CAREERS

AT KETTLE CUISINE

Imagine a company full of people that care deeply about making and delivering delicious food that they've made careers out of that passion. That's us. And it could be you!

Prep Cook

Location:  Everett WA

Department: 

Position Type:  Full Time

Job Summary

Accountable to ensuring compliance with all food safety, quality standards and good manufacturing practices including allergen handling and organic segregation.
Required to maintain documentation that demonstrates regulatory compliance for all policies pertaining to HACCP, USDA and FDA mandates.
Performs/responsible to adhere to all required quality/ food safety checks including data sheets including all controlled documents. For example, room temperature checks, color of product, smell, viscosity, weight checks, MOA (item number) before and after equipment checklist, changeovers (including allergen control) knife cleaning and handling.
Responsible for ensuring recipe integrity through verification of material item numbers and expiration dates prior to processing.
Demonstrates competency to clean, assemble, operate and troubleshoot machinery respective to each functional area within ingredient preparation.
Inspects ingredients and ingredients packaging for conformance to safety and quality specifications.
Coordinates ingredient supply from storage to their assigned production area.
Follows all established safety protocols (LOTO, Work at Height, Wet, Cold Environment and wears required PPE for example: (Safety glasses, steal toe booths, gloves, aprons, sleeves, ear plugs, hard hat, etc).
Perform tasks to support other departments when directed.
Performs all other duties as assigned
Select individuals are assigned duties relating to material handling.
Operates forklift (PIV) assist and replenish totes and pallets of ingredients to all lines.
Adheres to all forklift safety and performance expectations.
Extensive standing and walking.
Climb and balance.
Stooping/kneeling/crouching.
Bending/twisting.
Repetitive motion (hands/wrists).
Lift/carry up to 50 pounds.
Work Environment:
Regularly exposed to wet and cold conditions.
Some exposure to chemicals when performing sanitation duties.
Loud noise level.

Preferred Skills

  • 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.
  • Previous work experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the food industry
  • Must be available to work overtime and weekends
  • Ability to learn system logic and operate HMI/control panels and fine tune equipment for minor and major adjustments
  • Self-directed, able to keep oneself busy and flow to the work
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and internal/external customers

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Pasta even Nonna would love

The pasta in our soups is custom made for us with top quality, unenriched, golden semolina and durum flours and extra egg whites to create an unforgettable lightness and texture.