Kitchens Operator - Take Home Meals (1st Shift) - #849

Date: Sep 23, 2021

Location: La Crosse, WI, US, 54603

Company: Kwik Trip Inc

Location: Department #849 2200 Palace Street La Crosse, WI 54603  
Requisition: 125883 
Range Min: $17.50 
Shift: Mornings
Related Military Occupational Classification (MOC):CS, 92G, 92V, MS, 2A2X1, 04111, 2161, EO, MR, 2A333, 3E2X1, 681, 682, 683

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Our state-of-the-art Kitchens department located in La Crosse, WI produces over 40 different food products for approximately 800 stores.  Kwik Trip customers are able to enjoy everything from our soups, salads, and sandwiches, to our Pothole Pizza. With our expansion we are now able to offer a variety of Take Home Meals (THM) and finished fruit and vegetable products, all prepared daily by our Kitchens team.


We are seeking Kitchens Operators on our THM Raw Side. In this position, your primary job responsibilities will be:

  • To make and package THM products in a safe and sanitary matter in accordance with Kwik Trip’s standards, as well as within food safety and regulatory standards 
  • Fill machinery with necessary ingredients 
  • Monitor machinery to confirm it is producing a quality finished product 
  • Adjust equipment as needed


Qualifications:  Highly accurate/detail orientated; adhere to sanitation/hygiene standards; basic math aptitude; work in a safety conscious environment; willing to learn/perform variety of job tasks; work in a fast paced production environment; work well alone/with others; knowledge of standard procedures in an automated food production line; ability to operate equipment at a necessary production rate; prior production and power pallet jack experience is a plus. 


Fork lift certification or willing to become fork lift certified is required.


Physical qualifications: perform repetitive reaching/wrist/hand movements constantly; stand/walk up to 10 hours per shift constantly; lift/carry up to 50 pounds to 36 inches occasionally; lift/carry up to 35 pounds to 72 inches frequently.



  • Starting rate of pay is $17.50 per hour
  • A year end cash bonus - 40% of profits shared with our coworkers
  • 2 Weeks Vacation within 1st year of employment
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • Footwear allowance


Work Schedule: Sunday through Wednesday working 5:30am to 3:30pm.



Kwik Trip, Inc. OVERVIEW:

For over 50 years, Kwik Trip, Inc. has operated friendly, clean, trusted, family-owned, local convenience stores in communities throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois. With a commitment to generosity, Kwik Trip, Inc. is dedicated to treating coworkers and guests like family. We continue to look for ways to improve our guest shopping experience and product offerings, as well as to ensure we provide a safe and fun work environment for our co-workers. We offer competitive wage and benefits and continue to invest in our family of coworkers and provide them with career advancement and growth opportunities.

Kwik Trip, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Function: Manufacturing; Entry Level; Facilities; General Labor; Inventory; QA - Quality Control; Restaurant - Food Service

Nearest Major Market: La Crosse
Nearest Secondary Market: Winona

Job Segment: Food Safety, QC, QA, Quality Assurance, Quality, Technology, Entry Level