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Bimbo Bakeries USA INC Production Worker in Kent, Washington

Job Description Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmann's or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.Be a Bread Winner - Help Bake America's Favorite Baked Goods -Thomas and Sara Lee bagelsTop Reasons to Work at Bimbo Bakeries USA as a Production Worker:$1,000 Sign on Bonus for all New HiresCompetitive starting pay of $15.50 per hourWages increase at 90 days to $16.00 per hourExcellent benefits with low premiums - medical, dental & vision401K with 5% company match for retirementPTO according to company policyCompany sponsored wellness and discount program availableProduction WorkerPosition Summary:The Production Worker will learn to operate a variety of mechanized bakery production equipment including but not limited to the Oven, Divider, Proofer, Slicer, Bagger and Wrapper. Check and ensure product specification standards are being met as required by company authorized standards while performing the tasks in a safe and efficient manner.Production Worker Key Position Responsibilities:Loading and unloading pans from production lineLoading and unloading oven and/or proof boxMonitor and adjust the temperature controls of the Oven and Proof RoomOperate and control packaging equipmentEnsure proper bags and sealing if necessary for each varietyEnsure proper slicing if applicableVerify weights and order completionsRecord information such as down time, waste, order completions, package verification, metal detector checks, finish product scoring etc.Monitor for foreign material all the time especially at change over and ensure metal detection checksEnsure proper placement of product in trays and palletsRemove finished packaged items from the machine and separate rejected itemsTaking appropriate action to ensure the integrity and sustained certification of the food safety and food quality systemResponsible for reporting and taking necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality problems from occurringResponsible for following and enforcing procedures outlined in the Food Safety Plan, the Food Quality Plan, and any other programs that support the SQF system and other 3rd party auditsAdditional responsibilities and duties as assigned by supervisorSchedule Hiring For:Days: Sunday - Saturday; days off are typically Monday and FridayShift Start Times: Varies (depends on shift assigned)Overtime as needed Job RequirementsProduction Worker Ideal Qualifications:High School Diploma or GED is preferred but not requiredA combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.Ability to work and communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment and adapt to frequent changesPrior experience or training in manufacturing or supply-chain environment is preferredAbility to understand and follow both written and verbal instructions with high level of detailWilling to work irregular and/or rotating shifts, including split days off (non-consecutive days off), and holidays when neededPhysical requirements: ability to lift 50 pounds, stand and/or stoop for prolonged