Careers

To apply, contact careers@instantwhipfoods.com

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INSTANTWHIP-CHICAGO, INC.
1535 NORTH CICERO AVE.
CHICAGO, IL 60651
Toll Free: (800) 933-2500
Office Phone: (773) 235-5588
Fax: (773) 235-0578

Available positions: SQF Practitioner and Food Manufacturing Supervisor

SQF Practitioner

LOCATIONChicago, IL

FULL TIME/PART-TIMEFull-Time

STATUSExempt

CATEGORYQuality Regulatory Compliance

DEPARTMENTManagement

JOB SUMMARYResponsible for executing assigned SQF functions to assure proper response, generation, timely circulation of notices, reporting and continuity of processes. Works to achieve the goals and visions of Instantwhip.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • • Ensures the timely generation of SQF materials for assigned areas by working pending SQF reports; making necessary corrections to items and premises; reviewing and creating estimates, generating or cancel/notices as needed.
  • • Will create activities to discover incidents and resolve quality issues, as needed.
  • • Prepares new notices as needed for issues that must be addressed.
  • • Responsible for adjustments needed to assure proper quality including upload of notice files.
  • • Completes daily To Dos to ensure quality.
  • • Ensure quality letters print properly and are mailed in a timely manner in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  • • Research and process all SQF items.
  • • Identifies and informs appropriate levels of management of quality and food safety issues that affect and drive the organization’s operations.
  • • Creates and maintains a high quality, professional work environment so all team members are motivated to perform at their best level.
  • • Effectively communicate and interact with other employees, regulatory officials and the public.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • • May act as a back-up for other management personnel.
  • • Assists with acquisitions and divestments of business units.
  • • Performs other related duties as assigned.

COMPUTER SKILLSRequired: MS Word, Excel, Outlook
Preferred: Internet Explorer, PowerPoint

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
  • • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • • Detail oriented.
  • • Ability to work within a team environment, as well as independently, with minimal supervision.
  • • Maintains high level of confidentiality.
  • • Working knowledge of state and federal regulations with respect to quality procedures.
  • • Ability to understand and implement a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures.
  • • Ability to motivate others in the pursuit of Company goals.

EDUCATIONRequired: Bachelor’s Degree
Preferred: Bachelor’s in Food Science

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSESRequired: Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
Preferred: SQF certifications and state licensing if required.

EXPERIENCEMinimum of 3 years work experience, preferably related to food quality.

PHYSICAL DEMANDSModerate to heavy physical demands, including lifting (50 lbs.), walking (2+ miles daily), climbing and mechanical repair.

EQUIPMENT USEDHandheld/Blackberry, PC and/or laptop, copy/fax/scanner, telephone and other general office equipment. Operates a Company issued motor vehicle if needed.

TRAVEL REQUIREDTypically within the region; up to 5% for training, meetings and project management.

Food Manufacturing Supervisor

LOCATIONChicago, IL

FULL TIME/PART-TIMEFull-Time

STATUSExempt

CATEGORYFood Manufacturing

DEPARTMENTManagement

JOB SUMMARYResponsible for fulfilling customer orders for products we manufacture. Works to achieve the goals and visions of Instantwhip.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • • MRP.
  • • Production Scheduling.
  • • Human resource Planning.
  • • Sanitation.
  • • Completes daily To Dos to ensure productivity.
  • • Design and implementation of productivity enhancments.
  • • Research and process all manufacturing items.
  • • Identifies and informs appropriate levels of management of quality and food safety issues that affect and drive the organization's operations.
  • • Creates and maintains a high quality, professional work environment so all team members are motivated to perform at their best level.
  • • Ensures that all manufacturing team members are properly trained.
  • • Effectively communicate and interact with other employees, regulatory officials and the public.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • • May act as a back-up for other management personnel.
  • • Supervises team members and sees to it that employees adhere to attendance and work standards.
  • • Performs other related duties as assigned.

COMPUTER SKILLSRequired: MS Word, Excel, Outlook
Preferred: Internet Explorer, SQL, PowerPoint

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
  • • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • • Detail oriented.
  • • Ability to work within a team environment, as well as independently, with minimal supervision.
  • • Maintains high level of confidentiality.
  • • Working knowledge of state and federal regulations with respect to quality procedures. Ability to understand and implement a variety of concepts, practices and procedures.
  • • Ability to motivate others in the pursuit of Company goals.

EDUCATIONRequired: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent experience
Preferred: Bachelor’s in Food Science

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSESRequired: Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
Preferred: Certifications and state licensing if required.

EXPERIENCEMinimum of 3 years work experience, preferably related to food manufacturing.

PHYSICAL DEMANDSModerate to heavy physical demands, including lifting (50 lbs.), walking (2+ miles daily), climbing and mechanical repair.

EQUIPMENT USEDHandheld/Blackberry, PC and/or laptop, copy/fax/scanner, telephone and other general office equipment. Operates a Company issued motor vehicle if needed.

TRAVEL REQUIREDTypically within the region; up to 5% for training, meetings and project management.

Warehouse Personnel

LOCATIONChicago, IL

FULL TIME/PART-TIMEFull-Time

STATUSHourly (Non-exempt)

CATEGORYWarehouse

DEPARTMENTOperations

JOB SUMMARYResponsible for fulfilling customer orders as well as maintain the warehouse and surrounding area. Works to achieve the goals and visions of Instantwhip.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • • Inventory Control.
  • • Load and Unload Trucks.
  • • Use and Maintain warehouse equipment.
  • • Maintain a clean warehouse.
  • • Build orders.
  • • Rotate product and use first in, first out rotation.
  • • Effectively communicate and interact with other employees, regulatory officials and the public.
  • • Inform supervisor of out-of-stocks and slow-moving items.
  • • Ability to accomplish moderate to heavy physical demands, including repetitive lifting and moving of 50+ pounds, walking 2+ miles daily, and limited climbing.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • • Answer phones and be able to input customer orders.
  • • Knowledge of the manufacturing aspect of the company.
  • • Performs other related duties as assigned.

COMPUTER SKILLSRequired: Basic computer skills

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
  • • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness with warehouse inventory.
  • • Detail oriented.
  • • Ability to work within a team environment, as well as independently, with minimal supervision.
  • • Ability to motivate others in the pursuit of Company goals.

EDUCATIONRequired: High School Diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSESRequired: Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
Preferred: CDL Class B.

EXPERIENCEMinimum of 1 year work experience, preferably related to food distribution.

PHYSICAL DEMANDSModerate to heavy physical demands, including lifting (50+ lbs.), walking (2+ miles daily), climbing and climbing.

EQUIPMENT USEDForklift, pallet jack, copy/fax/scanner, telephone and other general office equipment. Operates Company-issued equipment.

TRAVEL REQUIREDNone.

ABOUT THE OPERATIONS

INSTANTWHIP-CHICAGO, INC., is a growth focused, multi-state food manufacturer/distributor dedicated to ensuring our customers access to a safe quality food supply, while doing so in the most cost effective manner possible. We believe in promoting responsible cost effective food supply and service practices to enhance the overall quality of our customers’ lives and businesses for our country’s future food needs.

Employer is affiliated with Instantwhip Foods, a group of companies comprised of over 400 dedicated, skilled people nationwide who are the key to everyday success, Instantwhipvalues commitment, ethics, knowledge, and customer focused service that allows us to effectively deliver comprehensive food and food services while achieving our mission of Superior Quality, Efficient Operations and Exceptional Service.

We offer employees an enjoyable, challenging, collaborative environment. Through encouraging career development, cross-training and the support of continued education. We strive to give our employees the tools to succeed and create a path for professional growth.

INSTANTWHIP-CHICAGO, INC.
1535 NORTH CICERO AVE.
CHICAGO, IL 60651
Toll Free: (800) 933-2500
Office Phone: (773) 235-5588
Fax: (773) 235-0578
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To apply, contact careers@instantwhipfoods.com


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