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Breaking Operator 2nd shift



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Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.


The purpose of the Breaking operator is to monitor and remove any defective shell eggs found and also monitor the breaking machine for inedible egg. Customers and consumers benefit from the work done by the breaking operators by supplying them with high quality, liquid egg product.


  • Have the ability to rotate between two (2) stations:
    1. Candler – removing all damaged or defective shell eggs according to USDA specifications.
    2. Breaking Machine Operator – removing inedible egg product by flipping a lever and diverting the inedible egg to a holding tank.
  • Determine if product meets proper specifications or not and take corrective action as needed.
  • Expected to adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained in order to maintain SQF certification. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • No prior experience or training.
  • Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving one concrete variable in standardized situations.

  • Good hand and eye coordination
  • Ability to stand in a stationary position for the duration of the shift.
  • Ability to withstand constant motion.
  • Ability to keep pace with machinery.
  • Ability to work indoors in a damp, changing temperature environment.
  • Should have full range of motion (ex. Lifting, reaching, turning, twisting)
  • Ability to travel stairs.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to withstand some odors.
  • Must follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), Safety regulations, and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required.
  • Ability to operate specific equipment or tools
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all of the duties required of the position.


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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