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Machine Operator

Company: The Spice House, LLC
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are: Founded in 1957, The Spice House is a purveyor of the finest spices, herbs, blends and extracts. Our customers range from renowned Michelin-star chefs to home cooks everywhere. For over 60 years we have curated our global network of premium growers and distributors in order to offer our customers unrivaled quality and selection. Our goal is to be the trusted resource for fresh flavors and shared culinary experiences in kitchens around the world. We have been featured in The New York Times, Food & Wine and Bon Appetit and named a favorite by celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Alton Brown and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.Details: We are looking for an organized and detail-oriented individual to join us as a Machine Operator on our Processing Team. This is a working, hands-on position. Individuals in this position should be able to manage all the spice processing in a smooth manner, including the setup and operation of various machines including (but not limited to) spice mills, sifters, and paddle batch mixers.Reports To: Processing SupervisorClassification: Non-ExemptPosition Type/Expected Hours of Work:This is a non-exempt, full time position. Standard work days are Monday Through Friday, 1st shift (7:00am to 3:30pm) or 2nd shift (3:15pm to 11:45pm). All employees in this position must be at their assigned stations at the start of their shift. Training will be at our Skokie, IL production center, with the role transferring to our new Elk Grove Village facility this spring/early summer.Full-time employees are eligible for healthcare benefits, paid time off and yearly bonuses.Pay Rate: $17-19/hr (based on experience), +$2/hr additional after 8PM, yearly bonus eligibilityResponsibilities:Accurate and timely completion of blends and grinds by priority (priority set out on blending board daily and updated throughout the day)Accurately and safely set up, operate, and tear down multiple production machines in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.Perform cleaning duties for manufacturing equipment, ensuring organization and cleanliness of processing rooms, grinding room, paddle mixer, tools and equipment used in processing.Completion of daily performance goals and daily work documentation provided by managementCommunicating to management when any given product is running low and adding to order board with management approval Quarantine defective and non-conforming work productKeep daily records of downtime and machine operationsEnsures quality and consistency of all product in use and communicates any possible discrepancy to managementRotate between various department work centers as required and perform other related duties as assigned.Must be able to follow all Spice House general work rules, all production department GMP's and all safety rules and guidelines RequirementsMinimum of 1 year of related experience in manufacturing; food preferredProficient with computers and other standard office technologyMust be mechanically inclinedPhysical ability to lift up to 50 pounds and sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and stand for extended periods of time.Must be fluent in English (read, write, speak)Why The Spice House:You can make a huge impact as a key member of an emerging brand that's disrupting how consumers gain access to the freshest spicesYou will work with a group of passionate team members that are driven to help home cooks and professional chefs alike create delicious food with the highest quality ingredientsYou'll join a company that is passionate about its people and their development, with opportunities for trainings and advancementEmployee benefits* for full-time hourly employees include health, dental, vision, and life insurance after 90 days; 401K, generous time off, spice education and free spices monthly ( *Program and eligibility rules apply)

Keywords: The Spice House, LLC, Skokie , Machine Operator, Other , Skokie, Illinois

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