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TORTILLA MAKER

TORTILLA MAKER

TORTILLA “CORN” MAKER 

$12.50 -$14.00

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This individual will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Receives information from Supervisor on product to be produced.
  • Maintains close communication with Production Supervisor/Manager regarding product parameters, and Corn cooking specifications.
  • Gathers raw material.
  • Measures, records and adjusts machine and Tubs temperatures to maintain product consistency and appearance with specifications.
  • Be prepared to make product changes as needed.
  • Monitor cooking process and appearance all times.
  • Properly fills out all records and reports, in accordance with applicable work instructions.
  • Verifies equipment is in good working condition.
  • Assists in the training of new employees.
  • Provides suggestions to improve process, procedures and department in support of company goals.
  • Follows Company, GMP and Safety policies to ensure compliance.
  • Follows all food safety principles and legal requirements.
  • Maintains a positive and constructive work environment within the department as well as with the other departments and promotes teamwork.
  • Maintain the work area clean.
  • During an emergency involving fire, flood or bodily injury go directly to the Manager on Duty and report emergency.
  • Responsible for following safety practices such as wearing Protective Personal Equipment (PPE).
  • End of shift -disconnect machinery, store tools, shut down gas in ovens, etc.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in food manufacturing such as tortilla factories, and or bread is highly preferred.
  • Preferable minimum 1 year as machine operator experience in manufacturing environment
  • Preferable knowledge in HACCP and Food Safety Programs
  • Good Communication skills
  • Preferable Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Able to read and write
  • Must be comfortable communicating to team members and leadership staff
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to push and pull with pallet-jack pallets containing between four (4) to six (6) fifty (50) lbs bags of corn or flour
  • Must have Food Handlers Card/Certification

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Temperature: Ability to work in a hot environment within temperatures of 100 degrees or more – especially during the summer periods
  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, ramps, poles and using feet and legs and / or hands and arms,
  • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking.
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward bending spine at the waits.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on level surface
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $12.50 /hour