Artisan Food Production Specialist Share:

Pacific West Coast Foods
Employment Type
Portland, OR 97225
Full-Time

Established Small Local Artisan Food Manufacturer is looking to hire our next great team member. We are looking for a Food Production Specialist who has the desire to infuse into our products the same Farm to Family high quality we have for the past 30+ years. We are searching for that one person who brings the creative passion for continuing the heritage that has defined our fine Oregon Made Products. Someone who can take the recipes that we have developed over 30+ years of precise innovation and transform them into the products we make by paying attention to detail. We are looking for that someone who can also ensure that we deliver what we say we can deliver, listen to the customer and adjust when needed to meet the customer-s requests. If you have the skills to manufacture and pack jams, syrups, dressings, chutneys, salsa, dry packaged food items and generally get things done then we would like to talk with you.
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Responsibilities

Understand the basics of cooking Know and understand all recipes In charge of planning production and set-up Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of production area Maintain and monitor proper inventory levels for ingredients and raw materials Know and understand all product SKU codes Primarily responsible for making and packing the actual product (this is physical work) Responsible for working with and training new personnel in the area of production Recording and tracking production outputs Input in development and design of new products Will be responsible for daily activities using Word and Excel

Qualifications

Two years of college, vocational training or solid experience in the food industry Must have a passion for food Must be able to think on your feet Good hand eye coordination Requires lifting of up to 70lbs Standing on your feet all day A positive work attitude Good work ethics Must have good communication skills Must be a fast learner and take pride in your work Must be proficient with Word and Excel Culture Fit Creative problem solving Good hygiene Non Smoker-NO drugs Good driving record Self-motivated Team player - A collaborative mind set Strong sense of accountability Flexibility and focus to work effectively in a rapidly evolving environment Small business work environment Flexible in job duties Detail oriented

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