Food Processing Operator

Rite Stuff Foods
Job Description
Job Description
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Food Processing Operator
Rite Stuff Foods, Inc.
About Rite Stuff Foods:
Rite Stuff Foods is a rapidly expanding, leading specialty potato product manufacturer in the United States. We offer a growing range of tasty side dishes and finger foods that include twice baked potatoes, potato skins, battered and breaded wedges, fried and filled skins, breakfast bites, potato rollers, extruded products and a whole new line of items between R&D and Production.
Rite Stuff Foods’ parent company, Frostkrone, is located in Rietberg, Germany and has affiliated operations throughout Europe. The Company is successfully expanding its sales organization worldwide and is keen on developing and producing new product ideas every day.
Responsibilities
  • Operate machines to produce fried and non-fried food products
  • Set up, start, or load food processing equipment
  • Ability to work efficiently and safely
  • Set and control flow rates, temperatures, and pressures of machinery
  • Weigh, check and mix ingredients according to recipes
  • Monitor ingredient mixes and make needed adjustments during production processes
  • Clean equipment and workspaces according to health and safety regulations
  • Sense of time urgency during start-up, Shut down, and downtime
  • Be cognizant of any changes in a machine’s capabilities, and report any malfunctions to management
  • Collect samples from the machines while in the middle of processing to visually inspect the quality of the food
Job Specification/Qualification:
  • Basic troubleshooting skills and basic mechanical aptitude
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as, operating instruction, procedures, and spec sheets
  • Possess Verbal, written communication, and presentation skills
  • Sense of time urgency during start-up, Shut down, and downtime
  • Ability to work as a team
Physical Requirements:
  • Occasional ascending and/or descending of ladders and stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms on a regular basis. Body agility is emphasized
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances on a regular basis
  • Repetitive motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time on concrete
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist on a regular basis
  • Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction
  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward
  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion
  • Lifting: Able to lift 50lbs on a regular basis
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees occasionally
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.  Includes activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Subject to up to at least 92db’s
Benefits
  • Health and Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid vacation, paid sick time
  • Rite Stuff Foods recruits, hires, trains, promotes, disciplines and provides other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.
Job Type: Full-time
 
 
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