Baker (Level 1)
88 Acres creates inclusive foods that are better for our bodies, community and planet because we believe you can have it both ways . As a mission-driven brand we have our own allergen-friendly bakery in Massachusetts thoughtfully creating bars and butters with whole seeds and simple ingredients. The Baker I will work as part of the Production Team under the direction of the Production Manager, Production Supervisors, and Machine Operators. The Baker I will work directly on the production line producing 88 Acres snacks.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB TASKS
? Perform tasks at different stations on the bar, butter or seed'nola production lines as assigned daily. These include, but are not limited to:
- Dough loading, handling, and spreading, catching the dough in trays from the former,
- Taking and recording tray weights and weights of other products,
- Feeding and packing on the cartoner, packing bars from the flow wrappers
- Palletizing products
- Filling, labeling and packing jars and pouches
? Work with the Machine Operators to ensure good flow at the station
? Follow proper operating, safety and cleaning procedures as directed by the Production Manager, Supervisors and Machine Operators
? Follow all SQF practices, GMP's, and applicable regulatory requirements as trained and directed by management.
? Report any deviation from process, quality or safety standards to a Machine Operator, Supervisor or Manager
? Contribute to the care and maintenance of The Bakery by handling and using equipment and tools properly and following directions
? Participate in cleaning and closing activities at the end of the shift/day
? Help set up stations or prepare ingredients and tools for next shift or day's production as directed by the Production Manager and Supervisor.
? Other production related tasks as assigned by the shift manager/ supervisors.
Benefits for full time employees include medical, dental, vision insurance, employer funded life insurance, 401k with company match, PTO, paid holidays, commuter benefits, and a paid parental leave policy.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
? Active listening skills and ability to follow directions as described
? On time, reliable, good attendance, dependable, adheres to policies and standards.
? Attention to detail and accuracy
? Speaking and coordinating with others to coordinate events
? Team orientation and actively looking for ways to contribute to the team
? Willingness to learn new skills
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
? Previous experience in food production preferred but not required
? Understanding of good manufacturing practices, food safety and food production preferred but not required
? Prolonged standing for extended periods up to 8 hours
? Lifting/pushing/pulling/carrying up to 50 pounds
? Squatting and bending repeatedly
? Working with one or both hands extended overhead or outstretched