Standard Functional Foods Group

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Standard Functional Foods Group appreciates the hard work and dedication of its employees. SFFG associates enjoy competitive wages, benefits packages and opportunities for a long career with a proven industry leader in the contract manufacturing of bars and other nutritional products.

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STANDARD FUNCTIONAL FOODS GROUP
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:         Slab/Slitter/Line/Product Adjuster
Reports To:     Production Supervisor
Department:    Operations Direct Labor
Status:             Hourly/Nn-Exempt

NATURE, SCOPE AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

The incumbent’s position consists of but is not limited to the following operations: 

  • Provide manual ingredient transport/loading/unloading assistance to kitchen personnel as needed.
  • Assist with sanitation duties as needed for product transport to proper locations on the line/slab areas.
  • Physically transport product and/or materials as needed.
  • Physically patch gaps in core slab to ensure consistency in product form.
  • Monitor product core slab form and/or coated product and alert production leadership to any discrepancies.
  • Physically remove excess or non-conforming product from the core slab before or after cutting processes.
  • Visually inspect product for conformity to established standards.
  • Physically remove product from the conveyor to avoid overflow prior to the coating or wrapping processes.
  • Monitor and remove scrap from production area to keep area clean and free of congestion.
  • Prevent any and all product from falling on the floor wrapped and unwrapped.
  • Assist with other production-related duties as directed by supervision or management.

QUALIFICATIONS and EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education equivalent to completion of High School
  • English speaking or bi-lingual
  • Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image
  • 6 months to 1 year of manufacturing experience
  • Must have a working knowledge of established food safety regulations and good manufacturing practices, high-speed packaging operations and the ability to differentiate product or materials lot codes and an ability to count carton and case quantities, or material usage requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION:

The incumbent must possess the physical ability to pack/unpack product into trays, cartons and/or cases to a precise location an within prescribed times, perform visual quality checks, audibly and visually detect out-of-tolerance conditions and/or mechanical problems and must possess vision correctable to a degree required to read production schedules, written instructions, packaging lot codes, posted safety guidelines and plant policies.  Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations as needed to ensure product quantities are accurately packaged.  Must be able to safety operate foot and hand activated equipment and utilize material handling and packaging devices.  The above functions must be performed in limited access areas which are inherent to machine design, production packaging conveying systems, hot and cold temperatures, and moderate noise levels.

The incumbent must demonstrate strong hand-eye coordination and possess the physical ability to perform the following:  continuous standing, frequent walking, continuous lifting with both arms (weights up to 20 lbs.), frequent lifting with both arms (weights up to 30 lbs.), occasional lifting with both arms (weights up to 50 lbs.), frequent pushing, pulling, twisting, stooping, reaching, grasping and repetitive movements with both hands, occasional climbing (stairs) and balancing.

Note:    In relation to an 8-hour day:
               Occasional    =   1 – 3 hours
               Frequent       =   3 – 5 hours
               Continuous   =   5 – 8 hours

No hazardous substances are utilized in the position; however, incumbents must be able to work with known food allergens, in a food production environment that may contain low levels of dust and/or slippery walking surfaces.

 

Job Title:         Caser
Reports To:     Production Supervisor
Department:    Operations Direct Labor
Status:             Hourly/Non-Exempt

NATURE, SCOPE AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

The incumbent’s position consists of but is not limited to the following operations: 

  • Intermittently verify lot code information is on the carton being packed. If lot code information is missing or eligible advise the machine operator. Monitor the lot code information for readability during every 30 minutes of the shift.  Make sure it matches the daily lot code information sheet as directed by the department supervisor or QA.
  • Assist with manual preparation of cases for packing.
  • Hand-pack cartons into cases and make sure all cartons that are packed have been oriented in conjuction with the customer specification for their product or as directed by your supervisor or lead person. Please check with QA or your supervisor if you are unsure or are in doubt about the orientation of the bars.
  • Ensure all cartons are appropriately taped and labeled.
  • Reject and report unacceptable product (mismatched dates, open cartons, flaps, etc.).
  • Inspect product packages to ensure product registration and identifying label is within customer specifications as described by QA or your supervisor. If product is not with in specification, contact the Machine operator and advise them of the problem.
  • Monitor and remove scrap from line, packing only cartons that have no evidence of compromise.
  • Keep area clean and free of congestion (manage product reject trays).
  • During down time or no product flowing from the wrappers, ensure the product reject trays when present, are being reworked when possible.
  • During down time if no product reject trays are available, open and inspect for re-wrap any and all product scrap that has been accumulated.
  • Prevent any and all product from falling on the floor wrapped and unwrapped.
  • Assist with other production-related duties as directed by supervision or management.

QUALIFICATIONS and EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education equivalent to completion of High School
  • English speaking or bi-lingual
  • Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image
  • 6 months to 1 year of manufacturing experience
  • Must have a working knowledge of established food safety regulations and good manufacturing practices, high-speed packaging operations and the ability to differentiate product or materials lot codes and an ability to count carton and case quantities, or material usage requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION:

The incumbent must possess the physical ability to pack/unpack product into trays, cartons and/or cases to a precise location an within prescribed times, perform visual quality checks, audibly and visually detect out-of-tolerance conditions and/or mechanical problems and must possess vision correctable to a degree required to read production schedules, written instructions, packaging lot codes, posted safety guidelines and plant policies.  Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations as needed to ensure product quantities are accurately packaged.  Must be able to safety operate foot and hand activated equipment and utilize material handling and packaging devices.  The above functions must be performed in limited access areas which are inherent to machine design, production packaging conveying systems, hot and cold temperatures, and moderate noise levels.

The incumbent must demonstrate strong hand-eye coordination and possess the physical ability to perform the following:  continuous standing, frequent walking, continuous lifting with both arms (weights up to 20 lbs.), frequent lifting with both arms (weights up to 30lbs.), frequent pushing, pulling, twisting, stooping, reaching, grasping and repetitive movements with both hands, occasional climbing (stairs) and balancing.

Note:    In relation to an 8-hour day:
               Occasional    =   1 – 3 hours
               Frequent       =   3 – 5 hours
               Continuous   =   5 – 8 hours

No hazardous substances are utilized in the position; however, incumbents must be able to work with known food allergens, in a food production environment that may contain low levels of dust and/or slippery walking surfaces.

 

Job Title:         Production Utility
Reports To:     Production Supervisor
Department:    Operations Direct Labor
Status:             Hourly/Non-Exempt

NATURE, SCOPE AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

The incumbent’s position consists of but is not limited to the following operations: 

  • Physically inspect and set up trays and buckets in the packaging area.
  • Monitor and remove floor debris throughout the shift.
  • Physically remove product scrap from the production areas and appropriately discard into designated inedible scrap containers throughout the shift.
  • Physically remove cardboard and trash from the production areas and appropriately discard into compactor throughout the shift.
  • Routinely monitor and remove scrap from production areas to keep area clean and free of congestion.
  • Prevent any and all product from falling on the floor wrapped and unwrapped.
  • Occasionally relieve Packaging personnel for scheduled breaks as needed; assist with assembling cardboard cases and loading of cartons in the JR’s during production as needed.
  • Assist with other production-related duties as directed by supervision or management.

QUALIFICATIONS and EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education equivalent to completion of High School
  • English speaking or bi-lingual
  • Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image
  • 6 months to 1 year of manufacturing experience
  • Must have a working knowledge of established food safety regulations and good manufacturing practices, high-speed packaging operations and the ability to differentiate product or materials lot codes and an ability to count carton and case quantities, or material usage requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION:

The incumbent must possess the physical ability to pack/unpack product into trays, cartons and/or cases to a precise location an within prescribed times, perform visual quality checks, audibly and visually detect out-of-tolerance conditions and/or mechanical problems and must possess vision correctable to a degree required to read production schedules, written instructions, packaging lot codes, posted safety guidelines and plant policies.  Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations as needed to ensure product quantities are accurately packaged.  Must be able to safety operate foot and hand activated equipment and utilize material handling and packaging devices.  The above functions must be performed in limited access areas which are inherent to machine design, production packaging conveying systems, hot and cold temperatures, and moderate noise levels.

The incumbent must demonstrate strong hand-eye coordination and possess the physical ability to perform the following:  continuous standing, frequent walking, continuous lifting with both arms (weights up to 20 lbs.), frequent lifting with both arms (weights up to 30lbs.), frequent pushing, pulling, twisting, stooping, reaching, grasping and repetitive movements with both hands, occasional climbing (stairs) and balancing.

Note:    In relation to an 8-hour day:
               Occasional    =   1 – 3 hours
               Frequent       =   3 – 5 hours
               Continuous   =   5 – 8 hours

No hazardous substances are utilized in the position; however, incumbents must be able to work with known food allergens, in a food production environment that may contain low levels of dust and/or slippery walking surfaces.

 

Job Title:         Stacker
Reports To:     Production Supervisor
Department:    Operations Direct Labor
Status:             Hourly/Non-Exempt

NATURE, SCOPE AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

The incumbent’s position consists of but is not limited to the following operations: 

  • Prepare skids for loading packed and labeled cases.
  • Physically remove cases from packing area to prepared skid, stacking cases according to customer pallet configurations.  Please check with QA or supervisor if unsure or are in doubt about the orientation of the cases.
  • Verify the lot code information for readability and accuracy as directed by the QA daily lot code information document during every 30 minutes of the shift.  Complete code date verification documentation as required.
  • Assist with manual preparation of cases for packing, and with packing cartons as needed.
  • Hand-pack cartons into cases and make sure all cartons that are packed have been oriented in conjuction with the customer specification for their product or as directed by your supervisor or lead person.
  • Monitor and remove scrap from packing area to keep area clean and free of congestion.
  • During down time or no cases being completed, ensure the packaging supplies are present.
  • Prevent any and all product from falling on the floor wrapped and unwrapped.
  • Assist with other production-related duties as directed by supervision or management.

QUALIFICATIONS and EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education equivalent to completion of High School
  • English speaking or bi-lingual
  • Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image
  • 6 months to 1 year of manufacturing experience
  • Must have a working knowledge of established food safety regulations and good manufacturing practices, high-speed packaging operations and the ability to differentiate product or materials lot codes and an ability to count carton and case quantities, or material usage requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION:

The incumbent must possess the physical ability to pack/unpack product into trays, cartons and/or cases to a precise location an within prescribed times, perform visual quality checks, audibly and visually detect out-of-tolerance conditions and/or mechanical problems and must possess vision correctable to a degree required to read production schedules, written instructions, packaging lot codes, posted safety guidelines and plant policies.  Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations as needed to ensure product quantities are accurately packaged.  Must be able to safety operate foot and hand activated equipment and utilize material handling and packaging devices.  The above functions must be performed in limited access areas which are inherent to machine design, production packaging conveying systems, hot and cold temperatures, and moderate noise levels.

The incumbent must demonstrate strong hand-eye coordination and possess the physical ability to perform the following:  continuous standing, frequent walking, continuous lifting with both arms (weights up to 20 lbs.), frequent lifting with both arms (weights up to 30lbs.), frequent pushing, pulling, twisting, stooping, reaching, grasping and repetitive movements with both hands, occasional climbing (stairs) and balancing.

Note:    In relation to an 8-hour day:
               Occasional    =   1 – 3 hours
               Frequent       =   3 – 5 hours
               Continuous   =   5 – 8 hours

No hazardous substances are utilized in the position; however, incumbents must be able to work with known food allergens, in a food production environment that may contain low levels of dust and/or slippery walking surfaces.

 

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