Production Operators 2Nd And 3Rd Shift

Continental Mills Effingham , IL 62401

Posted 3 months ago


The Effingham Dry Mix Facility at Continental Mills is adding a third shift, which means we will be hiring for SECOND AND THIRD shifts in Production.

Starting Pay: $15.20 + $.50 Shift Differential and EXCELLENT BENEFITS!

Second Shift: Monday

  • Friday 2:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Third Shift: Monday

  • Friday 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM

What the Operator is Responsible for:

This position is responsible for supporting all areas of production involved with packaging dry food products according to customer and company specifications, packing, trucking, stacking, counting, wrapping, weighing, cleaning, operating machinery on a rotating basis.

Duties include all aspects of processing dry mix and not limited to data entry, recordkeeping, lifting 50 pounds several times per shift, using a forklift to transfer product, filling or emptying semi-trailers, and other requirements of the job.

What the Operator Will Do:

This is a partial description of essential functions intended to give the candidate a general idea of the work performed.

  • Operate equipment

  • Complete paperwork

  • Operate computerized systems, production software and hand-held devices

  • Make important decisions

  • Problem solve and trouble shoot

  • Ensure safety of self, others and product

  • Participate in preventative maintenance of equipment

  • Train others for success

  • Perform sanitation duties to ensure a high-quality food production environment


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Interact with and comfortably utilize computerized information systems.

  • Must be able to use data management and problem solving methods in the decision making process.

  • Must have a good working knowledge of Process Quality, Compliance Quality, Food Safety Programs and HSE.

  • Process information systematically to identify and eliminate problem causes.

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new skills and processes.


  • Communicate clearly using a variety of media.

  • Must communicate clearly via radio and other media.

  • Ability to clearly document work

Characteristics & Attributes

  • Work in a safe manner following plant safety requirements

  • Safeguard product quality and follows GMP, housekeeping, and food safety guidelines.

  • Manage time efficiently and effectively, self-motivated.

  • Manage multiple tasks and priorities.

  • Develop good working relationships with fellow team members.

  • Ability to work independently and to ensure specific assignments are completed within established time frames.


  • Read, write, and speak clearly into a radio

  • Perform basic math computations

  • Possess average computer skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment of continuous improvement, excellent attendance record, reliable and dependable.

  • Identifies, confronts, addresses, and resolves problems using root cause analysis

  • Other duties as identified

As a member of the operations team, you may be exposed to a variety of physical demands that require you to lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds), speak clearly into the radio, climb stairs, exert energy, bend, twist and squat, and use tools and equipment. Employees stand and walk on concrete while wearing steel-toed shoes, uniforms, hair nets, bump caps and safety glasses. The use of company provided hearing protection is also required in stated areas. Employees may be working in non-temperature controlled environments.

Who We Are

Continental Mills

  • Effingham is a dry mix facility, producing quality bulk mixes. We are veterans, farmers, gamers, hunters, musicians, authors, from Clark, Clay, Coles, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper and other surrounding communities.

Our workforce includes smart, energetic, dedicated people in a collaborative Pay-For Skills environment. If you love to resolve issues, learn processes from start to finish and see how good people succeed when they come together, we hope you'll visit our website to learn more about our passion to Inspire the World to Create, Share and Connect Through Food.

We are makers of the best brand of bake and breakfast products like our own Krusteaz brand Buttermilk Pancakes, Protein Pancakes, and Honey Cornbread, as well as licensed product like Ghirardelli, Red Lobster and Cracker Barrel.

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Production Operators 2Nd And 3Rd Shift

Continental Mills