Receiving Operator in Fargo ND

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Dairy Farmers of America
Receiving Operator
Job ID: 
Fargo ND
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Job Types:
Production Worker, Shipping/Receiving, Warehouse Worker

Wage: $22.01

Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6:00 am-4:30 pm / OFF: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Duties and Responsibilities:
Properly Sample, receive and ship various products including milk, ice cream, condensed skim and work efficiently in department by accomplishing these tasks daily.
Perform CIP duties for all 24 hour washes for HTST1, all vessels in the bottling room, and fillers.
Unload milk by connecting milk hose to unloading pump and following appropriate standard operating procedures and standard sanitization operating procedures for bulk receiving.
Responsible for proper and accurate recording of all incoming and outgoing loads of products.
Set up and operate the CIP systems and tanker washers to properly clean and sanitize tanks, trucks, and line circuits and inspect after each CIP for cleanliness.
Clean and maintain cream storage tanks in accordance with ND Department of Agriculture and USDA standards, inspect after each CIP for cleanliness.
Responsible for complete and legible recording chart documentation in accordance with State and Federal requirements.
Record all information needed for CIP washes, tanker washes & line circuit washes; complete work orders in timely manner.
Responsible for reporting any abnormalities with milk, cream and other products received or shipped.
Take all necessary steps to minimize milk loss.
Read and abide by all standard sanitation operating procedures and standard operating procedures for bulk receiving, GMP;s and kemps safety policies
Attends required meetings
Attends required training, including but not limited to: GMP s, HAACP, SQF, Safety.
Completes online training as assigned
Other duties as assigned

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Problem solving identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations.
Oral Communication listens and gets clarification; participates in meetings.

Written communication writes clearly and informatively; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
Teamwork balance team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit.
Judgement- displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgement; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
Quality demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Safety & Security observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly; ability to read and understand MSDS sheets.
Attendance Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions.
Mathematical skills ability to add and subtract using simple whole numbers
Reasoning ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Computer skills ability to enter daily production schedule data into shop floor system to prepare labels, forms, tags and stickers.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Standing, twisting, pushing, pulling throughout shift.
Medium to heavy lifting, carrying, exerting and/ or lowering up to 60 pounds or more.
Repetition of hand /wrist doing simple grasping 10-20lbs including pushing, pulling, reaching.
Working in noisy, wet, and slippery conditions
Perform repetitive motion of stacking up to 10-20lbs including pushing, pulling, reaching and standing for long periods of time.


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