Balls Foods
  • 08-Mar-2018 to 01-Oct-2019 (CST)
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Tippins

Family Medical, Vision, Dental, Prescription & Life Insurance, Paid Vacations, Holiday, Tuition Reimbursement, 401 (k), Advancement Opportunities

Position Description


Production Cook Teammate


Plant Manager




Full-Time Must be able to work 5:00am 3:00pm shifts


November 2015



OBJECTIVE / PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Why does the position exist? What does it do? How does it contribute to the strategy of Tippin's?


This position is working in a team environment in a state of the art commissary kitchen. The production cook is responsible for all food production, packaging and sanitation issues for the kitchen. This is a high volume, fast paced production position that requires a great deal of accuracy as well as exceptional cooking skills.



 FUNDAMENTALS OF THE POSITION: Each of them is the result of the activities summarized to achieve the objective of the position and the time spent for each area.


Fundamental Areas                                                                                                                                          

Prepares food including cooking, roasting, baking while ensuring compliance with formulas, production schedules and quality standards.

Participates in daily testing of foods.

Cleans equipment and performs other sanitation duties as assigned.

Ensures that good manufacturing practices/sanitation procedures are followed in the preparation of products and cleaning of equipment and work areas.

Works with all teammates to ensure effective production standards are met

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.








WORK RELATIONSHIPS: Internal & External. Relations with other positions and/or third parties that are involved in the performance of the position (e.g. Suppliers, Customers, Chambers, Government, etc.).




Plant Manager


Third party audit partners


Director of Operations




Team Leader of Manufacturing




Maintenance Technician









Characteristics that position holder must demonstrate to perform the job & reach the Position Objective.


Academic level required by the position holder

High School Diploma or GED.

Proficiency in performance of the Line Worker

Languages: Spanish-speaking would be a plus





  • Complies with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and all other food safety requirements.
  • Complies with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE's) requirements.
  • Oral communication speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; responds well to questions.
  • Teamwork- contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; supports everyone's efforts to succeed; maintains a positive attitude; generates ideas and suggestions that improve the team's performance, the efficiency of the process or the quality of the products.
  • Ethics Treats people form own and other cultures with respect; works with honesty and integrity
  • Flexibility and adaptability must be able to deal with sudden changes in scheduling to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Decision making able to handle problems and think through to solutions.
  • Able to perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required

Minimum Applicable Experience (Years of Experience, etc.):

Proficiency in performance of the Production Worker

Food Manufacturing experience a plus




Competencies: Attributes for Success: They are the set of values, knowledge & skills expressed in effective behaviors & habits taken into practice for an outstanding performance & successful results.



Decision Making

Passion for high quality products

Willing to work as a team

Strong initiative, proactive

Integrity, trust

Communication: written & verbal

Organizational skills/planning





Work Environment (Physical Conditions, Sensory Attention, etc.)

Works in a food manufacturing environment. Exposed to typical elements; flour dust, moderate noise, some temperature extremes (oven room, freezers, coolers etc.).

Frequent factory visits; exposed to flour, soy, dairy, peanuts, shellfish


Americans with Disabilities Act (Physical Requirements)

Must be able to work on your feet for several hours at a time

Must be able to lift objects weighting 10 50 pounds

Must be able to ascend/descend stairs

Chemical Handling

Drug Free Environment/EOE

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