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Kettle Operator

Location: Bluffton, IN, United States
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Shearer's Foods and Super Pufft (formerly UTZ), USA Join Forces

Shearer's Foods, the leading manufacturer of private brand and contract-manufactured salty snacks, cookies, and crackers, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Super-Pufft, USA (formerly UTZ). This acquisition aligns with Shearer's growth strategy and demonstrates our commitment to providing high-quality snacks to better serve our customers. By combining the strengths of Super-Pufft Snacks, USA, and Shearer's, we anticipate enhanced operational efficiencies, improved supply chain capabilities, and increased geographical reach.

Expanding the Bluffton, IN Team

Our Address: 705 W. Dustman Rd., Bluffton, IN 46714

We at Shearer's have plans to immediately expand production and continue to grow the team in the Bluffton facility as well as continue to service our key customers. We have the following shifts available for immediate hire:

Kettle Operator

Afternoons - 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM Monday - Friday, $19.38 per hour plus an .40 shift premium

Your seat at the best snacks table

The hand kettle operator is responsible for making good quality product. The operator is required to work with Quality Control to make sure all items we run are in spec. They also required to work with the PMO in packaging to assure everything is running at required speed.

What you bring to the party

  • Calibrate slicer heads as required by MIP
  • Assure kettles are at proper oil level and correct oil is being used
  • Enter all required test in Infinity on an hourly basis
  • Maintain a clean work area at all times
  • Make sure we are using correct potato bins using FIFO
  • Work with Quality Assurance to make sure kettles are at the correct FFA
  • Able to clean and wash all kettles and wash all required areas for a proper shut down
  • Work with PMO's in packaging to ensure we have good change over's and start-up's
  • Inspect kettles to assure all product is in spec and being cooked properly
  • Use required safety equipment
  • Use required containers for waste and product
  • Usage of proper PPE
  • Observe all plant Good Manufacturing Practice

We offer a variety pack of benefits after just 30 days:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate. Paid Time Off (PTO) is available after 90 days.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer's, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is your invitation to apply now!

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