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1321-Oven Operator in Princeton, KY at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


KY Princeton

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

1321-Oven Operator

Job Description:

Summary/Objective:  The Oven Operator position is responsible for setting up and operating equipment that bakes the various products.  The position is responsible to ensure that any sub-par product is removed from the line.  The position is also responsible for completing all required reporting and quality checks of the product.

Essential Functions/Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Run production properly according to the applicable schedule.  Understand burner profiles and recipes. Understand and complete baking process of each product.  Make appropriate adjustments to the product as necessary. Properly complete procedures for prescribed quality and food safety checks. Understand the process flow of the assigned ovens, start up and/or shut-down ovens during normal/emergency operating procedures, and possess basic mechanical abilities. Properly and correctly fill out all quality assurance check sheets and other paperwork within the required time frame and make appropriate adjustments when out of compliance. Properly and accurately enter appropriate information into data collection software. Perform start-ups or changeovers to different products and make adjustments/troubleshoot line as necessary. Troubleshoot issues and efficiently run the oven machinery. Complete changeover procedures when necessary, follow proper cleaning procedures on allergen cleanups and allergen control, and adjust band speeds, breakers, wheels, and dampers. Possess basic understanding of math and measurements associated with reading a measuring instrument. Understand, observe, and comply with the handling/usage of color-coded container policy.  Must be able to train other team members on process/machinery as necessary. Maintain clean work environment and prepare work area for following shift personnel. Possess thorough understanding of all company policies, including GMPs and safety policies. Communicate effectively with other departments, managers, and other employees. Immediately notify maintenance, line operations or supervision of any repairs or adjustments required. If necessary to use powered industrial equipment, the employee must obtain certification to do so immediately. The employee may have to arrive earlier/later than normal when start-ups or changeovers to different products occur.  Check schedule regularly.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, kneeling, twisting, holding, gripping, reaching, pulling, stooping, extensive bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling, extensive wrist movements, and climbing all day. Work can be performed in extreme heat and cold environments. Must possess manual dexterity necessary to operate equipment and handle product appropriately. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items weighing 50 pounds above shoulder level. The employee must be able to read, write, and comprehend the English language. The employee must work safely at all times and follow all OSHA (safety) guidelines.

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.