Dough Operator

Lotus Biscoff Bakeries is hiring! The cookie you know and love is opening our first US production facility in Mebane, NC and we are searching for an enthusiastic team to help us grow.  We are currently hiring hands-on dough operators who will be responsible for the dough preparation and related tasks in the dough preparation area of our 125,000+ square foot bakery and production facility.

Successful candidates will possess a strong team mentality and proven ability to execute in a start-up environment.  We are currently hiring for the dayshift and salary range is based on experience and education.

 Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of premixes & doughs according to production plans
  • Processing rework
  • Setting up the dough program in the control program
  • Clean the installation after production
  • Thoroughly clean the entire dough preparation area on a regular basis according to cleaning plan
  • Raw materials reception (bulk and goods delivered on pallets)
  • Reporting of dough and Raw materials in SAP
  • Inventory inspection on a regular basis
  • Check dough parameters (consistency, properly mixed, etc.)
  • Check raw materials (FIFO, visual abnormalities)
  • Check rework (visual check prior to processing)
  • Sampling of raw materials and dough according to sampling plan
  • Assist in the periodic maintenance of the installations
  • Check, clean and registration of the sieve systems
  • Check operation of the metal detector
  • Supervision of the overall tidiness and cleanliness of the dough making area and the raw material warehouse & take necessary actions
  • Knowledge and application of necessary GMP & safety rules and standards
  • Ensure that all checklists and forms are correctly filled out
  • Make proposals towards quality, safety and efficiency improvements and take necessary action
  • Participate in toolbox meetings

Requirements:

  • Prior experience in a production setting , ideally in an FDA regulated environment
  • Experience operating forklifts and material handling equipment is preferred
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral in English; ability to read and write effectively
  • Ability to multi-task and approach tasks with detail-oriented manner
  • Aptitude for handling repetitive tasks
  • Understand basic technical and electrical terms
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Team spirit, Open Dialogue, Passion
  • Continuous improvement mentality
  • Organizational skills
  • Familiarity with equipment operation
  • Ability to adhere to all safety guidelines
  • Comfortable lifting 30-50 lbs. on a repetitive basis
  • Working on a 12 ft high platform
  • Aptitude for handling repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a collaborative team

Our Offer:

A compelling function with responsibilities, space for initiative and raking ownership, and the possibility to develop professionally and personally.

  • A dynamic working atmosphere in a family business with clear international growth ambitions.
  • A strong corporate culture of Team spirit, Open Dialogue and Passion, in which quality and professionalism are highly valued.
  • A competitive salary, complemented by a comprehensive package of fringe benefits.