Careers at Litehouse Foods

Litehouse, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with employees in Sandpoint, Idaho; Lowell, Michigan; Hurricane, Utah; and Sales Representatives throughout the United States. We accept applications for jobs that are currently open.

Our Current Openings at Litehouse:

S14-060 / Forklift Operator / Sandpoint, ID 2nd shift:

Purpose and Scope
The Forklift Operator utilizes a forklift for loading and unloading trucks and stacking materials.  The Forklift Operator also tracks inventories, picks orders, and supplies workers with materials.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture-Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Drive electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices; forklift to hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move product, equipment and materials
  • Inventory materials on work floor and supply workers with material as needed.
  • Meet picking standards as defined by warehouse standards
  • Load or unload material onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting devices
  • Pick orders, unload and stack materials
  • Follow procedures and ensure accuracy of delivery and paperwork
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
Education/Experience/Certifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Litehouse Forklift certification required

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and write short correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one small group situations or to other employees of the organization
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations
  • Basic computer skills required for using scanners

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk or hear
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, and distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Frequently exposed to extreme cold
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually loud

 
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

S14-047 / Maintenance Mechanic-2nd shift / Sandpoint, ID:

Purpose and Scope
The Maintenance Mechanic maintains and assists in coordinating routine and preventative maintenance on all facility production equipment including those assets located in our cheese and Buttermilk plants.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Set up machines and equipment
  • Completes PM’s for all applicable equipment as scheduled and completes required paperwork in a neat and timely manner
  • Requisition materials required to keep all equipment running properly, and ascertain critical spare parts are available on the shelf in the correct quantities
  • Respond to internal customer needs to optimize facility efficiencies
  • Troubleshoot/repair automated equipment including PLC, PAC, Servo, and VFD
  • Work closely with the manufacturing department to assure production specifications are achieved
  • Perform all equipment repairs and replace parts as required
  • Perform scheduled lubrication on assigned assets
  • Train others in the proper operation of equipment
  • Perform job duties in a safe manner following Plant and OSHA regulations and requirements
  • Properly uses PPE as required
  • Utilize blueprints, sketches, machine manuals, and machine components for specifications and repair
  • Suggests and implements upgrades to systems
  • Communicate with maintenance leadership on all maintenance issues
  • Analyze and resolve technical problems or assists others in solving issues
  • Uses technical instruments to provide solutions
  • Coordinate routine calibrations, PM’s, and repairs with manufacturing leadership
  • Fabricate parts utilizing a Lathe and/or mill
  • Assist in plant projects
  • Perform other and incidental duties as assigned

 
 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
            Education/Experience/Certifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED); minimum 2 years’ experience in maintenance field.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA):

  • Know how to troubleshoot/repair automated equipment including PLC, PAC, Servo, and VFD.
  • Experience in reading and interpreting ladder logic/schematics a plus.
  • Ability to fabricate parts from scratch or prints.
  • Able to analyze and resolve technical problems or assist others in solving equipment issues.
  • Must be able to understand and utilize blueprints and other technical publications
  • Must be able to weld utilizing Tig and Mig procedures
  • Ability to use basic math in all units of measure, compute rate, ration, and percent

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to work and use hands to finger, handle or feel.
  • Frequently required to stand, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to taste or smell and work in a confined space.
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.
  • Specific visions abilities include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust/focus.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions and vibrations.
  • The noise level is usually moderate.

 
The duties listed in this position posting are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

S14-064 / Graphic Designer / Sandpoint, ID:

Purpose and Scope:
The Graphic Designer is responsible for conceptual development, website production and production of quality writing, design and production of graphic solutions for packaging, advertising, consumer and trade collateral materials, trade show and event marketing materials and other communication forms, both graphic and digital.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Works with the Creative Team Supervisor and Director of Media & Communications to support new product and branding initiatives that are compatible with brand identity platform
  • Develops new packaging/labeling concepts and marketing materials in coordination with the internal stakeholders, and as directed by Creative Team Supervisor
  • Maintains and updates product packaging using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop or InDesign as needed
  • Follows approval sign off process and secures approval in advance of release from key individuals
  • Works directly with internal stakeholders and outside suppliers to ensure design solutions meet all necessary criteria for a successful resolution and production in a cost effective and timely manner
  • Produces finished digital artwork files in appropriate formats for outside supplier needs, and follow ups with color proof checking and quality control through to the finished product
  • Creates materials for all digital platforms, proofing processes and packaging designs through FDA food labeling laws
  • Maintains electronic graphic files and ensures files are updated and organized
  • Assists the marketing and sales teams to create professional graphic solutions with their various communications requirements (trade memos, sell sheets, presentations, etc.)
  • Takes responsibility for art directing, producing or sourcing all graphics to be used in communication materials in a cost effective and quality conscious manner while adhering to brand standards
  • Learns new and emerging technologies in order to leverage communications and design skills to new media opportunities as required
  • Coordinates with Creative Team Supervisor and other artists on all projects at various stages of completion and makes changes as necessary
  • Travel up to 5% of the time for continuing education
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
            Education/Experience/Certifications

  • Graduation from a recognized university or college with a specialization in graphic design or advertising communications, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 3 years graphic design and/or advertising experience in creating innovative design solutions
  • Website production required, including: content, architecture planning, design updates, SEO optimization, campaign integration and web analytics reporting
  • Packaged goods experience preferred but not essential
  • Excellent Mac based computer skills including Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
  • Some web based software desirable, but not essential

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA):

  • Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Knowledge of the U.S. and Canadian food packaging regulations useful but not essential
  • Working knowledge of advertising methods, media and strategy
  • Workable knowledge of marketing terminologies and branding
  • Expertise in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Workable knowledge of prepress and printing technologies for both litho and flexo printing, typography and design trends
  • Proficient at interpreting client’s needs and delivering workable solutions on time and on budget
  • Proficient in writing advertising and marketing copy and written advertisement materials
  • Proficient at presenting and rationalizing creative concepts according to business objectives
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision as well as collaborate in team settings
  • Possess initiative to source information and gather answers to questions pertinent to the success of the project
  • Actively pursues independent learning and development in order to remain current with various industry trends (i.e. technology tools, marketing trends, etc.) and shares acquired knowledge with other team members
  • Demonstrates ownership and accountability, drives for results and champions change
  • Ability to plan and effectively organize work assignments
  • Employs business and financial acumen

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and taste or smell
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms 
  • Occasionally must lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

NOTE: Please include samples of your portfolio or a link to your online portfolio.
 
The duties listed in this position posting are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

LL13-021 / Over the Road Truck Driver / Lowell, MI:

Pay is based on experience and drivers are paid by mile driven.

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Drivers for tractor trailer combination to transport and deliver products/materials in liquid, loose or packaged form
  • Will be on an OTR route which may vary depending on company needs.
  • Inspect truck for defects before and after trips and submit truck condition report
  • Assist in loading/unloading truck
  • Multiple stop delivery/pick up
  • Entry to Canada required

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Refrigerated commodity experience preferred
  • Need two years verifiable over-the-road experience with LTL and tanker in eleven western states and Canada
  • Good driving record; Class A CDLs with air and tanker endorsement required
  • Must have excellent logbook / record keeping skills and able to complete required paperwork accurately and on time

 

LL13-040 / Electrical Controls Technician / Lowell, MI:

This position will be responsible for the engineering design and implementation of communications, PLC and machine controls for a wide variety of projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and resolve technical problems or assist others in solving equipment issues.
  • Assist in capital projects from concept to operation individually or as part of a project team.
  • Inputs to equipment design as it relates electrical and control considerations.
  • Create, update, and install control systems for various manufacturing equipment.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years practical experience in programming and commissioning of PLC’s – Allen Bradley
  • Experience as controls engineer, electrical engineer or technician in process- or factory automation.
  • Experience with electrical installation onsite, debug and device trouble shooting.
  • Computer literate in all MS Office products and AutoCAD.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and in teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and takes initiative with a “hands-on” approach

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in panel design, network design.
  • Experience with electrical installation onsite.
  • Experience in applicable codes and regulations NEC, OSHA, ASME
  • Demonstrated presentation skills.
  • Analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Some technical writing experience
  • Allen Bradley PLCs including SLC500, PLC5 and ControlLogix
  • Allen Bradley HMI’s including Panelview, Panelview Plus, RSView32
  • Network configuration skills (Ethernet, RS232, RS485)
  • Control panel design
  • Ability to create, read and troubleshoot electrical schematics (AutoCAD)
  • Experience with the following hardware: VFDs, Process Controllers, Industrial networking equipment, DC Power supplies, Motion control, Pneumatics, wiring/panel and cabling systems
  • Ability to fabricate parts from scratch or prints
  • Working knowledge of National Electrical Code

Education/Experience:

  • 5 or more years of recent experience in industrial control

LL14-005 / Forklift Operator / Lowell, MI:

Purpose and ScopeThis position utilizes a forklift for loading and unloading trucks and stacking materials in a safe manner.  This position also tracks inventories, picks orders, and supplies workers materials.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture-Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles.
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships through effective and timely communication.

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a safe work environment at all times.
  • Abide by OSHA and state guidelines including forklift safety practices.
  • Ensure food safety guidelines are being followed.
  • Follow Litehouse guiding principles.
  • Provide an environment of high morale and positive team work.
  • Follow procedures and ensure accuracy of delivery and paperwork and Litehouse guidelines.
  • Drive electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices; forklift to hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move product, equipment and materials.
  • Inventory materials on work floor and supply workers with material as needed.
  • Meet picking standards, set forth by Warehouse department.
  • Load or unload material onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting devices.
  • Pick orders as required.
  • Unload and stack materials
  • Weekend work required, as needed. Occasional work on holidays, as needed.

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
Education/Experience/Certifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED.)
  • One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and write short correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one small group situations or to other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.
  • Basic computer skills required for using scanners.
  • Basic math skills, including counting, adding, subtracting, multiplication, and division.

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, talk or hear.
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Regularly required to sit.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job, include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently exposed to extreme cold.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 

 

LL14-011 / Maintenance Electrician / Lowell, MI:

Purpose and Scope
Maintain and assist in coordinating routine and preventative maintenance on all facility production equipment.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles.
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication.

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Set up machines and equipment.
  • Requisition materials required to keep all equipment running properly.
  • Respond to internal customer needs to optimize facility efficiencies.
  • Troubleshoot/repair automated equipment including PLC, PAC, Servo, and VFD.
  • Examine items produced to determine if specifications are met.
  • Perform all equipment repairs and replace parts as needed.
  • Complete required paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
            Education/Experience/Certifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED); minimum 2 years’ experience in maintenance field plus Journeyman’s Electrician license.
  • Master Electrician license, preferred.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA):

  • Know how to troubleshoot/repair automated equipment including PLC, PAC, Servo, and VFD.
  • Experience in reading and interpreting ladder logic/schematics.
  • Ability to fabricate parts from scratch or prints.
  • Able to analyze and resolve technical problems or assist others in solving equipment issues.
  • Knowledge of Rockwell / Allen Bradley Software a plus.

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to work and use hands to finger, handle or feel.
  • Frequently required to stand, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to taste or smell and work in a confined space.
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.
  • Specific visions abilities include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust/focus.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions and vibrations.
  • The noise level is usually moderate.

 
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

LL14-015 / Forklift Operator (Line-Feed) :

Purpose and ScopeThis position ensures that materials are delivered to manufacturing in a timely manner and are binned properly to storage areas, allowing for easy retrieval and proper inventory control. 
 
Guiding Principles-Culture-Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles.
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication.

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Drive safely, electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices; forklift to hitch, to push, to pull, lift, stack or move product, equipment or materials.
  • Review production schedules to ensure proper amount of inventory materials on work floor, and supply manufacturing with materials, as needed.
  • Use scanner to properly bin items from one area to another.
  • Deliver and remove unused materials from the manufacturing areas and return them to the appropriate storage location.
  • Work with the inventory team on any discrepancies or miss-binned items.
  • Must follow all safety practices that meet OSHA and MIOSHA standards.
  • Must properly store items meeting food handling programs, such as allergens, organics, refrigerated, non-refrigerated conditions.
  • Handle items with care and store in an organized, safe manner.
  • Unload and stack materials.
  • Load and unload materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting devices.
  • Week-end work required, as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
 
Education/Experience/Certifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED.)
  • Must be able to obtain a Litehouse forklift driver/operator license through a training program that meets OSHA requirements.
  • Preferred three to five years of work experience and have the ability to execute all functions performed by Forklift Operators.
  • Preferred experience with driving sit-down and stand-up forklifts.
     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
     
  • Ability to read and write short correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one small group situations or to other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.
  • Basic computer skills required.

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel.
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and talk or hear.
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job, include: close vision, distance vision, and ability to focus.
  • Frequently exposed to extreme cold.
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 

Quality Control Floor Technician:

 

POSITION POSTING

Job Post #H14-015
 

Position Title:           Quality Control Floor Technician Pay Classification:   Non-exempt
Department:             Quality Control / 2nd shift Location:                   Hurricane, UT
Title of Supervisor:  Quality Control Manager Starting Wage:         $12.00/hour
Opening Date:          September 9, 2014 Closing Date:            September 19, 2014

                                                                                                                                                                           
PURPOSE and SCOPE:
The Quality Control Floor Technician validates through documentation, observation and performance of in-process line checks that systems are in place and functional. The Quality Control Floor Technician performs analytical tests on ingredients and finished goods, sanitation verifications, environmental monitoring and routine housekeeping audits.
 
CUSTOMER SERVICE:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through values, guiding principles and customer service standards.
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships through effective and timely communication.
  • Takes initiative and action to respond, resolve and follow-up regarding customer service issues with all customers in a timely manner.

 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review in-process documentation at the mix deck and filling stations at regular intervals throughout production
  • Validate that quality systems are in place and functional
  • Perform first case checks at startup, shift change and product changeovers
  • Understand and be able to use all necessary laboratory testing equipment
  • Understand and be able to perform analytical tests on ingredients and finished goods
  • Understand and appropriately utilize the hold process
  • Perform sanitation verifications and environmental monitoring
  • Perform routine housekeeping audits
  • Understand and model correct behavior in the core principles of quality manufacturing as they relate to the food industry
  • Ensure food safety guidelines are being followed at all times

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED TO PERFORM WORK:
            Education/Experience/Certifications

  • High school diploma or G.E.D., one to three months experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Some working knowledge of ROSS or other inventory management system is preferred
  • Familiar with Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Forklift operator certification may be required (or ability to obtain it)

 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSA):

  • Must be able to work productively at a self-established pace and seek direction as needed
  • Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos; write correspondence
  • Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers and other employees of the organization
  • Compute basic mathematical calculations, rate, ratio and percent

 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear and lift and/or move up to 55 pounds
  • Regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Occasionally required to sit and walk
  • Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision and ability to focus
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

 
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

 To apply for this position, please complete an online application at www.litehousefoods.com/careers or submit a Litehouse Employment Application to: Kris Tompkins, Manager, Human Resources - Hurricane

Mixer 1st Shift-Hurrican, Utah:

 

 POSITION POSTING

Job Post #H14-018
 

Position Title:           Mixer – 1st Shift Pay Classification:   Non-exempt
Department:             Formulation Location:                   Hurricane, UT
Title of Supervisor:  Formulation Supervisor Starting Wage:         $13.00/hour
Opening Date:          September 18, 2014 Closing Date:            September 29, 2014

 
Purpose and Scope                                                                                                                                       
The Mixer measures and blends ingredients to create finished goods.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Load ingredients into blender and use pumping and metering systems
  • Start and adjust machine to control speed and cooling fluids to jacket or devices in mixing chamber to aid in blending and densifying mixture
  • Operate machine until mixture reaches desired consistency
  • Sample and test product integrity to meet specifications
  • Requisition supplies and maintain production records
  • Participate with changeovers
  • Utilize data collection system to maintain inventory accuracy and traceability
  • Utilize scanner to use oldest ingredients first (FIFO)
  • Ensure products produced are meeting or exceeding customer requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
Education/Experience/Certifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. 
  • Frequently required to climb or balance, talk or hear, and taste or smell. 
  • Occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasionally must work in confined space.

 
The duties listed in this position description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
Apply on line at www.litehousefoods.com\careers
 

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For other mail correspondence, please submit to:
H. R. Department, Litehouse, Inc. , P O Box 1969, Sandpoint, ID 83864.
or Fax it to: (208) 265-7741 (for Sandpoint, Idaho)
(616) 897-9375 (for Lowell, Michigan)