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Dairy Farmers of America Melter/Filler in Winthrop, Minnesota

Position : Melter/Filler

Location : Winthrop, Minnesota

Requisition ID: : 11053

This person performing this capacity shall complete its responsibilities completely and in its entirety. The duties listed below are not intended to be a complete list of all the required duties, but are intended to give a general overview of the jobs requirements.

This job will require a flexible schedule due to scheduling tow operators for a shift when production requires it. Position will also be utilized to fill in for some vacations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keep complete & accurate records on all butter melted & from what assigned load it is from.

  • Properly melt & transfer melted butter to proper holding tank. Minimize butterfat loss by properly draining.

  • When not melting butter, help aid in the packaging of finished product.

  • Help the Separator/Pasteurizer Operator as needed and communicate with that individual in manufacturing of Oil or AMF.

  • Weigh all scrap butter prior to melting and record on production sheet.

  • Aid in the Separator/Pasteurizer Operator as needed or as directed.

  • Take cardboard to baler area as needed and/or as requested.

  • Clean up: see that all floors, walls, tanks & equipment are adequately cleaned.

  • Maintain area in a clean manner: refer to above.

  • Attends required training, including but not limited to: GMP's, HAACP, SQF, Safety, etc.

  • All other duties as assigned.

  • Reports directly to the Butteroil Plant Supervisor.

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • 1-2 years manufacturing experience, preferred

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

  • Ability to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen

Physical Deamnds and Work Environment:

  • Standing, twisting, pushing, pulling through out shift

  • Lifting, carrying, and/or lowering 60-90 pounds

  • Repitition of hand/wrist doing simple grasping