Position Description

Machine Operator (Value Added)
Location Texas - Dallas
Job Code 3724
# of openings 4
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JOB TITLE:  Machine Operator (Valued Added)

 

THE PASSION: 

At FreshPoint, we’re all about People. Passion. Produce! FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we’re much more than just produce.  As a Sysco owned company, we provide the benefits and resources of a fortune 100 enterprise with a real family feel. 

Opportunity is knocking!  At FreshPoint we understand that building a great company is just like creating a great meal - you must have all the right ingredients. For us, those ingredients are the cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and experiences behind our diverse workforce that embodies FreshPoint. FreshPoint is a leader in selling, marketing and distributing produce, dairy and other food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from the home.​

 

Are you passionate?

If so, apply now for your fresh start with FreshPoint

 

THE POSITION:

The Machine Operator will assure that produce of the highest quality is made ready and available for the day’s runs at an acceptable productivity level

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES & TASKS :

  • Responsible for product preparation as per customers’ specifications
  • Operate machinery such as Dice Machine and Translicer
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Minimize the possibility of an accident to self and others
  • Should possess ability to function as one of a team, as well as to complete duties safely
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS: The minimum qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience needed to perform this job successfully. 

Education:

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations
  • Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide)
  • Ability to receive safety certification, if necessary, by the Safety Manager

Experience:

  • Previous use of simple production machinery
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to perform work assignments at an acceptable productivity level
  • Produce background preferred
  • Pallet jack and fork lift experience preferred
     


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to work in a cold, wet environment for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs of boxes of produce
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to stoop and bend frequently
  • Must exhibit a required level of endurance, energy, and strength to successfully perform requirements of the position

 

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, an associate regularly works in climate controlled areas, such as coolers, freezers, the dock area, and the shipping & main offices.The work environment may include some congested traffic areas and slippery floors.  Walking and working is done on both tile and concrete flooring.

 

 

THE PERKS:

  • Exciting promotions and opportunities to increase your income
  • Personal and career growth
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • A stable growing company
  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription plans
  • Life and Disability insurance coverage
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase, Employee Assistance programs
  • Pre-tax savings opportunities
  • Discounts and other perks that come with being a Sysco associate
  • Check out  Syscobenefits.com/careers  for more information

 

NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the associate in this job. The associate will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions and is subject to changes of business necessity.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

FreshPoint is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

 

 

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