Post Holdings Inspector 7am to 3pm 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 general inspection of blanched or cooked potatoes to ensure that product transferred to processing operations is of high quality, defect and foreign material free.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Inspecting product for any defects and removing the defects from the process.

  • Identifying different types of raw potatoes, as well as detecting rot and bruises.

  • Removing foreign material from the process.

  • Effectively communicating relevant information to fellow employees on the shift and to on-coming employees at shift change.

  • 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:

No prior experience or training.

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 and subtract two digit numbers.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving one concrete variable in standardized situations.

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

  • 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

  • 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