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Production Associate (3rd Shift) $15.96/hr

Mckee Foods

This is a Full-time position in Afton, VA posted September 21, 2021.

Position Description

Ready to start a career in manufacturing with Americas leading snack cake brand?

McKee Foods, best known for our line of Little Debbie snack cakes, is seeking entry level Production Associates-3rd Shift to join our Family Bakery at our Stuarts Draft, Virginia Plant.

We are looking for driven talent with the desire to learn.

No prior experience is needed.

You must also be willing to submit to a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening and a background check.

Why Should You Apply?

$15.96 per hour (includes shift differential) STARTING paid WEEKLY
– $638 per week Shift differential 4%.Opportunity to earn $16.81/hr after 6 months.

Tops out at $17.80/hr.

19 days of paid time off in your first year Profit Sharing Bonus
– paid consecutively for the past 60 years Excellent advancement opportunities and room for growth Stable family owned and operated company since 1934 with zero layoffs Competitive health insurance package more
– see full benefits below

Schedule

3rd Shift

Sunday
– Thursday, 10:30 p.m.

– 6:30 a.m.

40 hours a week before overtime.

Must be willing to work other days and hours as needed.

.Guaranteed 26 hours off from one hour before sundown on Friday to one hour after sundown on Saturday.

The Position

This is an entry-level position at our bakery that requires no previous experience.

We offer on-the-iob training in our modern manufacturing facility.

Production Associates perform multiple job functions in the packaging department of our manufacturing plant.

These tasks may be automated at varying degrees and can differ.

Responsibilities include:
Performing minor line equipment set ups, moving product trays, conducting product inspections Monitoring: inspecting product quality and removing defects, Feeding: placing product onto a moving track for wrapping and catching: placing wrapped product into cartons Loading and Unloading: moving materials onto pallets, trays, racks, and shelves Case-packing/palletizing: placing cartons into shipping cases and/or stacking shipping cases onto pallets Operating: operating power hoists and electric pallet jacks to lift heavy objects

General Duties:
Record product data using a computer Regularly lift up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally move more than 100 pounds.

Maintain a clean work area and practice good personal hygiene Keeps waste to a minimum while ensuring products meet quality specifications and food safety standards Follow proper safety procedures at all times.

This includes wearing approved uniform such as hearing protection, hairnets, slip-resistant shoes, goggles, etc.

Required Qualifications
Ability to read, write, and do basic math Good decision making skills Works well independently and as a member of the team Able to perform repetitive motions while sitting or standing for duration of entire shift Positive attitude Ability to work with minimal supervision Good overall work and safety record

*You must also pass employment assessments, a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening a background check, and post offer physical.*

Preferred Qualifications
Food manufacturing experience Good mechanical skills

WARNING: APPLICANTS WITH ALLERGIES SHOULD BE AWARE THAT SOY FLOUR, RAW AND COOKED PEANUTS, ALMONDS, WALNUTS AND POSSIBLY OTHER TREE NUTS MAY BE PRESENT IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT AND MAY NEED TO BE HANDLED AS PART OF NORMAL JOB DUTIES.

Benefits
Competitive pay scale 401(k) with matching contributions Health insurance, including prescription drug plan Dental insurance Vision care plan Life insurance Paid time off (for vacation, holidays, sick time, personal time, etc.) Direct deposit payroll Credit Union Exercise and recreation facility Profit-sharing program Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance (Premiums Paid by the Company)

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