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 Scaler to work in our Manufacturing/Muffin department at our Morristown, TN manufacturing facility. 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.
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
Required 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.