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TreeHouse Foods, Inc.

Machine Operator II

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. - Lodi, CA

Job Description Employee Type: Full time Location: CA Lodi Job Type: Production Operations Job Posting Title: Machine Operator II Job Description: SUMMARY: Operates one or more complex production machines which may include but is not limited to Mixers (Hobart, Horizontal, Spiral, Continuous Mixer\/hopper) in all Departments, Rheon line (Bread and Danish), Oven (including the slicer and cooling conveyers), Canol (Donuts and Cake). The individual in this position has demonstrated mastery of the required knowledge, duties and skills required to perform in multiple jobs within the department and\/or bakery. (See attached task list for specific tasks for each piece of equipment). MAIN DUTIES: Set up, Start up, disassemble, reassemble and operate machine during production Adjusts machine as needed to improve performance Continuously inspects machine for safety concerns and appropriately addresses the concern Pays attention to details \u2013 knows when something is wrong and takes corrective action and notifies lead as appropriate Ensures that product specifications are being achieved (i.e., weight, height, length, color) Notifies Lead if there is a problem (e.g., with the line, any safety concerns, mechanical issues, etc.) Safely cleans machine and work area during shift, at changeovers and at the end of shift Participates in and\/or leads Lean (5S, Autonomous Maintenance) activities and may include Sanitation tasks. Inputs programs for specific products being run Adjusts machine parts when running different products Accurately and thoroughly completes all required paperwork Performs other assigned duties as required SAFETY AND QUALITY: Complies with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP\u2019s) and all other food safety requirements Complies with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE\u2019s) requirements Reports any food safety problems or potentially unsafe practices\/conditions to the Lead or Supervisor Be able to safely lift items from 10-30 pounds \u2013 boxes, scrap bins, garbage bins In certain positions may be required to lift heavier items 30-50 pounds \u2013 bags of flour, buckets of ingredients, corn syrup Certification required for operating Pallet Jacks, Fork Lifts, Lock-out Tag-out WORK ENVIRONMENT: Some positions require working in cold conditions when dealing with frozen products or working in freezers and will require additional protective clothing Some positions will require working in very hot conditions when dealing with products going into and out of ovens and will require wearing protective gloves Some positions will require working in elevated platforms up to 12ft high. Most positions are located in areas with loud noise and will require the employee to wear protective ear plugs Other conditions include flour dust, wet floors, occasional smoke and fumes if bread burns, occasional fumes from cleaning chemicals (ammonia) Work with pressurized air and water approximately 10% of the time. Chemical Handling\/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) approximately 5% of the time SCOPE: These positions have no supervisory responsibilities Daily interaction with the Line Workers, Team Leader and Supervisor Works according to standard instructions\/procedures and informs Team Leader or Supervisor of problems Bi-lingual employees may be called upon to translate meetings, instructions or other information COMPETENCIES: Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; responds well to questions Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; supports everyone's efforts to succeed; maintains a positive attitude; generates ideas and suggestions that improve the team\u2019s performance, the efficiency of the process or the quality of the products Ethics - Treats people from own and other cultures with respect; works with honesty and integrity; upholds organizational values Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; is consistently at work and on time Flexibility and adaptability \u2013 Must be able to deal with sudden changes in scheduling; working long hours as necessary; filling in on other positions to help out when needed Language skills \u2013 Should be able to read the necessary documents and procedures and write in English as well as communicate in English to other employees. Ability to speak Spanish an added plus Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals Decision-making \u2013 Able to handle problems and think through to solutions. Knows when to act independently and when to involve the Team Leader or Supervisor Attention to Detail \u2013 Makes sure correct ingredients being used for the product being run; ingredients are not past their expiration dates; correct machine parts installed Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. EDUCATION\/QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six \u2013 nine months related experience and\/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience Moderate mechanical aptitude is needed. Proficiency in performance of the Line Worker (Level 1 & 2) and Machine Operator 1 position tasks; Must be willing to work weekends and overtime as required Computer skills \u2013 ability to learn specific software programs to access paperwork, program equipment for running specific products, produce labels Ability to read, write, speak English preferred Ability to perform physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. These include:Constant Walking, Standing on hard concrete surfaceFrequent Bending, Stooping, Squatting, Pushing, PullingOccasional Lifting and Ladder climbingPeriodic lifting of up to 50 lbs Disability Assistance TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to\ In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying. EEO Considerations All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

25 days 12 hours ago

TreeHouse Foods, Inc.


Machine Operator II TreeHouse Foods, Inc. - Lodi, CA, United States


Location: Lodi, CA

Company Profile:
TreeHouse Foods is dedicated to being a leader in supplying high quality products and services to the private label and food service industries. Our business is based on the following propositions: