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Plant Operator

Company: Abstract Ice Inc
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Plant Operator
Who We Are
Based in Petaluma, CA we are a newly established, innovative startup company that produces artisanal craft ice.
Our mission is to bring beauty and excitement to the common.
We inspire people to connect with their inner creativity and express themselves by giving them a brand new medium to do so - stunning, crystal clear, artisanal ice.
The Role
We are seeking a passionate & motivated Plant Operations Lead to help us bring beautiful, craft ice to the world.
You will be a key member of our operations team reporting to the VP of Operations and be responsible for production of our artisanal ice products. Additionally this role has potential growth of delivering to our retailers daily and representing our organization out in the trade.
The ideal candidate is motivated & hardworking, with excellent interpersonal skills. Must thrive in a start-up
environment where you will wear multiple hats and every day may look a little different. Flexibility, adaptability, and willingness to do whatever it takes to make a positive impact will lead to success in this role.
Required Qualifications
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever changing environment.
Current CA Driver's License & clean driving record.
Previous experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably food and beverage.
Experience with safety best practices including Lock-Out Tag-Out (LOTO), safe handling of chemicals, etc.
Responsibilities
Adhere to all safety and food safety standards set by our company, OSHA and the
FDA including wearing proper PPE at all times in production areas.
Perform as an operator for all aspects of the ice-making pilot facility. Operating equipment including ice-makers, automated and semi-automated saws, heated molds, etc as required for the ice-making process.
Transport materials to and from designated areas using lifts, pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.
Continually look for opportunities to improve safety or efficiency of the process through optimization and
lean manufacturing.
Assists with training and onboarding of new hired team members as needed.
Responsible for the sanitation of all producing areas including Clean in Place (CIP) and general
housekeeping.
Ensure all quality standards are met, making sure that all ice produced meets our rigorous specifications.
Facilitate delivery of product to assigned routes including bars, restaurants and retail accounts in the
greater Bay Area.
Coordinate onsite invoicing with accounts.
Act as the face of our company while making deliveries, always behaving in a professional, courteous, and
kind way to exemplify our values.
Clean and maintain our delivery van.
Other duties and tasks as assigned.
Required Skills / Attributes
Commitment to customer service: positive and professional attitude, attention to detail, efficient.
Highly motivated with the ability to multitask and be a self-starter.
Strong time management skills.
Willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done.
Physical Requirements
Role requires walking, standing, and / or driving for more than 90% of the work day.
Ability to reach, kneel, stoop, climb, walk, push, pull, lift & lower weight of up to 60 pounds.
Must be comfortable working in refrigerated and freezing conditions for prolonged periods of time as
required for the ice-making process.
Must be comfortable driving a large cargo / sprinter van.
Must be able to adapt to a flexible work schedule, including overtime, holiday work, and weekends as
required for a start-up organization.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and honor diversity in all its forms.
We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and to honor each individual as a crucial part of our team. Come join us!
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $18.00 - $21.00 per hour

Keywords: Abstract Ice Inc, Petaluma , Plant Operator, Professions , Petaluma, California

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