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Machine Operator II - Bread

Location: 

Lodi, CA, US, 95240

Req ID:  26140
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 Bread Machine Operator operates one or more complex production machines which may include but is not limited to Mixers (Hobart, Horizontal, Spiral, Continuous Mixer/hopper) and the Rheon line. The individual in this position has demonstrated mastery of the required knowledge, duties and skills required to perform in multiple jobs within the department and/or bakery.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES
  • Set up, Start up, disassemble, reassemble and operate machine during production
  • Continuously inspects machine for safety concerns and appropriately addresses the concern
  • Ensures that product specifications are being achieved (i.e., weight, height, length, color, SQC, SPC, Mixim, temperature, and product specific quality checks)
  • Must be able to complete are necessary line documentation required for each product.
  • Notifies appropriate personnel if there is a problem (e.g., with the line, any safety concerns, mechanical, or quality issues, etc.)
  • Trained and validated to pre-scale all ingredients in area of responsibility including toppings, fillings, etc.
  • Accurately and thoroughly completes all required paperwork
  • Adjusts machine parts when running different products
  • Safely cleans machine and work area during shift, at changeovers and at the end of shift
  • Participates in and/or leads Lean (5S, Autonomous Maintenance) activities.
  • Ability to read playbooks and run according to playbook.
  • LOTO authorized
  • Pallet Jack Certified
  • Trained and validated to make any and all products in department including levain and other specialized ingredients.
  • Forklift Certified
  • Trained and validated to perform sanitation tasks
  • Inputs programs for specific products being run
  • Performs other assigned duties as required
  • Trained and Validated to Train and mentor operators in area of responsibility
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six – nine months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Moderate mechanical aptitude is needed.
  • Proficiency in performance of the Line Worker (Level 1 & 2) and Machine Operator 1 position tasks;
  • Must be willing to work weekends and overtime as required
  • Computer skills – ability to learn specific software programs to access paperwork, program equipment for running specific products, produce labels
  • Ability to read, write, speak English preferred
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.  These include:
    • Constant Walking, Standing on hard concrete surface
    • Frequent Bending, Stooping, Squatting, Pushing, Pulling
    • Occasional Lifting and Ladder climbing
    • Frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs     

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 affinity 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.

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