POSITION SUMMARY: The General Operator is expected to be an all-around team player who willingly performs any and all functions assigned on any given day. The General Operator will be responsible for any and all production-related activities on the line, including but not limited to: organization and operation of prep areas and equipment, sauce and grain production, product transfer to/from freezers, hand casing, hand weighing product, and supplying the production line.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Ensure packaging matches formula labeling.
Enter and verify accurate information on all paperwork.
Set coding up with accurate information.
Efficiently operate the casing and hand palletizing area.
Responsible for change-overs, accumulation, and casing-out frozen product.
Make sure line, kettle and fillers have been sanitized and release prior to start up.
Perform all required safety checks and quality checks using MES.
Effectively operate and monitor equipment in assigned areas.
Uncrate and place stacks of cups for use on the line, ensure product is placed in the cup in proper quantities and appearance, and proper placement of lid on tray.
Transferring of trays across line to different weigh tables, and from end of line to beginning.
Supply hand weighers with product from racks/tubs.
Inspect quality and consistency of product.
Responsible for chemically cleaning and participating in wash down of assigned area, including minor equipment adjustments and minor lubrication.
Maintain backup capability on a minimum of two pieces of equipment.
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED required
Manufacturing experience preferred
Must have mechanical ability to make minor adjustments
TPM knowledge (Tags/CIL/Centerline)
Chemical/EPSU training preferred
Detect and understand warning lights, buzzers, alarms or instruments
Indicating hazardous conditions or circumstances which may cause equipment or product loss and physical harm
Must observe Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Must follow all safety rules and procedures
Must be able to work at least 40 hours per week on an assigned shift with some daily overtime and weekend overtime.