Food Manufacturing General Labor Fluid Receiving in Adrian MI

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Dairy Farmers of America
Food Manufacturing General Labor Fluid Receiving
Job ID: 
Adrian MI
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Job Types:
Production Worker, Shipping/Receiving

General Purpose:

Perform operations including but not limited to fluid product receiving, product load out, and product supply or transfer to production processes. Other operational duties include clean-in-place (CIP) and clean--out-of-place (COP) gaskets and master sanitation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sample all incoming raw milk tankers for the purpose of performing quality testing as necessary
  • Review and maintain records pertaining to "General Laboratory" requirements for an Appendix N Drug Residue screening site as required by the dairy industry
  • Understand, follow, and complete all Charm SL3, Sulfa & Tetra procedures and documentation set forth by the FDA Pasteurized Milk Ordinance, meeting Michigan Department of Agriculture regulatory agency supervision
  • Scale tankers in/out; complete documentation as required
  • Load/unload raw milk tankers; complete documentation as required
  • Receive fluid products, check storage silos, observe product flow into and out of storage silos, and respond to any problems
  • Complete and maintain Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) record keeping such as completing charts and sanitation sheets
  • CIP all bulk tankers; perform manual cleaning as necessary. Complete all related documentation including wash tag PMO requirements
  • CIP raw milk silos and receiving line circuits as required; perform manual cleaning as necessary. Complete all related documentation including CIP charts PMO requirements
  • Check, fill and monitor CIP day-tanks and CIP systems as necessary
  • Communicate with separator operators as required
  • Perform general housekeeping duties and Master Sanitation Schedule tasks as necessary
  • Minimize water usage and the generation of wastewater within the scope of the position
  • Understand fully product flow from the milk silos to packaging department
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed correctly at designated intervals
  • Ensure all recording charts are properly documented according to company and regulatory regulations
  • Maintain safe, clean, and organized work area throughout the facility and common areas
  • Anticipate problems, implement solutions, and look for continuous improvement/process improvement opportunities
  • Safeguard and protect all company assets and proprietary information
  • Assume responsibility for the attainment of plant goals and objectives. Make decisions in a timely manner
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships and communications with employees from all other departments and peers
  • Exhibit the values and ethics of Dairy Farmers of America through honesty, discretion, and sound judgment
  • Attend required training, including but not limited to Safety, GMP, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), and Safe Quality Foods (SQF)
  • Promptly and accurately perform all necessary entries into the SAP system
  • Responsible for completing and maintaining the following programs: Pre-Operational Checklists, Post-Operational/CIP Checklists, and Master Sanitation Schedules
  • Submit accurate and complete documentation to the shift supervisor. Accurately note deviations
  • Perform limited maintenance as defined per the MSS or as required, including but not limited to inspection, cleaning, and entering maintenance work requests into the SAP system
  • Assist in the training and development of new operators
  • Dedicate effort to safety as we expect every employee to leave work in the same condition as they arrive
  • Follow all Dairy Farmers of America procedures and practices: Safety, Quality, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP)
  • Follow all DFA good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements
  • Adhere to all DFA Quality, Safety and GMP policies and procedures and report any nonconformity

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. Other duties may be assigned as required

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