Ice Cream Maker One (1st Shift)

Manufacturing/Operations Tulare, California


Description

(1st Shift - Ice Cream Maker One - Bar)

 

We’re starting a new chapter in our journey as Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, now part of Froneri. Having nearly 100 years of winning experience in the U.S with a robust portfolio of powerhouse brands that consumers know and love, and the backing of a global pure-play ice cream organization, we’re poised to accelerate growth.

Headquartered in the Bay area, a hub for up and coming food trends, we focus on both the future and the present. In both our offices and our factories, we are determined to overcome obstacles, learn from failure, and raise our game. With a renewed focus on frozen treats, our tight-knit team of ambitious innovators are fully immersed in the business and encouraged to flex and make decisions quickly. We are committed to pursuing every great idea and delivering the best ice cream experience to our consumers, when are where they want it.

 

Unleash your potential at Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream and discover what a sweet career has in store for you!

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Ice Cream Maker Level I position is responsible for operating, cleaning, and preventative maintenance of wrappers, cartoners, case packers, coders, barcode scanners, conveyors/elevators, pumps, fruit feeders, shrink wrapper, case sealers, and monitoring of video cameras.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Operate and clean assigned equipment.

• Safely and properly clear machine jams.

• Observe machine operation to detect malfunction. Troubleshoot and make operator adjustments on assigned equipment during production. Take corrective action as necessary.

• Complete pre-start checklist.

• Set up, monitor, and maintain the ink coders: verify codes; proper coding; adjust as necessary; and change code as necessary for product changeovers.

• Load, monitor and maintain stock: bar wrap, cartons, spoons, corrugate, shrink wrap; check for proper country and flavor.

• Monitor and maintain supply of hot melt glue: turn on/off; maintain glue level; troubleshoot and adjust as necessary.

• Complete QMS quality checks: Ensure cartons/cases are square and sealed properly, check glue pattern. Ensure bars are wrapped properly and check seal.

• Document rerun chocolate usage.

• Complete appropriate documentation: code verification and downtime sheets

• Perform product changeovers: both SKU product changeovers during production and changes in product configuration. Contact Palletizer operator with changeover information.

• Complete OPMs and inspect equipment for unusual or excessive wear.

• Conduct sanitation according to sanitation procedures including sanitation critical control records.

• Participate in troubleshooting of micro and environmental issues.

• Provide assistance to Ice Cream Maker Level III operator.

• Responsible for training new Ice Cream Maker Level I.

• Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Possess verbal and written communication skills. Ability to read, write, and follow instructions and correspondences. Ability to learn technical terminology.

• Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.

• Demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude. Ability to troubleshoot equipment failure.

• Ability to work well with others.

• Basic computer skills.

• Ability to make independent decisions.

• Ability to plan and prioritize work.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED). One year of related experience preferred.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is required to work in an environment that may include exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, electricity, and vibrations. PPE and training are provided to eliminate/reduce the risk of harm. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.