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Oil Handler, Weekends

 

Location: St. Joseph, MO 

Exemption: Nonexempt 

Shift: Weekends 

 

OUR 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 you’re willing to push yourself to get there. We invest in your growth, because you invest in ours.

Position Summary:

Use daily schedule to coordinate the unloading and storage of incoming ingredient oils, as well perform sanitation duties on the tank farm areas. Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs) to ensure proper food safety procedures.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Use daily schedule to coordinate the unloading and storage of incoming ingredient oils, as well perform sanitation duties on the tank farm areas. Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs) to ensure proper food safety procedures.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience
  • 1 or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience in railcar unloading or formulating preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must possess excellent math and reading skills
  • Must have the mechanical aptitude to be able to rebuild valves and equipment as needed, as well as good hand and eye coordination
  • Full working knowledge of all tanks, processes, piping, and equipment. Must be able to execute any emergency shutdowns, configurations, etc. Must have knowledge of the opening and the closing of the entire tank farm area and demonstrated ability of how to properly open and close all tanks, and how to turn all pumps on and off
  • Must be able to multitask to perform required daily duties
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills

 

Physical 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.


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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