Post Holdings Machine 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.


This position is responsible for operating sleever equipment in an efficient and safe manner.


  1. 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.

  2. Adhere to all safety polices and procedures.

  3. Running and maintaining sleever equipment and making appropriate adjustments as needed.

  4. Inspect to ensure proper sleeving of trays and provide proper documentation of all quality attributes.

  5. Verifying that proper operational guidelines are followed both in cleaning and production activities.

  6. Setting-up and operating sleever and coder.

  7. Proper input of ingredient usage into SAP.

  8. Knowledge and use of TRM system.

  9. Reworking of kicked off trays.

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

  11. Communicating all process inefficiencies, equipment malfunctions, safety concerns and GMP issues to the department Lead and/or Supervisor.

  12. General cleaning of equipment and maintaining good housekeeping throughout the department per the daily sanitation checklist.

  13. Follow all Personal and Food Safety precautions: Personal Protective Equipment, Lockout/Tagout, GMPs, follow Plant Color Code for Buckets, Brushes, etc.

  14. Prepare and mix chemicals according to SSOP directions and test for accuracy using titration method.

  15. Be able to measure chemical concentrations using a titration method.

  16. Be able to administer chemicals in a safe and efficient manner.

  17. Be able to operate CIP and COP cleaning equipment.

  18. Dismantle and clean packaging and processing lines and equipment according to SSOP and master sanitation schedule.

  19. Reassemble and test run equipment after cleaning in preparation for the next shift’s production

  20. Perform sanitation inspection on processing lines/equipment.

  21. Communicate with Production, QA, and Sanitation Supervisors regarding sanitation issues.

  22. Perform other duties as assigned.



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



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.


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.


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.


Examples of licenses, certificates, and registrations required:


Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections:


  • 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.




Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

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

Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

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



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

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

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



High Schoolor better

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.