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Production Technician ($17.50/training then $19/hr)

Company Name:Anderson Bakery
Position Type:Employee
FLSA Status:Non- exempt
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Company Overview:

Anderson Bakery, a Kroger Company, is in the city of Anderson in the beautiful area of Upstate South Carolina.  We have been in business under the Kroger name since 1979 and are currently producing bread, muffins, and rolls for Kroger grocery stores in the southeast.  Under new leadership, our facility has seen significant improvement in the last year in terms of process reliability, efficiency, and average run time and are continuing to improve our key plant indicators and our plant culture. 

 

Why work at the Anderson Bakery?

To support and reward our hardworking and friendly associates, we offer much more than just a paycheck. We strive to feed your future by offering the ingredients you need to create your own recipe for success at work and in life. Our associates receive a full plate of benefits that promote their physical, emotional, and financial well-being, including access to competitive health care and retirement benefits, vacation, mental health resources, associate discounts, and opportunities to learn, grow and advance.

 

If you are passionate, driven and want to make positive change, then we want you to come work for us and help us continue to drive the positive impacts our plant has been experiencing over the last year!

 

For the best and fastest consideration, please apply directly at https://jobs.kroger.com

Position Summary:

Perform with mastery the required tasks and duties for the designated responsibilities of one or more operational positions, as determined by core team composition and crewing needs. Must maintain timely progress through assigned operational training. Must flexibly perform a variety of roles in a team-based environment. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Maintain timely arrival and attendance for scheduled shift
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to learn
  • Master at least one core team operational position
  • Make timely progress in qualifying to independently perform all operational functions assigned by the core departmental team
  • Steadily advance in leadership and operational skill development as required to advance to Tech Level 2 performance within the established time frame
  • Participate in the team’s rotational schedule when qualified on multiple positions
  • Model safe behavior in execution of operational roles
  • Perform all duties in a manner that ensures product quality
  • Model role-appropriate leadership behavior in keeping with Kroger Values
  • Demonstrate actions motivated by functional understanding of plant strategy, functions and operational objectives
  • Show commitment to team goals through cooperative and aligned behavior
  • Communicate with team members to overcome obstacles through collaboration
  • Invite and share ideas and feedback to leverage team strength in solving problems
  • Maintain positive, professional interaction with team members
  • Adapt own behavior and efforts in response to changing team requirements or circumstances
  • Actively participate in team meetings and discussions
  • Ask questions to clarify, obtain key information, and challenge the ideas of others
  • Provide active support to any team member when needed to maintain operations
  • Must be able to work around ingredients and/or finished products known to contain food allergens
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe, quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
  • Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must demonstrate reliable, punctual attendance including participation in rotational scheduling
  • Highly self-motivated, with ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Effective problem-solving ability
  • Active listening skills
  • Effective oral/written communication skills
  • Positive, approachable demeanor
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and readily adapt to change
  • Basic reading (comprehension) and math skills (counting, addition and subtraction)
  • Basic mechanical reasoning skills

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Manufacturing experience in food/beverage
  • Technician Entry Level

Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.
 

Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Shift(s): Evening; Overnight
Regions: South

 

States: South Carolina; Georgia
Keywords: Assembly

 


Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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