Key Operator - $18.50/hour

Manufacturing/Operations Bakersfield, California


Description

The only thing more fun than eating ice cream? Making it! Come do both!

Pay Rate: $18.50/hour
Medical, dental, vision, and more!
Quarterly incentive bonus!
401(K) match + Additional Company Contributions!
12 hour shifts, predictable schedule, 3 day weekend every other weekend, 60 more days off a year!

At Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, we are excited to start a new chapter of accelerated growth as part of Froneri – a global pure-play ice cream leader. Come help us transform DGIC into the #1 ice cream brand! With nearly 100 years of winning experience in the U.S, a robust portfolio of powerhouse brands that consumers know and love such as Häagen-Dazs, Drumstick, Dreyer’s & Edy’s, and the backing and coaching of European-based ice cream experts, we know we have the winning recipe.


Headquartered in Oakland, the Bay Area’s hub for up and coming food trends, our teams across our offices and factories are raising the bar on all things ice cream. We are investing in significant capital expansions to grow our Operations and Supply Chain and are transforming how we work at every level to become agile, accelerate growth and elevate our quality. 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 for our consumers, when and where they want it. Unleash your potential at Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream and discover what a sweet career we have in store for you.

 

The Key Operator is responsible for the effective and consistent running of the machine they are assigned to. They should have a good understanding of the machinery & ensure they 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 their machines.

 

Role and Activity

  • To ensure 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 knowledge, understanding 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
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

High School Diploma or GED required. Some experience preferred