Plant Operator

Website Preferred Popcorn

A 100% Farmer-Owned Company

Description

  • Oversee the plant’s grain processing, completing necessary forms as required
  • Operate and maintain production equipment
  • Conduct quality checks and other processing documentation as required
    • Complete quality forms
    • Monitor product runs to ensure customer specifications are met
    • Complete Actellic and Eco-fume logs
  • Retain samples of production runs as per regulatory and company policy
  • Monitor the cleaning equipment every hour and complete log
  • Complete samples as needed for sales and others ensuring specifications are met
  • Perform preventative maintenance and complete appropriate documentation
  • Report any food safety, quality issues or occupational safety concerns to Management immediately.
  • Maintain safe, clean and organized work area at all times
  • Follow all policies and procedures on safety, cleanliness and BRC/FDA
  • Other duties as assigned by Plant Operations Manager or Plant Manager
  • Perform pesticide and fumigation applications according to state laws

Requirements

High school education preferred, but not required

Ability to obtain fumigation and pesticide license

Experience

Training in product quality control preferred

Grain processing plant experience preferred

Skills

  • Understanding of grain handling equipment
  • Understanding of processing equipment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to read and follow shipping schedule
  • Understanding of food safety and quality guidelines
  • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds throughout 8 hour shift
  • Ability to lift above shoulder level
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and twist
  • Ability to tolerate fluctuating seasonal temperature conditions
  • Must be able to stand for 8-12 hours a day with adequate breaks
  • Ability to climb grain bins
  • Ability to read, write and communication in English

To apply for this job please visit www.preferredpopcorn.com.

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