Manufacturing Gurnee, Illinois



2nd Shift


2nd Shift - Differential .50 cents

Miracapo Pizza Company is the leading North American manufacturer of specialty frozen pizzas for some of the world’s largest retail, foodservice and consumer branded companies. For over 30 years we have specialized in contract manufacturing, private label, and brand development.

 Machine Operator Responsibilities:

  • Setup, calibrate, monitor, run and troubleshoot to ensure efficient performance of Level 3 machinery: shanklin, heat tunnel, nitro tunnel, mixer, press-oven, sauce batcher, pepomatic
  • Machinery with more complex PLC mechanisms and/or more complex machinery compared to Level 2
  • Utilizes partnerships and communication with support departments (maintenance, QA, sanitation, warehouse) to ensure efficient problem solving for day-to-day issues
  • Communicate with Material Handler Production employees to ensure proper product is consistently available for the area of influence to ensure maximized run times are achieved
  • Perform all SPC checks, record and modify equipment to ensure correct product operational ranges are maintained
  • Ensure that the operation complies with GMP’s, safety, quality, SOP’S, and that the equipment is in good mechanical condition by visual inspection, identifying any problems and contact maintenance if repairs are needed
  • Able to make adjustments on equipment as necessary during the production run
  • May be required to shut the equipment down and prepare for cleaning

Machine Operator Qualifications:

  •  High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Experience with machine operation in a food manufacturing environment
  • Material handling experience
  • Experience with machine operation in a food manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to complete required documentation and maintain appropriate records in English
  • Must be able to work in temperature-controlled environment associated with freezers and refrigerated warehouses
  • Must be able to lift up to 30lbs
  • Visual accuracy with a computer screen, small objects on the line or equipment, and ingredient problems
  • Must be able to constantly stand/walk throughout the shift

 As an equal opportunity employer, Miracapo Pizza Company recruits, hires and promotes the most qualified individual, without regard to race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation. All employment decisions are administered in a non-discriminatory manner and consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.