1221-Press Operator in Kenosha, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 9/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Kenosha

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

1221-Press Operator

Job Description:

Position Purpose: 
Set up, operate, and control all equipment systems that are required to produce good pasta. This includes ingredient blending, flour tanker unloading, process water temperature control, cooling water controls, vacuum and boiler systems gauge and thermometer readings, dryer temperature and humidity controls, and delivery of the pasta to the designated destination.

Principal Responsibilities:
Control of the equipment within parameters requiring a minimum hourly check of all major indices, including gauges, moisture content readings, drying controls and computer trend data systems, all with the aim of reacting to the data in a correct direction. Management of the WIP receiving system including selecting bin destinations and predicting bin availability, up to and including emptying pasta bins.
Input of SAP orders and receivables from incoming flour tankers as well as process orders for pasta production.
Reviewing and understanding the production schedule and pasta making needs for packaging lines.  Pasta availability at the right destination and good quality required for this area.

-Set up, operate, and control all equipment that produces good pasta. React to the data to control the processes within parameters and according to production recipes.
-Review, record and move, as appropriate, pasta to required destination bins and /or packaging line or storage locations including bagging pasta in super-sacks when needed ensuring proper location tracking of product.
-Unloading of tanker trucks as required.
-Record production data from lines and ancillary equipment systems hourly.
• Recording of hourly data on the pasta production record sheets and the downtime logs.
• SAP and Zontec systems. Upload data as required.
-Changing of dies to produce different shapes, importing production recipes, monitoring and correcting the process, washing and storing of dies, die rings and filters.
-Maintain press area, platforms, die room and flour tailings area to a food grade standard.
-Testing of pasta exit moisture samples for moisture content as per specification requirements. Adjusting of set-point parameters as necessary to achieve correct production standards and ensuring that good pasta is produced.
• Inspect pasta to evaluate quality by review of shape, size and color.
• Take corrective action as required.
-Provide information on pasta location, type and quantity to Managers, Supervisors, Co-workers as required.
-Other duties as required

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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