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Kayem Foods, Inc. Blender Operator in Chelsea, Massachusetts

RESPONSIBILITIES: Report to the Production floor in a timely manner for shift start and dress in the proper PPE (personal protective equipment) Review and verify blend sheets and check all meat and spices against written formula Verify meat weight and type Follow blending procedures as outlined in production formulation Document all process and productivity information Enter information on the MES system and report any problems When wash downs are required perform lockout/tagout and complete wash down of blender and make the next blend in a timely manner Stop production line as needed to seek immediate attention to correct any problems Keep area clean, sanitary, and follow safety work practices such as and GMP?s Assist team in dismantling and assembling equipment Meet with the supervisor at the end of the day Be willing to be cross trained within department to cover responsibilities if required Other duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences, and memos in English Must have basic mathematical skills Capable of regularly lifting and /or move up to 50 lbs. and occasionally lift or move up to 75 lbs. Ability to work on production floor; a wet, cold, and loud environment Previous food manufacturing experience a plus Kayem offers competitive wages and benefits to full time employees. Kayem benefits include: Healthcare Insurance, and Dental (pre-tax and effective first day of employment) Vision (pre-tax and effective the 1st day of the month after start of employment) Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plan (Health Care Reimbursement and Dependent Care (effective 1st day of employment) Reimbursement) Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (effective 1st day of employment and no cost to employee) Safe Harbor 401(K) Retirement Plan (with employer matching contributions of up to 3% plus 50% of your contributions up to 5%) Vacation Pay, Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holidays Education Reimbursement (eligible after 6 months of continuous employment and up to \$3,000 for career development) Opt-Out Medical Rebate, Doctor on Demand, and Wellness Initiatives for those who are eligible! Company Overview Kayem Foods is a family owned and operated craft meat business that has been making New England?s favorite franks, sausages, and prepared meats in Chelsea, Mass. since its founding by Kaz Monkiewicz back in 1909. Well over 100 years later, we are the largest meat processor in New England and still pushing our craft to the next level ? tweaking recipes to have the perfect flavors and extending our expertise into delicious new areas and collaborations ? such as Kayem?s Night Shift Brewing Small Batch Beer Brats. One thing will never change, it?s our ?Old World? food philosophy: to only make food we would share with our own friends and family. We offer the opportunity for professional growth and to make a difference in a flexible and collaborative environment.