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US-IA-Norway

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.

 


 

SUMMARY

Responsible for ensuring the accurate and efficient receipt of raw materials, supplies and non-Frontier products.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Unloads incoming freight to receiving dock.
  • Uses computerized inventory control system and scanning equipment to ensure accurate inventory of incoming goods.
  • Enters movement of raw materials and non-Frontier products into computerized inventory control system.
  • Ensures efficient placement of product in finished goods inventory through consolidation of items into standard locations.
  • Transports finished goods from receiving area and production floor into finished goods storage.
  • Enters movement of FG’s into computerized inventory control system.
  • Communicates with others through email system.
  • Proactively communicates continual improvement suggestions.
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and no experience necessary.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple notices and instructions, including operating procedures and safety rules.
  • Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

  • 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.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Good organizational and problems-solving skills
  • Ability to work within a team concept
  • Ability to operate (or learn to operate) manual pallet jacks.
  • Ability to operate (or learn to operate) powered industrial trucks.
  • Computer skills such as Microsoft Word, Excel and email.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Forklift operator certification required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The employee must also be able to pull product at a maximum height of 25 feet.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is may be loud.

 
Req No.
2017-1543
Category
Production
US-IA-Norway

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


 

 

SUMMARY

Performs all tasks involved in the production of Frontier’s products. Follows standard processes, and practices safe work habits to ensure that production is as efficient and safe as possible. Performs general tasks in the area such as boxing, filling, labeling, and cleaning. Communicates respectfully and honestly to others.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Expected to be available to work in all areas of production or distribution and are expected to operate equipment on lines at least 50% of their hours worked.
  • Makes equipment adjustments as needed to ensure a quality finished product. Must be able to perform major production line changeovers without the help of maintenance staff.
  • Comes into contact with and handles powerful rare earth magnets.
  • Performs special packaging projects as scheduled.
  • Maintains equipment in accordance with SOP’s and preventative maintenance schedules, and is required to train others in performing the job effectively.
  • Works with production planning on a daily basis to help determine an efficient production schedule.
  • Cases and palletizes finished product for inventory.
  • Operates material handling, packaging, and processing equipment.
  • Samples product for quality control checks.
  • Visually inspects materials and supplies for defects; reports defective materials or questionable conditions to supervisor.
  • Completes necessary documentation, including worksheets and computerized tracking systems for each product.
  • Verifies product and supplies are accurate.
  • Disassembles, cleans, and reassembles machinery.
  • Uses and maintains familiarity with assembly, packaging, and measuring tools.
  • Works with other departments to resolve problems as they arise.
  • Works with Quality Assurance to monitor Statistical Process Controls and other quality related issues.
  • Has a critical role in assuring food safety and quality.
  • Responsible for monitoring critical control points and reporting any non-conformances related to food safety and quality to supervisor.
  • Proactively communicates continual improvement suggestions.
  • Follows safety, sanitation, production, quality and food safety procedures.
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Must be able to perform basic math.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

  • Ability to read and comprehend moderately detailed instructions, short correspondence, or memos; including operating procedures or safety rules.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively in one-on-one and small group situations with a limited group of people.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

 

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Ability to train others in general manufacturing.
  • Attention to detail and ability to cooperate and work within a team concept
  • Ability to operate (or learn to operate) various types of machinery.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, sit, climb stairs, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision and color vision - necessary to distinguish product quality and detect defects and debris in raw materials.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to airborne particles or strong fumes, notably fumes from alcohol, the scooping or pouring of herbs and spices, and essential oils. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Req No.
2017-1539
Category
Production
US-Remote

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.

 


 

SUMMARY

 

Plans, implements and executes short and long range sales development programs targeted toward our E-Commerce accounts for all brands of the company based on fact based selling strategies.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Manages the direct relationships and day to day operations with our top E-Commerce accounts including: Amazon, Jet, I-Herb, Vitacost,, etc.
  • Must be proficient in understanding and analyzing vendor portal reports and disseminating summaries to key internal management.
  • Works closely with Frontier forecasting personnel to insure appropriate and efficient inventories throughout supply chain.
  • Works closely with Frontier operations personnel to optimize freight logistics.
  • Works collaboratively with the VP of Sales (Aura Cacia & Food & Flavorings) and Marketing to meet the needs of all E-Commerce accounts.
  • Works with appropriate broker personnel to implement approved distribution strategies of Frontier Coop products.
  • Manages all brands (Aura Cacia & Food Flavorings) including Private Label.
  • Implement and maintains pricing with all E-Commerce accounts and effectively implements any price changes within stated date ranges.
  • Frequent interaction and managing brokers including evaluating performance on a regular basis.
  • Develops sales strategies for continuous improvement based on market research, internal data and competitor analyses and implements sales plan in support of organizational strategies and objectives.
  • Assists in developing and managing sales operating budgets.
  • Directs the implementation and execution of sales policies and practices.
  • Plans and oversees all E-Commerce accounts advertising and promotional activities.
  • Ensures marketing communications and programs are coordinated and executed.
  • Establishes, maintains and improves relationships with key strategic partners and other industry decision makers.
  • Meets with key E-Commerce personnel to maintain and improve relationships while negotiating to close deals.
  • Prepares various sales activity reports, including new distribution, current distribution, scheduled appointments, promotions, advertising, spending, action plans, travel calendar, etc.
  • Directs sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals accordingly for assigned distributors.
  • Prepares periodic sales reports showing status of the business.
  • Reviews and analyzes sales performance against programs, plans and goals to determine effectiveness.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in sales, marketing, business administration, or related field; and 5 or more years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred experience includes: experience in both Food and Health and Beauty class of trade, experience in both grocery and natural channels. Must have direct account experience with  the following: Amazon,, etc.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Superior analytical skills leading to actionable conclusions and recommendations.
  • Ability to prioritize, delegate, and oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft programs; familiarity with other internal business software.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

 

Frequent travel is required as meeting frequently with brokers, retailers and other industry partners is an integral aspect of this position. Attendance at various trade shows will also require travel as will internal sales meetings. Level of expectations is no less than 50% of paid time will be spent outside of individuals home office.

Req No.
2017-1537
Category
Sales
US-Remote

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.

 


 

SUMMARY

 

Plans, implements and executes short and long range sales development programs targeted toward the Distribution market for all brands of the company based on fact based selling strategies.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages the direct relationships and day to day operations with our top key distributors and distribution accounts including: UNFI, KeHE,, etc.
  • Must be proficient in understanding and analyzing vendor portal reports and disseminating summaries to key internal management.
  • Works closely with Frontier forecasting personnel to insure appropriate and efficient inventories throughout supply chain.
  • Works closely with Frontier operations personnel to optimize freight logistics.
  • Works collaboratively with the VP of Sales (Aura Cacia & Food & Flavorings) and all Sales Managers to meet the needs of their customers from a distribution standpoint.
  • Works with appropriate broker personnel to implement approved distribution strategies of Frontier Coop products.
  • Manages distributor for all brands (Aura Cacia & Food Flavorings) including Private Label.
  • Implement and maintains pricing with all key distributors and effectively implements any price changes within stated date ranges.
  • Frequent interaction and managing brokers including evaluating performance on a regular basis.
  • Develops sales strategies for continuous improvement based on market research, internal data and competitor analyses and implements sales plan in support of organizational strategies and objectives.
  • Assists in developing and managing sales operating budgets.
  • Directs the implementation and execution of sales policies and practices.
  • Plans and oversees distributor advertising and promotional activities.
  • Ensures marketing communications and programs are coordinated and executed.
  • Establishes, maintains and improves relationships with key strategic partners and other industry decision makers.
  • Meets with key distributor personnel to maintain and improve relationships while negotiating to close deals.
  • Prepares various sales activity reports, including new distribution, current distribution, scheduled appointments, promotions, advertising, spending, action plans, travel calendar, etc.
  • Directs sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals accordingly for assigned distributors.
  • Prepares periodic sales reports showing status of the business.
  • Reviews and analyzes sales performance against programs, plans and goals to determine effectiveness.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in sales, marketing, business administration, or related field; and 5 or more years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Preferred experience includes: experience in both Food and Health and Beauty class of trade, experience in both grocery and natural channels. Must have direct account experience with most of the following: UNFI, KeHE,, etc.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Superior analytical skills leading to actionable conclusions and recommendations.
  • Ability to prioritize, delegate, and oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft programs; familiarity with other internal business software.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

 

Frequent travel is required as meeting frequently with brokers, retailers and other industry partners is an integral aspect of this position. Attendance at various trade shows will also require travel as will internal sales meetings. Level of expectations is no less than 50% of paid time will be spent outside of individuals home office.

Req No.
2017-1535
Category
Sales
US-IA-Norway

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


 

 

SUMMARY

 

Performs various distribution functions involved in the accurate and timely shipment of customer orders, including pulling products from inventory, scanning items for accuracy and boxing orders for shipment.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Determines order needs; scans products from inventory shelves and places in bins, checks items to meet our quality standard and correct quantities. Packages products in a proper manner to provide quality service for the customer.
  • Monitors and records inventory stock levels and stocks partial case inventory.
  • Scans codes of pulled items, checks aganist order and resolves discrepencies.
  • Verifies shipping information and boxes items; follows any special packing instructions on the pull sheet.
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible and re-use resources when practical.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled trainings
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and no prior experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

Ability to read and comprehend simple notices and instructions, including operating procedures and safety rules. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

 

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight, volume, and distance measurement.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Basic computer skills, and use of hand held scanners.
  • Ability to operate (or learn to operate) manual pallet jacks.
  • Attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to work within a team concept.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and view a computer monitor or video display.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; vibration; and extreme cold or extreme heat while working near docking doors.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Req No.
2017-1533
Category
Distribution
US-IA-Urbana

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


 

SUMMARY

A R&D Scientist combines technical knowledge and innovation when formulating a variety of personal care and cosmetics products from concept brief into finished product.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Experienced personal care researcher responsible for initiating project concepts, developing objectives, plans, assigning priorities and completing multiple projects under limited supervision. Independently investigates/resolves research problems and scale up issues.
  • Utilize and following relevant legal requirements, regulations and product development standards.
  • Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness when solving issues that arise during the development process.
  • Determine and perform appropriate cost reductions (raw materials).
  • Scale-up of approved formulations, to include identification of critical process variables for internal and co-pack production.
  • Order raw materials for the pilot batches.
  • Supervise and coordinate pilot batches.
  • Provide paperwork for new formula and new raw materials to operations.
  • Ability to trouble shoot production issues and address batch variations.
  • Ensure products are passed all stability requirements, safety and micro challenge testing from laboratory bench batch into production batch.
  • Reformulate current products to improve costs, safety and regulations, etc
  • Remain up to date and current on trends in the retail market and trends on formulations materials, ingredients, etc.
  • Set up specifications and write compounding procedures.
  • Provide specifications and other information to QA to receive and test new ingredients and finished goods.
  • Plans and executes experiments and interprets results; evaluates new formulations through design, set up and evaluation of panel testing.
  • Research product formulations and properties and interactions of raw materials with vendor.
  • Identifies shelf life, regulatory and claims testing validation requirements and coordinates with Quality Control to conduct testing. Reviews labeling for accuracy.
  • Partners with engineering/operations to identify production processing and equipment needs.
  • Maintains product development laboratory utilizing good laboratory practices; identifies lab capability requirements and associated resource and equipment needs.
  • Maintains and calibrates all the laboratory equipment weekly to ensure working properly.
  • Compiles and organizes detailed product, usage and regulatory data.
  • Represents product development issues on teams within the company.
  • Provides expert input to and advises on inquiries from other departments and customers.
  • Performs general clerical duties such as filing, mailing samples and report writing.
  • Initiates label changes.
  • Prepares Certificates of Analysis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (BS) in product development, chemistry or related field from four-year college or university with 4 to 6 years of formulating personal products.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Good problem solving, decision making skills and attention to detail. Displays a sense of urgency and initiative with creativity and flexibility.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and work independently.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, and volume.
  • Ability to use a computer to create spreadsheets and charts and run reports.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit; and view computer monitors o video displays.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENTS

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Req No.
2017-1531
Category
Research and Development
US-IA-North Liberty

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.

 


 

SUMMARY

 

Responsible for overall cleanliness of designated offices and deep cleaning of all plant infrastructure and equipment on a daily basis.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Empties trash and recycling receptacles and cardboard and plastic wrap compactors.
  • Sorts and disposes of recyclable items in the recycling bin.
  • Sweeps, wet-mops and/or vacuums floors in cafeteria, childcare, gym, offices, and all warehousing areas.
  • Cleans bathrooms, including sinks, toilets and floors.
  • Restocks dispensers, toilet paper, paper towels and soap.
  • Carries out special cleaning projects as required; including stripping and waxing floors and carpet cleaning.
  • Cleans equipment and infrastructure using cleaning chemicals, foamers and allocators (Weekend)
  • Cleans and drives all rolling stock including pickers, forklifts, scissor lifts and pallet jacks. (Weekend)
  • Deep cleans floors using ride on floor scrubbers and hand mopping. (Weekend)
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This job has no supervisor responsibilities.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

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.

 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School diploma or GED required.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple notices and instructions, including operating procedures and safety rules. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

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.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to work in a team environment

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and view a computer monitor or video display.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; vibration; and extreme cold or extreme heat while working near docking doors.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Req No.
2017-1529
Category
Operations
US-IA-Norway

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


 

SUMMARY

Prepares food for the Norway cafeteria, child care and assists cafeteria manager in overall operation of the department, including service and cleanup.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists cafe manager in the preparation of employee meals by carrying out various daily assignments, including cutting, chopping, mixing, pouring, frying, and other basic kitchen tasks.
  • Cooks or bakes breakfast foods, cookies, and other items following designated recipes.
  • Assists with preparing salads and cleans and stocks salad bar before, during, and after meal preparation.
  • Cleans and stocks kitchen and cafeteria during and after meal preparation.
  • Cleans all dishes, utensils and cookware by hand or using dishwasher, and places them in proper place for the next day.
  • Serves food to employees during meal times as needed.
  • Enters charges on computer or cash register as needed to compute payroll deductions.
  • Stocks all items sold by cafeteria including chips, candy, soda, other beverages, plates, glasses, napkins, utensils and other items as needed.
  • Creates and prepares desserts.
  • Helps ensure the sanitation and safety regulations are met for the food prepartion and food service areas.
  • Carries out duties required to provide lunch in the cafeteria managers absence.
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when available.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School diploma or GED required; some food preparation experience preferred.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple notices and instructions, including operating procedures and safety rules. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight, volume, and distance measurement.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • General cooking skills and knowledge of kitchen tools and equipment.
  • Ability to follow recipe and perform basic measuring duties.
  • Organizational skills and ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Ability to learn and follow federal and state law regulations related to food preparation and service.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, necessary to judge food quality, age, etc.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of burns. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock, and fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Req No.
2017-1527
Category
Café
US-IA-Urbana

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


 

 

SUMMARY

Performs all tasks involved in the production of Frontier’s products. Follows standard processes, and practices safe work habits to ensure that production is as efficient and safe as possible. Performs general tasks in the area such as boxing, filling, labeling, and cleaning. Communicates respectfully and honestly to others.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Expected to be available to work in all areas of production or distribution and are expected to operate equipment on lines at least 50% of their hours worked.
  • Makes equipment adjustments as needed to ensure a quality finished product. Must be able to perform major production line changeovers without the help of maintenance staff.
  • Comes into contact with and handles powerful rare earth magnets.
  • Performs special packaging projects as scheduled.
  • Maintains equipment in accordance with SOP’s and preventative maintenance schedules, and is required to train others in performing the job effectively.
  • Works with production planning on a daily basis to help determine an efficient production schedule.
  • Cases and palletizes finished product for inventory.
  • Operates material handling, packaging, and processing equipment.
  • Samples product for quality control checks.
  • Visually inspects materials and supplies for defects; reports defective materials or questionable conditions to supervisor.
  • Completes necessary documentation, including worksheets and computerized tracking systems for each product.
  • Verifies product and supplies are accurate.
  • Disassembles, cleans, and reassembles machinery.
  • Uses and maintains familiarity with assembly, packaging, and measuring tools.
  • Works with other departments to resolve problems as they arise.
  • Works with Quality Assurance to monitor Statistical Process Controls and other quality related issues.
  • Has a critical role in assuring food safety and quality.
  • Responsible for monitoring critical control points and reporting any non-conformances related to food safety and quality to supervisor.
  • Proactively communicates continual improvement suggestions.
  • Follows safety, sanitation, production, quality and food safety procedures.
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Must be able to perform basic math.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

  • Ability to read and comprehend moderately detailed instructions, short correspondence, or memos; including operating procedures or safety rules.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively in one-on-one and small group situations with a limited group of people.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

 

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Ability to train others in general manufacturing.
  • Attention to detail and ability to cooperate and work within a team concept
  • Ability to operate (or learn to operate) various types of machinery.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, sit, climb stairs, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision and color vision - necessary to distinguish product quality and detect defects and debris in raw materials.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to airborne particles or strong fumes, notably fumes from alcohol, the scooping or pouring of herbs and spices, and essential oils. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Req No.
2017-1524
Category
Production
US-IA-Norway

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.

 


 

SUMMARY

 

Frontier Cooperative d/b/a Frontier Co-Op is seeking a qualified individual for its Head of Supply Integrity position, based out of our Norway, IA office. Located in the Global Sourcing division of the Company, position is required to manage vendors that supply to Frontier Natural Cooperative, ensuring that they meet FSVP requirements, strict facility and product quality guidelines as well as the required specifications and requirements of the business to ensure a safe, wholesome product. Position will be heavily involved in origin products, including vendor and development assessment, will be viewed as the subject matter expert for vendor and origin management. Responsible for building a strategy for ongoing monitoring and assessment of suppliers through cost effective model. Will work within various trade committees, active in ASTA and GFSI associations. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Define, design, build, implement and manage a strategy ensuring that all vendors meet FSVP and regulatory requirements - 25% of the time. 
  • Define vendor quality, food safety and regulatory expectations for vendors of new and existing products. Responsible for global Quality Supplier Audits (either vendor site audits or review site audits based aganist annual plan). Review organization, facilities and quality issues and provide guidance and verify corrective actions to ensure compliance to requirement. Develop new vendors to meet required standard as per business requirement - 15%
  • Management of projects that support the comprehensive continuous improvement goals of Global Sourcing - 15%
  • Maintain approved vendor list for all vendors and ensure all vendor documentation for certification compliance is up-to-date and available - 10%
  • Provide leadership, guidance and consultation on vendor quality matters in support of the business objectives, assisting in development of vendor material monitoring programs - 10%
  • Establish appropiate metrics to measure ongoing risks by vendor, origin and product - 10%
  • Work within various trade groups such as ASTA, GFSI, OTA in order to ensure that the company is up-to-date on regulatory requirements pertaining to the Food Safety Modernization Act and the Foreign Supplier Verification Program and in order to locate new suppliers. - 10%
  • Support raw material technical requirements that include required documentation for produt and site approvals such as RFI and specification approvals - 5%

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

 

Bachelor's degree in Management, Quality or Procurement, required as is a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in quality including operational auditing in food manufacturing. Demonstrated understanding of commodity markets, source origin challenges and process control and quality assurance as demonstrated b 5 years of experience in quality, including operational auditing in food manufacturing required. Experience with, and in-depth understanding of, the Global Food Safety Initiative, food safety (including but not limited to HACCP, pest control, process minimum standards) and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), as demonstrated by certifications in GFSI, HACCP, FSPCA. Previous experience in managing, leading, and developing dynamic work teams, as demonstrated by cerification in Project Management. 

 

CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED

 

Must be certified in GFSI, HACCP, FSPCA, Project Management. 

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENT

 

Must be willing to travel 40% of the time to company's suppliers (both national and international travel required). 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Req No.
2017-1522
Category
Purchasing
US-IA-Norway

SUMMARY

The Electrical Engineer-Food Manufacturing professional will support the mission, vision and goals of Frontier COOP.  This role will be responsible for the design, project management, electrical maintenance oversight, troubleshooting and implementation of industry best practices in accordance with NEC and IBC codes to support the company’s needs and goals.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs electrical systems and equipment in accordance with NEC and IBC codes to support manufacturing processes.
  • Validates the installation, construction, fabrication, troubleshooting/repairs and changes to/of any systems, structures or components are done in accordance with NEC, OSHA and IBC codes.
  • Develop and maintain strategy for equipment automation, PLC implementation, plant communications systems/structures and work in accordance with IT
  • Challenges vendors and designers to prove the best value option.
  • Utilizes industry and code best practices to implement all projects, upgrades, maintenance and replacements.
  • Supports electrical troubleshooting as required using standard Causal Analysis processes (e.g. fishbone diagrams) and manages practical corrective actions to their completion to prevent a re-occurrence.
  • Coordinates with Automation Technician to achieve effective synergy of talents.
  • Oversees the repair or replacement of any necessary components such as breakers, switchgear, generators, electrical wiring, grounding systems to ensure applicable code and design requirements are met.
  • Perform complex work in the repair, set-up, preventative maintenance and installation of manufacturing and facility equipment.
  • Maintains meticulous documentation in accordance with established protocols, with an expectation to identify and oversee best in class process improvements.
  • Use manuals and other resources to research and locate equipment and parts to support production needs.
  • Ensures plant electrical drawings are accurate, filed using a logical and structured method and up to date.
  • Use Maintenance Management software on a daily basis to maintain records.
  • Work directly with contractors to complete jobs, safely and in accordance with 1) Contractor Progam and 2) Purchase order requirements.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job will provide oversight of contractors to ensure compliance with company processes and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Education up to and including Electrical Engineering Degree(BS) from accredited institution or minimum 10 years’ electrical expertise demonstrated in consumer goods manufacturing with project management, NEC/IBC code and electrical design/maintenance experience.

Must have a valid driver’s license.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple notices and instructions, including operating procedures and safety rules. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

Excellent math and analytical skills. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw/interpret bar graphs.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Proficiency with PLC programming, primarily Allen Bradley platforms.
  • Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and practices used in occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Attention to detail, good organizational, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Must have the ability to work individually and in teams.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics to effectively diagnose and repair equipment.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and view a computer monitor or video display.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to a 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This role will be headquartered in Norway, while supporting the electrical engineering needs of North Liberty, Urbana, and Belle Plaine.

Req No.
2017-1516
Category
Engineering
US-IA-Norway

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


 

 

SUMMARY

Performs all tasks involved in the production of Frontier’s products. Follows standard processes, and practices safe work habits to ensure that production is as efficient and safe as possible. Performs general tasks in the area such as boxing, filling, labeling, and cleaning. Communicates respectfully and honestly to others.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Expected to be available to work in all areas of production or distribution and are expected to operate equipment on lines at least 50% of their hours worked.
  • Makes equipment adjustments as needed to ensure a quality finished product. Must be able to perform major production line changeovers without the help of maintenance staff.
  • Comes into contact with and handles powerful rare earth magnets.
  • Performs special packaging projects as scheduled.
  • Maintains equipment in accordance with SOP’s and preventative maintenance schedules, and is required to train others in performing the job effectively.
  • Works with production planning on a daily basis to help determine an efficient production schedule.
  • Cases and palletizes finished product for inventory.
  • Operates material handling, packaging, and processing equipment.
  • Samples product for quality control checks.
  • Visually inspects materials and supplies for defects; reports defective materials or questionable conditions to supervisor.
  • Completes necessary documentation, including worksheets and computerized tracking systems for each product.
  • Verifies product and supplies are accurate.
  • Disassembles, cleans, and reassembles machinery.
  • Uses and maintains familiarity with assembly, packaging, and measuring tools.
  • Works with other departments to resolve problems as they arise.
  • Works with Quality Assurance to monitor Statistical Process Controls and other quality related issues.
  • Has a critical role in assuring food safety and quality.
  • Responsible for monitoring critical control points and reporting any non-conformances related to food safety and quality to supervisor.
  • Proactively communicates continual improvement suggestions.
  • Follows safety, sanitation, production, quality and food safety procedures.
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Must be able to perform basic math.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

  • Ability to read and comprehend moderately detailed instructions, short correspondence, or memos; including operating procedures or safety rules.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively in one-on-one and small group situations with a limited group of people.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

 

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Ability to train others in general manufacturing.
  • Attention to detail and ability to cooperate and work within a team concept
  • Ability to operate (or learn to operate) various types of machinery.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, sit, climb stairs, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision and color vision - necessary to distinguish product quality and detect defects and debris in raw materials.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to airborne particles or strong fumes, notably fumes from alcohol, the scooping or pouring of herbs and spices, and essential oils. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Req No.
2017-1513
Category
Production
US-IA-Urbana

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.

 


 

 

SUMMARY

Performs all tasks involved in the production of Frontier’s products. Follows standard processes, and practices safe work habits to ensure that production is as efficient and safe as possible. Performs general tasks in the area such as boxing, filling, labeling, and cleaning. Communicates respectfully and honestly to others.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • All production workers are expected to be available to work in all areas of production .
  • Cases and palletizes finished product for inventory.
  • Assists with material handling, bottling, packaging, labeling, and blending equipment.
  • Completes necessary documentation, including worksheets and computerized tracking systems for each product.
  • Verifies product and supplies are accurate.
  • Uses and maintains familiarity with assembly, packaging, and measuring tools.
  • Performs special packaging projects as scheduled.
  • Works with other departments to resolve problems as they arise.
  • Samples product for quality control checks.
  • Visually inspects materials and supplies for defects; reports defective materials or questionable conditions to supervisor.
  • Has a critical role in assuring food safety and quality.
  • Responsible for monitoring critical control points and reporting any non-conformances related to food safety and quality to supervisor.
  • Follows safety, sanitation, production, quality and food safety procedures.
  • Comes into contact with and handles powerful rare earth magnets.
  • Proactively communicates continuous improvement suggestions.
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Must be able to perform basic math.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read and comprehend moderately detailed instructions, short correspondence, or memos; including operating procedures or safety rules.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively in one-on-one and small group situations with a limited group of people.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to train others in general manufacturing.
  • Attention to detail and ability to cooperate and work within a team concept.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision and color vision - necessary to distinguish product quality and detect defects and debris in raw materials.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to airborne particles or strong fumes, notably fumes from alcohol, the scooping or pouring of herbs and spices, and essential oils. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

 

Req No.
2017-1512
Category
Production
US-IA-Norway

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


 

 

SUMMARY

 

Performs various distribution functions involved in the accurate and timely shipment of customer orders, including pulling products from inventory, scanning items for accuracy and boxing orders for shipment.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Determines order needs; scans products from inventory shelves and places in bins, checks items to meet our quality standard and correct quantities. Packages products in a proper manner to provide quality service for the customer.
  • Monitors and records inventory stock levels and stocks partial case inventory.
  • Scans codes of pulled items, checks aganist order and resolves discrepencies.
  • Verifies shipping information and boxes items; follows any special packing instructions on the pull sheet.
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible and re-use resources when practical.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled trainings
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and no prior experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

Ability to read and comprehend simple notices and instructions, including operating procedures and safety rules. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

 

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight, volume, and distance measurement.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Basic computer skills, and use of hand held scanners.
  • Ability to operate (or learn to operate) manual pallet jacks.
  • Attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to work within a team concept.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and view a computer monitor or video display.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; vibration; and extreme cold or extreme heat while working near docking doors.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Req No.
2017-1502
Category
Distribution
US-IA-Norway

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.

 


 

SUMMARY

 

Responsible for overall cleanliness of designated offices and deep cleaning of all plant infrastructure and equipment on a daily basis.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Empties trash and recycling receptacles and cardboard and plastic wrap compactors.
  • Sorts and disposes of recyclable items in the recycling bin.
  • Sweeps, wet-mops and/or vacuums floors in cafeteria, childcare, gym, offices, and all warehousing areas.
  • Cleans bathrooms, including sinks, toilets and floors.
  • Restocks dispensers, toilet paper, paper towels and soap.
  • Carries out special cleaning projects as required; including stripping and waxing floors and carpet cleaning.
  • Cleans equipment and infrastructure using cleaning chemicals, foamers and allocators (Weekend)
  • Cleans and drives all rolling stock including pickers, forklifts, scissor lifts and pallet jacks. (Weekend)
  • Deep cleans floors using ride on floor scrubbers and hand mopping. (Weekend)
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This job has no supervisor responsibilities.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

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.

 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School diploma or GED required.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple notices and instructions, including operating procedures and safety rules. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

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.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to work in a team environment

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and view a computer monitor or video display.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; vibration; and extreme cold or extreme heat while working near docking doors.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Req No.
2017-1495
Category
Operations
US-IA-Norway

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.

 


 

SUMMARY

 

Responsible for overall cleanliness of designated offices and deep cleaning of all plant infrastructure and equipment on a daily basis.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Empties trash and recycling receptacles and cardboard and plastic wrap compactors.
  • Sorts and disposes of recyclable items in the recycling bin.
  • Sweeps, wet-mops and/or vacuums floors in cafeteria, childcare, gym, offices, and all warehousing areas.
  • Cleans bathrooms, including sinks, toilets and floors.
  • Restocks dispensers, toilet paper, paper towels and soap.
  • Carries out special cleaning projects as required; including stripping and waxing floors and carpet cleaning.
  • Cleans equipment and infrastructure using cleaning chemicals, foamers and allocators (Weekend)
  • Cleans and drives all rolling stock including pickers, forklifts, scissor lifts and pallet jacks. (Weekend)
  • Deep cleans floors using ride on floor scrubbers and hand mopping. (Weekend)
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This job has no supervisor responsibilities.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

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.

 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School diploma or GED required.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple notices and instructions, including operating procedures and safety rules. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

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.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to work in a team environment

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and view a computer monitor or video display.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; vibration; and extreme cold or extreme heat while working near docking doors.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Req No.
2017-1489
Category
Operations
US-Remote

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


 

 

SUMMARY

 

Plans and implements short and long range sales development programs targeted toward the identified market.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build, develops, directs and motivates broker partners to expand sales and implement approved distribution strategies of Frontier Coop products.
  • Establishes broker objectives and evaluates broker performance. Managers brokers for all channels to maximize sales and best return on investment(s).
  • Develops sales strategies for continuous improvement based on market research, internal data and competitor analyses as well as implements sales plan in support of organization strategies and objectives.
  • Assists in developing and managing sales operating budgets.
  • Directs the implementation and execution of sales policies and practices.
  • Plans and oversees retail and distributor advertising as well as promotional activities.
  • Ensures marketing communications and programs are coordinated and executed.
  • Establishes, maintains and improves relationships with key strategic partners and other industry decision makers.
  • Meets with key clients to maintain and improve relationships while negotiating close deals.
  • Prepares various sales activity reports, including new distribution, current distribution, scheduled appointments, promotions, advertising, spending, action plans, travel calendar, etc.
  • Directs sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals accordingly.
  • Prepares periodic sales reports showing status of the business.
  • Reviews and analyzes sales performance aganist programs, plans and goals to determine effectiveness.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in sales, marketing, business administration, or related field; and 5 or more years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with Ahold, Stop and Shop, Giant Landover, Delhaize Food Lion, and Giant Eagle preferred. 

 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret such items as highly detailed professional, scientific, and technical journals, and legal documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints from both inside and outside the company. Ability to create and give presentations using original or innovating techniques or style to various levels of executive management and to various industry partners.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

 

Ability to comprehend the most complex financial principles. Ability to use a computer to create highly customized spreadsheets, charts and reports, presentations, and interpret data. Ability to analyze balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and the most detailed types of financial documents, and apply information to make long-term, strategic decisions.

 

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Superior analytical skills leading to actionable conclusions and recommendations.
  • Ability to prioritize, delegate, and over see multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft programs; familiarity with other business software.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

 

Frequent travel is required as meeting frequently with brokers, retailers and other industry partners is an integral aspect of this position. Attendance at various trade shows will also require travel as will internal sales meetings. Level of expectations is no less than 60% of paid time will be spent outside of individuals home office.

 
 
Req No.
2017-1473
Category
Sales
US-IA-Urbana

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.

 


 

SUMMARY

Performs various maintenance functions on equipment, facility and grounds, including basic electrical, mechanical and plumbing upkeep and repair. Communicates respectfully and honestly with others.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs preventative maintenance of manufacturing facility equipment.
  • Have some basic understanding of schematics to help diagnose and repair equipment.
  • Able to complete light construction / carpentry projects.
  • Able to complete light plumbing projects.
  • Able to complete light metal fabrication projects.
  • Able to perform light electrical troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Able to work well in groups and along with contractor to complete jobs.
  • Able to use manuals and other resources to research and locate equipment and parts to support production needs.
  • Requests parts and service if needed.
  • Operates power and hand tools, woodworking and metal equipment, forklift, welder, cutting torch, and multi-meter.
  • Maintains tools and machinery in good condition and uses all tools carefully and as instructed.
  • Must be able to utilize the Maintenance Management software.
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled training.
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Mechanical or industrial maintenance degree; and at least 1 year of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple notices and instructions, including operating procedures and safety rules. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and practices used in building, electrical and mechanical trades, and of related occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Attention to detail, good organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and view a computer monitor or video display. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

 

Req No.
2017-1469
Category
Operations
US-IA-Norway

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


 

SUMMARY

Tests raw materials, in-process, and finished products for compliance with specifications. Maintains a high level of technical competence in product evaluations. Writes and maintains specifications. Provides Quality input and analysis to maintain product quality throughout the supply chain and manufacturing process.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts organoleptic, microscopic, chemical, and microbiological and other technical evaluations of raw, in-process, and finished products.
  • Operates and maintains laboratory equipment and instruments, including by not limited toGC, HPLC, balances, microscopes, autoclaves, etc….
  • Develops competency in new evaluation methods as required.
  • Analyzes, updates and maintains company Technical Data Sheets to ensure product quality and conformance.
  • Enters and maintains sample documentation and results in LIMS database.
  • Prepares documents and reports as directed.
  • Researches and responds to customer service questions.
  • Able to research product attributes in reference books, trade and scientific journals.
  • Interacts with various Departments to solve product related issues. 
  • Initiates Product Work Orders and Product Reject Forms.
  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts to increase company efficiency.
  • Attends and presents in meetings as requested and/or scheduled.
  • Works independently while demonstrating excellent judgment, accuracy, and decision making with little oversight.
  • May be required to travel for company needs.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duties satisfactorily. This includes a continuous requirement to be a non-tobacco user as well as avoiding the personal use of perfumes, scents or fragrances while on the job. The additional 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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

BS or BA in biology, chemistry, food science or related other field from four-year college or university; and 6 months to 1 year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, reports and memos. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with a variety of people and respond to basic questions in situations where common courtesy and tact are needed.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as concentrations, densities, statistical factors, dilutions, proportions, percentages, area, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations and experimental data. Ability to use a computer to create spreadsheets and charts, and run reports.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and work independently.
  • Understands and applies good laboratory practices.
  • Strong organization and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work within a professional and functional team concept.
  • Intermediate computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft office, database, web based applications and LIMS software.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and view a computer monitor or video display.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision, necessary to evaluate products effectively.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Req No.
2017-1445
Category
Quality
US-IA-Urbana

**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.


 

 

SUMMARY

 

Responsible for compliance with government and third party standards and regulations. Recommends, creates, and presents new processes, SOP's and applicable training programs.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

  • Has a critical role in assuring food safety, quality and continuous improvement and assists with the development, implementation, review and maintenance of the SQF system.
  • Maintains current knowledge base of existing and emerging regulations, standards or guidance documents, including compliance with FDA, CTFA, organic and kosher regulations and standards, cGMPs, HACCP and other governmental and trade requirements.
  • Works on projects relating to the development of labratory and organizational process optimizaation, develops plans of actions and initiates changes for improving process standards throughout the facility.
  • Develops, writes and updates SOPs for current and new manufacturing operations and quality processes.
  • Develops training programs based on auditor standards and regulations.
  • Ensures that required training is done on a timely basis and maintains training records that can be retrieved and presented in a professional manner.
  • Attends or assists third party audits.
  • Works independently while demonstrating excellent judgement, accuracy, and decision making with little oversight.
  • Strives to reduce waste, recycle products whenever possible, and re-use resources when practical.
  • Works safely at all times, follows safety rules and polices and participates in scheduled trainings.
  • Reports injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; and 1 to 3 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, reports and memos. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with a variety of people and respond to basic questions in situations where common courtesy and tact are needed.

 

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

 

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to use a computer to create spreadsheets and charts, and run reports.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and work independently.
  • Good organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work within team concept.
  • Familiarity with Word, Excel and database software.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and view a computer monitor or video display. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision, necessary to evaluate products effectively.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Req No.
2017-1439
Category
Quality