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Against The Grain is a great place to work in a great location. We're an eclectic group of foodies, and you'll find us smart, often highly-educated, and always interesting. All of us are committed to making the best products possible, supporting the local economy, and making a difference for the gluten-free community. We offer great wages, paid time off, paid holidays, and full medical benefits for all full-time positions.


Maintenance Mechanic

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Senior Maintenance Mechanic, you will work with our maintenance team in servicing all the mechanical components of a large commercial bakery including ovens, food processing equipment, packaging equipment, and refrigeration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Work professionally with maintenance peers maintaining good verbal and written communication in regard to tasks/problems throughout the day and recording it in the log.
    • Servicing and maintaining equipment including motors, conveyor systems, transmission systems, and
    • production-related equipment
    • Troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns.
    • Reading and interpreting blueprints/electrical diagrams.
    • Inspecting and assessing the functionality of production machines.
    • Fabricating parts for repairs and machine upgrades.
    • Other duties as assigned by management

Qualifications:

A knowledge of and experience with some or all of the following: bakery equipment, pneumatics, valves, cylinders, air compressors, propane ovens, freezers, coolers, PLCs, and/or inverters. Electrical knowledge is highly desirable. You must be able to troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance on production machinery. You must possess your own tools and at minimum a high school diploma or GED. Forklift experience is a plus.

Compensation: Starting salary of $20/hour,

Working Conditions:

This job requires the ability to work in a fast-pace environment. Mechanics may be required to work in or around our freezers and temperatures will be cold, but not for extreme periods of time. Although the production floor has good air flow, the temperatures may be a little higher than usual due to the ovens and boiling in certain areas.

Physical Requirements:

    • Lifting: Must be able to lift 75+ pounds from bending position; back and upper body strength required.
    • Reaching/Bending: Must reach repeatedly for objects at shoulder level, or bend and reach for objects below waist level: repetitive motion.
    • Grasping: Holding objects for extending periods of time: some repetitive motion is required.
    • Standing/Walking: Must stand for most of workday. Must walk quickly across the facility to complete tasks in a timely manner.
    • Pivoting/Rotating: Specific stations require repetitively grasping objects, with upper-body pivoting and rotating.
    • Pulling/Pushing: May pull and/or push pallets of product with weights of up to 800 pounds on a pallet jack; jack is pulled/pushed across a smooth floor with little resistance, but it does require some upper-body strength.

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ERP Project Leader

Job Purpose:

The purpose of this position is lead the successful implementation of the Sage X3 ERP system and provide backup support for the IT department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with implementation partner, develop ATG-specific project implementation plans and timelines.
  • Coordinate action plans with respective ATG staff responsible for X3 functions, including, but not limited to the following functions:
  • Sales Order processing, including EDI
  • Production Planning and Material Requirements Planning
  • Requisitions and Purchasing
  • Receiving and Inventory Control
  • Production Order processing
  • Warehouse Management
  • Shipping and Billing
  • AccountingThird party data interfaces and management
  • Management and Statutory Reporting
  • Assist IT Manager with system and security administration, controls, maintenance and general user support.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and thoughtfully across internal and external constituents, whether verbally, via email or written, or through texting applications.
  • Can work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience working with both Apple and Windows platforms.
  • Proven organization skills and the ability to initiate action.
  • Capable of analyzing data independently to identify errors and/or solutions.
  • Possession of a positive attitude with an altruistic, customer/client-oriented disposition.
  • Associate degree, or higher, in either project management, information systems, or business is preferred, but not required.

Working Conditions:

  • A mix of remote and office work.
  • This position works closely with the CFO, IT Manager, sales and retail team, and operating personnel.
  • Handling of very sensitive information requires a high degree of professional care.

Position Skill Requirements: Must Have

  • Familiarity with general systems and networks.
  • Proficiency with Micrsoft Excel and Word.
  • Experience using an ERP system (Sage and/or QuickBooks is a plus).
  • Some level of ERP project implementation experience is a plus.

Associates or Bachelor's degree in a technical or business field is a definite plus.

Compensation Range: Depending on education and work experience: $50,000 - $70,000

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Production Baker/Line Worker

We have multiple openings for production bakers/line workers. These are full-time positions.

You must be able to lift 65+ pounds from a bending position, take direction well, follow precise instructions in a timely manner, and work well both independently and with others. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, high quality standards, and a positive attitude. Attention to detail is essential. We prefer candidates with some commercial kitchen or food production/manufacturing experience.

Responsibilities:

Ingredient preparation, dough production, product packaging, and/or line work. Some shifts conclude with facility clean up. This is satisfying, physically demanding work in a fast-paced environment.

Requirements:

Applicant must be at least 18 years of age, with a valid High School Diploma or GED.

Work hours:

40 hour work week, an eight-hour shift, Monday - Friday, 1:30pm - 9:30pm shifts available. Occasional overtime.

Compensation:

Starting salary of $16/hour, with an opportunity for a raise of $1 at both 6 and 12 months depending on performance. Our benefits include medical, dental and vision benefits, a $2000 company paid HRA plan, 14 paid days off, 8 paid holidays, a 401(k) retirement plan (with employer contributions), an employee assistance program, and other supplemental benefits (including life insurance).

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