Michael Foods Inc Blender Operator 11pm to 7am in Chaska, Minnesota

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that s First in Food. JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for mixing and adding ingredients to the mash potato products. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety. Adhere to all safety polices and procedures. Setting-up, operating, and overseeing all machines in the Mash Blending Room. Knowledge of TRM/SAP. Assuring proper ingredients are used when setting up the formula. Continually monitoring ingredient feeding along with documenting inventory used and issuing it in SAP. Using TRM to Pre-stage raw materials to ensure a constant production flow. Handling of detergents and chemicals. Operating a pallet jack safely. Reading and recording measurements of ingredients, and blancher temps. Tracking and documenting inventory used in the processing of mash potatoes. Knowledge of ingredients and proper measuring techniques. Effectively communicating relevant information to fellow employees on the shift and to on-coming employees at shift change. Communicating all process inefficiencies, equipment malfunctions, safety concerns and GMP issues to the department Lead and/or Supervisor. General cleaning of equipment and maintaining good housekeeping throughout the department per the daily sanitation checklist. Follow all Personal and Food Safety precautions: Personal Protective Equipment, Lockout/Tagout, GMPs, follow Plant Color Code for Buckets, Brushes, etc. Prepare and mix chemicals according to SSOP directions and test for accuracy using titration method. Be able to measure chemical concentrations using a titration method. Be able to administer chemicals in a safe and efficient manner. Be able to operate CIP and COP cleaning equipment. Dismantle and clean packaging and processing lines and equipment according to SSOP and master sanitation schedule. Reassemble and test run equipment after cleaning in preparation for the next shift s production Perform sanitation inspection on processing lines/equipment. Perform other duties as assigned. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent. EXPERIENCE LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram or schedule form. LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS: Examples of licenses, certificates, and registrations required: OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections: PHYSICAL DEMANDS Ability to lift up to 50lbs. Ability to work in a wet and cold environment. Standing for long periods of time. The noise levels in the work environment will range from moderate to loud. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner disc