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Bongards' Creameries Powder Handler in Cologne, Minnesota

Description Bongards is looking for a dedicated and dynamic individual to join us as a Powder Handler on the day shift at our facility located in Bongards, MN. Milk? That s easy, everyone knows it comes from cows. But innovation? That s a little harder to come by. It comes from people, sure, but there s more to it than that. You need the right people, in the right place. We re looking for dedicated, inspired people who care about unsurpassed quality and doing great things as a team. People who have a passion for problem solving and making an impact where they work. People who thrive in an environment where they re empowered, respected and rewarded in a culture that s entrepreneurial and responsive, where employees have a voice. That s how innovation happens. Job Summary: This position consists of mixing all required ingredients for each product in accordance with the recipe. Work Hours and Schedule: This is an overnight position working from 5 pm to 5 am on a schedule that rotates days every other week. You will always works nights, just the days of the week change. One week you will work Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday; then the next week you will work just Wednesday and Thursday. We pay every week and the week ends after your Saturday shift, so you would have 48 Hours one week and 36 hours the next week. Job Duties Dumping of 50 lb. bags of ingredients into feed hopper or blenders. Data recording of lot numbers for all ingredients added to the blender. Maintaining immediate work area in a neat and orderly fashion. Responsible for the removal of garbage and used bags from the work area. Must be able to pass the forklift training and maintain a license. Must keep in communication with grinder operator. Assist in other areas when necessary. Must report all food safety and quality concerns to immediate supervisor or their designated replacement. All other duties as assigned by the supervisor or lead person. Other requirements: Must demonstrate a commitment of both food and employee safety. Must demonstrate excellent communication skills. Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions. Physical capabilities: Must be able to lift 50 lbs. frequently. Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs. occasionally. Must be able to climb ladders occasionally. Innovation is the key ingredient that has fueled Bongards continuous growth and success since 1908, when a handful of forward-thinking farmers launched a small cooperative creamery. Today, Bongards' processes millions of pounds of milk per day, and is among the largest dairy co-ops in the U.S. But we ve stayed true to our farmer-owned roots. That way we can ensure the best quality possible at every step of the production process. Just ask the people who work for Bongards' now and they ll tell you that everyone in every function has a true passion for producing safe, high-quality dairy products. That s what creates the culture of growth and success that you ll find at Bongards'. When a great team of committed people strives for continuous improvement, opportunities for individual growth will follow. Bongards' history of success is proof of that. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the