Position Summary: Primarily responsible to provide excellent support to the Production Supervisor and excellent customer service to all associates and visitors. The Production Line Team Member for Café Valley will be responsible to set up, operate, or tend machines to mix or blend materials, such as liquid or solid ingredients. Qualifications Required: None Qualifications Desired: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Essential Functions and Responsibilities: * Participate in daily 'stretch and flex' activities. * Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment, including non-slip safety shoes. * Follow the Job Safety Analysis for the area, Lockout / Tagout, and the plant safety and quality programs. * Rotate to other job tasks regularly as required by the Production Supervisor. * Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, or products to ensure conformance to requirements. * Test Samples of materials or products to ensure compliance with specifications, using test equipment. * Start machines to mix or blend ingredients; then allow them to mix for specified times. * Operate or tend machines to mix or blend any of a wide variety of materials, such as spices, dough batter, or food products. * Dump or pour specified amounts of materials into machinery or equipment. * Observe production or monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation. * Stop mixing or blending machines when specified product qualities are obtained and open valves and start pumps to transfer mixtures. * Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory testing. * Add or mix chemicals or ingredients for processing, using hand tools or other devices. * Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually or with hands to ensure conformance to established standards. * Lift raw materials, finished products, and packed items, manually or using hoists. * Count finished products to determine if product orders are complete. * Mark or tag identification on parts. * Load and unload items from machines, conveyors, and conveyances. * Record information such as the number of products tested, meter readings, or dates and times of product production. Success Factors/Job Competencies: Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality controls, cost, and other techniques or maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure machine is working properly. Controlling operations of equipment or systems. Conducting tasks and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. Physical Demands and Work Environment: Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the associate is occasionally required to climb, balance, kneel, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, use hands to finger, grasp, or feel objects, talk, hear, visually inspect areas to be cleaned, and repetitive motions substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands and/or fingers. Work environment: Heavy work, team lift with two people lifting up to 120lbs occasionally and/or up to 50lbs of force frequently, and/or up to 20lbs of force consistently to move objects. Inside environmental conditions: protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes. Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level. Hazard: Includes a variety of physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals. Performance standards: * Being careful about detail and through in completing work tasks. * Being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. * Being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. * Being honest and ethical. * Being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. * Analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. * Maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. * Being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. * Developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done. * Willingness to take on responsibly and challenges.
Must have high school diploma or GED