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Food Solutions International Production Cook (Central Kitchen)

Waipahu, Hawaii
Job Type
15 Jan 2023



STATUS: Non-Exempt

LOCATION: Food Solutions


1. Plans for the day by preparing and gathering all items necessary for cooking food products in large quantities, in advance

2. Cooks such products in accordance with prescribed recipes and procedures to meet U.S.D.A. requirements, using a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment, such as 200-gallon and 300-gallon pressure kettles

3. Pans and bags food products for delivery to the stores or wholesale and retail accounts, using a variety of bagging systems

4. Processes bagged foods through a quick chill system to cool products for refrigerated storage

5. Cleans and washes kettles and other equipment after cooking.  Follows U.S.D.A. specifications when cleaning and maintaining equipment and work area

6. May work in a chill room to slice fish, chicken, pork and/or meats, raw and cooked, for packing and delivery to units; may carve and portion meats and specials for delivery


1. May assist loaders with the accurate gathering, labeling and wrapping of food product

2. May assist utility personnel with overall clean up and washing duties

3. Designated individuals may be responsible for the accurate checking in of vendor deliveries and for storing products in appropriate areas thereafter using a fork lift

4. Performs various other duties in fulfilling assigned functions reflecting a moderate level of cooking skills and knowledge


1. Scheduling:

- Monday through Friday, Weekends Off

2. Physical Ability:

- Force:  Ability to lift 50-75 pounds regularly with or without the help of a co-worker

- Repetitive movement:  wrist and hand motions, coordination, standing and/or walking up to 8 hours; reaching, bending and squatting, pushing and puling, regularly

- Sensory:  good hearing and sight to safely work in a production plant environment

3. Mental Ability

- Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure; use whole numbers, common fractions and decimals, read and comprehend instructions

- Must be able to read and comprehend English, as all recipes and HAZCOM information will be in the English language

4. Pre-Employment Requirements: 

- Must pass pre-employment physical and drug screening

- Must also have passed a TB test within 2 years of start date with skin test or 5 years of start date with chest x-ray test

5. Environmental Conditions:

- Tolerance for temperature extremes from a hot kitchen to chill and/or frozen rooms

6. Education:

- None

7. Experience

- Work experience or potential for working in a plant or factory environment (repetitious work assignments, handling portion control systems, etc.)

- Operator's certificate in the operation of a fork lift , or willingness to be trained on this equipment if selected to carry additional responsibilities for receiving and storing away deliveries

8. Desired Skills:

- None

9. Desired Attributes

- Ability to apply common sense understanding in carrying out instructions

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  • Job Reference: 876457415-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Food Solutions International
  • Location: Waipahu, Hawaii
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent