• Production Operator Assistant (Macedon)

    Baldwin Richardson FoodsMacedon, NY 14502

    Job #2508878287


    Baldwin Richardson Foods, Co. is a global manufacturer of custom food and beverage ingredients and one of the largest African-American family-owned and-operated businesses in the food industry. The Company has strong supply relationships with some of the world’s largest Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) and Food Service customers. Iconic, global food brands entrust Baldwin Richardson Foods as their partner to deliver the highest quality products that exceed industry standards. The Company also manufactures and markets Mrs. Richardson’s Ice Cream Toppings and Nance’s Mustards and Condiments. Baldwin Richardson Foods has manufacturing locations in Macedon, NY and Williamson, NY; Corporate Offices in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and Food Innovation Center Westmont, IL. This role is in our Macedon, NY facility.


    The Assistant Production Operator (APO) role is an entry-level position which supports the production process through a variety of activities. Support and adherence to our 5S environment is a key component to all our production roles.


    • Performs packing, stacking, and inspection requirements for each of the different production lines.
    • Prepares packaging for filling at the appropriate line.
    • Communicates production concerns to line leaders, supervisors, mechanics, and quality control.
    • Completes material handling as needed to keep the line supplied.
    • Operates equipment such as labelers, case erectors, case packers.
    • Performs and documents verification checks to ensure output of acceptable products accurately.
    • Verify proper codes are on all packaging.
    • Follow proper Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) including wearing personal protective equipment.
    • Adheres to all safety requirements.
    • Assist Operators in meeting line requirements to ensure fluent delivery of cases to the end customer.
    • Clean, organize, perform rework, dumps bottles and other tasks associated with driving performance efficiency in the operation of the manufacturing environment.
    • Learn 5S standards and help to drive them throughout all assigned activities.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    Required Education/Experience:

    Education/Experience: No prior work experience is required.

    Preferred Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Continuous learning, and improvement, mindset is a must; there are many opportunities to learn and develop at BRF, but the individual needs to be motivated to engage in those opportunities.
    • Effectively communicate information in one-on-one and small group situations.
    • Willingness to offer suggestions on ways to improve assigned work.
    • Ability to follow and implement written or oral instructions.
    • Team player and constructive conflict management are key skills for success.
    • Self-starter and disciplined.
    • Punctuality is a must.
    • Motivated to do your best work each day.
    • Work in a manufacturing environment, which includes fluctuation in heat, moisture, and noise.
    • Wear Food Manufacturing GMP Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - hard hat, hairnet (head and beard if applicable), steel toes shoes/boots, face mask, no facial piercings, false eyelashes or fake fingernails.
    • Language Ability: English fluency required to successfully speak, read, write, and comprehend directions in English and communicate with other employees in English as part of regular job duties.
    • Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the ability to enter information, on an occasional basis, into production computer systems.
    • Math Ability: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.
    • Due to SQF regulations, all employees must be able to fluently read, write, and converse in the English language.

    Generous benefits package, including low premium and out-of-pocket medical/dental/vision costs, vacation, sick, 401k with matching, holiday, birthdays off, designated holidays and floating holidays.

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