Machine Operator II - 1st Shift at Stratas Foods in Englewood, New Jersey

Posted in Other 23 days ago.

Job Description:

Company Description

Stratas Foods LLC is the leading supplier of fats and oils to the Foodservice, Food Ingredients and Retail Private Label markets in North America and is a producer of quality bulk and packaged dressings, mayonnaise and sauces. Stratas Foods was formed in October 2008 as a 50/50 joint venture between ACH Food Companies (ACH) and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

Manufacturing facilities are located in Dallas and Houston, TX; Decatur and Quincy,IL; Englewood, NJ; Fresno, CA; Nashville, TN; and Valdosta, GA. Corporate offices are located in Memphis, TN.We arecommitted to maintaining a progressive workplace by utilizing the ideas, skills and talents of all of our employees. We strive to makeStratas Foodsa great place to work and are building a team capable of meeting our business goals.

Job Description

The Line Lead will be responsible for leading group working activities to optimize production performance. This operation is to be performed keeping safety as a primary objective and following established GMP, Safety, Regulatory and Company procedures and policies.


  • Responsible for the safety, well-being and training of the team members under his/her leadership.

  • Complete required paperwork in a timely fashion as required by the production and quality schedule.

  • Perform and complete various quality checks, such as but not limited to; pre & post operation checks, Metal detector checks, Lot coding, product consistency, equipment pressures, etc

  • Understand and use downtime monitoring system (CDC), and log machine down time reasons.

  • Coordinate line set up to ensure production schedule is executed, such as but not limited to; personnel, packaging, batch maker, documentation, etc.

  • Operate all machinery/equipment in the area of responsibility including light, as well as perform general mechanical repairs and preventive maintenance.

  • Ensure that all of the proper components are being used, reporting any deviations or issues to the Production Supervisor and/or QC Manager.

  • Ensure the proper coding is clearly legible on the packaging as specified by Q.C. and customer directives.

  • Read, interpret, and follow Company policy, procedures, work instructions, etc.

  • Read, interpret and follow the daily production schedule and demands.

  • Ensure that washouts and sanitation of tools and equipment is appropriately done, prior to line start up.

  • Oversee and document rework product when required.

  • General housekeeping in working area to comply with GMP's and safety concerns.

  • Aid the organization in development of written process specification and controls.


Education: High School Diploma

Relevant Experience: Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment

Additional Information

Compensation: $15

Schedule: 7AM - 3:30PM

Must consent to complete a drug screening, lift test, physical and background check.