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Hostess Brands, Inc. Production Operator in Emporia, Kansas

Hostess Brands, LLC, is a large packaged food company focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing fresh baked sweet goods in the United States such as Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos®, Donettes® and Fruit Pies, in addition to Twinkies®, CupCakes, Voortman’s Cookies and Wafers.

A Machine Operator is responsible for operating machines. Candidates must be willing and able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Must be able to communicate and work effectively in a team environment. Must be able to follow instructions (written & verbal), safely and accurately operate bakery equipment and maintain GMP standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mixer (batter, dough, icing & cream)

  • Depositor

  • Oven

  • Fryer

  • Tumbler

  • Injector

  • Wrapper

  • Combi

  • Other duties as defined.

  • Break Relief

*Equipment may vary by facility.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Requires high school diploma, or equivalent.

Prefer previous safety training.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Manufacturing Environment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The employee must have the ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, squat, bend, reach, push, pull, twist, crawl, climb stairs/ladders, and be able to lift to a maximum of 50 pounds.

OTHER ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS NOT LISTED ABOVE INCLUDE:

Organizational skills, read and follow formulations, calculating batter time and length, ability to record batter and exceptions, compute exceptions, ability to watch two machines and know what stage of mixing each is in, ability to make batter adjustments, add weight together (ounces & pounds). Ability to identify ingredients in and out of packing containers, hearing, understanding instructions and seeing.

MACHINES/TOOLS USED:

Scrapers, box knife, bowl knife, scoops, bucket, thermometer, measuring cup, hair net and hearing protection. Safety glasses and bump caps may also be used.

ID: 2021-1350

External Company Name: Hostess Brands, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.hostessbrands.com/

Street: 1525 Industrial Road

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