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Operator - 2nd Shift - Dryers

Company: Michael Foods
Location: Dakota City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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.

Location Description

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. Responsibilities

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.


* Performs quality check on in-coming raw egg and finished product. * Performs hourly checks and monitors product quality. * Completes required documentation accurately and timely. * Follows SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures) and HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) guidelines. * Monitors machines and ensures they are running efficiently, within range for temperatures, speed and tank levels, no leaks and full of eggs. * Responsible for minor adjustments of equipment and troubleshooting equipment problems. * Communicates machine or product issues to production management and/or maintenance. * 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. * Checks the CO2 and O2 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. * Gives 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. * Adheres to safe work practices, follows GMP's, maintains sanitary conditions and ensures that product quality is maintained. Reports to management if any conditions or practices may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety. * Adheres to all company policies and procedures. * Able to perform other duties as assigned.



* High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent. * Effective oral and written communication skills. Bilingual a plus. * Work independently, prioritize duties and display responsible behavior at work. * Must be able to obtain a forklift and pallet jack operator's license. * Must be safety minded. * Must have basic computer skills. * Must have basic math skills. * Capability of interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram or schedule form. * Must demonstrate open and honest communication. * Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with others to complete work assignments. * Can adapt to change.

Keywords: Michael Foods, Sioux City , Operator - 2nd Shift - Dryers, Other , Dakota City, Iowa

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