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Kalamazoo, Michigan - Posted on July 22, 2021
Published By Rachelle Post

Cook needed in a manufacturing environment in Kalamazoo!

Job Description

Trillium Staffing has an immediate job opening in Kalamazoo for a Cook working in a manufacturing environment!

Contract to Hire
Mon-Fri 7a-3:30p
OT hours 6a-4p when required

The Cook will ensure high quality and accurate cooking of raw product to be packaged and shipped to customers.

Essential Job Functions:

-Inspects equipment prior to usage for safety and cleanliness. Notifies Supervisor of any equipment abnormalities.

-Follows instructions and direction as assigned workload.

-Prepares equipment to work ahead when working in a support role to other Cook(s).

-Operate all cooking equipment used in the production process while following all established procedures and guidelines.

-Prepare raw materials for processing.

-Lift raw materials, finished products, and packed items, manually or using hoists.

-Measure amounts of raw materials according to the formula and follow compounding instructions for to achieve a quality finished product.

-Dump raw materials into equipment prior to mixing.

-Mix ingredients according to specified procedures and formulas.

-Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards

-Performs cleaning tasks throughout the daily routine; wipe down of tables and equipment.

-Maintain clean/safe work areas, machines, equipment, and product packaging according to safety and SQF standards (proper GMP’s and sanitary procedures).

-Operates with a sense of urgency.

-Is able to multi-task, assist colleagues and manage his/her own time throughout the day.

-Reliable attendance.

-Works collaboratively in a team environment.

-Is willing to flex into other departments as needed.

-Follows all 5S practices.

-All other duties as assigned.


-HS Diploma or GED
-9+ months of experience with packager or compounder
-Food manufacturing experience required

Trillium has been recruiting and placing professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees and an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of quality and skilled professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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