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anything off the shelf, " Mr. Rife recalled. " But when we
started talking to them, they said, 'We can handle this
for you guys,' and they did. "
Better than humanly possible
During Baking & Snack's visit in May, the packaging
line operated seamlessly with the CV-Tek bagger overwrapping
two clusters of frozen buns at a time, and the
Motion Control automatically case packaging them. Mr.
Rife stood there watching the robotics dance around in
the operation for about a minute in silence.
Asked what he was reminiscing about, Mr. Rife replied,
" I was just thinking about how much easier it
is today. "
Certainly, it is a far cry from when Mr. Rife struggled
to master the previous bagger in a White Castle bakery
during an episode of Undercover Boss in 2010. Back
then, he struggled to finesse the operation and ruined
about 4,800 buns. In somewhat of a consolation conversation,
the production supervisor pointed out that the
buns wouldn't go to waste because a local hog farmer
would use them.
" You fed the pigs really well this week, " the supervisor
deadpanned.
Today, about 75 people work on three shifts, nearly
five days a week, at the 65,000-square-foot Cincinnati
bakery, which allocates 20,000 square feet to processing;
30,000 square feet to packaging; 10,000 square feet
for warehousing, and the remainder for offices, maintenance
and support departments.
Cierra Fraser, plant manager, oversees the day-to-day
operation along with Matthew Nelson, maintenance and
reliability manager; Cathy Soto, quality assurance supervisor;
Judy Tipton, administration services manager,
and Larry Beckelhymer, operations supervisor.
Ms. Fraser pointed out that many employees have
worked at the bakery for 25 to 30 years. Companywide,
one in four of its employees has been with the chain for
at least 10 years.
" When you talk about the tenure that we have here,
that comes from genuine good relationships between
sanitation, maintenance, production, and Jarrett and
Dave supporting us, " noted Ms. Fraser, who joked she is
a relative rookie with only four years at the bakery. " We
have a really good, strong team all the way from the top. "
Mr. Cook added the single-line structure of the bun
operation also contributes to its success.
" We can focus on one thing, " he said. " One bun. One
Top: Extra-long pans holding 96 buns, or two 48-count clusters,
travel in and out of the continuous oven.
Bottom: Robotics now allow the bakery to seamlessly load cases
with four clusters of slider buns that are shipped to its restaurants
or frozen retail manufacturing facilities.
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