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Cook/Production Operator

Company: Ever Fresh Fruit Co
Location: Boring
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAre you a hardworking, motivated, self-starter with a strong desire to be part of a collaborative, fast paced team? We offer opportunities for a long-term career, with consistent hours and opportunity for growth. If so, this could be the opportunity for you! Become part of our nimble, energetic, team-orientated environment and apply today! What Ever Fresh Fruit Company offers!

  • $1,500 Sign on bonus after 6 months of employment
  • Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturdays
  • Overtime is available
  • $1.00 differential for 1:00pm to 9:30pm shift
  • Incentive bonus program up to $2/hour
  • Employee/professional development
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Attendance incentive programs
  • Employee recognition programs Ever Fresh Fruit Company offers employer paid:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Short-term disability
    • Life insurance plan
    • Vacation, sick and holiday pay
    • Gym membership discount
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Generous 401(k) match About us!We work closely with our customers to create unique flavor elements to ice cream bases and yogurt preps. Many of our ingredients end up in easily recognizable brands on the store shelf as we produce for both international corporations as well as smaller, local brands. Our Research and Development is done in-house so we get to witness the whole process from ideation to creation. We support regional trade organizations, source locally when appropriate and help to bring healthy food to people's tables.Cook / Production Operator Department: FormulatedStatus: Non-exemptEmployee Classification: Regular Full-timeReports To: Production ManagerSupervisory Responsibilities: NoneShifts: Either 6:00am to 2:30pm, Tuesday through Saturday or 1:00pm to 9:30pm, Monday through Friday Job Summary: Reviews ingredients contents list and specific batch instruction to ensure accuracy and consistency, before production process. Operates food processing equipment, including but not limited to mixers, sieves and steam kettles adhering to the highest standards of quality and safety.Essential Functions:
    • Operates ALL site food processing equipment, including but not limited to mixers, sieves and steam kettles.
    • Packages finished product.
    • Tests and records in process verification checks of finished products as necessary.
    • Completes daily documentation of batches with comprehensive understanding of the data and its impact to the operation
    • Operates within all standard operating procedures.
    • Cleans and maintains work area.
    • Operates forklifts and other heavy equipment.
    • Adhere to proper Good Manufacturing Practices. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Level 1
    • One to three years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the company.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • Ability to operate forklift and/or certified to operate forklift (training in-house).
    • Ability to assemble at least one line for all pack styles
    • Ability to maintain a clean work area
    • Ability to shuttle waste and recycling out of the facility in an efficient manner, before overflowing
    • Ability to work all fill station roles (filling, weighing, cleaning, labeling and stacking)
    • Ability to assemble/disassemble at least 50% of the lines
    • Shows initiative to jump to another line when they need help
    • Ability to assemble/disassemble on all lines (40s/spreads filler, 100s, 250s, 300, 1500s)
    • Ability to fill out a WO accurately and neatly
    • Ability to set up and operate all specialty equipment (dicer, finisher, thermutator/terlotherm)
    • Ability to cover a cook's break and monitor a batch
    • Ability to train new production assistants
    • Shows potential to develop into a cook roleLevel 2
    • Perform the same functions as an L1 with little to no supervision
    • Ability to cook unsupervised on at least one line
    • Ability to demonstrate safe work practices, such as LOTO
    • Ability to cook on at least two lines
    • Ability to train new cooks
    • Ability to cook at an efficient pace to consistently complete the schedule, consistently over a long period of time
    • Ability to cook with accuracy (rework created only on rare occasion), consistently over a long period of time
    • Ability to cook on any line or platform
    • Shows initiative to help other lines
    • Shows initiative to troubleshoot issues, and provides solutions to overcome them Working Conditions/Physical Factors:
    • Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions.
    • Worker may be exposed to a loud working environment.
    • Worker may be exposed to hazards in the work place such as proximity to equipment conducting extreme heat, moving parts, and electrical current
    • Must be able to work in environment containing allergens (nuts, milk, wheat, etc.)
    • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time
    • Occasionally required to use hands and fingers
    • Frequently required to talk or hear
    • Frequently required to taste and smell
    • Frequently required to lift/push/pull/carry weight up to 50 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required for this job include: close vision, distance vision, and color vision.
    • Exposure to moving mechanical parts
    • Exposure to fumes or airborne particles We know it's impossible to convey every single task for a particular job in a single job post. Our hope is that as we work together, we can use this job as a starting point so that your role can evolve over time and we can adjust your job description accordingly.

Keywords: Ever Fresh Fruit Co, Gresham , Cook/Production Operator, Professions , Boring, Oregon

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