Mixer Operator / Quality Assurance - Military veterans preferred

2020-07-19
Conagra Brands (www.conagra.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Hamburg
Iowa
United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
The employee measures ingredients, puts ingredients into batch vats and mixes ingredients that are supplied to the production lines. Performs analysis on in-process and finished products and R&D samples to ensure specifications are met. Makes accept/reject decision on incoming raw materials and pre-shipment samples based on pre-established criteria. Places defective product on hold in accordance with hold procedures. Resolves and reports defect issues. Interacts with other departments to communicate testing results. They will also drive a forklift to move materials and load/unload trucks, recharges batteries on the forklift and use other material movers as needed.
Position Responsibilities
Mixes "slurries" required for all popcorn lines, maintaining a satisfactory quality standard and the timely transfer of slurry to appropriate holding tanks
Prepares and maintains production records as required
Unloads oil tankers
Performs all quality assurance checks including but not limited to inspecting the lines during pre-operations time periods, taking sauce samples for microbial testing, sampling components, and recoding accurate information on all required forms
Performs product/component hold duties in accordance with company policy
Expected ownership of the environmental sampling and daily swabbing programs
Operates power forklift equipment in a safe manner while unloading incoming materials from trailers in warehouse area, move materials to production area, remove finished goods stacked on pallets to shipping dock and load trailers
Prepares paperwork required to record incoming materials and finished goods shipped
Responsible for maintaining food safety and quality
All other duties as assigned
Position Qualifications
High school diploma or GED and one year forklift operating experience in a production and/or distribution center
Previous experience in operating forklifts and power equipment
Responsible for maintaining food safety and quality
Lift/carry and push/pull up to 55 pounds
Ability to follow formula standards and specifications
Some mechanical aptitude/ability
Basic math skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and percentages
Ability to interpret graphs
Ability to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form
Ability to read measurements/rules
Previous manufacturing/production experience is preferred
Computer experience or the ability to learn quickly
Ability to problem solve when production or maintenance issues arise
Ability to work with minimal direct supervision
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.