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MATERIAL HANDLER

SPRINGFIELD, MO, US, 65803

The French's Food Company, a subsidiary of McCormick & Company, Inc. and a global leader in flavor is seeking a full-time [Position Title] for the plant located in Springfield, MO. This person will report to the [Title].

 

With more than $500 million in annual sales, our company has been crafting trusted foods using simple ingredients of the highest quality.  From French's Classic Yellow Mustard, long America's top-selling mustard, to its most recent innovations, such as French's Ketchup, the company has a history rich with delicious creations made from what today would be considered “clean, simple ingredients.”  To learn more please visit us at www.frenchs.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Set up and start filling and packaging equipment, load packaging raw materials and pack off finished product. 

  • Follow detailed procedures and complete paperwork accurately to ensure safe, consistent and quality product. 

  • Monitor operation of mixing equipment through visual checks of product and sensory evaluation of key component pieces. 

  • Able to detect color, taste or smell deviations from normal processing. 

  • Assemble component pieces of equipment belonging to systems and their auxiliary components. 

  • Obtain and return ingredients using a forklift. 

  • Perform Clean-in-Place (CIP) duties. 

  • Participate and receive chemical training. 

  • Perform checks on critical timing of equipment. 

  • Make product change-overs, package size changes, minor and major repairs on all equipment. 

  • Be responsible for quality and quantity of production on a daily basis. 

  • Document downtime and machine adjustments. 

  • Understand and practice loss control of raw and packaging materials. 

  • Assist in preventative maintenance duties with the assistance of the maintenance team. 

  • Follow detailed procedures and complete paperwork accurately to ensure safe, consistent, and quality product. 

  • Work with teams to identify process issues and improvement opportunities. 

  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities. 

  • Actively promote safety and identify unsafe actions and conditions through the use of a principle based safety approach. 

  • Perform other duties as required. 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High school diploma or equivalency is required. 

  • Minimum one year of verifiable work history. 

  • Must have mechanical aptitude and knowledge of the use of proper tools. 

  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals 

  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure 

  • Must be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists 

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds regularly 

  • Experience following detailed procedures and completing accurate paperwork 

  • Flexibility to support / train / work on all shifts 

  • Experience adhering to and following company, plant, regulatory, and customer standards 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Fork-lift license 

  • Clean-in-Place / Sanitation experience 

  • SAP experience 

French's is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a general policy, French's does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


Nearest Major Market: Springfield