1401-Machine Operator I in Lodi, CA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


CA Lodi

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

1401-Machine Operator I

Job Description:


  • Set up, Start up, disassemble, reassemble and operate machine during production
  • Continuously inspects machine for safety concerns and appropriately addresses the concern
  • Ensures that product specifications are being achieved (i.e., weight, height, length, color, SQC, SPC, Mixim, temperature, and product specific quality checks)
  • Must be able to complete are necessary line documentation required for each product.
  • Notifies appropriate personnel if there is a problem (e.g., with the line, any safety concerns, mechanical, or quality issues, etc.)
  • Trained and Validated to pre-scale all ingredients in area of responsibility including toppings, fillings, etc.
  • Accurately and thoroughly completes all required paperwork
  • Adjusts machine parts when running different products
  • Safely cleans machine and work area during shift, at changeovers and at the end of shift
  • Participates in and/or leads Lean (5S, Autonomous Maintenance) activities.
  • Ability to read playbooks and run according to playbook.
  • LOTO authorized
  • Pallet Jack Certified
  • Trained and Validated to make any and all products in department including levain and other specialized ingredients.
  • Forklift Certified
  • Trained and validated to perform sanitation tasks
  • Inputs programs for specific products being run
  • Performs other assigned duties as required
  • Trained and Validated to Train and mentor operators in area of responsibility


  • Complies with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and all other food safety requirements
  • Complies with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE’s) requirements
  • Reports any food safety problems or potentially unsafe practices/conditions to the Lead or Supervisor
  • Be able to safely lift items from 10-50 pounds – boxes, scrap bins, garbage bins
  • In certain positions may be required to lift heavier items 30-50 pounds – bags of flour, buckets of ingredients, corn syrup
  • Certification required for operating Pallet Jacks, Fork Lifts, Lock-out Tag-out


  • Some positions require working in cold conditions when dealing with frozen products or working in freezers and will require additional protective clothing
  • Some positions will require working in very hot conditions when dealing with products going into and out of ovens and will require wearing protective gloves
  • Some positions will require working in elevated platforms up to 12ft high.
  • Most positions are located in areas with loud noise and will require the employee to wear protective ear plugs
  • Other conditions include flour dust, wet floors, occasional smoke and fumes if bread burns, occasional fumes from cleaning chemicals (ammonia)
  • Work with pressurized air and water approximately 10% of the time.
  • Chemical Handling/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)  approximately 5% of the time


  • These positions have no supervisory responsibilities
  • Daily interaction with the Line Workers, Team Leader and Supervisor
  • Works according to standard instructions/procedures and informs Team Leader or Supervisor of problems
  • Bi-lingual employees may be called upon to translate meetings, instructions or other information

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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