Dean Foods is one of the country's largest providers of dairy products, including ice cream!
Our St. George, Utah ice cream facility is continually sourcing for hardworking individuals to work in our production areas and we appreciate your interest!
We offer excellent starting wages, affordable & comprehensive benefits, career growth opportunities, and much more!
The ideal candidate must be available to work any shift and willing to work in cold environments.
All candidates will be reviewed and considered based on the requirements of the role.
Job Description & Requirements
The Hardening Room General Laborer is responsible for operating equipment and/or performing roles in the hardening room of our ice cream facility.
Load/unload stacks and move items as assigned
Sort, bundle and fill containers or place in assembled units
Mark or put identifying labels on product loads
Record movement of stock in/out of work area
Monitor materials, products and equipment at each step of process and reports irregularities to supervision
Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.
Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
Responsible for food safety, pre*requisite programs and food quality related to designated area.
Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
6 months experience required.
Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Must be able to stand, walk, push or pull a majority of the day. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and manually stack and move cases up to 6-8 cases high.
Must be able to work in an environment where the temperature is maintained at minus 22 degrees Fahrenheit using appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment).
Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Must be able to pass all pre*employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).
Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
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