety, GMP inspections and participates in safety, Process improvement teams and other plant related committees and team meetings.
  • On all production lines, works as trayer, molder, counter, or packer.  Makes minor adjustments on molding, forming, and conveying equipment.  Performs minor product quality adjustments, documentation, and housekeeping duties.
  • On occasion, on all lines will act as a mixer helper or light machine helper.
  • Packs product at all lines.  Operates and sets up scales, palletizing, box erecting and box taping equipment.  Performs minor troubling shooting and adjustments on equipment.                        
  • On all lines, re-cases, repackages and other product rework as assigned.
  • Ensures that each case is properly labeled, packaged, sealed and palletized per specifications
  • Ensure product meets all Quality and GMP standards
  • Pushes and pulls large amounts of weight with the use of an electric pallet jack or hand pallet jack
  • Performs similar or associated duties as necessary to accomplish job objectives in an effective manner as assigned by Shift Lead
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment throughout the plant according to GMP and Safety Guidelines
  • On all lines, performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must possess basic math and computer skills, as well as good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to count rapidly. 
  • Must have a high a level of manual dexterity.
  • Must be able to listen and follow basic instructions and work routines from superiors
  • Responsible for knowing and adhering to Good Manufacturing Standards
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and operating instructions
  • Ability to complete reports and forms
  • Ability to understand and follow safety rules and instructions
  • Able to work around flour and cinnamon and other bakery ingredients as part of the daily activities
  • Frequently required standing, reaching, bending, kneeling and moving about the facility
  • Able to work in both a hot and cold environment and in high noise areas using mandatory hearing protection
  • May be required to work various shifts
  • Works with potentially hazardous chemicals and/or equipment
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • One year of experience in a food processing/manufacturing/industrial environment is 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: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Business Process, Outside Sales, Management, Sales

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