Industrial Manufacturing Kitchen Mixer
Responsible for reading a formula, gathering the required raw materials, and weighing and assembling the mix,
dropping tag, and putting away finished dries. Responsible for preparation of spice blends for future processing
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
• Using proper raw materials and weighing out exact amounts
• Reading a schedule and understanding the amount and type of dries needed
• Marking of finished formulas on that schedule
• Ability to read product formulas and correctly identify raw materials
• Identify and record raw material lot numbers for food safety purposes
• Load and operate ribbon blenders in a safe and efficient manner
• Fill finished dries containers and accurately label for inventory storage
• Ensures compliance with corporate standards and systems to monitor food safety, food safety culture, quality and facility cleanliness
• Practice Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) in compliance with SQF Level 3
• Work overtime as needed
• Other duties as assigned
FOOD SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Producing product free of contamination
• Following all Ken’s Foods Security and GMP policies
• Reporting any suspicious activities anywhere in or around the plant
• Inspection of work area for any possible product contamination issues on a continuous basis
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and
procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before
groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area,
circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee
frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or
crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include distance vision, and color vision.
ESSENTIAL MENTAL ALERTNESS REQUIREMENTS
• Work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
• Ability to perform tasks involving high levels of cognitive function and judgment
• Not mentally or physically impaired from any cause that can adversely affect ability to safely and competently
perform the duties of the position
• Ability to take prompt and appropriate response to operating conditions
• Ability to work in an unfatigued state
• Ability to accurately gauge lengths of time and distance
• Ability to quickly store and recall instructions in one’s short term memory
• Ability to concentrate
• Ability to cope with sudden changes in surrounding and/or emergency situations and/or alarms
• Demonstrated caring, committed and concerned attitude about safety
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The
employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or
humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually