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Production Technician
Flowers Foods | Jamestown, North Carolina
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Job Description

SUMMARY
The production technician is capable of contributing to all phases of the team-oriented production process. Included is the operation of automated production equipment, primary diagnosis of machinery failures, aiding in preventative maintenance, and sanitation of all related equipment. Technicians are expected to become fully versed in the entire production process. Therefore, technicians must be flexible and adaptable as they are required to rotate job assignments throughout production, to monitor both equipment and product according to acceptable standards, and to make real time, accurate decisions that affect order fulfillment and product quality. In addition, it is the responsibility of the technician to contribute to maintaining a safe work environment for themselves and their fellow technicians. Position requires the ability to master the use of Enterprise software including data input that impacts production and financial systems, data retrieval, reporting, and other functions as instructed. Position ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures (EEO, Sexual Harassment, Safety, Sarbanes Oxley, etc.).

 

Position performs other duties which are deemed by management to be an integral part of the job, including but not limited to fulfillment of work schedules, adherence to attendance policies, and other applicable operating rules, policies and procedures. Position requires demonstration of competency for all on-the-job activities that may have a direct or indirect affect on product safety, legality and/or quality.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILTIES
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Checks and adheres to production work schedule for job assignments and work reporting times.
- Technicians may be assigned to operate facility metal detector(s); therefore, all technicians must be fully trained and certified.
- Performs start-up/shut-down sanitation and limited preventative maintenance on machinery.
- Ensures that work areas are clean, organized, and adhere to applicable safety rules at all times.
- Checks and maintains production schedules, running order, and formulas.
- Scales and stages ingredients according to standards.
- Ensures that all product is loaded into proper containers.
- Performs quality control inspections and continuously monitors for acceptable governmental and company standards.
- May be called on to provide scheduled breaks for Production Technicians on assigned shift.
- Position requires ability to act as a member of a highly functioning team.
- Performs other duties as directed by supervision.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE
Two (2) or more years of related experience.

 

DESIRED EDUCATION
High School diploma or equivalency plus additional formal training/education in electronics, electrical or mechanical operations.  One year of college and/or one (1) year Vo-Tech Certificate in Electronics/Electrical Technology, Industrial Electronics; and/or equivalent formal training and/or military training and work experience.

 

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits including medical, dental, and 401(k).  Please reply by 10/01/2015.  Resumes are active for 30 days.  Interested job seekers who successfully complete the series of pre-screening questions and who appear to possess the basic qualifications for this position may be contacted for a telephone interview.

 

Flowers Baking Co. Jamestown is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

If you need assistance with submitting your resume due to a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to Jeff A Brasher at JEFF.BRASHER@FLOCORP.COM or 336-841-8840.

About Flowers Foods

Flowers Foods, Inc. (Flowers Foods) is a producer and marketer of bakery products in the United States. Flowers Foods consists of two business segments: direct-store-delivery (DSD) and warehouse delivery. DSD segment focuses on producing and marketing bakery products to the United States customers in the southeast, mid-Atlantic, and southwest, as well as select markets in California and Nevada primarily through its direct-store-delivery system. The warehouse delivery segment produces snack cakes for sale to co-pack, retail and vending customers, as well as frozen bread, rolls and buns for sale to retail and foodservice customers primarily through warehouse distribution. On August 4, 2008, the Company completed the acquisition of ButterKrust Bakery. On August 11, 2008, the Company merged with Holsum Holdings, LLC. (Holsum). (Source: 10-K)

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