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Post Holdings Inc. LX Cooked Labor in Lenox, Iowa

Brand: Michael Foods Inc.

Categories: Operations Production

Locations: Lenox, Iowa

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Req ID: 23786

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Business Unit Overview

Feeding the world is what we do – how we do it is unique. We are not your textbook consumer packaged goods company. While others may be slow to make change happen, Post continuously drives both inorganic and organic growth. Our history is evidence of that fact with over 100 years of heritage and growth from brands that transcend generations like Honey Bunches of Oats, Fruity Pebbles, Malt-O-Meal, Bob Evans Farms, Kibbles 'n Bits, Egg Beaters, Peter Pan Peanut Butter, Ronzoni Pasta and more. Our foodservice and ingredient businesses supply other products you love for brands, restaurants and stores. Our offices and manufacturing sites are in 62 locations in five countries, and we have 11,500+ employees. Over the past 10 years, Post has made 22+ acquisitions and reached $7 billion in net sales in fiscal 2023. During turbulent times of market uncertainty, the food industry has provided a level of stability unlike other industries. Post Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Brentwood, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. Our casual professional atmosphere encourages team members to collaborate, innovate and support our operating companies. Our passion and drive advance the reputation of our operating companies and brands—together, we make a difference. Location Description Michael Foods, Inc. located in Lenox, Iowa and often called the "Pearl of the Prairie" is where you can find small town living, focused on family and friends, with big city amenities not far from reach in Des Moines, Omaha, and Kansas City. Located in southwest Iowa, Taylor county, with a population of around 1400, the Lenox area reaches far beyond the city limits with beautiful and productive fields of corn, beans, and other croplands. Lenox holds an amazing four day Rodeo every July and is home to a beautiful 36-9 hole golf course, several fishing and boating lakes, great area hunting, a beautiful city park with swimming pool, and many picnic parks. The MFI location in Lenox produces primarily pre-cooked egg patties. With its friendly atmosphere, safe environment, and progressive spirit, Lenox is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family. Responsibilities #2ndshift #firstinfood SUMMARY: The purpose of the packer is to pack finished high quality frozen egg products in cases according to customer specifications. The packer fills and folds omelets and prepares them for freezing; monitors and picks off defective egg products that do not meet customer specifications. Customers and the public benefit from the work packers do by the high-quality safe product they package. This position has the responsibility to comply with Safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures and activities, related to Food Safety & Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, in an effort to reduce product and process variability. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Sort and pack frozen egg products according to customer specifications while keeping pace with machinery and the conveyor system. Read scales and check case weights according to customer specifications. Lift and carry up to 50 lbs. safely. Work in teams ensuring that the conveyor system does not back up and become jammed with product. Rotate to different positions during shift. Determine if product meets proper specifications or not and take corrective action as needed. Assist in the general good housekeeping of the area. Assume personal responsibility to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for everyone. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures and incorporate safety and healthy in all jobs and tasks. Adhere to Quality work practices, follow all GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety and quality. Ensure regulatory compliance at all times. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE REQUIRED: At least one year of stable work history preferred. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words in English and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving one concrete variable in standardized situations. LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS: Examples of licenses, certificates, and registrations required: NA OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and withstand constant motion. The ability to repeatedly lift and carry 30 lbs. and occasionally up to 50 lbs. safely. The ability to work indoors, on hard surfaces, in changing temperatures. Ability to travel stairs. Basic math skills. Basic verbal skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and Safety regulations and wear Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required. PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: N/A

Post Holdings provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran and any other category protected under applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)