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Production Associate - 2nd shift

Location: 

Murfreesboro, TN, US, 37127

Req ID:  28036
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 Associate participates as a member of a “Team” to accomplish shared goals and objectives.  The hours for this position are 3pm - 11pm; Monday - Friday with a starting pay rate over $16.00 per hour.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

A Production Associate:

  • Observes all safety rules and regulations including use of personal protective equipment.
  • Follows all established Good Manufacturing Practices, including maintaining an orderly and clean work area.
  • Must be able to set up, change over, adjust, repair and operate all machinery/ equipment, on all shifts.
  • Ensures all equipment is in operating condition and ready for on time startup.
  • Must have the knowledge and experience to make necessary adjustments to keep products flowing consistently.
  • Performs process control and quality checks.
  • Operates date coders and verifies code dates on cases.
  • Observes all OSHA and facility safety rules and regulations including use of personal protective equipment.
  • Maintains work area in a safe and orderly fashion according to General Manufacturing Practices and Safety Guidelines.
  • Cleans all equipment using current sanitation practices.
  • Assists Quality Assurance in obtaining samples of products and other miscellaneous duties.
  • Responsible for basic troubleshooting of all processing equipment.
  • Responsible for accurate, timely, and legible completion of daily production reports/ documents.
  • Trains new associates.
  • Performs any other miscellaneous duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One year of experience in a food processing/manufacturing/industrial environment is preferred
  • Must possess basic math and computer skills, as well as good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • 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 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
  • Works in high noise areas and use mandatory hearing protection
  • May be required to work various shifts
  • Must be able to lift 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.


Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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