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Production Tech I, D Shift, Line 3 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment 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.
Category Manufacturing/Operations  
Location St. Joseph, MO Plant  
Req Number MAN-17-00471  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Nights  
About the Organization Ventura Foods is a leading national manufacturer and marketer of branded and custom made shortenings, oils, dressings, sauces, margarines, culinary bases and pan coatings for the foodservice and retail industries. From East to West, Ventura keeps pace with the dynamic food marketplace by delivering high quality products at competitive prices. In fact, our company's growth is fueled by long-lasting profitable partnerships that benefit all parties. We do this by meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world by applying the strengths of our commercial resources, the talents of our employees and the opportunities created by new technologies. Throughout our rich history, one thing hasn't changed: the dedication to our customers and the consumers we are proud to serve.


To use the daily production schedule to determine the products to be processed and to be aware of their specific requirements. These requirements may include, but are not limited to, processing requirements, ingredients, rework, coding information, labeling, packaging and palletizing configurations. To lift, push, pull, and any other manner to handle ingredients, packaging, and/or equipment related to the processing of food grade oils.

Learn to start up & check equipment for preventative maintenance issues, proper set up and operation. Learn to perform minor maintenance and adjustments as needed. Pre-shift preparation, by ensuring all surfaces that contact product, (piping, utensils, vessels) are sanitized and ready for operation.

Perform quality checks on proper placement of lids, packaging, weights, codes, and case inspections as needed. Ensure customer requirements and specifications are met.

Read daily production schedule and recognize specific requirements for all products that apply to specific production line.

Comply with all GMP, Safety Procedures, Company Policies, Quality Policies, and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points as they apply to this position.

Communicate problems or concerns with appropriate personnel. Coordinate status with relief personnel.

Assist with maintaining daily operational production efficiency and sanitation duties.

Complete all required paperwork, accurately and timely.

Other duties as required.

Position Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent experience.  1 year of experience in a food manufacturing environment preferred.

Must possess good reading and math skills to accurately perform the requirements of the job. Mechanical aptitude, good hand & eye coordination is required.  Should have good communication skills, both written and verbal.


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