Set-Up Operator in Kenosha, WI at Parallel Employment Group

Date Posted: 1/25/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Kenosha, WI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified

Job Description

Order Type : TempToHire

Point person for press operations and have an elevated proficiency in all systems pertinent to the product making process including but not limited to debugging problems and issues, completing accurate and reliable inventories, appropriately adjusting product schedule, and identifying and resolving process trends before they impact line or plant performance. Also, set up, operate, and control all equipment systems that are required to produce good product. This includes ingredient blending, flour transfers, process water temperature control, vacuum and boiler systems gauge readings, dryer temperature and humidity controls and delivery of the pasta to the designated destination.


•Follow Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety Guidelines.

•Lead efforts to trouble shoot any product producing issues through to resolution including paperwork, SAP, and quality issues.

•Proactively evaluate product, paperwork and equipment conditions to ensure issues are detected before they become problems resulting in financial, delivery, or quality issues.

•Work with maintenance to complete equipment inspections and PM’s as trained.

•Coordinate PM activities with maintenance to coincide with production activities on the shift.

•Control of the equipment within parameters requiring a minimum hourly check of all major indices, including gauges, readings from graphs, computer information, all with the aim of reacting to the data in a correct direction.

•Set up, operate, and control all equipment that produces good product.

•Record production data from lines and ancillary equipment systems hourly.

•Recording of hourly data on the product production record sheets and the downtime logs.

•Testing of product exit moisture samples for moisture content as per specification requirements. Uploading data to Zontec.

•Adjusting of set-point parameters as necessary to achieve correct production standards and ensuring that good product is produced. Inspect pasta to evaluate quality by review of shape, size and color. Take corrective action 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.

•Other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Skills:

•High school diploma or equivalent.

•Experience and knowledge in food sanitation operations, procedures, chemicals and program standards, preferably in a general food or manufacturing industry.

•Ability to read in English and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with employees.

•Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers, including decimals and fractions. Simple use of charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, adjustable measuring instruments.

•Check reports, where interpretation requires basic skills knowledge.

•NEEDS TO BE OPEN TO 12 hour shifts, OT on Weekends.

2nd shift Monday - Friday 2:00pm -10:30 pm

Pay rate $ 14.75- $15.00 an hour

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer


Order: 511148