Post Holdings Cook Operator 3pm to 11pm 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 assisting the process operator in running the peel/cook floor and assisting in change overs, conducting physical product attribute testing including (peel loss, defects, Tegra setup).

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Responsible for routine line tours and validation of processing attributes.

  • Sampling to ensure proper texture and temperature of product.

  • Routine Tegra defect sampling, cut size sampling, peel loss testing.

  • Maintaining proper cook temperature/time and texture for each individual process.

  • Ensure proper water titration and chemical addition.

  • Ensure proper cut size for each product SKU.

  • Optimize peeling and sorting to maximize throughputs and reduce waste.

  • Maintain Prep Operator Log.

  • Ensuring proper variety is being run on each process.

  • Ensure efficient change over with minimal losses or overruns.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS :

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent

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:

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 discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Qualifications

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred

  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Preferred

  • Degree: High School