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Freezer Tech 1st Shift

Le Center, MN · Manufacturing

 

A leading provider of premium frozen thaw-and-serve desserts to the foodservice industry, Dianne’s Fine Desserts® has been serving up inspiring, mouth-watering and memorable desserts for over 40 years. The Company’s product line includes cheesecakes, layer cakes, pies and tarts, brownies/bars, individual minis and specialty desserts; all created at two state-of-the art GFSI-certified manufacturing facilities.


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
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  •   Education requirement:  N/A
  •   Years of related working experience:  6 months to 1 year related experience
  • Ability to learn company methods and standards and apply that knowledge to daily duties.
  • 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
  •   Promote Teamwork
  •   Ability to work well with others
  •   Must be articulate, tactful and professional at all times
  •   Flexible to work other lines as needed
  •   Other duties may be assigned
  
COMPENTENCY STATEMENTS
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accurate - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly at a pace consistent with production.
  • Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
  • Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct

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) 

 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Physical Abilities Frequency Lift /Carry Frequency
Stand Constantly 0-10 pounds Constantly
Walk Constantly 11-20 pounds Constantly
Sit Not Applicable 21-50 pounds Frequently
Use of Hands Constantly 51-100 pounds With assistance
Reaching outward Constantly Over 100 pounds With assistance
Reaching above shoulder Frequently Push or Pull  
Climb Occasionally 0-12 pounds Constantly
Crawl Occasionally 13-25 pounds Constantly
Squat or Kneel Frequently 26-40 pounds Frequently
Bend Frequently 41-100 pounds Frequently


Dianne's Fine Desserts is an equal opportunity employer

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