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Production Associate in Mattoon, IL at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 10/3/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Mattoon, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Less than 1 year
  • Date Posted:
    10/3/2022
  • Job ID:
    req30535

Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

More than 20,000 associates in bakeries, sales centers, offices and on sales routes work to ensure our consumers have the freshest products at every meal. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we provide a safe and inclusive work environment that appreciates diversity, promotes development and allows our associates to be their authentic selves.

Production Associate is an entry level position within our bakeries.  They will perform various duties including, Machine Operator, Mixer, Oven Operator, Pan Setter, Trayer, etc.

Top Reasons to Work at Bimbo Bakeries USA as a Production Associate:

  • $19.67 per hour starting rate 
  • Excellent benefits - Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Stable Union position with 401k for retirement
  • Opportunities for growth

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Take appropriate action to ensure the integrity and sustained certification of the food safety and food quality system
  • Responsible for reporting and taking any necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality problems from occurring
  • Responsible for following and enforcing procedures outlined in the Food Safety Plan and the Food Quality Plan and any other programs that support the SQF system and other 3rd party audits
  • Load/unload or stack/unstack pans from production line
  • Load/unload oven and/or proof box
  • Assist with other positions as assigned by supervisor
  • May fill in for absent positions in production or packaging areas
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Behavioral Competencies:

  • Ability to recognize and encourage the behaviors that contribute to teamwork
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with all associates in a team environment
  • Must be detail oriented

Job Requirements

Education and Work History:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (Preferred)

Position Requirements:

  • 0-1 years of prior manufacturing experience; food manufacturing is a plus
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and must also adapt to frequent changes that occur on the production line
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, stack, and/or carry pans, ingredient containers, etc.
  • Must be able to work around and with various food machinery equipment
  • Must be able to measure ingredients and follow written instructions
  • Have the ability to stand and/or stoop for the full shift
  • Ability to work in a loud, hot work environment
  • Willing to work irregular and/or rotating shifts, including split days off (non-consecutive days off)
  • Working holidays and weekends is frequently required
  • Must be 18 years or older

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

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