• Manufacturing Operator I New Orleans
  • Community Coffee in New Orleans, LA, United States
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  • 6 days ago

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Manufacturing Operator I
Harahan, LA 70123, USA Req #2632
Friday, April 12, 2024...

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Department: Manufacturing

Reports To: Manufacturing Supervisor Travel Required: No travel required

Why Join Community Coffee?

Community Coffee Company is the #1 family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America. Rooted in family and tradition, yet always looking to the future, you can expect a fast-paced environment that is both challenging and rewarding. Join us and make your passion your profession!

Position Overview

As a Manufacturing Operator, you will be responsible for performing a variety of processing and packaging operations to mass-produce roasted, ground and/or flavored coffee products. Our talented manufacturing team produces the iconic Community Coffee brand products loved by loyal customers across the country!

Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities
• Follows all safety (Community Coffee and Government), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), housekeeping and sanitation rules and regulations and procedures while maintaining an efficient operation. Maintain a safe/clean working environment.
• Sets up, operates, and shuts down equipment according to production requirements, timelines and manufacturer specifications.
• Monitors high speed packaging equipment and systems to ensure the product meets quality and efficiency standards by executing routine quality and maintenance checks.
• Must be willing to learn to operate several different types of packaging equipment as well as processing equipment as production and scheduling needs require.
• Responsible for the safe efficient operation of production equipment and attainment of the prescribed productivity requirements of each production line operated including quality checks, adherence to production schedules, equipment changeovers and safety
• Operates one or more machines in various areas, such as green coffee receiving, automatic roasting equipment, automatic grinding equipment, flavoring equipment, and rework or transfer equipment.
• Demonstrates the ability to initiate startups in their assigned areas by preparing equipment and materials as well as properly shutting down their equipment
• Operates, monitors, troubleshoots and adjusts various equipment parameters to maintain target efficiencies and quality standards
• Submits a daily production report at the end of each shift and maintains and up to date equipment log detailing settings that may have changed or listing steps taken during trouble shooting. Records production output, downtime reasons and durations, run hours, and other data as required
• Performs quality checks as specified by established guidelines and communicates with supervision and the quality assurance department when checks are out of spec
• Demonstrates ownership of the preventative maintenance program of his/her assigned machinery i.e.: (cleaning to inspect, lubrication and developing planned work orders to be submitted to maintenance via Supervisors.)
• Actively works with maintenance in the repair of their machinery by providing troubleshooting information, assisting with repair activities while maintaining a clean and safe work area for everyone performing the repairs
• Responsible for sanitation and maintenance of self, equipment and work area to have knowledge of and to comply with CFR 110 - Current Good Manufacturing Practices and Global Food Safety Initiative Standards
• Perform other flexible Operator duties to include but not limited to, house cleaning and clean-up, bailing cardboard, working on recycle cardboard, disposal of garbage, operate trash compactor/bailer
• Transfers raw materials via rolling hoppers, pallet jacks (electric and manual) or forklifts
• Assists in other areas/workstations as production needs require
• Attends all training as per Port Allen, Corporate, Federal, and State requirements
• May be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned
• Must be available to work varying shifts when necessary.

Position Requirements:
• Manufacturing Operator I - (0 - 1 years of related experience and/or training.)
• Manufacturing Operator II - (1 - 3 years of related experience and/or training.)
• Manufacturing Operator II - (Minimum 5 years related experience and/or training. Specific experience with high speed packaging equipment is required.)
• Ability to properly use basic hand tools
• Familiar with mechanical terminology
• High school diploma or equivalent required

What We're Looking For
• Problem solving and critical thinking skills
• Dependable self starter
• Team oriented
• Safety/securityconscious

Physical Demands/Work Environment

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 do the following:
• Frequently required to sit and occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
• Occasionally required to stand; walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
• Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
• Plant Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold, extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment from production machinery is usually very loud.

Our Values

Champion People Welcome Individuality, Learn Together, Encourage Each Other

Inspire Creativity Dream big, Think Fresh, Make It Happen

Wow Our Customers Serve with Purpose, Exceed Expectations, Do What's Right

Serve Our Communities Be Genuine, Bring Joy, Make a Difference
Win Together Be Brave, Have Fun, Celebrate

Community Coffee Company offers a competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), short- and long-term disability, paid time off and employee assistance program.

Community Coffee Company and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, gender, genetic information, uniformed service, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, or any other status protected by federal or state law. Community Coffee Company will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested. When completing this application, you may exclude information that would disclose or otherwise reference your race, religion, age, sex, genetic, veteran status, disability or any other status protected by federal or state law. Community Coffee Company will also provide reasonable accommodations to allow an employee to perform the essential functions of a position, as required by applicable law. This application is considered current for sixty (60) days only. At the end of this period, if you are still interested in employment, it will be necessary for you to reapply by completing a new application.

Other details
• Job Family Manufacturing
• Job Function Manufacturing
• Pay Type Hourly
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