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Production Associate - Vacation Relief in Valdese, NC at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Valdese, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Less than 1 year
  • Date Posted:
    1/7/2021
  • Job ID:
    req18670

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!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

Come join the largest baking company in the world and our family of 20,000 associates nationwide!

Position Summary:

Production Associate - Vacation Relief is responsible for administering breaks to other Manufacturing Associates on the line and possessing the skills to operate and fulfill the duties required for each position and provide high quality product to the shipping department, to meet production requirements at the appropriate time, and to maintain production schedules and meet distribution schedules. Operate in a manner that follows all necessary quality and food safety requirements. 

Top Reasons to Work at Bimbo Bakeries USA

  • Great starting pay: $17.23/hour!
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Growing organization & increased demand for products

Anticipated Schedule: 

  • M-F 1pm-9pm

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Administer breaks according to the break relief procedure at facility and report any issues immediately to a supervisor.  Effectively fulfill the duties required for each position including but not limited to:  
  • Operates/monitors dough mix process through automated and manual controls, as applicable, to prepare for mixing; scaling (measuring) and introducing ingredients to the mixer based on recipe / formulation, sets valves & meters on proper settings and monitors bulk ingredients draw for accuracy 
  • Focused on the consistent production of a high-quality product in a baking facility by performing various duties including but not limited to the safe operation of machinery (mixer, oven, pan setter/stacker, trayer, etc), packaging products, mixing ingredients, sanitation, and moving and/or stacking materials and equipment used in the production of fresh baked products, monitoring and adjustment of temperature controls, weights, guides, equipment & packaging settings.  
  • Record information such as down time, waste, order completions, package verification, metal detector checks, finish product scoring etc. And monitors for foreign material all the time especially at change over and ensure metal detection checks.  
  • You take appropriate actions and enforce the integrity of the sustained certification of the Food Safety & Food .
  • Quality Plans to ensure compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Standards, the SQF certification system, and other 3rd party (AIB) audits.
  • You ensure and maintain a safe environment compliant with all BBU, OSHA, and/or governmental policies and procedures.
  • Additional responsibilities & duties as assigned by supervisor.

Key Behavioral Competencies: 

  • You are willing to work irregular and/or rotating shifts, including split days off (non-consecutive days off) and work holidays and weekends (frequently required).
  • Adequate mental alertness to handle a variety of ingredients into different doughs for a large variety of product.
  • You work well in a team based environment, have solid interpersonal skills, and you are not averse to change.
  • Must be able to perform basic math, measurement and computer skills.
  • You act with a Continuous Improvement (CI) mindset and focus on improving efficiencies while decreasing waste.
  • You can understand and follow both written and verbal instructions with high level of detail, for example recipes & formulations.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Education or equivalent preferred. 
  • Experience: 3-5 Years of prior manufacturing experience; food manufacturing is a plus. 
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.   
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, stack/unstack or carry, stand and/or stoop for prolonged periods of time (except for break and lunch periods), climb, perform repetitive motions, and work in a dusty, loud and hot environment.  
  • You must have good written and oral English language communication skills.  
  • You must wear required personal protective equipment (PPE).   
  • Ability to work 8+ hour shifts, irregular and/or rotating shifts, including split days off (non-consecutive days off) and work holidays and weekends (frequently required); including mandatory Over Time. 

 

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Internal Title: Vacation Relief

Keywords: Production Associate, Production Worker, Bakery Associate, Bakery Worker

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. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.