Foremost Farms USA, headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, is a world-class supplier of cheese, dairy products, and ingredients to national and international markets. As a dairy cooperative, we are owned by the 1,100 dairy farmers who supply our high-quality milk. Our flexible, diverse plant network allows us to manufacture products and ingredients that are most in-demand - and provide a strong, secure market for our member-owners' milk.
We're looking for employees who challenge the status quo, innovate and aim for excellence. Because we're working to be the world's best - to Be Foremost - we'll bring out the best in you.
About This Opportunity
JOB TITLE: Intake Operator
POSITION TYPE: Full time
Starting Pay: $19.75
PM shift available, 5:00PM - 5:00AM, on a 2-2-3 schedule
Weekends and holidays are scheduled on a rotating basis.
YOUR FUTURE IS AT FOREMOST!
At Foremost Farms, our farmer-members bring their milk to our Greenville, MI dairy campus every day so we can produce tailored, innovative solutions for customers around the world. Right now, we have an opening for a Intake Operator, a key player in our product development process.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. The essential functions of this job include, but are not limited to:
Communicating in an appropriate manner with the operator that is being relieved to gain knowledge, such as present state of equipment, tankers and production run, to efficiently perform duties.
Adhering to all GMPs, quality and safety standards while performing duties.
Communicating with appropriate process operators to efficiently manage silo space and production schedules, reporting any issues to supervisor as needed.
Monitoring receiving intake bay and silo areas for leaking gaskets, airlines, pump seals, and the like, reporting any deficiencies to maintenance personnel.
Maintaining proper recordkeeping and data entry for all liquid products received, loaded out and transferred as appropriate.
Maintaining appropriate CIP records, quality records and other related regulatory records as needed.
Prepare CIP tanks for the day.
CIP milk silos when they are emptied in accordance with the SSOP. Put in water saver door and clean media tank according to the SSOP. Check all chemical concentration per the SSOP and record. Inspect tank and swab tank when done to verify cleanliness.
Receive fluid milk from haulers. Verifying wash tag, manifest and seals, testing milk for acidity, odor and antibiotics. Loads may require agitation per the SOP.
Monitor the filling of the silos.
Organize trucks as they arrive, directing them to the appropriate bays and order.
Organize and prepare trucks outgoing loads.
Generate appropriate wash and sanitized tags for the bulk trucks and trailers.
Stage the outgoing trucks to assure the customer delivery schedule is met.
Refill sampler dipper solutions and ensure the intake has the appropriate supplies.
Change appropriate Silo and CIP charts.
CIP milk trucks and trailers in accordance to FFUSA policies. Check all chemical concentration per the SSOP.
Check the central sanitizer level and concentration.
Change chemical barrels and/or fill as needed.
Maintain gaskets and valves in good working order. Change when worn or at appropriate time length.
Inspect the temperature of the COP Tank refill if temperature it too low. Also, inspect the water/solution. If dirty drain and refill.
CIP all required lines, silos and other vessels as needed in accordance to FFUSA policies. Check chemical concentrations per the SSOP and record.
Clean Drains (as defined by drain cleaning program).
Scrub the entire Intake Floor once a week or per the MSS.
No prior experience needed; on-the-job training is provided
Must be aged 18 years or older
Able to lift up to 50 pounds with reasonable accommodations
Able to stand for the duration of shift
Willing to use a forklift (training is provided)
Must be able to read and understand standard operating procedures and labels written in English
Basic math skills (addition and subtraction) required
Must be able to tell time on an analog or digital clock
Participation in a team environment
Must be detail orientated
Ability to perform in a fact-paced work environment
Any manufacturing experience you have will help you learn on the job
Knowledge of HACCP, GMP's, OSHA and loss control programs is a plus, not required
The following are required competencies of the position that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job:
Computer Skills: Ability to operate all information technology related business systems, programs and applications in a manner that achieves efficiency, accuracy, and relevancy of information processing and reporting as it applies to this position.
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as memoranda, invoices, company policies and various documentation. Ability to process routine reports and instructions. Ability to communicate effectively with employees of the organization and truckers. Ability to effectively present information to other employees of the organization and related truckers and vendors.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to correctly add, subtract,... For full info follow application link.
Equal Opportuity Employer Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Disabled are encouraged to apply.