Production Specialist

Mankato, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 13.00 per hour, $13 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Friedrichs, Carissa, Spherion
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Job Description

Production Specialist Summary
The Production Specialist is responsible for working safely and efficiently on the production line to process and package food that meets food safety and quality requirements.

Adhere to all safety policies and procedures
Maintain a clean and organized production area to promote a safe work environment
Pre-inspect kettle popping/ packaging station to ensure all equipment is proper, intact and in safe working condition
Notify supervisor immediately if any unsafe or potentially hazardous conditions are discovered

Maintain and demonstrate a thorough understanding of processing specifications for varying products and materials.
Identify and setup correct raw materials, recipes and utensils associated with each product.
Execute exact measurements per recipe to ensure gold standard is met.
Operate multiple electric kettles, simultaneously and efficiently.
Add ingredients to electric kettle.
Remove popped corn form kettles and dispense into bins.
Effectively maintain kettle uptime to ensure efficient production flow for entire production shift.
Monitor kettle performance and report kettle deficiencies to floor leadership
Assist with materials delivery as needed.
Configure packaging equipment and materials for proper line setup during product changeovers and startups
Assemble corrugate items into cases or displays, package bags and palletize finished product to match specification
Operate pallet jack

Working hours: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Rotating Shift

Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Three or more month's related experience or other food production experience or manufacturing experience

Language Skills:
Must be able to effectively use the English language, in verbal and written form
Must be able to effectively communicate and interpret work instructions and safety rules using English

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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