Machine Operator I- Direct Labor
Company: Hearthside Foods
Location: Gibson City
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Who We Are:
We are Hearthside Food Solutions, a new kind of food company, and
the industry's largest contract manufacturer. You won't find our
logo on store shelves, but our passion for quality and efficiency
is evident in every product we make.
We are one of the fastest growing food companies in the US; Part of
the new wave of American manufacturers and we are looking for
people with the right stuff!
Ensure that Hearthside Foods meets and exceeds quality, efficiency,
cleanliness and safety goals by working cooperatively with and
assisting other members of the production team.
* Inspects and prepares the line to start at the designated start
* Perform a wide variety of manufacturing and related tasks and be
responsible for the overall efficiency, quality, and safety of
assigned packaging operation and personnel.
* Responsible for work assignment, monitoring, training, recording
line productivity, quality results, pallet completions, and related
activities to support production activities.
* Perform visual quality check of bulk, packaging, and finished
product to ensure that they are not damaged, defective, are
properly marked and otherwise meet specifications.
* Perform periodic product and process quality checks to ensure
material is not defective or damaged and that material is
appropriate to the order being processed.
* Dispose of off quality, improper product and materials and empty
material containers in designated areas.
* Maintain the productivity efficiency rates and keep performance
* Make minor adjustments to equipment.
* Ensure proper documentation is maintained on time and
* Order, direct issue, return to stock, print SU tags, and navigate
appropriately in SAP.
* Document and chart product weight to maintain weights to
* Perform any job duty on the line in support of line
* Empty fines, trash, etc. at completion of order/shift or as
* Assist other personnel to ensure that assigned packaging line
runs at maximum safety, efficiency, and quality.
* Communicate effectively with production supervisory staff on line
performance, employee performance, quality issues, and other daily
* Receive verbal and written instructions on type of product,
specifications, rate, material, allowed variations, special
requirements and changeovers from production supervisory staff or
other authorized personnel.
* Perform all other duties deemed necessary or required by the
production supervisory staff and Production Manager.
* Maintain a clean and organized work area while sustaining 5S
* Willingness to work overtime when asked.
* Maintain a positive and productive relationship with co-workers
and others with whom the position may have contact.
* Keep all information pertaining to our operations (products,
customers, production details, etc.) confidential.
* Required - None
* Preferred - High School Diploma or equivalent.
* Preferred - One or more years of experience working in
Skills, Knowledge, and Ability Requirements:
* Receive verbal and written instructions.
* Basic math skills: addition, subtraction, division,
* Ability to work well with a wide variety of people.
* Basic computer skills.
Knowledge and experience with SAP
* Work in a non-climate-controlled production operation during
* Work performed exclusively while standing and frequent walking of
distances from 5 to 15 feet.
* Frequent lifting of weights 10 to 40 pounds from floor level to
mid chest level.
* Frequent grasping requiring use of both arms.
* Frequent bending (knee) required to pick up raw materials.
* Frequent pulling (pulling skids to location, rolling hand jack
with/without product to location).
* The ability to climb platforms using ladders.
* The ability to clearly see type faces of less than 6 point
typeface in various colors; high degree of visual acuity to spot
color changes, product defects.
* Job Family Skilled Labor
* Pay Type Hourly
* Gibson City, IL 60936, USA
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