Bisquick Technician – Kansas City Missouri

Job Number: 10105
Location(s): Kansas City, MO

As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Annie’s Homegrown, Old El Paso and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$15.6 billion during fiscal 2017. We seek out the best talent, then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world. 

Job Details

Overview & Responsibilities

Within General Mills, our manufacturing facilities are committed to achieving zero human and food safety incidents and it is every employee’s responsibility to fully support this vision. Line Technicians are hired as members of a manufacturing team.  They are responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of various processing and packaging equipment throughout the facility.

The General Mills-Kansas City plant operates 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Changes in volume and production requirements can result in changes in work schedule and additional overtime.  Bisquick Technicians must be willing to work any shift including nights and weekends.

The starting wage for a Bisquick Technician position is 21.58 hr with job class increases up to a rate of 23.46 hr.  General Mills also offers shift differential payment for those working off-shift.  Additionally we offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, 401K, and vacation.

Main Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Follows all safety guidelines in the department including the use of PPE and lockout procedures of fillers, cartoner, casepackers and conveyors
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of operating the lines including starting, stopping, loading trays and cartons on infeed chains and belts and changing film rolls
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of operating casepackers including starting, stopping and resetting code-dater and photo eye
  • Follows procedures to check for quality bags, lump count and spot tests
  • Maintains the processing-related areas in an organized and sanitary manner within FDA GMP guidelines; performs routine cleaning activities of all processing areas.
  • Performs product changeover cleanout procedures to ensure correct product quality when changing from one product to another; may include entering equipment to ensure the correct level of cleaning.
  • Performs all necessary quality checks of the products produced in the Bisquick department including HACCP Checks, seal tests, weight tests, and code dating checks. Maintains all written documentation for these checks.
  • Performs any required preventive and reactive maintenance activities on the processing system equipment and works with any building maintenance requirements within capabilities.
  • Works with department management to coordinate the production of appropriate quantities of each product and advises management of any issues with ingredient quality or quantity.
  • Performs other tasks and assists other functional areas of the department as needed and required.
  • Physical activities include sweeping, shoveling, vacuuming, lifting/opening/dumping up to 50# containers, climbing ladders and stairs, reaching/pulling/restacking packaged ingredients, scooping, maneuvering rolls of packaging film, lifting flat cases into casepacking machine, etc.
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • 1 or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
  • Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends
  • Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment
  • Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanical or electrical capability/experience
  • Demonstrated leadership ability

Overview & Responsibilities

Within General Mills, our manufacturing facilities are committed to achieving zero human and food safety incidents and it is every employee’s responsibility to fully support this vision. Line Technicians are hired as members of a manufacturing team.  They are responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of various processing and packaging equipment throughout the facility.

The General Mills-Kansas City plant operates 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Changes in volume and production requirements can result in changes in work schedule and additional overtime.  Bisquick Technicians must be willing to work any shift including nights and weekends.

The starting wage for a Bisquick Technician position is 21.58 hr with job class increases up to a rate of 23.46 hr.  General Mills also offers shift differential payment for those working off-shift.  Additionally we offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, 401K, and vacation.

Main Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Follows all safety guidelines in the department including the use of PPE and lockout procedures of fillers, cartoner, casepackers and conveyors
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of operating the lines including starting, stopping, loading trays and cartons on infeed chains and belts and changing film rolls
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of operating casepackers including starting, stopping and resetting code-dater and photo eye
  • Follows procedures to check for quality bags, lump count and spot tests
  • Maintains the processing-related areas in an organized and sanitary manner within FDA GMP guidelines; performs routine cleaning activities of all processing areas.
  • Performs product changeover cleanout procedures to ensure correct product quality when changing from one product to another; may include entering equipment to ensure the correct level of cleaning.
  • Performs all necessary quality checks of the products produced in the Bisquick department including HACCP Checks, seal tests, weight tests, and code dating checks. Maintains all written documentation for these checks.
  • Performs any required preventive and reactive maintenance activities on the processing system equipment and works with any building maintenance requirements within capabilities.
  • Works with department management to coordinate the production of appropriate quantities of each product and advises management of any issues with ingredient quality or quantity.
  • Performs other tasks and assists other functional areas of the department as needed and required.
  • Physical activities include sweeping, shoveling, vacuuming, lifting/opening/dumping up to 50# containers, climbing ladders and stairs, reaching/pulling/restacking packaged ingredients, scooping, maneuvering rolls of packaging film, lifting flat cases into casepacking machine, etc.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • 1 or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
  • Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends
  • Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment
  • Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanical or electrical capability/experience
  • Demonstrated leadership ability

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