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Operator III

Company: Flagstone Foods
Location: El Paso
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Flagstone Foods:At Flagstone Foods, we believe appreciation grows goodness. We have an appreciation for our customers, our employees, and the communities in which we live. Appreciation is our main ingredient!Headquartered in the North Loop of Minneapolis with plants in Robersonville, North Carolina, El Paso, Texas, and Dothan, Alabama, we are one of North America's largest manufacturers and distributors of "feel good snacks," like flavorful snack nuts, innovative trail mixes and wholesome dried fruits---and we are adding to our team! We hire creative, thoughtful, and entrepreneurial team members. If you share our enthusiasm and appreciation for goodness, you too may find a home with Flagstone Foods.Position SummaryAssociate must mix different types of products and ingredients into production equipment depending on the specification, procedure, recipe, and formulas specified on the work orders.Essential Functions--- Arrange machine and ensure availability of production material needed at the beginning and through work procedures to ensure order, accuracy, and productivity.--- Associate will be responsible for the operations and productivity of the entire shift. Responsibilities include setting up, operating, and tending equipment that blends, mixes, and cook ingredients during the manufacturing process of candy products. They must be able to effectively communicate with peers and associates to achieve plant goals.--- Observe equipment during operations to include gauges and thermometers to determine if mixing chamber temperature is within specified range and inspect product goods so that malfunctions can be detected and notify operators of any malfunctions. --- Associate must ensure to request production ingredients on a timely manner.--- Set and check all machine operation such as heat before and during the shift.--- Troubleshoot machine problems to determine and solve most common faults.--- Record production and test data for each candy product batch such as ingredients used, temperature, test results, and time cycle. --- Complete required forms and end of shift reports and return to production coordinator.--- Report uncommon or difficult troubleshoots to the maintenance personnel.--- Perform minor repairs such as replacing damaged or worn parts.--- Use and move finished goods and materials with a pallet jack for further production packing or processing. --- Pack and store materials and products. --- Mark or tag identification of product. --- Place products and materials in equipment or on work surfaces for further processing, inspecting, or wrapping. --- Direct, coach and train production associates assigned to the area.--- Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards.--- Dump cooked goods into the cooler for further processing.--- Must sanitize and clean machinery for product change overs and general sanitation.--- Strictly adhere to client specification and ensure good quality work. --- Will be accountable to Flagstone Foods safety and quality principles.--- Will support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 systems. --- Must maintain work area clean and organized at all times.--- Report to production lead regularly, keeping them updated on production activities and progress. --- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.Qualifications (Education/Experience)--- Must know and understand all types of nuts and allergens processed through the machine.--- Must know how to evaluate the product for roast and/or damage.--- Must be able to lift, push pull and carry objects of moderate weight up to 50 pounds. --- Must be able to have a flexible schedule and be willing to work OT/Holidays/Weekends with the ability to go to any shift depending on the production demands. --- Must have basic math skills: addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, and percentages.--- Must be able to make conversions from Metric to English standards for weights.--- Must have at least 6 months of manufacture operations experience.--- Must have a high school diploma or GED certificate.Physical RequirementsThe physical demands described within the Essential Functions section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job. Other duties or tasks may be assigned as required. Management may modify, change, or add to the duties of this description at any time without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:--- Communicate with others both verbally and in writing. --- Be independently mobile.--- Use a computer and keyboard.--- Regularly sit, stand, walk, reach, stretch, stoop, bend, for extended periods.--- Ability to lift/carry 25 to 50 lbs.--- Exposure to noise levels requiring hearing protection.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Keywords: Flagstone Foods, El Paso , Operator III, Other , El Paso, Texas

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