Natural Grocers Production Machine Feeder- Spices in Golden, Colorado
USD $16.50/Hr. - USD $22.58/Hr.
The Production Machine Feeder in the spice department is responsible for the daily setup and operation of the loading platform for the spice packaging process at the Natural Grocers Distribution Center. The Machine Feeder position is a team-based, fast paced and physically demanding role, and is critical to the success of the herb and spice packaging operation. This position is responsible for maintaining Good Manufacturing Practices, housekeeping, and applicable food safety documentation.
Verify daily/weekly production schedule with Machine Operators
Ensure machine tooling is setup for the raw materials scheduled
Ensure accuracy and quantities of staged raw material prior to loading
Inspect raw material during the loading process and report quality concerns to QA department
Feed raw material into hoppers in a sanitary, accurate and efficient manner
Maintain flow of product throughout each production run
Maintain complete and accurate records of raw materials entering production
Maintain the segregation of allergen, non-allergen, organic and non-organic products
Lead quick and efficient changeovers to minimize down time
Assist with disassembly and reassembly of packaging equipment
Complete necessary documentation for changeovers, cleaning, and product specs
Remove waste and sweep work area regularly to maintain a sanitary environment
Follow all SSOP’s and food safety standards
Perform all tasks in a manner that promotes safety
Although this is a general outline of job responsibilities all employees are expected to be “hands on” and do whatever it takes to get the job done and make the company thrive.
Recipe for Success:
High School diploma or equivalent education is required
Previous experience in food manufacturing environment preferred
Ability to follow written and verbal work instructions is required
Ability to effectively communicate verbally is required
Periodic use of a respirator is required
Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in food production preferred
Must be able to maintain product flow on multiple lines
Must become familiar with allergen categories and required segregation for allergens and organic products
Good attention to detail; communication, accuracy and thoroughness a must
Exposure to 5s and Lean manufacturing methodologies a plus
Ability to work with others in a fast-paced team environment
Must be reliable and on time every day
Able to work in seasonally warm or cool environment
This job description is not an employment contract. It does not guarantee a job or that the above listed duties are the limit of responsibilities. The job and job description are subject to change with and without notice. Employees are required to accomplish any and all tasks assigned to him/her by their Manager and/or other Store Support Center manager that might not be listed in this job description.
Must have the ability to lift 55 lbs.; repetitive lifting of up to 55 lbs.
Must be able to carry up to 55 lbs.
Requires the use of both arms and both hands with full range of motion.
Must be able to bend at the waist and knees, twist, push and pull on occasional basis
Must be able to kneel, squat, and climb as needed
Must be able to climb stairs
Must be able to reach overhead and away from the body
Must be able to stand for at least 90% of the time
Must be able to walk for at least 90% of the time
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Job ID 2021-17815
Address4403 Table Mt Dr
Category Distribution Center
Salary Range USD $16.50/Hr. - USD $22.58/Hr.