Cook Helper (1st Shift, Starting at $21.90/hour)

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery
 Traverse City, MI

Working for Sara Lee: Sara Lee Frozen Bakery became a stand-alone company in 2018 when it was purchased by Kohlberg and Company (private equity) from Tyson Foods. We have the feel of start up in many ways, though we are an established brand with a strong customer and consumer base. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, continually seek process improvements and a strong sense of customer service, then this is the right type of environment for you.

Our vision is to be the world’s most beloved bakery by creating irresistible foods, growing with our customers, and delivering value for all. We believe that each of us has unique points of difference and experience to offer. We believe that there is always a better way, and we will never be satisfied with status quo. We believe simplicity enables speed. We believe in integrity above all. We live for food, and we “wow” consumers and customers through collaboration and innovation.

Tasks: This position is responsible for assisting Cook/Mixer I’s in scaling and weighing dry mix materials. Duties include: Dumping fruit & canned ingredients; Following batch formula and mixing procedures; maintaining constant flow of material to C.P. Machine Operator; and stacking fruit. It may require early shift start times. Additional responsibilities include:

Operating the JHR and control panels; Filling in for other positions when needed; and maintaining a clean and safe work area. Candidate must be willing to individually lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis and occasional stair climbing. Candidate must be able to obtain a PIT license. Candidate must be willing to communicate with employees at all levels of the plant. In addition, candidate must be willing to work all shifts. Candidate must be trained on lock out tag out responsibilities for safe operation.

Required: All job offers are based on the conditions that the candidate can provide proof of authorization to work legally in the United States and pass a urinalysis screening, which is part of the post-offer health assessment. One must be at least 18 years of age.

*This position is eligible for a $750.00 sign on bonus.

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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