Isolate Reactor operator in Jerome ID

Agropur Inc
Isolate Reactor operator
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Jerome ID
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Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Production Worker

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Job Type: Regular

Working at Agropur means being a member of an extended family where simplicity and honesty are part of everyday life, and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. You too can join the Agropur family!

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&##39;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.
What this role is all about:

We are looking for an Isolate Reactor Operator in Jerome, ID. The Isolate Reactor Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation, sanitation and maintenance of isolate reactor and related equipment in the BiPro department.

  • Operate equipment and control processes in the production of high quality/high value whey products, successfully applying learned knowledge of processes and production methods.
  • Complete CIP of equipment; troubleshooting machinery as needed.
  • Complete all documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Follow all GMP, SOP and HACCP programs.
  • Monitor processes, materials or surroundings, reviewing information by phone, in writing or in person.
  • Accurately identify information by categorizing, estimating, and recognizing changes or deviations in circumstances and/or events.
  • Perform operator-level maintenance as needed.
  • Train new/other employees.
  • Understand and adhere to all Quality Assurance policies, immediately reporting any potential food safety issues to management.
  • Learn and execute advanced startup and shutdown procedures of equipment.
  • Effectively operate state-of-the-art equipment involved with the isolation of protein products.
  • Regulate production factors such as solids, temperature, pH; making adjustments to meet all set points.
  • Take frequent readings; accurately logging up to 50 variables per hour.
  • Clean and sanitize all areas of the Protein Department including walls, floors, and equipment according to a Master Sanitation schedule.
  • Understand and troubleshoot product flow&##39;s.

The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects, sets objectives and goals, breaks down work into the process steps, develops schedules and assignments, anticipates and adjusts for problems or roadblocks, measures performance against goals, evaluates results.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with managers and colleagues.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Basic computer operational skills; able to input and retrieve computerized information.
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, adapt to a changing environment quickly, and think independently.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to follow written, verbal and diagrammatic instructions; complete simple checklists and complete required documentation.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to solve problems by adapting knowledge and experience.
  • Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and work to maintain constructive working relationships.

The Extras (Preferred Qualifications):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in a related field 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&##39; 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 Involvemen
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