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Job Title:  Machine Operator I - Night Shift

Facility:  Denver Manufacturing Plant
Location: 

Denver, Colorado, United States

Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.

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Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.

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Why work for Dawn Foods?

 

PEOPLE.    PRODUCTS.    CUSTOMERS.

 

Why should you apply? We invest in you!

  • Industry-leading health insurance on Day 1!
  • Competitive Pay $21.24/hour plus $2.00/hour shift differential
  • $1,000 Signing Bonus
  • 401(K) + company match
  • 10 Paid Company Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional training
  • Family-owned business over 100 years in service
  • An opportunity for career advancement, working as part of an empowering workforce

 

Shift Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday with occasional Saturdays, working a minimum of four (4) shifts, preferably five (5) shifts each week.
  • Individuals should be flexible to accommodate overtime needs in this role.
  • 4:25pm – 4:30am (12 hour shift)

 

Job Purpose and Overview

As a machine operator you will work with raw material to complete a mix formula, mix ingredients to complete the batch and package the material or palletizing for shipping.

 

What Does It Take to be a Machine Operator I at Dawn Foods?  

Below are the minimum qualifications to be a fit for this job.   

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to give your input on production reports 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  
  • Ability to deal with problem solving in variable situations 
  • Must be able to work well with others or independently
  • Forklift certified is helpful, and must be able to become certified
  • Computer skills helpful

 

What will you do as a Machine Operator I at Dawn Foods? 

  • Assure all product produced meets the product specifications, food safety and regulatory requirements
  • Establish high performance standards in housekeeping, in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), American Institute of Baking (AIB), International Food Standard (IFS) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) requirements
  • Responsible for the accurate operation of computer system as required in production processes
  • Operate auxiliary equipment as needed for each respective function
  • Operate in a safe manner according to manual, training and batch card instructions to ensure high quality and food safe product
  • Responsible for all Sanitation Standard Operating Procedure (SSOP’s) and GMP to include pre-start check lists, scale checks, forklift check list, code dates on labels, lot numbers on formulas, and batch verification counts, etc.
  • Responsible for communicating to lead or supervisor any quality, safety, scheduling and food safety issues within their department or the plant
  • Responsible for maintaining workstation and keeping it clean and organized
  • Perform all the above tasks in a safe manner by following company GMP’s, SOP’s and safety regulations
  • Assist in training new team members
  • Adhere to the Food Defense and Security functions within the facility
  • Follow the guidelines as printed in the description of duties for the function
  • Perform all functions of the role.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrate the “Dawn Values” of Team Dawn and supports the Circle of Excellence.

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member 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 stand; walk; use hands to grasp, move, or utilize objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to use sensory perception for quality measurement of products.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus
  • All Good Manufacturing Practice’s must be followed at all times.

 

Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here. 

 

Required PPE

  • Non-slip shoes
  • Gloves
  • Hair Net
  • Beard Net (if needed)
  • Safety googles/ safety ear protection
  • Additional PPE may be required

 

 

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply.” 

 

About Our Benefits 

Dawn is proud to employ the top talent in the baking industry, and we reward our people with comprehensive health and well-being coverage, competitive compensation packages, and award-winning benefit offerings. We also help protect your future financial health with a generous 401(k) matching program that provides additional retirement funds and many tools and resources on financial wellness. Dawn encourages professional growth through tuition assistance and educational programs, and we are always searching for ways to improve our industry-leading services and benefits. 

 

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An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other status or condition that is protected by applicable law.

 

Requisition ID: 35950

An Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Date:  Jun 26, 2024

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to careers@dawnfoods.com.

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