Machine Operator B - 3rd Shift in Kenosha, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 1/15/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Kenosha

Job Type:

Production Packaging

Job Posting Title:

Machine Operator B - 3rd Shift

Job Description:

The Machine Operator B’s primary responsibility is to own the safe, and efficient operation of the line they are, while ensuring quality and food safety standards are being met. 

Essential Functions

To perform jobs successfully, the incumbent will be required to perform the essential functions with or without accommodation.  The company reserves the right to modify, delete or add to the essential functions for the Maintenance position at any time.

  • Follow all safety standards for associated work areas, report incidents/near misses, and proactively identify hazards                            
  • Follow all GMPs
  • Back up for issuing and returning materials in SAP
  • Perform container and carton quality checks and verifications, and case packer changeovers
  • Bring materials from the PSA to the line, including cheese, cartons, and corrugate
  • Support the A Operator on the line with changeover, troubleshooting, and overall performance of the line
  • Back up the A Operators when needed
  • Perform thorough and effective daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning requirements for associated packaging lines
  • Participate in shift line meetings, shift handoffs, effectively communicating with employees
  • Understand how to fill out line boards
  • Participate in operator based maintenance
  • Relieve and train other B Operators
  • All other duties as assigned by shift supervisor or management

Skills, Experience and Education: (List or check the Minimum requirements for skills, experience and education for this position.  Note: Education which is Preferred may be listed on the line provided below.)

Qualifications Required:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Competency of basic math
  • One to three years manufacturing experience
  • Must work well in a team based environment
  • Must comply with all HACCP, GMPs and housekeeping requirements
  • Exhibits Safe Behaviors
  • Exhibit personal accountability for quality of work and attendance

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail required.
  • Exhibit personal accountability for quality of work and attendance
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to follow written policies, programs and SOP’s.


 High School or equivalent

Physical Activity/Working Conditions: (May apply to plant/warehouse positions)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach, stretch, stoop, bend, and use hands and fingers.  This position requires the employee to be able to read, write, and communicate orally in English. 

Minimum Physical Requirements

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Will walk/stand for the duration of a 8-12hour shift and be able to use both hands, twist, bend, stoop, reach and maneuver in tight or cramped areas.
  • Will climb stairs, ladders, equipment scaffolding, tanks and heights to 50 feet.
  • Will push/pull/lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Will use one or both hands to hold, grip, and use tools required for duties, including but not limited to a utility knife.
  • Will hear and talk on an ongoing basis in an atmosphere of moderate and loud noise.
  • Will work in and around cold water or hot water up to 185° F.
  • Will work in cold, warm, hot, humid and/or wet conditions.

Protective Equipment

Within the work environment, the employee’s physical condition must be such that the employee can wear:

  • Hearing protection.
  • Head protection.
  • Steel-toe slip resistant footwear.
  • Eye protection when required.
  • Hand protection when 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 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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