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Papa John's International Team Member Production in Des Moines, Iowa

Come Join the Better Ingredients, Better Pizza Team!

We are looking for a hard-working, fun, dedicated team player for a Production Team Member role at our Distribution Center in Des Moines, IA

The Production Team Member is responsible for producing high quality dough within PJ Food Service specifications, maintaining all equipment in a highly sanitized environment and ensuring all dough is handled properly.

Pay up to $20/hr.

What's on the Menu:

  • Place dough balls into clean trays according to PJ Food Service standards.

  • Ensure all dough trays are properly dated, stacked and down-stack proper number of trays and maintain rotation practices at proper cooling temperature(s).

  • Maintain and document Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards on cleanliness and sanitation to ensure product is free of contamination or foreign material.

  • Pre-soak dough trays and process through tray washer.

  • Perform advanced lock out/tag out of all dough production equipment prior to cleaning/sanitizing.

  • Wash, rinse and sanitize all dough processing equipment and production room upon completion of production.

  • Document and sign off on various processes in dough production (sanitation, rejection procedure, dough weight, etc.)

  • Adhere to all prescribed safety practices, including wearing the proper safety equipment/uniform.

  • Perform general housekeeping for the Quality Control Center as requested.

  • Operate floor maintenance equipment to clean carpets and other flooring.

  • Use cleaning chemicals and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in a safe and proper manner.

  • Ensure compliance with Safety standards, Sanitation and HACCP policies & procedures, federal, state and local regulations (OSHA, FDA, DOL) and all Papa John's International, Inc., policies & procedures.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

What are some perks?

  • Dough & Degrees, our fully funded online college program. Eligible team members can earn a degree fully online on their own schedule.

  • Industry-leading pay

  • Paid Time Off

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • In-Store discounts

Critical Ingredients:

  • High school or equivalent preferred.

  • Previous experience in a production or manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Food handling certification preferred.

  • Ability to read and/or understand written and/or verbal policy, instruction and direction in English required.

  • Good eye/hand coordination needed.

  • Experience at repetitive activity for a prolonged period of time.

  • Basic mathematical skills preferred.

  • Basic mechanical skills preferred.

It is the policy of Papa John’s to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status or civil partnership, national or ethnic origin, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, uniformed service (as defined by 10 U.S.C. §101 (a)(5)), protected disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, or gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by statute or law.