Vacation Relief Operator-Cottage Cheese in Farmington MN

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Vacation Relief Operator-Cottage Cheese
Job ID: 
Farmington MN
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Job Types:
Production Worker
Hourly Wages:
At hire: $25.07
At 6 months: $26.22
At 12 months: $26.87
At 18 months: $27.87
At 24 months: $28.02
At 30 months: $28.12
Summary: Position is responsible for sanitation and operation of line equipment for running product that meets established standards related to safety, quality and productivity.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepares work to be accomplished by reading the production schedule and determining set up needs.
  • Prepares line for startup and maintains production by checking for proper adjustments of equipment including, but not limited to blenders, filler, spot-pak, and auto-palletizer.
  • Maintains a neat work area and follows all Kemps safety rules.
  • Reports all product issues to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintains constant weight control for minimal giveaway and documents checks on required paperwork.
  • Audits, tests and records dip strength and cleanliness.
  • Maintains quality by observing operations, and making adjustments by adjusting speed controls and troubleshooting.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs into the shop floor system.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by troubleshooting malfunctions and calling mechanics for repairs when needed. Reports preventative maintenance issues as needed to keep line operational.
  • Ensures proper identification of rework barrels by attaching rework tickets to barrels as needed.
  • Monitors, files and logs rework and dump appropriately.
  • Communicates any issues or maintenance needs or irregularities with relieving employee to ensure and maintain efficient operations at shift change.
  • Performs daily cleaning in order to comply with GMP's (sweeping floors, emptying tubs, removing garbage, cleaning drips on heads and pumps, etc.)
  • Works overtime as needed
  • Attends required meetings.
  • Attends required training, including but not limited to: GMP's, HAACP, SQF, Safety.
  • Assists with training as needed.
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K
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