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Food Manufacturing Lead

This critical role in our food production and packaging operations leads our associates to transform ingredients and packaging into delicious products.  Food Manufacturing Leads are assigned primary responsibility for a product or set of products and are expected to stage materials, setup equipment, and prepare their team to execute consistently.

Our Leads supervise and work as part of teams of 3-9 to make breads, cookies, nut butters, snacks and treats. Our Leads are trained and then trusted to train other to operate production and packaging equipment. Because we work with so many different companies and products, you’re work will vary from week to week to keep things interesting and exciting. Leads report to a shift supervisor, who is there to assist with personnel and equipment.

Do you have food manufacturing supervisory experience? Are you responsible, conscientious, and able to lead others?

Leads are eligible for paid time off, and additional income through our performance bonus system.  We are currently looking to fill a position on day shift (6am – 4:30pm). Please indicate your availability in your  application.

REQUIRED SKILLS

o Food Manufacturing supervisory experience. If you do not have at least 1 year of supervisory experience, please apply for our  food manufacturing associate position. If you do a great job, you could ascend to a Lead position within months.
o Mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot processing or packaging equipment
o Planning skills to see through the course of the day and stay a step ahead at all times
o Ability to work with and train others to follow standard operating procedures, recipes, and production instructions.
o Attention to detail and interest in being thorough
o Personal accountability to your responsibilities and for your team of  associates.

DESIRED SKILLS
o Capacity to learn quickly, and make improvements when changes are needed
o Formal Education in the Culinary Art

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEAD’s
o Training in food and occupational safety
o Develop technical culinary and food science skills
o Make different kinds of delicious foods! And HAVE FUN while you do it!

Compensation:
Competitive wage in the range of $19-24/hour plus benefits, paid time off, healthcare reimbursement, and potential for bonuses.

To Apply:
If you are interested in this position, please complete TKC’s Employment Inquiry form, to provide us some background information on your experience and interests.

Food Manufacturing Associate

This multifaceted role in our food production and packaging operations works with our food manufacturers to transform ingredients and packaging into delicious products.  Food Manufacturing Associates work with different food products on different days.   We need some awesome workers to come help us grow our food manufacturing company as we take on some new and exciting product lines. Do you have food production experience? Are you responsible, fast and fun?

Our FMA’s are on the frontline making baked goods, snacks and nut butters. With a varied client base and new companies joining often, our FMA’s work on a variety of products. It isn’t the same work day in, day out, so FMA’s have to have a willingness to learn and adapt. Our FMA’s are trained and then trusted to operate scales, mixers, kettles, ovens, fillers, sealers, and packaging equipment.

FMA’s are eligible for paid time off, healthcare reimbursement, and bonuses after a 60 day probationary period. As FMA’s master additional equipment they can earn additional income by becoming Technicians or Manufacturing Leads. We are currently hiring for positions available for days (6am – 4:30pm). Please indicate your availability in your application.

REQUIRED SKILLS

o Basic arithmetic skills to scale recipes
o Fast, clean and safe production worker. Good with your hands.
o Ability to follow written standard operating procedures, recipes, and production instructions.
o Capacity to learn quickly, and willingness to be flexible when changes are needed
o Attention to detail, and interest in being thorough
o Personal accountability to your responsibilities and to your fellow associates.

DESIRED SKILLS
o Food Preparation experience
o Manufacturing or assembly experience
o Formal Education in the Culinary Art

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FOR FMA’S
o Training in food and occupational safety
o Work in structured and supportive environment
o Develop technical culinary skills and food science understanding
o Work with various types of food processing and packaging equipment
o Make different kinds of delicious foods! And HAVE FUN while you do it!

Compensation:
Competitive wage in the range of $14.50-16/hour plus benefits. Promotions to senior associate or lead create the potential for wages in the range up to $20/hour.

To Apply:
If you are interested in this position, please complete TKC’s Employment Inquiry form, to provide us some background information on your experience and interests.

Warehouse Coordinator

Position Summary:

Responsible for safe and efficient movement and tracking of materials in to, out of, and within the facility. Responsible for tracking materials and staging materials and finished goods in association with production Responsible for basic facilities upkeep and common area sanitation.

 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Receive Materials from carriers, document damages, lots received, and location.
  • Keep Materials labeled and segregated by Allergen and by Client.
  • Operate pallet jacks and reach truck
  • Retrieve and stage materials for production
  • Count storage utilization and inventory levels for billing and tracking purposes
  • Operate in support of Production as a Utility Player:
    • Set up and operate equipment as required.
    • Operate packaging equipment and assemble packaging by hand.
    • Weigh/measure out ingredients for production.
    • Document your work ensuring compliance with SOPs.
  • Perform equipment and facility sanitation procedures.
  • Perform light maintenance on facility equipment
  • Strictly adhere to sanitation and safety regulations for SQF and HACCP.
  • Maintain an organized and clean work environment.
  • Communicate issues and important information to the appropriate person immediately.
  • Adhere to company policies and core values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Qualifications:

         Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

         Experience:  Experience in either manufacturing and/or warehousing.

 

Skill/Ability:

  • Must be physically capable of performing all duties including lifting heavy items on a regular basis, standing for long periods of time, bending and reaching.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to accurately count and document inventory levels. Basic arithmetic is essential.
  • Must be aware of all plant safety rules/procedures and be willing to follow and enforce them.
  • Must be able to learn to use the equipment and tools to perform the job.
  • Ability to learn and understand GMPs, SQF, and HACCP practices.
  • Ability to meet attendance guidelines.
  • Ability to follow written and oral procedures.
  • Ability to work in a team environment or individually.
  • Must be able to handle cold/hot/wet environments.
  • Ability to communicate professionally, knowledgeably and efficiently with a range of people.
  • Legible handwriting
  • Comfortable using a computer, including web applications

Compensation

  • Competitive wage in the range of $15-18/hour plus benefits

If you are interested in this position, please provide a resume, cover letter, and answers to a few questions using TKC’s Employment Inquiry form.