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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 11/8/2016

ARYZTA Hazleton, PA

Hazleton, PA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


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Job Description

Each employee of Otis Spunkmeyer is expected to conduct themselves in a manner which supports the company values and philosophies necessary to achieve a high performance workplace and that is in the best interests of fellow employees and the company. The Finished Good Handler is expected to comply with Safe Operating Procedures and standards, to maintain their work areas and equipment in a clean, safe, and efficient operating condition, to train and cross train in all positions, areas or functions that support the manufacturing process, to assume a leadership role in their area of responsibility and to proactively support all company needs.

* Know, understand, and follow safe operating procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices

* Insures all product Quality Standards are met

* Maintains clean & sanitary work areas, machinery, and equipment

* Perform all tasks and duties required to insure production and efficiency standards are met

* Knows, understands, and follows standard forklift operating and safety procedures.

* Makes all necessary machinery & equipment adjustments and performs all tasks & duties necessary for efficient start-ups, daily operations, change-overs and shutdowns

* Troubleshoots, identifies, and solves process, machinery, and equipment problems within the scope of operator responsibility

* Accurately communicates safety, quality, production, maintenance and sanitation issues to supervision and/ore the appropriate department personnel.

* Performs all operator preventative maintenance (P.M. S)

* Maintains all production/maintenance/quality records and reports as required.

* Communicates with supervisions and co-workers all information relevant to the manufacturing process.

* Insures the proper set-up for the next shift and communicates to them all the information relevant to the manufacturing process.

* Performs on the job training of new Material Supply Operator and assists in other training activities which support the manufacturing process

Required Skills

* An ability to read operational manuals and complete written forms. (In English)

* A working knowledge of basic weights and measures used in the batching process.

* A mechanical ability that makes possible the identifying and solving of mechanical and process problems.

* Good communication skills. (In English)

* High school diploma or GED Required

* Stand up forklift experience

* Temperature fluctuations as freezer work will be required

* Occasional climbing of stairs is required

* Frequent pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, and reaching is required

* Able to lift 50 LB.

* Able to stand for extended period of time, or to work above ground level (on ladders, on silos or similar structures) or under extreme cold condition in coolers and freezers

Required Experience

All 3 shifts needed.

Job Location

Hazleton, Pennsylvania, United States

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