Operator I in Le Sueur MN

Agropur Inc
Operator I
Job ID: 
Le Sueur MN
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Job Types:
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!
Double Time Sundays - $1.50 Shift Differential

Starting Pay: $17.79+

What this role is all about :
We are looking for a Receiving Operator at our Le Sueur, MN location.
The Receiving Operator serves as the initial point of contact for product arriving at the production facility and is responsible for coordinating incoming product, performing quality testing and ensuring that processes are properly executed with appropriate documentation. This position has mastery over all functions of the intake bay areas.
  • Complete general cleaning of area, wash down bays, walls and complete general cleaning as needed.
  • Understand and comply with all Quality Assurance policies, immediately reporting any potential food safety issues to management.
  • Clean lines.
  • Wash trucks inside and out.
  • Load and unload trucks.
  • Weigh in and weigh out trucks.
  • Assign trucks to appropriate intake and loading bays.
  • Track loads.
  • Stock supplies.
  • Move valves, pipes and hoses.
  • Run computerized cleaning system.
  • Set up and execute automated cleaning system.
  • Connect proper piping and hoses to unload product from milk trucks.
  • Connect proper piping and hoses to fill trucks with outgoing product for other facilities and customers.
  • Operate truck scales from a computer to weigh total product being received and distributed.
  • Track essential information of truck loads including product type, weight, and more.
  • Conduct antibiotic tests to ensure quality of milk.
  • Process purchasing and sales documents (bills of lading).
  • Bucket milk.
  • Move Agitator in and out of trucks when agitation is needed.

The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):
  • Demonstrate attention to detail, quality and cleanliness in work.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

The Extras (Preferred Qualifications):
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum two (2) years of Food Service, Food Plant or Sanitation experience preferred.

T his 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' 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:

Le Sueur:

Our presence in Le Sueur, MN, consists of the following locations; Le Sueur Cheese, The Friendly Confines Cheese Shoppe, Le Sueur Ingredients, Le Sueur Protein Research Center, and Le Sueur Business Office. These locations produce various types of cheeses, such as; parmesan, romano, asiago, gouda, muenster, Monterey Jack, and cheddar. They also run various whey streams, such as; whey protein isolate (WPI), whey protein concentrate 34 (WPC 34), whey protein concentrate 80 (WPC 80), and both pharma and food-grade lactose.

Le Sueur, MN, was the original home of the Jolly Green Giant. This small town provides a safe, friendly atmosphere with great neighborhoods and affordable housing while maintaining several large businesses. Le Sueur is on the Minnesota River and The National Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway passes right by town. You can also visit the Le Sueur Chamber site http://lesueurchamber.org/ for more information on local events.

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