Key Operator (CVC Nights)

Manufacturing/Operations Bakersfield, California


Effective and consistent running of the machine you are assigned to. Always working to achieve production targets through effective interaction with the processes. A good understanding of the machinery & ensuring you achieve the desired results in terms of Quality, Safety, Hygiene and Waste. This will be achieved through having the knowledge and understanding of the assigned machines on the line, process, and products. Attention to detail and always operating within the required parameters of your machines. 

Role and Activity 

[Describe the essential activities/tasks/duties the job holder assumes in this position, using a numbered list] 

  • To ensure your machines are clean but not damaged by excess water, always organized and operating under discipline   
  • Operate to standard operating procedures in area assigned 
  • Have basic ice cream knowledgeunderstanding the “WHY”, not just the HOW 
  • Ensure limited water is used when cleaning with clean as you go principle 
  • Correct use, storage and set up of all equipment 
  • Ensure effective hand over with Maintenance and next shift, all faults and issues reported 
  • To drive the production process to ensure that the products produced meet customer specification, quality and food safety. 
  • To ensure production meets targeted outputs through effective control of the manufacturing process 
  • To communicate effectively with the entire team 
  • Ensure health and safety requirements are fully met and a positive safety culture is maintained throughout the line 
  • Ensure you walk the talk always using the looking eyes, attend to the issues as and when they happen 
  • Promote the Froneri culture of employees being owners rather than just employees 
  • Following the principle of will I do this to my home? 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Measurable Outcomes  

[Consider each of the activities/tasks/duties listed above and identify how the business will measure your activities] 

  • Reducing trends of rejections from food safety and quality issues 
  • Hygiene, GMP and safety audits improving week over week 
  • Daily, weekly, monthly production targets are fully met 
  • Effective interaction with the team and takes direction from Machine Operator 
  • Quality and improvement initiatives being implemented 
  • Reduction in accidents and incidents on a YOY basis 
  • De-kitting the line and making sure all packaging is returned to the warehouse 
  • Ensuring line is checked after being cleaned and all tools are stored in the correct places 
  • No stagnant water left in any equipment 

Levels of responsibility 

[List those areas where you have specific responsibility related to People, Customer, Operation/Work process, Finance]  

  • Quality and technical system adherence 
  • Completion of the required production to plan 
  • Your machines  
  • Reading and learning about the proper use and running of your machines 
  • User manuals for your machines 
  • Health and Safety 
  • Impeccable hygiene standards always  
  • Clean as you go with No Ghost Busters. 
  • Machine tools and ancillary equipment 


[List particular behaviors that are needed for this position] 

  • Performance – Open to change and will always look for better, simpler and more effective ways of operating.  
  • Zero compromise on Quality and excellence. – HygieneProcess, Labor resource and Waste.  
  • Continually striving to increase knowledge of the processes and products - Understand all tasks, processes and activities as an expert in your area. 
  • Teamwork – Commitment and enthusiasm to working together to achieve better outcomes 
  • Accuracy Attention to details.  
  • Urgency - Always ready to respond. 
  • Know Your People – Spend time getting to know your people, their skills, interests, knowledge, etc.