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Posted: Thursday, January 4, 2018 9:48 AM

Job Description:/h3:
Azuma Foods International Inc., is currently seeking a Production : Area Leader to for its Hayward manufacturing operation.
Summary: Under the direction of the Production Manager, Production: Area Leaders utilize a variety of physical skills on a heavy duty production line, transforming up to 40,000 lbs. of raw seafood daily into a high quality finished product. Area leaders enjoy the additional responsibility of taking charge of a particular work area and ensuring duties of operators are completed properly, safely and in a timely manner.
Essential Job Duties include, but are not limited to:
Processing :
Defrosting product; working in cold storage areas, transferring bulk product to defrosting room
Washing, weighing, measuring, scaling ingredients (simple math), and cutting product
Cooking product by boiling, steaming, smoking, searing and grilling; Cutting/trimming product

Operating/cleaning, mixing and/or spinning machines
Moving up to 800 lb. wheeled tanks and other equipment
Cleaning with detergent and sanitizing of equipment and work area
Maintaining written logs according to HACCP plans
Maintaining acceptable attendance per company guidelines
Mandatory overtime as needed;
Safety first to avoid accidents and injuries
Good sanitation procedures; maintaining good hygiene and wearing PPE correctly at all times
Good communications; report issues immediately to management, exchanging information with operators
Effective time management; ensuring production lines are kept running and are completed within specified timeframes
Ensuring machines are assembled and dismantled daily for proper cleaning
Ensuring recipes are distributed and returned to original location
Personal Protective Equipment must be worn where required, i.e. uniform, face mask, gloves, boots, and hairnet
Qualifications/Physical Job Requirements:
1:2 years prior production line experience or handling heavy duty product or material in a similar facility
Prior supervisory experience in a related environment
Reliable, flexible, adaptable, responsible and proactive; enjoys producing a quality product
Good communication and comprehension skills necessary; good people skills
Good math skills; metric knowledge helpful; High level of accuracy required
Ability to work in a fast paced, physical environment which includes frequent: standing, kneeling, bending, grasping and twisting; Must be comfortable with regular exposure to wetness, cold temperatures, ozone gas; strong odors
Must be comfortable working around moving equipment and heavy machinery; Ability to lift/carry up to 70 lbs.

Company Description:/h3:
Azuma Foods International Inc., USA strives to convey an Assimilation of Food Culture to the World by combining traditional Japanese cuisine with the worlds many food traditions. AFI strives to create a unique food culture by introducing innovative products that appeal to the tastes of all customers. With over twenty years of superior customer service, we are the leader in the development and distribution of Japanese style food products. Utilizing our expertise in global shipping, Azuma Foods imports and exports quality frozen seafood products to our international clients throughout Asia, Europe, and North and South America.
* our website at azumafoods / azumagourmet


• Location: East Bay, Hayward

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