Process Operator

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
May 14, 2021
Jun 13, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time


This position is responsible for the creation of prepared products, order filling and cross-training amongst all process operator functions to serve as break and/or rotation duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES The following description of work to be performed by this individual is not intended to be all -inclusive.   Rather, it focuses on the major tasks that must be accomplished.   There are many necessary activities to satisfy any of the following performance guidelines.


  • Assist with maintaining the established rate of efficiency determined for line and fill rates to established goals  (Action Oriented, Perseverance)
  • Pick and/or prepare  product according to daily production needs (Decision Quality, Learning  on the Fly)
  • Ensure First-In First-Out “FIFO” guidelines  are followed  (Intellectual  Horsepower,  Problem  Solving)
  • Ensure equipment  is set appropriately  to meet  production standards and yields (Priority Setting)
  • Assist each team member with the proper training needed  to perform  their job function  (Peer Relationships,  Approachability)
  • Maintain and follow standard operating procedures, food safety guidelines, quality assurance and product specifications. This includes the timely and accurate completion of all HACCP/USDA/FDA  requirements (Technical  Learning)
  • Maintain a clean work area which may include cleaning floors, utensils, equipment,  walls and metal surfaces to keep them clean, sanitary and orderly (Organizing)


  1. Education
    • Required:  High school diploma or equivalent
  2. Licensing
    • Required:  None required
  3. Experience:
    • One to three years’ experience in food preparation
    • HACCP experience  preferred
  4. LFHI Competencies expected of all employees include: action oriented, customer focus, functional/technical skills, informing, and integrity and trust.
  5. Position Competencies  (the Lominger Competency  Architecture was used to establish skill sets needed for this specific position)
    • See competencies as referenced  in essential duties and responsibilities
  6. Other required  Knowledge,  Skills, and Abilities:
    • Service-oriented with high energy and a friendly demeanor
    • Ability to comply with USDA, FDA, OSHA, and all other regulatory  agencies  while complying with good manufacturing  practices
    • Ability to operate  manufacturing  machines
    • Ability to respond to continually changing priorities


  • Ability to work quickly and cleanly
  • Complete  tasks promptly and carefully
  • Continuously  observe  and evaluate  operations  to identify problems and/or  opportunities  for improvement
  • Must have ability to interpret  and follow a recipe and procedures
  • Interpersonal,  communication and problem  solving skills
  • Ability to read and write English



  • Operate manufacturing  machines  as well as large scale kitchen equipment
  • Thermometers

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