Bakery Sheeting Op(3rd shift)
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Schaumburg, IL 60173
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinates the activities of employees assigned to the sheeting line, including training, planning, assigning, and directing work.
- Requests the Bill of Materials (BOM) from Gatekeeper/Lead for the product in production.
- Checks that ingredients staged by Gatekeeper match the ingredients requested in the BOM.
- Ensures that outer layer of ingredient packaging is cleaned and removed prior to using.
- Enters weights into the Statistical Process Control (SPC) program as indicated.
- Loads ingredients such as flour, corn meal, breadcrumbs, etc. into the applicators and maintains appropriate amount to ensure consistent output.
- Works with the Gatekeeper to ensure pallet quantities match tag quantities for any ingredients returning to the warehouse or ingredients that are passed to the next shift.
- Ensures product is meeting customer’s specifications.
- Sets programs on the sheeting equipment and associate panels.
- Starts, stops, adjusts, and operates sheeting equipment using approved methods and notifies Line Lead or Supervisor when repairs or adjustments are beyond the scope of expertise.
- Operates auxiliary equipment associated with the operations of the sheeting line including but not limited to: weigh scales, conveyor systems, cutter hoists, etc.
- Requisitions ingredients and other supplies stated on the BOM for delivery to work stations from appropriate personnel.
- Ensures that work area is maintained in a clean sanitary condition.
- Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
- Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of department, line or team.
- Analyzes production problems, and assists team members in solving them.
- Maintains process control paperwork in accordance with HACCP recommendations, including but not limited to: weight and SPC control; and time and yield efficiencies.
- Ensures that all containers are labeled, color coded, and handled properly using established methods and procedures.
- Inputs all the necessary information into the master downtime log, and completes other related paperwork as necessary.
- Performs setup and breakdown of sheeting line equipment including cutters, flour dusters, dockers, etc.
- Schedules and monitors employee breaks and reports any deviancies to the Line Lead.
- Confer with other Lead and Shift Supervisor in order to best plan changeovers, labor needs, and material and tool requirements.
- Ensure the operation of equipment, work environment, and production personnel adhere to safety guidelines.
- Achieve established goals and objectives for production output, customer quality specifications, and other related targets.
- Suggests ways to control labor and supply costs as well as improve processes.
- Ensures that all work activities are performed with attention to the highest standards for quality, safety and compliance with all appropriate legal and food safety requirements and a focus on continuous improvement.
- Ensures that all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) are followed.
- Follows all company policies & procedures as well as the GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices).
- Maintains a high level of safety awareness for an accident-free work place.
- Reports any unsafe or hazardous work conditions or safety-related issues to Management.
- Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested.
Education, Skills and experience:
- High school, GED or equivalent.
Skills and Experience:
- One to three months of food manufacturing or packaging experience.
- Ability to work overtime, irregular hours or rotating shifts.
- Ability to speak, write and understand English.
- Ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of diverse individuals within the plant.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, formulas, and policy and procedures manuals.
- Ability to write standard information into related paperwork.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure including but not limited to pounds, ounces, grams, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, and temperatures.
- Ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment.
Physical demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or smell. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 2,200 pounds with lifting equipment or with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a plant production environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job in the plant, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles. Employee may be exposed to extreme hot or cold temperatures that range from below zero (0) degrees Fahrenheit to over ninety (90) degrees Fahrenheit. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. While in the plant, the employee is required to utilize the required personal protective equipment.
The Bakery Sheeting Operator will report directly to the Bakery Supervisor.
Nation Pizza and Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate with regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, or on any other basis prohibited by law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to disabled individuals who can perform their essential job functions with or without such accommodation.