Post Holdings On The Job Trainer (Aseptic Days) in Gaylord, Minnesota

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.

POSITION SUMMARY :

The purpose of this position is to provide On-The-Job Training to new, entry-level, or transferred employees in the operation of plant and/or department equipment and Standard Work Instructions and to assist in the developing and delivery of other training, i.e. orientation, quality assurance, safety, problem solving, and continuous improvement training.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Primary responsibility will be to oversee and implement the Employee Training Qualification Program for Operations employees. This includes training and validation of trainees with respect to their performance against established training objectives and recommendation of additional skill requirements as needed.

  2. Develop OJT training programs and participate on teams developing training plans and OJT programs.

  3. Assist in developing Standard Work Instructions, checklists, and visual aids.

  4. Conduct new employee orientation, OJT/classroom training and certification. Follow up on a regular, planned schedule to answer questions and verify proficiency.

  5. Conduct cross training and annual re-qualification as required by the Training Qualification Program. Support employees who have questions or need additional assistance in understanding their job responsibilities.

  6. Maintain files of training materials. Maintain organized log(s) of all training conducted.

  7. During non-training or non-production periods, the OJT trainer may be called upon to perform in other capacities such as: working on problem solving, continuous improvement or safety programs/training; cross training of operators; assist with training programs in other departments; check for correct procedure and accuracy; and assist in general housekeeping activities.

  8. Periodic attendance of training seminars, of which some will require out of town or overnight arrangements.

  9. Perform all training in full compliance with all company, state and/or federal safety and environmental regulations.

  10. Notify designated personnel of any irregularities in materials, process, or equipment.

  11. Assist with the development, implementation, and updating of required written safety and health programs and plans. These may include, as needed: Hazard Communication Program, Exposure Control Program (Bloodborne Pathogens), Hazard Assessment and Personal Protective Equipment Program (PPE), Respiratory Protection Program, Chemical Safety, Hazard Communication Program, Lockout/Tagout (LOTO), Confined Space Entry Program, Emergency Action Plan.

  12. Ensure monthly safety and other compliance trainings and all other specifically required training is provided for all employees.

  13. Designated 1 st shift, 2 nd shift, or 3 rd shift Monday through Friday with additional hours as needed. Ability to work on any shift as needed to meet internal customer training needs.

  14. Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.

  15. Adhere to all safety polices and procedures.

  16. Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma and applicable technical knowledge required. Mechanical or trade school a plus.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of adult education and learning techniques.

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations regarding compliance training requirements.

  • Ability to multi-task, deal with employees with diverse background and good problem solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Word.

  • Basic math skills.

  • Customer service capabilities.

  • Light typing skills.

  • Ability to work indoors in normal office setting for duration of shift.

  • Ability to answer phones and receive pertinent information.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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