Facilitator Pilot R&D
Company: Mission Foods
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Responsible for assisting in the operation of the Pilot Lines,
including the proper hand-packaging, analysis and evaluation of
corn and flour tortillas, fried products, and flatbread items; and
the preparation of ingredients
pre-weighted batches for Pilot Lines operation.Responsible for
reviewing the entire process of pilot lines including but not
The hand packing of products as well as pack/repack finished
product in boxes or trays. Check the appearance and quality of
finished product. Check bags to make sure proper packaging,
stacking and bag-sealing.is being used. Inspect finished product to
ensure they are free of foreign materials or contamination. Ensure
that trays are clean and in good condition.
Inspect and maintain the culinary kitchen clean and organized.
Purchase necessary items for the pilot plant and lab through
Ensure that a good inventory is kept for consumable items in the
Pilot Plant, Baking Lab, Ingredients Room, and Office.
Verify that all R&D finished product in the warehouse and plant
are not expired or spoiled.
Maintain Daily, Weekly, and Monthly inspection logs for the R&D
Center, as well as the system of new ingredient documentation.
Coordinate with the plant ingredients team for large scale
pre-weighed batches for plant trials. Assist in plant trials.
Ingredients Preparation Duties: Adequately rotate raw materials.
Ensure hold tags are correctly placed and not expired.
Follow weighing procedures and GMPs to avoid cross contamination.
Follow allergen program procedures indicated in the HACCP plan.
Weigh ingredients according to specifications and/or work
instructions. Check the Pilot Plant Production Schedule. Laboratory
Responsibilities: Perform pH, Moisture and other basic
physical-chemical analysis. Perform Sticking and Shelf-Life
evaluations and inoculations. Calibrate laboratory equipment such
as pH meter, moisture analyzer, and scales weekly.
Food Safety Responsibilities: Protect product from contamination.
Inspect equipment before and after cleaning for any possible
contamination. Report any acts or conditions that may place our
product at risk. Equipment Cleaning and Sanitizing: Clean pilot
production floor areas, laboratory equipment and all equipment in
the packaging area, including, but not limited to cooling conveyor,
counter stacker, conveyors, tables, check-weigher, metal detector,
carrousel, ink printer, etc. Perform other duties as
assigned.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE High School Diploma, GED or
equivalent required; Associates or Technical School Graduate
preferred *Any equivalent combination of related education and/or
experience may be considered for the above. Willing and able to
work in the evenings or early mornings if necessary.
Computer Skills Communication Skills Bilingual (Spanish / English)
preferred.Gruma Corporation and its affiliates, including but not
limited to Azteca Milling, L.P., are committed to a policy of Equal
Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an
applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed,
national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental
disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or
any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state,
or local law. The information collected by this application is
solely for the purposes of determining suitability for employment,
verifying your identity, and maintaining employment statistics on
applicants. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to
reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
as well as state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a
change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an
equal employment opportunity with-out imposing undue hardship on
Gruma. Please inform the company's personnel representative if you
need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in
the application process.
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