Production - Third Shift


Job Title:3rd Shift Production Operator


$20.72 an hour + $1.75 Shift Differential

Paid Bi-weekly.

Shift and Hours:
  • 3rd Shift
  • Sunday - Friday, 10:00 pm - 6:30 am

Comprehensive Benefits Offered:
  • Eligible for up to 7% quarterly bonus pay.
  • Platinum level health insurance with low premiums, deductibles, and out-of-pocket costs.
  • Company paid life insurance.
  • Up to 5% 401(k) match.
  • Generous PTO (paid time off).
  • Paid paternity and maternity leave programs.
  • Wellness programs, service awards, and company events.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Excellent working environment and the opportunity to make a difference.

Key Requirements & Environmental Factors:

This position is responsible for supporting all areas of production involved with packaging dry food products according to customer and company specifications, packing, trucking, stacking, counting, wrapping, weighing, cleaning, and operating machinery on a rotating basis.

Essential Functions:
  • Execute all aspects of processing dry mix and not limited to data entry, recordkeeping, lifting 50 pounds several times per shift, using a forklift to transfer product, filling or emptying semi-trailers, and other requirements of the job.
  • Ensure that all work completed in the processing area, meets all requirements of Process and Compliance Quality, Food Safety Programs and HSE.
  • Manage all bag dump/processing functions as it relates to producing a finished product.
  • Ensure quality checks on ingredients used in the processing of the finished product.
  • Participate actively in the preventive maintenance system.
  • Perform other necessary tasks as directed by management.
  • Operates packaging equipment (baggers, metal detector, check weigher, etc.) and process control systems.
  • Performs regularly scheduled sanitation tasks.
  • Assist with rail car / bulk unloading tasks.

Position Requirements:
  • Work in a safe manner following plant safety requirements
  • Safeguard product quality and follows GMP, housekeeping, and food safety guidelines.
  • Manage time efficiently and effectively, self-motivated.
  • Manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Develop good working relationships with fellow team members.
  • Ability to work independently and to ensure specific assignments are completed within established time frames
  • Communicate clearly using a variety of media.
  • Process information systematically to identify and eliminate problem causes.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new skills and processes.

Education and/or Experience:
  • Must be able to lift up to and including 50 lbs.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

You may be exposed to a variety of physical demands that require you to lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds), speak clearly into the radio, climb stairs, exert energy, bend, twist and squat, and use tools and equipment. Employees stand and walk on concrete while wearing steel-toed shoes, uniforms, hair nets, bump caps and safety glasses. The use of company - provided hearing protection is also required in stated areas. Employees may be working in non-temperature controlled environments.

This position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit our employees nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the company. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Get to Know Us:
  • A people-focused company that cares: We're a 90-year-old company with the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup and a focused eye on the future. As a midsized, privately held company with a portfolio of beloved food and beverage brands, our people are the most important ingredient in our success.
  • A valued and supported workforce: We place tremendous value in our employees and provide competitive pay and comprehensive benefits to ensure our employees can create the best life for themselves. Benefits include a top tier health insurance plan with lower-than-average employee cost share, generous PTO, 401(k) match, and more.
  • An engaged and energized culture: At The Krusteaz Company, collaboration and ingenuity drive our fierce commitment to creating extraordinary product experiences that people love.
  • A place to grow and make a difference: An entrepreneurial spirit has been at the core of our company since the beginning, attracting self-starters who are curious and love to learn and to share ideas.

The policy of The Krusteaz Company is to hire and promote all persons in all job groups in accordance with law, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital or military status, national origin, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.