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Russell Stover Candies Moulding Machine Operator - 2nd shift in Iola, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11280844 We are currently seeking a Moulding Operator in our Moulding Department.The typical work schedule for this position is 10 hour shifts Monday - Thursday, 4:45pm to 3:15am.Hours and days may vary during peak seasons.Overtime and weekends will be required during peak seasons.Company DescriptionFounded in 1923, Russell Stover Candies is the largest producer of fine boxed chocolates in the United States. It began in Denver, Colorado as a candy business in the home of Russell and Clara Stover. The original candy, marketed as "Mrs. Stover's Bungalow Candies", changed 20 years later to Russell Stover Candies. The three principles of quality, service and value allow Russell Stover to remain "Only the Finest".Russell Stover Candles has sales in all 50 states and Canada. We operate 30+ company-owned retail shops throughout the United States and at over 70,000 drug stores, card and gift shops, grocery stores, department stores and retails stores. In September 2014, Russell Stover Candies was acquired by Lindt and Spr"ungli, a Swiss based international conglomerate sold in more than 80 countries with production sites in Europe and the US, distributing on four continents.Job DescriptionOperates and Maintains machinery, equipment and tools in a safe and proficient manner according to standards, guidelines, and instructions.Sets up equipment, observes process and activity in area or on line. Ensures product meets specifications per RSC requirements.Performs maintenance as required. Must have ability to read scales, rules,tapes and thermometers.Must be able to read and understand quality specifications established by RSC for each product and recognize deviations from those specifications.Assists, trains, directs and monitors other employees of area, line or team as directed by supervisor.Responsible for ensuring SOP 222 is complete prior to start of shift, and then hourly.Responsible for monitoring candy weight, weight, quality and production rates.Responsible for ensuring supplies are available for production.Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the machine.Responsible for machine condition and communicating any issues with the machine to the supervisor.Receives stores, secures, maintains, loads and delivers product(raw and finished) and materials as required by the area, line or team.Requires repeated bending ,lifting, stooping, and climbing up and down steps.Must be able to understand and complete paperwork accurately. Must have good record keeping ability.Conform to rules.May be assigned other jobs by plant management as required.TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SHOW HOW YOU MEET THE BASIC QUALIFICATIONS AS OUTLINED IN THE REQUIREMENTSBasic Qualifications: Must of the ability to routinely lift up to 50 poundsMust have the ability to frequently stand, stoop, bend and climb.Must be able to read and complete paperwork accurately.Must be at least 18 years of ageMust be authorized to work in the United States Preferred Qualifications: Previously operated machinery in a work environment.Employment by Russell Stover is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.Russell Stover is an EOE/MINORITY/FEMALE/VET/DISABLED employer.