Title: Full-Time Production Lead- Non-Exempt

Job Information:

$22.00 – $29.00 per hour

  • Must practice Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Sanitation Practices (GSP).
  • Assist in the ice cream production process including: setup, picking and handling of ingredients and supplies, following formula, and the cleaning and sanitation of the work area for the next day.
  • Record production and test data for each food product batch, such as the ingredients used, temperature, test results, and time cycle.
  • Follow recipes to produce food products of specified flavor, texture, clarity, bouquet, or color.
  • Set up, operate, and tend equipment that cooks, mixes, blends, or processes ingredients in the manufacturing of food products, according to formulas or recipes.
  • Mix or blend ingredients, according to recipes, using a paddle or an agitator, or by controlling vats that heat and mix ingredients.
  • Clean and sterilize vats and factory processing areas.
  • Select and measure or weigh ingredients, using English or metric measures and balance scales.
  • Turn valve controls to start equipment and to adjust operation to maintain product quality.
  • Observe gauges and thermometers to determine if the mixing chamber temperature is within specified limits, and turn valves to control the temperature.
  • Observe and listen to equipment to detect possible malfunctions, such as leaks or plugging, and report malfunctions or undesirable tastes to supervisors.
  • Fill processing or cooking containers, such as rotating cookers, vats, with ingredients, by opening valves, by starting pumps or injectors, or by hand.
  • Modify cooking and forming operations based on the results of sampling processes, adjusting time cycles and ingredients to achieve desired qualities, such as firmness or texture.
  • Complete video jet setup, video cleaning, video maintenance, and video re-filling for production.
  • Examine, feel, and taste product samples during production to evaluate quality, color, texture, flavor, and bouquet, and document the results.
  • Inspect and pack the final product.
  • Give directions to other workers who are assisting in the batch making process.
  • Place products on carts or conveyors to transfer them to the next stage of processing.
  • Homogenize or pasteurize material to prevent separation or to obtain prescribed butterfat content, using a homogenizing device.
  • Follow procedures, process, testing, safety, and have chemical knowledge for the CIP and COP process of production.
  • Completing and maintaining scheduled deep cleaning and washes for the production facility.
  • Maintain and organize inventory of ice cream and frozen foods in subzero freezer temperatures for delivery and/or will-calls to customers serviced by the Company.
  • Production of Snow Ka Oi Syrups.
  • Maintains mix ingredient inventories by rotating properly.
  • Must keep storage areas neat and clean of any rubbish or foreign objects.
  • Operate continuous freezer on production floor.
  • Follow machinery maintenance program.
  • Assists with Food Safety assessments and validations of the product process, manufacturing process, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls (HARPC) food safety plans, and food quality plans.
  • Maintaining confidential information about the production of ice cream.
  • Regular attendance is essential to the successful performance of this position.
  • Must have a positive work attitude and work will with management/associates.

Required

Education

  • High school diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • None

Licenses or Certificates

Required:

  • Food Handler Certification
  • Tuberculous Skin Clearance