Operator - 1st Shift - Hardboil
Company: Michael Foods
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Business Unit Overview
Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and
distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated
grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities
throughout our organization where you can enhance your career,
sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be
part of an innovative team that's First in Food.
Michael Foods, Inc. located in Wakefield, Nebraska is known as the
Baseball Capital of Nebraska. Milton G. Waldbaum and Dan Gardner
founded our egg-processing business in 1950 here in Wakefield.
POSITION SUMMARY : Operators are responsible for checking egg
temps, machine speeds, tank levels and leaks. This position is also
responsible for keeping machines running efficiently and accurately
documenting and reporting data.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs quality check on in-coming
raw egg and finished product.
Performs hourly checks and monitors product quality.
Completes required documentation accurately and timely.
Monitors machines and ensures they are running efficiently: within
range for temperatures, speed and tank levels, no leaks and full of
Responsible for minor adjustments of equipment and troubleshooting
Communicates machine or product issues to production management
Makes sure packaging material is kept separated, neat, stored
properly and labeled correctly.
Operates the forklift and pallet jack.
Keeps area and equipment clean using sanitation procedures.
Completes die, printer and Bergmier counter change overs.
Performs Acetic acid bath temperature, chemical and Vortexx
Checks the CO 2 and O 2 on the product bags.
Responsible for Fallas operations, assisting the dicer operator and
pulling samples and records for skids.
Accurately programs, tracks and reports out of Data Trace readings
per HACCP requirements.
Understands the cross contamination and mitigation steps for the
area, all grades of eggs, how the Biolonix operates and how the
Yamato scale system works.
Fills in to give breaks to line employees
Communicates effectively with operators to control egg flows.
Mixes brine solution per specification and coating paint.
Follows and performs wax filling procedures.
Performs manual packaging, sanitizer chemical checks, belt sprayer
checks, hand dip checks and properly reports issues.
Follows proper SOP's (Standard Operation Procedures)
Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP's, maintain sanitary
conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to
management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect
food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.
Able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE REQUIRED: High school diploma or general
education degree (GED) or equivalent.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: Bilingual in Spanish a
Prior manufacturing experience preferred.
Ability to troubleshoot minor mechanical issues.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a company pallet jack and
forklift license. Experience with pallet jack and/or forklift
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in
English. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups, customers/vendors or
employees of the organization.
Must have basic computer skills.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and
divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations
using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, and diagram or schedule form.
Must demonstrate open and honest communication.
Demonstrates the ability to maintain positive interpersonal
relationships and work effectively with others to complete work
Able to safely lift and carry 50lbs.
Able to work independently or with others in a team environment
depending upon the assignment.
Self-motivated while also willing to ask questions and seek
Displays responsible behavior at work.
Open to change.
Ability to work in cold, wet, noisy, dusty and humid
Ability to work around required cleaning solutions.
Possesses good hand-eye coordination.
Able to stand on hard surface most of the shift, ascend and descend
stairs, bend, stoop or crouch, grasp and reach.
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