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Food Manufacturing Associate

Posted by: Jeff Greenberg | Posted on: June 21, 2021

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.

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