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Dairy Farmers of America Dryer Master Relief Operator - Night in Zumbrota, Minnesota

Position : Dryer Master Relief Operator - Night

Location : Zumbrota, Minnesota

Requisition ID: : 11519

General Purpose:

The Master Relief Operator understands and fulfills duties and responsibilities as described for the Dryer Operator, Blend Operator, Bagger Operator, Dry Side Rover, and Forklift Operator as needed within the dryer department.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate all dryer equipment

  • Ensure all products ran meet specific guidelines

  • Knowledge of how to take apart and put equipment back together after CIP and COP

  • Provides coverage for the dryer department team leader in his/her absence

  • Performs other tasks as assigned when not serving in a relief capacity

  • Perform sanitation on all equipment

  • Maintain all necessary records

  • Maintain safe working conditions for employees and compliance with all state and federal regulations regarding health and safety issues along with lockout/tagout compliance

  • Dedicate effort to safety as we expect every employee to leave work in the same condition as they arrive

  • Follow all DFA good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements

  • Exhibit the values and ethics of Dairy Farmers of America through honesty, discretion, and sound judgment

  • Adhere to all DFA Quality, Safety and GMP policies and procedures and report any nonconformity

  • Attend required training, including but not limited to, Safety, GMP, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), and Safe Quality Foods (SQF)

  • The requirements here in are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required

  • Other duties may be assigned

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • 1-year manufacturing experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Perform work independently as required

  • Perform basic quality testing as necessary, including but not limited to total solids%, butterfat%

  • Able to understand the cream HTST system to effectively troubleshoot issues as they arise

  • Able to use and understand calculations, production rates and fluid inventories

  • Able to prepare and comprehend evaporator logs and master sanitation schedules

  • Perform necessary routine cleaning and preventive maintenance

  • Able to work in a hot environment

  • Able to work a full 12 hour or longer shift plus overtime as needed

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

  • EEO/AA/Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteran