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Corn Machine Operator 3rd Shift - Grand Prairie, TX

Date: Mar 26, 2021

Location: US, 75051

Company: GRUMA

Brief Summary

Operate Corn Machine and Fried machine to produce corn products for the fried department within specifications as required on the daily schedule.

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for producing corn tortillas within the specified quality requirements.
  • Startup equipment, turn ovens on, set computer panel for Maseca flow.
  • Spray silicon on slabs –oven.
  • Turn on water with Maseca and acid.
  • Check cutting wires and plastic rings.
  • Monitor baking process and tortilla appearance at all times.
  • Be prepared to make product changes as needed.  Lead Person will inform operator of changes.
  • Perform changeovers from White Maseca to Yellow Maseca shutting down the silo and starting up the dump station system (PIAB).
  • Dump Maseca in bags when using dump station system (PIAB).
  • Repair / replace cutting wires as needed (repair / replace time 10-15 minutes).
  • Run fryers to cook corn product and produce fried chips/tacos/tostadas
  • Reprocess no-conformance product acceptable for reprocess.
  • Follow production schedule as indicated by Lead or Supervisor.
  • End of Shift-disconnect machinery, store tools, silicon is stored in Supervisor’s office, shut down gas in ovens.
  • Complete all production reports/forms.
  • Empties Kemin barrels as needed.
  • Maintain the work area clean.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience

Minimum 1 year machine operator experience required

Ability to read and write

Able to lift 50-100 LBS

Math Skills

Must work various shifts/hours including holidays & weekends

Be able to communicate effectible
Able to work under minimum supervision

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth