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Food Manufacturing Machine Operator - Urgent Hiring

Company: Stratas Foods
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

URGENT HIRING - 1st Shift Available

1st Shift - 7 am to 5:30 pm - 10-hour shifts


  • We offer medical, dental, and vision insurance plus voluntary benefits on day one of employment!
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • College tuition reimbursement
  • 401(k) Match up to 5%
  • Vacation, holiday, bereavement, and jury duty pay
    Stratas Foods LLC is the leading supplier of fats and oils to the Foodservice, Food Ingredients and Retail Private Label markets in North America and is a producer of quality bulk and packaged dressings, mayonnaise and sauces. Stratas Foods was formed in October 2008 as a 50/50 joint venture between ACH Food Companies (ACH) and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

    Manufacturing facilities are located in Dallas and Houston, TX; Decatur and Quincy, IL; Englewood, NJ; Fresno, CA; Nashville, TN; and Valdosta, GA. Corporate offices are located in Memphis, TN. We are committed to maintaining a progressive workplace by utilizing the ideas, skills and talents of all of our employees. We strive to make Stratas Foods a great place to work and are building a team capable of meeting our business goals.

    Job Description

    Qualified operator candidates must be able to perform a variety of jobs, tasks, or duties as required; and must be able to work their bid shift, overtime, and weekends as required.

    The tasks required, but not limited to, are general housekeeping, rework, prepare packaging, package product, food manufacturing, and other duties as assigned by supervision.
  • Set up machines prior to shift start-up, attend to the operation of these machines, and make adjustments as necessary for changes due to production type.
  • Proper tear down, cleaning, and reassembling pumps, sanitary lines, and line equipment.
  • Attend to and adjust machines during operation to ensure product flow through the machines.
  • Operation of CIP skids in addition to breakdown and cleaning of line components.
  • Knowledge of chemical handling procedures including PPE required.
  • Completion on daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual MSS items.
  • Identify and be able to communicate opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Communicate with supervisor when equipment needs attention.
  • Report/resolve any observed quality issues while cleaning equipment.
  • Successfully pass qualification test


    Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

    Related Experience: Previous relevant experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment

    Equipment/Software Skills: Basic computer knowledge - data entry

  • Employees are encouraged to participate in efficiency and safety improvement teams.
  • Learn and follow written rules and procedures.
  • Produce accurate documentation.
  • Follow attendance policies.
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Will have the opportunity to learn various positions.
  • Must fill in when needed in temporary/permanent vacancies.
  • Must adhere to and comply with all safety, food safety, environmental, GMP rules, regulations and policies.

    Additional Information

    Physical: Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds, climb stairs, lift, bend, kneel, stand for long periods of time, work in confined spaces, and work with heights

    Starting Pay: $18.50

    Stratas Foods is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee in any manner prohibited by law, including but not limited to, on the basis of race or color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, national origin/ancestry, mental or physical disability, family status/marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, and any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Stratas Foods, Smyrna , Food Manufacturing Machine Operator - Urgent Hiring, Other , Smyrna, Tennessee

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