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Agropur, Inc. Isolate Reactor Operator in Le Sueur, Minnesota

For Current Agropur Employees:Please apply for this job through the Career application of your Workday Home Page. Job Type:Regular Working at Agropur means being a member of an extended family where simplicity and honesty are part of everyday life, and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. You too can join the Agropur family! Starting Pay: $22.67/hr+ Night Shift - 6pm - 6am with a 2 on 2 off 3 on schedule. Night Shift Differential of $1.50 per hour and Sundays are Double Time. What this role is all about: We are looking for a Isolate Reactor Operator position at our Le Sueur, MN location. The Isolate Reactor Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation, sanitation and maintenance of isolate reactor and related equipment in the BiPro department. Operate equipment and control processes in the production of high quality/high value whey products, successfully applying learned knowledge of processes and production methods. Complete CIP of equipment; troubleshooting machinery as needed. Complete all documentation in an accurate and timely manner. Follow all GMP, SOP and HACCP programs. Monitor processes, materials or surroundings; reviewing information by phone, in writing or in person. Accurately identify information by categorizing, estimating and recognizing changes or deviations in circumstances and/or events. Perform operator-level maintenance as needed. Train new/other employees. Understand and adhere to all Quality Assurance policies, immediately reporting any potential food safety issues to management. Learn and execute advanced startup and shutdown procedures of equipment. Effectively operate state-of-the-art equipment involved with the isolation of protein products. Regulate production factors such as solids, temperature, pH; making adjustments to meet all set points. Take frequent readings; accurately logging up to 50 variables per hour. Clean and sanitize all areas of the Protein Department including walls, floors, and equipment according to a Master Sanitation schedule. Understand and troubleshoot product flow's. The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications): High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. The Extras (Preferred Qualifications): Minimum two (2) years of experience in a related field preferred. This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time. What we offer you: Agropur offers its employees a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package focusing on your physical, financial and emotional health to include the following: Health, Dental and Vision options Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts Company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability 401(k) Retirement Plan with a 4% company match Tuition Reimbursement Program Health and Wellness Programs to include Wellness Incentives and Employee Assistance Program Opportunities for discretionary bonus' and discretionary 401(k) contributions based on Company financial performance. Paid Time Off Program, Holiday Pay and Bereavement An environment that upholds our five core values: Boldness, Collaboration, Communication, Excellence and Integrity Opportunities for advancement Training programs Employee Referral Program Community Involvement The Location: Le Sueur: Our presence in Le Sueur, MN, consists of the following locations; Le Sueur Cheese, The Friendly Confines Cheese Shoppe, Le Sueur Ingredients, Le Sueur Protein Research Center, and Le Sueur Business Office. These locations produce various types of cheeses, such as; parmesan, romano, asiago, gouda, muenster, Monterey Jack, and cheddar. They also run various whey streams, such as; whey protein isolate (WPI), whey protein concentrate 34 (WPC 34), whey protein concentrate 80 (WPC 80), and both pharma and food-grade lactose. Le Sueur, MN, was the original home