Zerega (Philadelphia Macaroni Company) is growing and we have new positions to fill at our pasta manufacturing plant in Lee’s Summit, MO!

We’re looking for exceptional people who want to contribute to our continued growth.

Currently seeking to fill the following positions:

Process Controls Technician

Processing Operator

Please see below for position descriptions and links to apply.

Apply today through the ‘careers’ tab on: Zerega.com

Process Controls Technician

We are looking for a highly skilled Process Controls Technician. The jobholder must be able to communicate effectively with management, production supervisors, machine operators, outside contractors and other plant maintenance personnel. This is a full-time position located at our food manufacturing plant in Lee’s Summit, MO.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Superior troubleshooting ability
  • Ability to work with minimal Instruction
  • Experienced Networking skills
  • Proficiency in reading blueprints and electrical schematics
  • Proficiency and experience troubleshooting integrated HMI/PLC control systems, including proficiency evaluating/modifying associated programming and devices. (Rockwell RSLogix 5, 500 and 5000 experience required) as well as Simatic Step 7 capabilities
  • Experience with InTouch Wonderware
  • Capable of upgrading outdated 16 bit networked drives
  • Maintain instrument as-built documentation
  • Prefer degree in Industrial Technology and/or Electronics
  • Pride in yourself and your craftsmanship
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing / industrial environment preferred
  • Experience with maintenance/mechanical systems preferred
  • Must have general understanding of the manufacturing processes, quality standards, equipment operations, safety requirements and departmental procedures

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Associates Degree from Accredited or Technical College
  • 5+ years of applicable experience
  • Minimum 5 years maintenance experience in a Manufacturing Environment (preferably food)

This position is in a manufacturing facility with temperatures 90–115 degrees, relative humidity 50-70%, and machinery noise.  Hearing protection, steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, and hair restraints are required.  Plant uniforms are provided and must be worn at all times in the factory.

Our company offers a competitive package including PTO, paid holidays, 401(k), health, dental, vision, life insurance and short and long-term disability insurance.

Apply thru Indeed using this link or the QR code: https://indeedhi.re/3N6P7Ja

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Visit: Zerega.com to learn more and apply!

Processing Operator

Immediate career opening for a bright, detail-oriented leader to join our Zerega (Philadelphia Macaroni Company) team as a Processing Operator. A processing operator is responsible for the safe operation of various machines and quality control equipment. Responsibilities include the setup, operation, and troubleshooting of equipment to comply with company safety guidelines, good manufacturing practices, and productivity standards. This is a full-time position located at our food manufacturing plant in Lee’s Summit, MO.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Performs die format and recipe changes on Short and Long Goods press as procedures require.
  • Constantly reviews the processing operation and parameters to monitor production and quality, anticipating and solving problems in a timely manner, and identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintains adequate records of key production variables such as production volume, yield, plant uptime, utility consumption, etc., on a daily, weekly, and/or monthly basis, as required.
  • Regularly monitors Die Washing operations and Flour Unloading operations.
  • Participates in projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
  • Communicates directly with QA laboratory to ensure effective participation in the implementation of QA policies and procedures.
  • Samples and tests process streams as required by the QA program and procedures.
  • Maintains QA records.
  • Understands and interprets QA results and takes appropriate action when required.
  • Communicates directly with the maintenance department to coordinate maintenance and repair work in process areas.
  • Performs preventive maintenance activities as required and assists maintenance technicians in performing maintenance and repairs.
  • Assists with diagnosing and trouble-shooting maintenance related issues.
  • Knows and understands Zerega’s GMP policies and any federal regulations relating to process operations and works in a manner to ensure that these regulations are met at all times.
  • Participates, complies, and follows 5S organizational program.
  • Participates in programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness.
  • Monitors use and inventories of process chemicals and supplies.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Minimum of a High School Education or GED required
  • Candidates with experience in the operation of a dry-mill ethanol plant are preferred.
  • Must have the ability to learn and work effectively with Windows based OS and the plant’s internal “Infostream” data collection program.
  • Expertise and/or proficiency with basic office computer software, e.g., word processing, email, and   spreadsheets is an asset.

Our company offers a competitive package including PTO, paid holidays, 401(k), health, dental, vision, life insurance and short and long-term disability insurance.

Apply thru Indeed using this link or the QR code: https://indeedhi.re/3jTxO1m

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Visit: Zerega.com to learn more and apply!