Mogul Cook-Overnight Shift
Ferrara Pan Candy Co., Inc.

Bellwood, Illinois

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Job Location: Bellwood

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***This is an OVERNIGHT shift (4PM to 4AM), 2/2/3/2 format: 2 nights on, 2 nights off, 3 nights on, 3 nights off***

***$23/hr PLUS a .75 cent/hour Shift Differential to start. Pay increase at 6 months to $24.15/hr PLUS a .75 cent /hour Shift Differential ***

Position Summary

The position is responsible for operating and maintaining computerized cooking kettles that manufacture starch gelatin products

Ways you will make a difference

Essential Accountabilities

• Check production schedule to determine variety and quantity of products to cook

• Lead machine set up and changeover for production runs o Follow work instructions, standards and SOP's for equipment set up and changeover o Identify and resolve issues during set up and changeover

• Identify ingredients and equipment needed for each production run; set product information into touch screen panel, including but not limited to raw materials, pumps, gauges, valves and temperatures

• Feed cooker with raw materials including but not limited to starch, liquid colored flavors, sugar, corn syrup and gelatin; cook mixed products

• Conduct adjustments to controls to regulate temperature, amount of raw materials and other variables to ensure product quality exceeds established standards

• Diagnose and resolve mechanical issues with equipment at the entry maintenance mechanic level • Follow escalation protocol in a timely manner when troubleshooting efforts fail

• Work closely with maintenance when escalation to maintenance support is needed for a mechanical issue

• Understand and demonstrate the Company's core values and operating principles

• Adhere to all company policies and procedures, GMP and safety standards

• Perform other duties as assigned to support Ferrara Candy Company business objectives

Skills that will make you successful

Knowledge, Skills, Education and Experience

• Minimum of 1 year experience batch making and/or work as a cook in food manufacturing strongly preferred

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

• Basic mathematical skills

• Basic understanding of equipment capabilities, standards and proper set points

• Ability to pass certification test on pallet jack and fork lift • Ability to walk or stand for prolonged periods; ability to bend, stoop, reach and lift up to 50 pounds

• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to understand detailed written and/or oral instructions

• Promote teamwork; possess a good attitude, and exhibit flexibility and willingness to perform tasks as needed

• Ability to problem solve by adjusting variables in standardized situations

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