Craft Kitchens - Line Cook

  • Wallis Oil Companies
  • Nov 13, 2023
Full time

Job Description

Wallis Companies was founded in rural Cuba, MO in 1968, today we employ 1,200 individuals in three states, across multiple business divisions (Wholesale, Retail Operations, Lubricants, Transport, Great River Wash, and Support Divisions). We're a proud Woman Owned Business, committed to doing good in our communities.

We're an award-winning Midwestern distributor for Exxon-Mobil, Phillips 66, BP and other amazing brands, committed to operational excellence and exceptional service.


Every Commissary Line Cook is responsible for providing customers with the best quality food product possible. Commissary Line Cooks are also expected to work in a high-volume food production facility, operate each shift efficiently, prepare all foods in accordance with standard recipes to address customer preferences, adjust as needed to align with changing business priorities. The term "Commissary Line Cook" applies to both full and part time positions.

RESPONSIBILITIES BY COMPETENCY: ( denotes an essential function of the position)

Business Results Orientation

Adhere to all city, county, and state health department regulations

Interpret production sheets, logs, USDA paperwork

Follow all company policies and procedures as defined in the Policy/Training Manual or other guidelines

Always observe operating hours and follow the work schedule as posted, unless a change in schedule is arranged with Supervisor

Properly clock in timekeeping system and verify all hours worked

Follow commissary protocol, including but not limited to food preparation, temping and logging food per guidelines, following build to's and proper disposal of expired food

Stock shelves, counters, and cooler with product using FIFO system

Always protect Company assets

Maintain regular attendance and follow designated safety practices

Perform other duties not listed as required


Assist Supervisor in meeting daily, weekly, and monthly reporting and information requirements

Ensure all communications with customers, suppliers, vendors, co-workers, etc., is professional and appropriate

Advise Supervisor of any personnel situations or policy violations having an adverse effect on commissary operating performance and/or safety issues

Customer Service Orientation

Meet all customer needs as efficiently and effectively as possible by providing superior customer service

Report to work in accordance with company uniform and appearance standards

Exhibit a professional, customer friendly and helpful attitude while on the job

Complete shift cleaning checklist on every shift, including inside & outside responsibilities

Follow the Food Defense Plan and inform others about the procedures as defined in the Company manual

Developing Talent

Offer assistance, support, and feedback to other team members

Set an example that is aligned with company's mission statement for other employees to follow

Strive to improve own performance and performance of the commissary as a whole

Complete certification requirements for a Commissary Line Cook within required time frame

Complete training as required to meet regulatory compliance and company guidelines

Technical Expertise

Check refrigeration equipment for proper performance a minimum of one time per shift

Operate all cooking and chilling equipment as well as slicers, mixers, processors, and any additional equipment as necessary

Manage the proper storage and date labeling of all products and manages costs with attention to portion control

Advise Supervisor immediately of any safety and/or maintenance problems

Develop and maintain knowledge necessary for food service protocols, basic sanitation and all regulatory compliance

Prepare requisitions for supplies and food items for production in workstation

Prepare items in accordance with established portions and presentation standards

Perform specific tasks as assigned by the Supervisor

Follow correct vendor check-in procedure

Complete required inventory counts as directed

Operate electronic slicers, dishwasher, and cooking equipment

Adhere to all Wallis Companies safety policies and report all safety incidents to supervisor immediately


Attend and participate in safety meetings

Work diligently to correct safety deficiencies in a timely manner

Follow all sanitation protocols and adhere to all Wallis safety guidelines

Maintains clean work areas including refrigeration and storage areas and in compliance with health department regulations

Complete safety training required for this position

Demonstrates safe behavior by keeping areas clean and areas dry to avoid accidents

Work safely in a fast-paced environment

Follow all safety policies and procedures

Inform Supervisor or Manager of unsafe conditions and behaviors, and recommend how to correct or eliminate them

Cooperate with the medical provider, and follow the treatment plan and Return-to-Work Program

Work to avoid preventable accidents


This position has no direct reports


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ( denotes an essential qualification of the position)

Education: Required: None

Preferred: Equivalent to high school diploma

Experience: Required: None

Preferred: 3 months food service experience

Language Skills: Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English in a manner that is

sufficient for effective communication with groups of managers, clients,

customers and the general public

(may be representative but not all-inclusive of those commonly Line Cookd with the position)

Skills and Abilities: Ability to handle multiple priorities
Self-motivated with high energy

Passion for food and customer service

Goal and safety oriented and must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to perform routine duties involving use of various procedures including general math, the use of thermometers, log sheets and understand and use the tracker/build to system

Appreciation for teamwork, combined with an ability to work independently

Willingness to work a varied schedule

Ability to work in a loud environment and with repetitive work

Technology, Tools,

And Equipment: Required: Computer, Telephone, Electric Slicer, Dishwasher, Other equipment necessary for food service operations, Hepatitis A vaccination.

Required: Ability to learn and work with Production Automation

Certificates, Licenses

and/or Registrations: Required, or complete within 30 days of employment (company-sponsored): ServeSafe Certification Basic Sanitation (must be completed when course

is offered)

(Proficiency with preferred items is not required to meet minimum qualifications, but proficiency must be established to complete essential job functions)


Compensation information reflects the anticipated starting salary. Individual pay is based on skills, experience, and other relevant factors.

Wallis Companies is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details
  • Pay Type Hourly

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