Batch Operator - starting rate up to $25/hour
Company: Silver Spring Foods Inc
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: June 18, 2022
Silver Spring Foods is a 4th generation family-owned business in
Eau Claire, WI that has grown to be the number one grower and
processor of horseradish in the world. We provide farm-to-table
mustards, sauces, and horseradish products to grocery stores,
restaurants, and food service companies all over the country.
Silver Spring is also a premier co-packer for well-known national
and international brands who value our state-of-the-art
manufacturing facility, private label experience, and production
capacity. Besides our great products, Silver Spring Foods is known
for our great, inclusive, and appreciative work culture,
opportunities for advancement, flexible work schedules, great
compensation packages, and for being a nimble business that isn't
dragged down by lots of red tape.
We're seeking an experienced Batch Operator who is motivated and
has a real enthusiasm for creating great tasting food. You enjoy
the science of food, knowing that exact measurement of ingredients
and the right blending process are critical to making a
high-quality product. You're a self-starter who enjoys working
independently with minimal direction, and take pride in your
equipment, processes and end products. You also enjoy being on a
positive, productive team that works together to make great
products and do what you can to help your team members throughout
the day. And you enjoy the physicality of the job, knowing you
won't have to go to Cross Fit after work.
Current openings are on 2nd shift (Monday - Friday 2:00 p.m. to
10:00 p.m.) and 3rd shift (Sunday - Thursday 10:00 p.m. to 6:00
a.m.). These are straight shifts and do not rotate.
Exact Mixing & Blending: You measure ingredients exactly and
closely follow the mixing and blending procedures detailed
according to the product formulation specifications. You know your
accuracy and timeliness is critical to making great tasting, high
quality products. You double check for ingredient quality and
report any discrepancies instead of using inferior ingredients.
Safety & Cleanliness: Your equipment is cleaned after every use and
maintained properly and well. You perform basic maintenance and
repairs on your equipment as necessary. Completes sanitation
checks. Operates all equipment in safe and efficient manner,
following company policies.
Documentation: exhibits good attention to detail and accurately and
neatly completes all paperwork and documentation in a timely
manner, since you know that the rest of the production team needs
it to do their jobs.
Team player: Keeps positive open communication with supervisor and
other team members to ensure free flow of information and close
coordination of workflow
High school diploma or GED equivalency and 1-3 years' experience in
3-5 years in a batching role
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
- Thorough understanding of measurements.
- Ability to keep accurate records; attention to detail
- Good oral and written communication skills
- Able to prioritize effectively, setting own pace to ensure timely
completion of duties with minimal supervision
- Maintains highest degree of confidentiality
- Good computer skills
Physical, Mental and Visual Skills
- Ability to copy figures, use scales, count and record
- Ability to calculate involving fractions, decimals and
- Ability to perform heavy physical work, exercising up to 100 lbs.
of strength occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise
- Standing, walking, bending, stooping, climbing over obstacles,
balancing, grasping, crouching, sitting.
- Must hear well enough to converse on telephone, must see well
enough to read reports
- Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing in English
well enough to communicate effectively with supervisors and
Normal manufacturing environment. Production line, indoors, noisy,
wet/slippery floors at times. Potential exposure to equipment
movement, chemical/solvent/ingredient hazards if proper safety
procedures are not followed.
By submitting your application you hereby certify that the facts
set forth in the employment application are true and complete to
the best of your knowledge.
TO BE READ AND CONFIRMED BY APPLICANT
I confirm that the information provided in this employment
application (and accompanying resume, if any) is true and complete,
and I understand that any false information or significant
omissions may disqualify me from further consideration for
employment, and may be justification for my dismissal from
employment, if discovered at a later date. I agree to immediately
notify the company if I should be convicted of a felony, or any
crime involving dishonesty or a breach of trust while my job
application is pending OR during my employment, if hired.
I understand that consideration for employment in this position is
contingent upon the results of a drug screen and reference &
background check. I therefore authorize this company to investigate
all statements made on my application for employment and to discuss
the results of its investigations with those responsible for
hiring. I further authorize the company to contact my current
employer (except as previously noted), past employer(s), school,
social media sites, any listed references or organizations named in
this application form (and accompanying resume, if any) who can
verify information. I give my consent for former employer(s) and
any other contacted persons to respond to questions pertaining to
information on this application. Further, I release from liability
such persons, employers, or organizations contacted from any legal
liability for providing information to the company.
I am able to perform the essential functions of the job for which
you are applying (with or without reasonable accommodation. This
statement is not designed to elicit information about an
applicant's disability. Please do not provide information about the
existence of a disability, particular accommodation, or whether
accommodation is necessary. These issues may be addressed at a
later stage to the extent permitted by law.
If offered a job that requires it, I give permission for a
job-related complete physical examination, & I consent to the
release to the company, any medical information, as may be deemed
necessary by the company in judging my capability to perform the
essential functions of the work for which I am applying (with or
without reasonable accommodation).
I understand that if my employment is terminated by the company for
dishonesty, breach of trust, or any criminal acts, the authorities
may be notified & I may be criminally prosecuted. I also understand
that, if hired, I may not hold other employment, or engage in
sales, investments, or other activities that create a conflict of
interest with the company.
I understand that this application does not, by itself, create a
contract of employment. I understand and agree that, if hired, my
employment is for no definite period of time, and may, regardless
of the date of payment of my wages or salary, be terminated at any
Keywords: Silver Spring Foods Inc, Eau Claire , Batch Operator - starting rate up to $25/hour, Other , Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!