Machine Operator - Bakery

Department: Production
Reports To: Shift Production Manager
Non-exempt

SUMMARY

Responsible to perform all tasks associated with production and packaging of products on production lines as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Sets up, operates, adjusts and performs minor maintenance on Bakery On Main production and packaging machines.
  • Required to maintain efficiency standards based on machine standards (Ex: Run Sheet).
  • Accurately complete all production paperwork.
  • Knowledge of line cleaning and testing.
  • Required to complete flavor changes quickly and efficiently.
  • Effective communication skills to work with production, QA, maintenance, and management staff.
  • Should have good verbal and written skills.
  • Maintain good housekeeping standards at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    BASIC JOB: Plan, supervise and control bakery production. Blend and cook products. Make sure there are enough products to fulfill orders on a timely basis. Make sure that inventory paperwork including lot number tracing is done correctly. Make sure that lot numbers are affixed correctly to all products. Make sure all Allergens and Organics are accounted for correctly and not co-mingled with other products.

    Expected to learn Basic Good Manufacturing Practices and Hygiene, Work Instructions for assigned work area, Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures for assigned work area, Standard Operating Procedures for assigned work area, Safety Procedures for assigned work area, and Quality at the Source testing and documentation procedures for assigned work area.

    AREA CLEANLINESS: Make sure the bakery area is cleaned daily and trash is removed.

    PRODUCT SAFETY: Make sure all ingredients and packaging are placed on pallets. Make sure they and other workers follow GMPs. Report to Operations Manager any problems that compromise product Safety.

    BACK UP: Team Leader/Shift Production Manager

    QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to work independently and as a team player. The right candidate will be able to work efficiently and effectively in all aspects of the position and be available for overtime as needed.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    Preferred high school diploma or general education degree (GED).
    Mechanical aptitude.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    This position is in production and could involve any/all of the following physical work conditions for long periods of time throughout the shift:

     

    1-2

    Hours

    2-4 Hours

    4-6 Hours

    up to 8 Hours

    Standing

     

     

     

    X

    Walking

     

     

     

    X

    Lifting up to 50lbs

     

    X

     

     

    Bending

     

    X

     

     

    Twisting

     

    X

     

     

    Sitting

     

     

     

    X

    Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

    X

     

     

     

    Climb or balance

    X

     

     

     

    Use hand/fingers to handle or feel

     

     

     

    X