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Ingredient Specialist - $1000 Sign-On Bonus

Company: Ventura Foods
Location: Grapevine
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Location:Saginaw, TXExemption:NonexemptShift:FirstOUR COMPANY:Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that proudly helps food providers in the U.S., Canada and more than 60 other countries earn a special place on consumers tables. We do this by continually crafting custom dressings, sauces, mayonnaises, and other food solutions that exceed peoples expectations for great-tasting flavors and high-quality ingredients.

Headquartered in Brea, California, Ventura Foods operates 14 manufacturing facilities, 3 culinary centers, and numerous distribution centers across North America. When you work in our manufacturing and distribution facilities, you get a strong foundation of training, a manager who cares about you and celebrates your success, a safe environment, and challenging work. As part of our team, your future is limited only by how much youre willing to push yourself to get there. We invest in your growth, because you invest in ours.Compensation

  • Starting at $16.50 an hour
  • $1,000 Sign-on BonusWhy Join Us?Ventura Foods offers career growth opportunities, on-the-job training, as well as a full suite of benefits beginning on your first day for eligible employees, including:
    • $1,000 Sign-on Bonus
    • Profit Sharing and 401(k) Matching (after eligible criteria is met)
    • Paid Vacation, Sick Time, and Holiday Pay
    • Weekly Pay
    • Shift Differential Pay, $1.00/hr. (if applicable)
    • Employee Appreciation Events
    • Medical and Prescription Coverage
    • Dental and Vision Benefits
    • Basic and Supplemental (AD&D) Insurance
    • Short and Long-Term Disability
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Position Summary:To gather and pre-weigh various dry and liquid ingredients for the benefit of manufacturing product that meets customer requirements. Works directly with and reports to Foreman and Supervisors.Major Duties and Responsibilities:
      • Will work on assigned batch sheet, given by the Foreman of the area
      • Make sure that the area is clean and free of any debris then stage all ingredients for the mixer, dry and wet ingredients
      • Convey all samples to the QA lab and wait on results
      • Pre-shift preparation, ensure that measuring scoops and all other utensils are clean and sanitized and if necessary placed into their proper allergen holding areas
      • Identify and locate ingredients and set up ingredients for weights and assure scale is clean and in working order
      • Follow batch sheet and spice room procedures and ensure all weigh ups are done properly
      • Properly pack, store and identify all pre-weight ingredients, all items shall be clearly marked once open with item number and date on box and/or bag
      • General housekeeping including sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, clearing out spice bins out of the spice room at the end of the week for room cleaning by sanitation personnel and then putting back the bins on the following start up day
      • Responsible for following all food safety policies, procedures and regulatory criteria including the current SQF code, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and associated preventive controls
      • Other duties as assignedEducation and Experience:
        • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience
        • 1 or more years of experienceKnowledge and Skills:
          • Must be able to read well
          • Have basic knowledge of ingredients wet, and dry
          • Basic understanding of how certain ingredients affect each other and the final productPhysical Demands:Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, climbing, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling. Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task(s). Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more with assistance. Additional demands may be required.Work Environment:In addition to normal business hours, work schedules may include after hours and weekends as needed. May work outside and in adverse temperatures which include extreme hot, cold, and humidity. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. Must be willing and able to wear personal protective equipment as required by established Company Safety standards. May require work in confined and dark spaces, and at heights in excess of 18 feet for prolonged periods of time.Ventura Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.Required
            Preferred
            Job Industries
            • Customer Service

Keywords: Ventura Foods, Grapevine , Ingredient Specialist - $1000 Sign-On Bonus, Other , Grapevine, Texas

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