Freezer Tech - 1st & 2nd Shift

Location: Le Center, Minnesota
Date Posted: 07-27-2017
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Dianne's Fine Desserts

Freezer Tech
 
POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for proper flow of production, product quality, and area safety.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Oversees product flow into blast freezer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
  • Ensure quality, safety, and company standards are enforced at all times                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Coordinate the flow of product after it is baked                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
  • Must be able to complete paperwork(i.e. Excessive Waste Form)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Ensure Freezer Inventory Sheets are properly filled out                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  • Ensure departmental process and procedures are performed and upheld                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
  • Ensures all training is being conducted for Derringers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
  • Must be able to learn and acquire knowledge of all products (i.e. cake icing, garnishing, lot dates) to assure all aspects are being performed properly                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
  • Delegate to Derringers tasks necessary to ensure smooth transition to next product                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
  • Assist in de-panning product                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and sanitary work area             
  • Maintain freezers clean and organized
  • WIP count and organization
  • Mini count
  • Perishable freezer organization
  • Waste tote area clean and organized (dumping of red totes)
  • Maintain and report ice buildups
  • Support any kind of raw, cardboard or freezer inventory
  • Allergen segregation
  • General housekeeping of freezers
  • Support lines as necessary                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Perform other duties as assigned                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
  
Competency Statement(s)
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accurate - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
      
    Education
             None
       Experience
             Six months to one year related experience
    SKILLS & ABILITIES
       Other Requirements
  • Ability to communicate with other leads, all departments and all levels of the factory
  • Ability to address performance issues
  • Ability to safely maneuver manual hand jack full of product, weighing 1100 to 1300lbs in close quarters
  • Possess normal to excellent manual dexterity and motor skills
  • Possess good eye-hand coordination
  • Follow direction set forth by supervisor or manager
  • Familiarity with factory policies regarding safety, quality, and GMP's.        
            
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
       Physical Abilities                                              Lift /Carry
       Stand                           C (Constantly)         10 lbs or less                C (Constantly)
       Walk                            C (Constantly)         11-20 lbs                     C (Constantly)
       Sit                               N (Not Applicable)    21-50 lbs                     F (Frequently)
       Handling / Fingering        C (Constantly)         51-100 lbs                    O (Assistance Required)
       Reach Outward              C (Constantly)         Over 100 lbs                 O (Assistance Required)
       Reach Above Shoulder     F (Frequently)             Push / Pull
       Climb                           O (Occasionally)           12 lbs or less                         C (Constantly)
       Crawl                           O (Occasionally)           13-25 lbs                                  C (Constantly)
       Squat or Kneel               F (Frequently)               26-40 lbs               F (Frequently)
       Bend                            F (Frequently)               41-100+ lbs                          F (Frequently)
     
       N (Not Applicable)    Activity is not applicable to this occupation.
       O (Occasionally)       Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)
       F (Frequently)           Occupation requires this activity from 33%  -  66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)
       C (Constantly)           Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
     
       Other Physical Requirements
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Hair net, ear plugs, boots, smock, and frequent hand washing)
  • Must wear cut resistant gloves at all times when using knives or similar tools.
  • Must wear eye protection when using air hoses. 
     
    WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Fast paced, working with manual and automated processes and equipment.  Factory climate changes with the season and employee must dress accordingly. 
  • This plant produces and employees will be handling products that contain allergens, including, but  
  • not limited to: milk, soy, wheat, egg, tree nuts and peanuts.
  • Ability to work in extremely cold environment ranging from -2 to -30 degrees (Protective equipment provided) 
     
     Dianne's Fine Desserts is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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