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Purfoods Blast Chill Monitor in Grinnell, Iowa

The Blast Chill Monitor does pre-quality assurance work involving coordination and movement of prepared food into and out of the Cryo-cabinet & Blast Chiller and into the production holding Ready to Eat (RTE) area where it is staged for the Pack Room, labeled, and allergens marked. Often a high-volume workload.

  • Facilitate the proper chilling of cooked products through Cryo-cabinet (when appropriate) and through the Blast Chiller within HACCP timelines and regulations

  • Use digital thermometers to repeatedly check food in Blast Chiller; stir, move trays and carts, etc. to ensure food temps out within allotted time frame

  • Document temperatures and weights

  • Correctly weigh and label all finished product leaving Blast Chill

  • Move product to RTE and determine if food will remain on tray or placed in totes

  • Ensure all carts and totes are properly bagged and covered, and create and place labels with comps, sub-comps, dates, and allergens on them

  • Work with RTE Runners to organize and stage food for Pack Room

  • Use all required safety equipment and procedures, and consistently follow all food-related safety and sanitation guidelines

  • Take initiative to assist with general cleaning tasks in the work area

  • Consistently follow all food-related sanitation and operating safety guidelines including use of proper safety equipment

  • Maintain clean, sanitary and orderly work area and assist with general cleaning tasks in the work area as appropriate

  • Confer with Quality Assurance as needed

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Be able to stand/walk for up to 8-10 hours

  • Be able to work in varying temperatures between 20-70 degrees

  • Must have basic math skills including ability to read weight & measurement (pounds, ounces etc.)

  • Shifts can include weekends and holidays and/or overtime as required

  • Have a strong service orientation

  • Be a team player, including the ability to communicate well with others

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision

  • Previous experience working on a line in a production environment

  • Regularly required to use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms

  • Frequently is required to stand, talk, and listen

  • Occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Able to perform repetitive movements

  • Able to work in variable temperatures

Mom’s Meals, a Purfoods Company, is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 20 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Purfoods/Mom’s Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or military status.

ID: 2021-3142

External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

External Company URL: https://www.momsmeals.com/careers

Street: 810 Blakely Circle

Post End Date: 8/20/2021