JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for general production work; place plastic and metal baskets on line, make boxes, set pans, dump trash, remix and do finish work.
This position has direct responsibility to ensure that all work activities under its span of control are performed with attention to the highest standards of food quality, safe processes, compliance with all appropriate legal requirements and a focus on continuous process improvement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Place plastic and metal baskets on line
2. Assembly boxes using box machine
3. Set cake pans; put on/off belt as needed
4. Dump trash in finish work
5. May also perform operator tasks, if needed
JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Requires high school diploma, or equivalent.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Production Worker, DOT#: 529.686-070, is an unskilled position (30 days or less vocational preparation). The general educational development requirements include the following:
Reasoning Skills – Apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in or from standardized situations.
Mathematical Skills – Add and subtract two digit numbers; multiply and divide 10s and 100s by 2, 3, 4, 5 and perform the four basic arithmetic operations with coins as part of a dollar.
Language Skills – Recognize meaning of 2,500 words; read at a rate of 95-120 words per minute. Compare similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.
Prefer previous safety training.
Ability to stand (60%), walk (15%), kneel/squat (10%) and bend (15%) for 9 hours. Ability to lift approximately up to a maximum of 100 pounds, approximately 4 times per hour from floor to waist. Ability to reach from 4 inches 45 times per hour and up to 6 feet, approximately 45 times per hour. May climb stairs (48 stairs) per two hours and under belts 32 times per day. Performs repetitive motions, using the hands/arms approximately 6,000 times per hour. Also, uses the back (twisting) approximately 6,000 times per day. Ability to push/pull upper body 3,600 times per day and whole body approximately 75 times per day. Pan truck weighs approximately 3,500 pounds and 5-6 plastic baskets weigh 12 pounds. Must be in good physical condition.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Production Worker is considered a medium physical demand level job, defined as occasional exerting force of 20-50 pounds, frequently 10-25 pounds and constantly up to 10 pounds. Based on the 150 pound maximum lift, the position is defined as a very heavy physical demand level job.
OTHER ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS NOT LISTED ABOVE INCLUDE
Seeing, hearing, counting, writing, understanding instructions and mechanical ability.
Gloves, putty knife, safety glasses, hair net and bump hat.