Full-Time Cooking Associate (w/ Excellent Benefits!)

  • Dierbergs Markets
  • Bridgeton, Missouri
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

*Full-Time Production Associate (w/ Excellent Benefits!)* *This is where the magic happens.* At Dierbergs, our gourmet prepared foods are customer favorites and our Central Kitchen is where it all begins. At our fast-paced Central Kitchen our Associates take pride in knowing they are preparing high-quality foods that are distributed to our storesultimately delighting our loyal customers throughout the region. Are you all about all things food? Dips, appetizers, recipes, prepared foodsyou love it all. Do you wish you had a 50,000 square-foot kitchen with state-of-the-art equipment? Can you handle the challenge of maintaining Dierbergs quality standards? If so, youre a top pick for the role of *Full-Time Production Associate* at our Central Kitchen in Bridgeton, Missouri. Were looking for someone who is: * An excellent multitasker with a genuine desire to produce food products of impeccable quality * Motivated to learn through ongoing training and development * Focused and thorough in following food safety guidelines, recipes and production goals * Adaptable to work in all areas of the Central Kitchen in varying controlled temperature zones from 38 to 90+ degrees * Flexible to work overtime during peak production times * Reliable and responsible, you arrive on time, every time, ready to seize the day *Whats in it for you?* * Full-Time, 36-40 hours a week * Benefits Medical, Dental, Vision & more! * Weekly paychecks yes, we are going to pay you every single week! * Automatic, scheduled pay increases to reward your awesome performance * No overnight shifts required (Most shifts end by 10pm) * Training and growth potential to help you reach your career goals * Wellness initiatives and Associate appreciation to keep you engaged and involved *What you need to succeed* * High school diploma or GED * Open availability * Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (occasionally), utilize push/pull cart of up to 260lbs, and physical agility required in a fast-paced food production environment * Ambition and a willingness to learn all aspects of our production environment * Ability to operate food service equipment such as wrappers, labelers, scales, slicers, ovens, mixers, etc. (training provided) * The ability to read and interpret production papers and accurately measure ingredients * This is an entry-level role and we are willing to train; restaurant, production or general labor experience will serve you well * Knowledge of food safety and sanitation standards is a plus * Flexibility to take on tasks as needed *Why Dierbergs is different* * Our 50,000 square-foot facility produces hundreds of prepared food items * The ideal environment for someone who enjoys variety and appreciates a close-knit, team-focused environment. * Opportunities are available in Recipe Preparation, Cooking, Packaging, Sanitation or Shipping/Receiving and you may be cross-trained in other departments. * As you learn and grow, you will have the support to move into higher-level roles. * Unlike certain food-industry or production facility jobs that require an insane schedule, most shifts end by 10pm at our Central Kitchen; there are no overnight shifts; youll be off most holidays; and were closed on Sundays!