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Production Technician

Company: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmann's or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

One - Time Hiring Bonus of $500.00 after 30 calendar days of employment.

After 45 days of employment, there are additional bonus' that you may be eligible for:

  • $500.00 Bonus for Associates on the payroll as of May 1, 2021.
  • $500.00 Bonus for Associates on the payroll as of July 31, 2021.
  • $500.00 Bonus for Associates on the payroll as of October 30, 2021.
  • $500.00 Seasonal Bonus (for Associates employed starting on March 7, 2021 through September 25, 2021, who do not accumulate more than 3 attendance points during this period)

One-Time Hiring Bonus, Seasonal Bonus and Retention Bonus are taxable and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld Hourly Associates must be actively on the payroll at the time of the bonus pay-out. Newly hired hourly associates must have successfully completed (45) calendar days of employment on or prior to the scheduled retention bonus dates described in order to receive Retention and/or Seasonal Incentive bonuses.


Responsibilities include commitment to ensuring the best quality products, excellent customer service by maintaining regular quality audits (AIB), good manufacturing practices, compliance with federal/state/local regulations (FDA, OSHA, Department of Agriculture, Department of Health, etc.), HACCP, meet or exceed Global Food Safety Standards (BRC), environmental compliance, and DOT mandates.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Support without hesitation General Plant Safety, Food Safety, Food Defense Initiatives and Good Manufacturing Practices with an understanding that these are absolutes are Priority #1.
  • Assures that Product Quality is an absolute priority utilizing IPM, Plant Teams and outside resources to accomplish this.
  • Continually review data to ensure product quality during production.
  • Proactively identify improvement focus areas. Participate in root cause problem solving by team.
  • Promote a strong teamwork environment. Flexibility and ability to multi-task are key as associate is expected to have the ability to work in a variety of positions. Must be able to train and help others to advance their skills.
  • Participate in quality improvement and process waste elimination efforts.
  • Identify potential cost savings and cost avoidance.
  • Understand levels of line downtime caused by equipment issues and associated points of cause.
  • Ability to make mechanical adjustment to equipment to help reduce the downtime.

Job Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, preferred.
  • Must be able to walk, bend, push, pull, and twist for long periods of time (conditions typical of a food manufacturing plant).
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. multiple times during shift.
  • Ability to stand throughout entire shift.
  • Ability to occasionally climb stairs and ladder.
  • Requires ability to learn and adapt quickly.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills, and ability to multi-task.
  • Demonstrated computer skills

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans [or Vets]

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.

Keywords: Bimbo Bakeries USA, Elkhart , Production Technician, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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