Line 4 Process Fry Operator (FG – Grand Forks, ND)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
We currently have a position available at our manufacturing facility in Grand Forks Plant – Grand Forks, ND. Grand Forks is a small community built on education, sports, family, agriculture, and the outdoors. SUMMARY The individual in this position is responsible for all equipment from the blanchers through the fryers to and including dryer and oil miser. The Fryer Operator is responsible for adding and mixing additives, checking dextrose and additive levels, performing free fatty acid tests, maintaining and recording temperatures of all equipment in this work area, ensuring correct oil usage for product being produced, and ensuring that product specifications are met to achieve operational goals. The individual in this position will be required to fully understand the purpose and operation of the processing area along with having the ability to make decisions based on sound judgment when a situation dictates. It is imperative the person in this position conduct themselves in a manner that ensures alertness and constant awareness of the safe operation of equipment and their surroundings.RESPONSIBILITIESFryer Operators are required to be cross-trained on Line 1, Line 4, and Batter Operator duties.Ensures there is no injury to self or others by following safe work practices (including Standard Operating Procedures) and policies.Food Safety is everyone's responsibility.Attend and participate in all training activities for the position. Ensure the acquired skills and knowledge are applied.Ensures sanitation of equipment and housekeeping of the entire facility.Ensures self-compliance with Company policies, Standard Operating Procedures, and the Collective Bargaining Agreement.Must be a team player and help to meet operational goals.Conducts oneself in a professional manner and ensures that personal appearance meets the standards necessary to perform the job functions while representing the Company.Performs all such other duties as may be reasonably assigned by Manager.Ensures that process data from the Blancher, Fryer and Sapp/Sugar Dip system are monitored in Wonderware.Must be able to read and understand training materials, and other information related to the job and complete paperwork in a timely, efficient manner so the paperwork is thorough and legible. Must be able to enter data into computer.Ensures that the oil system is operated safely and correctly to maintain proper filtration and free fatty acid levels (FFA).Ensures the preparation of additives and monitors their flow into the transfer system.Performs required fry-ups and takes Agtron color measurements to make any necessary color adjustments.Ensures SAPP, Sugar and Free Fatty Acid tests are conducted to maintain levels at target values.Ensures the monitoring of the blancher circulation system and flushes/unplugs this system as necessary.Checks all equipment in the area to ensure they are fully functional.Checks all equipment in the Dryer area to ensure they are fully functional.Ensure the monitoring of the Dryer System.Checks all equipment in the Fryer area to ensure they are fully functional.Ensure the monitoring of the Fryer System.Ensures that Team Leaders, Mechanics and other shift support personnel are notified regarding changes in line conditions.Utilize unscheduled/scheduled Down-times.Ensures that the work area is maintained sanitary condition to prevent product contamination and efficient operations of all activities including Start-up and Major Sanitation.Must be able to perform bi-weekly major cleanup.Ensures materials are supplied for all equipment on Line 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5.Must be able to understand production goals.Must have successfully completed the Job Skill Evaluation to begin training in the position. Must complete the Structured Job Training program within recommended timeframe to remain in the position permanently. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and calculate percentages to make proper adjustments and calibrations, as required BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Must be able to read, understand, and communicate in English in a manner to successfully complete job duties.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, ie a bag of ingredients
Must be able to demonstrate manual and physical dexterity.
Must be able to work with hazardous and corrosive chemicals in small areas.
Must be able to tell time and be able to convert regular time to military time.
Must be able to use a computer and successfully navigate through various applications.
Must be proficient at computer system data entry.
Must be able to maneuver in close quarters and climb stairs, ladders, and catwalks on a regular basis.
Must be able to stand on concrete floors for long periods of time.
Must be able to work in extreme environments (cold, hot, humid and slippery).
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Must be able to identify hazards and report to appropriate personnel.
Must have an acceptable attendance record.
Must have an acceptable safety record.
Must be able to work in stressful situations.
Must be able to sit on a forklift for long periods of time.
Must possess or obtain in first week of job a Simplot forklift license. REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be available to work any shift (7am-7 pm or 7pm-7am). Pre-employment drug testing and background checks are required. Must have good communication, math and computer skills. Physical activities include walking, bending, stair and ladder climbing, and lifting up to 40 lbs. on a daily basis.PAY: $21.34/hour + night shift differential BENEFITS Medical Dental Vision Prescription Drug Employee Assistance Short-term Disability Life Insurance Accidental Death & Dismemberment Health Savings Account Paid Vacation 10 paid holidays Educational Assistance Retirement Savings Plan Prescription Safety Glasses VoucherSHIFT SCHEDULE 12 hour shifts. Employees work a 2-week rotation, working Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday (4 shifts) on Week 1 and Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday (3 shifts) on Week 2. Employees will be assigned to either 7AM to 7PM or 7PM to 7AM shifts. The monthly schedule does not include rotating from nights to days. Employees enjoy having a 3-day weekend every other week. Employees will receive 8 hours of time and half overtime on their 48 hour week schedule.Application Instructions: Visit www.simplot.com/careers
Please submit with your resume via our online application process described above. For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document. This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply.
Applicants who successfully complete an interview will be scheduled to complete a Drug pre-employment test and a background check will be completed.
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**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**