Marination Technician
Company: Martin Preferred Foods
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Restaurant / Foodservice, General
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $13.00 to $16.00 / Hour
Posted: 10/12/2020

Reports to: Marination Lead and Production Supervisor


Internal Contacts: Plant Manager, Production Supervisors, R&D, Quality Assurance, and production employees, Support I and II and HACCP personnel.

Primary Job Duties

  • Employee is responsible for assisting the operator with the Marination process flow of tumblers A and B or C and D which includes:
  • Responsible for reviewing the production schedule and ensuring all product is produced unless instructed otherwise by direct supervision
  • Having a understanding of the Marination Log, Production schedule, and how to calculate formulas thoroughly and that all information is completed correctly.
  • Including but not limited to (suppliers, times, temperatures, weights, spices, and Item numbers)
  • Completing daily safety checklist
  • Ensuring products are Iced, labeled, have weights, and are put away at the end of shift.
  • Ensuring correct raw material is being used
  • Maintaining a clean and organized work area
  • Ensuring there are no pathway obstructions to and from cooler or other areas surrounding the Marination area
  • Following proper safety guidelines in line with pallet jacks, all industrial equipment, and PPE policy





Position Pre-Requisites

  • Basic Math Skills
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Must possess a certain amount of natural dexterity with hands
  • Must be able to read production schedule and Labels
  • Must be able to follow directions

Skill Requirements

  • Must be able to read and write numbers and be able to read written English instructions.
  • Must have 3 months of work experience with one employer in the last 12 months and a minimum of 1 months work experience scaling dry and wet ingredients for batch cooking in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be willing to work weekly overtime, and occasional weekends as needed.


Physical Requirements

  • Standing, walking, bending, stretching, climbing, pushing, pulling and reaching are required.
  • May require occasional assisted lifting of up to 70 lbs. and push or pull up to 1000 lbs using a pallet jack.
  • These positions work in a cold, damp to hot and humid environment with slippery surfaces.


Working Conditions

  • Monday through Friday 7:30 A.M. until finished and Saturday on an emergency basis only.
  • Temperatures in the mid 30-degree F. to mid-40-degree F. range.
  • Damp wet floors and air flow from refrigeration units.
  • Noise level is high.

Houston, TX
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