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Career Opportunities2021-11-08T16:35:31+00:00

Muffin Town Currently Only Accepting Online Job Applications

Starting as a food commissary, Muffin Town was founded in 1978, with a vision to create a bakery commissary that would supply foodservice and retail companies (schools, healthcare, supermarkets) with a consistent, quality baked product. As our company continues to grow its product offerings, the opportunity for career growth has increased.

Lawrence & Chelsea, MA. Job Openings

PLANT MANAGER – Lawrence MA.2022-04-11T19:03:24+00:00

SUMMARY: The Plant Manager is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the entire facility, as well as for the efficient production of safe, high-quality finished products. Responsible for building a team that is focused on productivity, accountability, culture, and growth. This position reports directly to the Director of Operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without accommodation.

  • Is ultimately responsible for personnel safety, product quality, food safety, operational performance, environmental, health, and safety compliance, all local, state, and federal standard compliance, and otherwise, the overall performance of the entire plant operations.
  • Directs and coordinates plant operations in accordance with established company policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe manufacturing facility.
  • Responsible for the selection and training of the plant supervisory and management staff.
  • Sets and builds the overall culture for the facility and exhibits excellent leadership skills.
  • Must be a strategic thinker and set a clear vision for the plant and employees. Develops and implements a plan to achieve this vision.
  • Establishes clear and measurable expectations for every employee to ensure alignment and accountability.
  • Enables team members to complete their jobs to the best of their ability and builds a sense of ownership within his or her team.
  • Fosters a culture of continuous improvement within the workforce and facility.
  • Communicates well with all levels of the organization, and actively engages others in problem solving.
  • Acts as a resource for members of the team.
  • Understands the business in which we operate and knows how the inputs and outputs affect the end results.
  • Manages and develops members of his/her supervisory staff, including setting realistic goals with each member that directly promotes the overall objectives of the plant.
  • Establish and monitor KPI’s
  • Build a “train from within” program to promote growth and build a culture of opportunity.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Responsible for the supervision and management of all employees at the facility.

QUALIFICATIONS: 
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job.

  • A minimum of a BA in Business Development or equivalent required; a minimum of a 4-year college degree required.
  • 6-10 years of progressive management experience in the food production industry is required.
  • Must possess excellent leadership skills.
  • Must have excellent critical thinking skills.
  • Must exercise solid common sense and sound judgment when making decisions that would be best for the Company
  • Excellent technical writing, speaking, and presentation skills
  • Must have solid communication skills and be able to interact and productively communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Must possess the ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities.
  • Must have a “can-do” attitude, have a passion for operational excellence, take ownership of the entire plant operations and be focused on reaching the Company’s objectives
  • Solid Organizational skills
  • Troubleshooting Skills
  • Knowledge of plant efficiencies & throughput (KPI’S – OEE)
  • Excellent People Skills
  •  Bilingual +
  • Job Type: Full-time
Bakery Machine Operators – 2 Positions 3PM – 11PM and 11PM – 7AM (Lawrence)2022-03-30T19:27:21+00:00

Competitive Based on Experience – IMMEDIATE OPENINGS
full-time

Description
Bakery Machine Operator is responsible for performing machine set-ups to start a production cycle. They are responsible to verify packaging matches product specifications and monitor the quality of all finished products.

Requirements

  • Be responsible for machine set up and change overs and running productions lines as needed for various baked goods.
  • Read work orders and specifications to define specific set up operations.
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems and support preventative maintenance activities to reduce equipment issues and forced production stoppages.
  • Provide input for action plans for their equipment area.
  • Work with Plant Engineers and Supervisors to enhance processes.
  • Work closely with all production team members to ensure product quality.

Required Skills:  

  • Strong Organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate in English
  • Able to operate material handling equipment including electric pallet jacks and manual hand jacks, etc.
  • This is a Full Time Position
  • Competitive Salary
  • Vacation and Sick Time Plans
  • Medical/Dental and Vision Plans
MRO Buyer Chelsea, MA2022-03-24T18:36:34+00:00

Description

The MRO Buyer is a member of the Maintenance Department and will coordinate requirements in a fast paced, growing manufacturing environment. The MRO Buyer will initiate contracts with Key Suppliers while interfacing with end-users in the Company. They will purchase various supplies, services and equipment while assuring a high level of quality and cost effectiveness.

Requirements

  • Maintain, update, and track work orders
  • Overseeing maintenance information, ensuring the department’s smooth operation, and generating computer reports,
  • Responsible for assisting the Director of Maintenance in facility maintenance by processing all work order requests and associated paperwork
  • Responsible for purchasing and stock inventories for the maintenance department.
  • Responsible for the preparation and issuance of purchase orders for products and services.
  • Other duties as assigned

Competitive Salary including Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits (after a qualified waiting period)
Position is Monday through Friday – 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Preferred but not required
  • 1+ Years of previous buyer or comparable experience preferred
  • Candidate must be bi-lingual – English/Spanish
Refrigeration Technician Chelsea, MA2022-03-24T18:46:41+00:00

Summary:
Operate and maintain a multi-stage air/gas system used for freezing food products and room cooling This position reports to Maintenance Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned as necessary.)

  • Operate and maintain the Air/Gas or a large refrigeration system to meet production’s refrigeration requirements.
  • Perform all preventative maintenance to the system, including draining the oil pots, oil and filter changes, annual rebuilds of compressors and valves, motor changes, and condenser/evaporator as required.
  • Document all maintenance and inspection activity in accordance with our Mechanical Integrity Program.
  • Comply to and monitor operation for compliance with all 14 elements of the Process Safety Management Program.
  • Work in a safe manner consistent with all Company rules and good work practices as specified by JSB

Requirements
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE and QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
High School diploma or its equivalency, A.S. degree preferred. Minimum of three years experience operating large refrigeration systems including:

  • Electrical Control Systems (FES & Frick)
  • Refrigeration Piping
  • Liquid Recirculation Systems
  • Ability to Interpret Piping and Instrumentation Drawings
  • Reciprocating Compressors
  • Screw Compressors
  • Evaporative Condensers
  • Room Cooling
  • Room Cooling Evaporators
  • Lock out/Tag Out programs
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hazardous Communications
  • Ability to withstand walking, lifting, bending, stooping, climbing ladders, walking on roofs and working in confined spaces
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions
  • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings and technical specifications
  • Ability to read and understand complex regulatory requirements
  • Ability to conform to all OSHA, PSM, HAZMAT and Monogram EHS programs and regulations
  • Ability to learn and understand Emergency Response requirements
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent work habits in line with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Ability to demonstrate safe working habits
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work any shift, nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours
  • Ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision
  • Ability to read, write and perform basic math
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Ability to work any shift, nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to follow detailed written and verbal instructions

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • 3-5 years refrigeration experience (large plant)
  • Refrigeration thermodynamics
  • Knowledge of refrigeration engineering units.
  • RETA Certified Industrial Refrigeration Operator certification desirable.
Inventory Control Specialist – Chelsea, MA2022-03-24T18:38:17+00:00

Summary
The Inventory Control Specialist will be responsible for the accuracy of the inventory at JSB Industries, Inc., a bakery manufacturing company located in both Chelsea, MA and Lawrence, MA. The Inventory Control Specialist will be responsible for inventory counts, policies, procedures, rotation and dating, training, slotting, and overall implementation of the operations component of the Warehouse Management System (WMS). The integrity of the inventory in the ERP system is the responsibility of the Inventory Control Specialist.

Requirements
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains accurate inventory counts in the ERP system.
  • Performs cycle counts and makes appropriate adjustments. Ensures that all product is rotated, and that short-coded product is identified and handled before it goes out of date.
  • Maintains accurate accounting for all shrink and damage.
  • Ensures that all inventory policies and procedures are followed in receiving, selecting and shipping product.
  • Makes recommendations to improve inventory handling and shrink.
  • Works with Buying, Sales, Accounting and IT regarding inventory information needs.
  • WMS–The Inventory Control Specialist will be responsible for:
    Short-term
  • Working as the “point person” in the warehouse working with IT and Accounting to relaunch the WMS.
  • Responsible for implementing inventory control processes and procedures to ensure effective use of the WMS.
  • Responsible for training warehouse staff in conjunction with an implementation team.
  • Works with a team to develop good slotting, storage and let-down locations and protocols.
  • Long-term
  • Responsible for the overall operation of the WMS.
  • Responsible for compliance with all inventory control processes and procedures.
  • Responsible for ongoing training of warehouse staff.
  • Responsible for continuous process improvement.
  • Responsible for compliance with slotting, storage and let-down protocols.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Supervisory Responsibilities
    This position must be able to get results through influence as compared to direct line authority with both peers and front-line workers. The position will coordinate with outside contractors/consultants on an as-needed basis.

Reporting
This role will report into the Plant Manager and be responsible for both our Chelsea, MA plant and Lawrence, MA plant.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above 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. The Inventory Control Specialist will be required to spend long hours on their feet to perform the job.

Education and/or Experience
Previous experience in Inventory Control and MS-Dynamics-Navision (ERP System) is required.

Job Type: Full-time Pay
• Dental insurance
• Health insurance
• Paid time off
• Vision insurance
Schedule:
• Monday to Friday

Class A Truck Driver – Chelsea, MA2021-07-19T13:58:17+00:00

Job Type

Full-time
Chelsea, MA

Description

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Qualifications: Driving: 2 years (Required)
  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • Observe and comply with DOT, OSHA, State, and Federal Safety Regulations
  • Follow all company and regulatory agency safety policies
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Clean record, no moving violations or accidents in the last five years
  • Drive vehicles on scheduled routes to pick up and then deliver stock
  • Complete the correct documentation when making or picking up deliveries
  • Verify all contents for delivery against delivery papers
  • Deliver a friendly and professional service to customers
  • Load and unload your vehicle were applicable
  • Responsible for the accuracy and safety of all loads carried
  • Check vehicle and safety equipment daily
  • Check for any scratches or dents
  • Check the back of the truck to assure cleanliness
  • Report any needed repairs or special maintenance to your supervisor immediately
  • Obey all traffic laws, including, but not limited to, driving within posted speed limits, stopping and looking for traffic at all stop signs, no cell phone usage without Bluetooth devices, no texting while driving or at a stop sign/light, driving defensively
  • Report any unsafe equipment or working conditions to your supervisor
  • Take your breaks and lunch as required by the law and company procedures
  • Requires flexible working hours and weekend availability
  • When not driving, render assistance in the warehouse wrapping pallets, cleaning, etc.
  • Count and organize pallets when leaving and returning to the company
  • Able to perform additional tasks from time-to-time as determined by JSB Industries, Inc. in its sole and absolute discretion
  • Must be able to all pass DOT requirements for a medical card
Bakers, Packers and Sanitation Employees Chelsea and Lawrence MA. Facilities2020-03-27T12:47:06+00:00

LOCATION

Chelsea and Lawrence, MA.Facilities

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Tradition & Experience

The development of J.S.B Industries as a one stop baking manufacturing company is an amazing success story; built on 30 years of hard work, integrity and a “customer first mentality” started by Jack Anderson, company president, founder, and chief executive officer.

Starting out as a food commissary, J.S.B. Industries has developed into a national baking manufacturing company and is home to Muffin Town, Aesops Bagels, Smart Choice Whole grain baked goods, and Madeline’s Gourmet Cookies.

JOB DESCRIPTION
JSB Industries is currently hiring for all shifts, Bakers, Packers and Sanitation Staff.  Please visit our website at www.muffintown.com or in person at 130 Crescent Avenue, Chelsea, MA – Monday through Friday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

QUALIFICATIONS
Based on position

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • This is a full time position — 40.0 hours per week, medical and dental benefit package are available after qualified waiting period
  • Currently hiring for all shifts – Sunday through Saturday, first, second, overnight shift
  • No relocation expenses paid by Company – Local Candidates Only
  • References must be provided on Request
Industrial Maintenance Technician – ALL SHIFTS (Lawrence, MA and Chelsea, MA)2022-05-13T12:02:05+00:00

Great opportunity for an experienced person to enter into the field of Industrial Mechanics in a good manufacturing environment. We are a leading snack and healthy alternative food manufacturer in Lawrence, MA  with a modern facility that is currently experiencing aggressive expansion and upgrades. We offer training along with overtime opportunities and the ability to enter this exciting field. Competitive Salary and Benefits based on experience with the opportunity for review.

Qualified candidate will be responsible for maintaining shop equipment and various tasks involving electrical, plumbing, and machine repair. This position may involve lifting up to 50 lbs. on occasion.

Qualified candidates should have a background in Industrial Maintenance with skills in electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, machine controls and facility equipment.

We are offering extremely competitive salaries – IMMEDIATE OPENINGS – APPLY TODAY

Job Responsibilities includes:

  • Assist in performing preventative and urgent maintenance of production machinery and equipment;
  • Assist in performing routing maintenance of production machines and equipment;
  • Perform building maintenance as needed;
  • Regularly Clean and Lubricate machinery;
  • Regularly inspect plant equipment and moving parts;
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts;
  • Maintain clean and organized work area;
  • Knowledge of welding, plumbing and pneumatic;
  • Knowledge of refrigeration equipment – maintenance and repair;
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics and blueprints;
  • Working knowledge of three phase motors, programmable controls, circuits, computer interfaces
  • Perform electrical trouble shooting up to 480 volts;
  • Minimum of 2 years of industrial experience in electrical or mechanical support functions.
  • Must be knowledgeable of OSHA Safety Requirements, especially those related to electrical and mechanical

 Requirements

Experience in the following areas is strongly desired:

  • Electrical schematic reading
  • Troubleshoot VFD’s
  • Relay logic
  • 3 Phase electrical systems
  • 1ph/3ph Motor troubleshooting
  • Able to use technical manuals
  • Troubleshooting with a voltage meter
  • General machining capabilities
  • Welding- MIG, TIG
  • Remote I/O communication
  • Completing work orders and PM’s in a timely manner
  • 3 Years of experience in a full-time industrial maintenance position (preferred but not required)
  • Stable work history with a pattern of good attendance
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