Dec 04, 2020

Machine Operator (M-Th, 4:00 pm - 2:30 am)

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Niles, IL, USA

Job Description

Rich Products Corporation

Rich's, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich's is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich's-Infinite Possibilities. One Family.
PURPOSE STATEMENTControls the conversion of liquid, tempered product formula to whipped or liquid finished product and the correct packaging while adhering to associate safety, food quality, and product quality guidelines.

***Position scheduled to work Monday-Thursday, 4 pm to 2:30 am. Work 10 hours per day, 4 days per week.***
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMESMaintain a safe, clean, and organized work area in compliance with housekeeping safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements
Adhere to GMP guidelines for personal practices regarding hygiene and cleanliness
Set-up and maintain proper operation as well as basic mechanical troubleshooting of machine equipment, which may include: transfer panel operations, pumps, pneumatics, cylinders, conveyors
Responsible for maintaining supply of packaging materials which may include bags, pails, labels, lids, boxes and tips to ensure efficient operation
Requisition materials from logistics and verify materials against the bill of materials (BOM) before use
Performs process control and quality checks, and may assist Quality Assurance technicians in obtaining product samples
Assist maintenance with routine Preventive Maintenance
Manages work in process and tank coordination
Coordinates and completes product changeovers for equipment
Coordinates break relief for production lines while operating
Cleans all equipment using CIP systems
Administers technical training of other associates
Ability to coordinate correct manual palletizing of cases and pails when required on pallets to a height up to 72 inches
Complete proper start-up and shut-down of equipment and related checklists
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCEMust have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); and minimum of two years related experience in a food, pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing environment
Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual
Must have the ability to write simple correspondence and effectively communicate information
Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole number, common fractions and decimals
Ability to conduct basic troubleshooting to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Ability and desire to train other associates

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Rich's"), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich's. Please contact Rich's Human Resources department at [email protected] you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.



Apply Now