Dry Packaging Operator I in Jerome ID

Agropur Inc
Title: 
Dry Packaging Operator I
Date: 
09/16/2022
Job ID: 
JR16906
Location: 
Jerome ID
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Packaging Technician, Production Worker, Warehouse Worker
For Current Agropur Employees:

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Job Type:
Regular

Working at Agropur means choosing a committed employer who invests daily to give its employees the means to develop professionally. It is also means being part of a large family where simplicity and honesty are lived on a daily basis and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. Invest in yourself and join Agropur to realize your full potential.

Who we are:

We are an employee-focused organization that promotes from within and are looking for enthusiastic, team-oriented employees to join our growing team. Founded in 1938, Agropur is a top 20 global dairy processor. In addition to being one of the largest award-winning cheese manufacturers, Agropur is a leader in high quality and diverse nutritional whey proteins. Agropur's 10 US-based, SQF Certified plants are behind some of the most prominent food, beverage, and nutrition brands in the industry. Vertically integrated by design, Agropur provides future-forward solutions in the areas of cheese, ingredients, beverages, and custom contract manufacturing services. "Better Dairy. Better World." www.agropur.com

What this role is all about:

We are looking for a Dry Packaging Operator I in Jerome, ID. The Dry Packaging Operator I is responsible for the packaging of product while following safety and quality requirements.
  • Place bags/totes on pallets.
  • Fill bags/totes and ensure proper labeling.
  • Seal bags/totes.
  • Sustain and support automated systems.
  • Clean and sanitize all parts of packaging department including walls, floors, and equipment.


The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to read, understand, and adhere to documents and procedures (GLP, SOP, SDS, GMP, test procedures, and HACCP).
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).
  • Basic computer operational skills; able to input and retrieve computerized information.
  • Ability to follow written, verbal and diagrammatic instructions; complete simple checklists and complete required documentation.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Communicate well both verbally and in writing with managers and colleagues.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Decisions administered soundly and consistently with policies and in compliance with appropriate laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrate functional and technical knowledge, ability to learn new skills quickly, and achieve a high level of accomplishment.
  • Ability to solve problems by adapting knowledge and experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively at all levels in a collaborative team environment.
  • Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and work to maintain constructive working relationships.


The Extras (Preferred Qualifications):
  • No experience required; on-the-job training provided.
  • Minimum one (1) year of related experience preferred.


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:

Our Jerome, ID, plant is home to approximately 400 employees and processes approximately 7 million pounds of milk per day. This facility produces various types of cheeses, such as; mozzarella, cheddar, provolone, muenster, parmesan, romano, Monterey jack, gouda, and asiago. They also run various whey streams, such as; deproteinized whey, sweet dairy whey, GMP, permeate, instantized, and our top-rated BiPro products.

The Jerome, ID area is a paradise for those seeking unique recreation attractions. You can visit Shoshone Falls (the Niagara of the West), Perrine Bridge (the only legal spot to base jump from in the US), and the beautiful Snake River Canyon (perfect for canoeing, boating and walking). There are also multiple restaurants throughout the Magic Valley area with quality cuisine. You can also visit the Jerome Chamber https://www.visitjeromeidaho.com/

or Twin Falls Chamber https://twinfallschamber.com/ sites for more information on local events.

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