Cereal Production

General Mills - Buffalo, NY4.0

Full-time$15 an hour
General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You've come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.

Within General Mills, our manufacturing facilities are committed to achieving zero human and food safety incidents and it is every employee’s responsibility to fully support this vision. Production employees are responsible for performing a variety of assigned tasks. These tasks may include operating and maintaining processing equipment and sanitation duties.

The General Mills-Buffalo plant operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Applicants must be willing to work ANY shift and weekends and overtime as needed. Changes in volume and production requirements can result in changes in work schedule and additional overtime. Production employees must be willing to work any shift including nights and weekends.

Please note that all new hires are subject to a contractual new hire pay progression meaning 70% of the full rate of pay will be received in year one ($15.01), 80% in year two ($17.15), and 90% ($19.30) in year three then moving to 100% ($21.44) in year four (subject to contractual increases, if applicable).

Applications must be completed in their entirety, including the assessment portion .

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Main Responsibilities

In this role, you will:
Follow all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
Support production lines by supplying with materials as needed
Perform various sanitation and clean up duties
Assists operators during bottlenecks or when production lines are shut down
Participate in start-up, change over and shut down of operating equipment
Be responsible for executing all required HACCP processes and documentation
Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives in order to increase platform performance
Attend meetings and trainings as required
Perform additional related tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
High School Diploma or GED
Proficiency in basic computer skills
Must be able to lift 50 lbs
Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends
Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment
Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment
All persons selected for employment must undergo a background inquiry and pass a pre-employment physical exam, which includes a test for the detection of drugs.

Preferred Qualifications:
1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
Demonstrated leadership ability