Machine Operator (Weekend Shift)
Rich's - Niles, IL

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Rich Products Corporation is known around the world as the founder of the non-dairy segment of the frozen food industry and the leading supporter and solutions provider to the Food Service, In-Store Bakery and Retail marketplaces. We are one of the world's premier family-owned food companies with more than 7,300 associates worldwide.

We currently have a great opportunity as a Liquid Filling Machine Operator to work on our Weekend Shift at our Niles manufacturing facility located just outside Chicago, Illinois. Weekend Shift hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5 AM to 6:30 PM. Please visit our website at www.richs.com/careers to apply for this position or view other exciting opportunities.

The Operator is responsible for setting up and changing equipment based upon product need, while adhering to all food safety and food quality guidelines

Must be able to set up, change over, adjust, repair and operate all machinery/ equipment, on all shifts

Ensures all equipment is in operating condition and ready for on time start up

Must have the knowledge and experience to make necessary adjustments to keep products flowing consistently

Performs process control and quality checks

Operates date coders and verifies code dates on cases

Observes all OSHA and facility safety rules and regulations including use of personal protective equipment

Maintains work area in a safe and orderly fashion according to General Manufacturing Practices and Safety Guidelines

Cleans all equipment using current sanitation practices

Assists Quality Assurance in obtaining samples of products and other miscellaneous duties

Responsible for basic troubleshooting of all processing equipment

Responsible for accurate, timely, and legible completion of daily production reports/ documents

Trains new associates

Performs any other miscellaneous duties as assigned

What do I need to be considered a candidate?
An Operator must have a High School Diploma or GED

2 Years experience in a manufacturing environment

Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal

Ability to perform mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply, divide, compute rates and percents)

Knowledge, skills, and ability to operate computer programs as needed

Must be proficient in Rich's SCADA system

Must be able to deal with change, pressure and exercise good judgment skills

Must have desire and ability to operate as a member of a Self-Directed work team

Must have ability to work in and contribute to Production Improvement, Associate Involvement, and Temporary Teams as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Moderate degree of physical activity

Daily activities include walking, standing, climbing, reaching, twisting, stooping, grasping, bending, pushing, pulling and moving about the facility.

Works in high noise area, hearing protection may be required. Hearing ability to meet Manufacturing facility safety requirements

Vision abilities include close, distance, peripheral and depth perception

Requires lifting not to exceed 55 lbs.

Exposed to cold/ heat/ humidity

Able to work a multi shift environment

May handle potentially hazardous equipment or material

Will be required to work around bakery ingredients as part of daily activities

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and invite qualified candidates to apply. As part of our efforts to provide a safe and productive environment and hire talented and qualified associates, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background investigations.

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