Le Sueur Cheese - Boiler/Utilities Operator II in Le Sueur MN

Agropur Inc
Le Sueur Cheese - Boiler/Utilities Operator II
Job ID: 
Le Sueur MN
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Job Types:
Production Worker, Utilities/Refrigeration

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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!

What this role is all about:

We are looking for a Boiler/Utilities Operator II at our Le Sueur, MN location.

  • Operate and maintain automatically fired boilers, water softeners and reverse osmosis (RO) systems. Perform preventive maintenance on equipment such as traps, pipes, valves and make repairs when necessary.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair equipment problems with plant.
  • Operate and maintain plant air compressors to ensure incoming quality air for the plant.
  • Ammonia Refrigeration experience, HAZWOPER, ability to perform maintenance PMs on ammonia system.
  • Support, implement, and maintain food safety practices as required through SQF.
  • Maintain accurate records of boilers and other equipment on a daily, weekly, and/or monthly basis, as required.
  • Monitor use and inventories of process chemicals and supplies.
  • Will be responsible for completing job duties in a manner that supports all plant safety, food safety, quality, and environmental practices.
  • Perform mechanical and electrical troubleshooting.
  • Using strong knowledge of PSM program, assist in program management and documentation.

The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Specialized vocational training in maintenance mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, machine shop, electricity, boiler operation and refrigeration or completed apprenticeship program required.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in boiler operations required.
  • 1st Class B Boiler Operators License required.
  • Experience operating hand tools, power tools, machine tools (lathe, mill, etc.), welders, refrigeration and electrical test equipment required.
  • Experience distinguishing between sounds or vibrations for equipment repair required.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude, including pumps and steam generation required.
  • Experience performing mechanical and electrical troubleshooting required.
  • Experience reading blueprints and electrical schematics required.

The Extras (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Communicate well both verbally and in writing with mangers and colleagues.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Ability to follow written, verbal and diagrammatic instructions; complete simple checklists and complete required documentation.
  • Seek out and participate in appropriate training and professional development.
  • Basic math plus fractions, decimals and percentages, as well as algebraic calculations.
  • Basic computer operational skills; able to input and retrieve computerized information.
  • Ability to solve problems by adapting knowledge and experience.
  • Demonstrate functional and technical knowledge, ability to learn new skills quickly, and achieve a high level of accomplishment.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, adapt to a changing environment quickly, and think independently.
  • Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

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 Involvement
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