Batch Process Operator
Advertiser: Van Dyck Fine Foods Ltd.More jobs from this company
- Job Listing Date
- 10 Sept 2019
- Taranaki, New Plymouth
- Work Type
- Full Time
- Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Machine Operators
All of the pleasure, none of the pressure for our consumers. That’s what we live for at Van Dyck Fine Foods (VDFF), a food manufacturing plant based in New Plymouth. VDFF was founded in 1999 by Belgian couple, Inge Vercammen and Marcel Naenen who brought their passion for Belgian bakery and European engineering to New Zealand.
We currently have two vacancies for Batch Process Operators to work within our fast paced food manufacturing plant, reporting to our Team Leader.
Available to work Monday to Friday and some weekends when required. Shift hours will be rotated and could be either morning or afternoon shifts, we can be flexible to assist with this.
The duties of the role are:
Manual handling of ingredients weighing and mixture preparation
Follow step-by-step instructions and reporting any variances
Operate machinery as per training and instructions
Ability to adjust machines to resolve issues
Accurate completion and recording in-process quality checks
Clean equipment, process rooms and reassemble
Follow food manufacturing practices and good housekeeping
Be able to work as autonomous and as a part of a team
We are seeking a self-motivated person with the following key attributes and skills:
2-3 years previous experience within a food manufacturing/production environment or similar industry
Bakery experience desirable but not essential
Good understanding of food safety and hygiene protocols
Physically fit. Some heavy lifting will be required (up to 25kg)
Be responsible for the quality of your own work
Attention to detail
Passion for food
Have good time management skills
Be reliable, consistent with a positive work attitude (outstanding punctuality and attendance)
Food production machine operation and troubleshooting
Cleaning and sanitising food processing equipment
Thorough understanding of positive safety behaviours and food safety
Experience with HACCP and food quality systems
Basic mechanical aptitude
Successful applicants will be required to complete a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol screen as a part of the recruitment process.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful company, and a great team.
For more information, make confidential enquiries to Svetlana or send through an up-to-date CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
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