USA

Separator-Pan Relief Operator

locationSaint Albans - Vermont (VT),

atDairy Farmers of America Inc.

Job Description:

Job Title

Separator-Pan Relief Operator

Description

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate the separator system according to defined processing parameters to achieve optimum processing efficiencies and to ensure the highest quality product while minimizing downtime.
  • Monitor and document processes as required and perform quality control checks, making changes to the processes as necessary to maintain quality per documented change process
  • Ensure all process documentation is complete
  • Perform CIP as needed on all related equipment, perform manual cleaning as necessary.
  • Always maintain a clean, organized, and professional work area in accordance to 5S methodology.
  • Perform general housekeeping duties and Master Sanitation Schedule tasks as necessary
  • Minimize water usage and generation of wastewater with the scope of the position
  • Follow all Dairy Farmers of America GMP's and work in a manner consistent with all corporate, regulatory quality and sanitation requirements.
  • Dedicate effort to safety as we expect every employee to leave work in the same condition as they arrive
  • Exhibit the values and ethics of DFA through honesty, discretion, and sound judgement
  • 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)
  • Assist in the training and development of new operators
  • The requirements herein 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.
  • Will need to complete pasteurization training.
  • Other duties may be assigned as required
  • This is a FIRST shift position.

General Purpose:

Operate the Evaporator process in an efficient manner in order to maximize production while maintaining product quality and employee safety.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

§ Operate the Evaporator system according to defined processing parameters to achieve optimum processing efficiencies and to ensure the highest quality product while minimizing downtime.

§ Monitor and document processes as required and perform quality control checks, making changes

to the processes as necessary to maintain quality per documented change process

§ Ensure all process documentation is complete

§ Perform CIP as needed on all related equipment, perform manual cleaning as necessary.

§ Always maintain a clean, organized, and professional work area in accordance to 5S methodology.

§ Perform general housekeeping duties and Master Sanitation Schedule tasks as necessary

§ Minimize water usage and generation of wastewater with the scope of the position

§ Follow all Dairy Farmers of America GMP's and work in a manner consistent with all corporate, regulatory quality and sanitation requirements.

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

§ Exhibit the values and ethics of DFA through honesty, discretion, and sound judgement

§ 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)

§ Assist in the training and development of new operators

§ The requirements herein 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.

§ Will need to complete pasteurization training.


Location

St. Albans, Vermont

Requirements

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) ( REQUIRED)


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Able to use and understand calculations and production rates
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and written
  • Able to be proactive in seeking solutions
  • Able to work in collaboration effectively and foster good teamwork
  • Able to follow directions and meet deadlines
  • Able to interpret and apply company policies
  • Able to adapt and manage to change effectively
  • Able to perform task and duties without constant supervision

Benefits

DFA offers an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision, fully funded pension and more.


EEO/AA/Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteran

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