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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! The Production Operator performs all tasks involved in the production of Agropur Ingredients' products; ensuring safe and efficient production by following standard work methods and practices. This position frequently handles bags of product that are at least 25 kg. (55.115 lbs.).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Read ingredients and count how many bags are on a pallet.
Place scoops in cans/jars/buckets and place lids on cans/jars/buckets.
Stack bags/cans of product as it comes off the various production lines.
Seal bags/cans of product as it comes off the various production lines.
Bag product as it comes off the various production lines.
Dump bags of product into appropriate equipment on the various production lines.
Sample product on various production lines as required.
Operate forklift, if forklift-operating requirements met.
Complete necessary paperwork to ensure all documentation requirements met on various production lines.
Operate boxing machine.
Palletize product as it comes off the various production lines.
Train new production line workers on all lines.
Responsible for food safety and quality.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Obtain and maintain a working knowledge of the cheese-making process.
May have contact with federal/state/regulatory inspectors on an annual basis.
Understand and adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices.
Stop any observed unsafe acts and obey facility safety rules and procedures.
Correct or report any observed safety hazards.
Support safety policies and programs.
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.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
No experience required; in-house training provided.
Previous work experience in a food safety/manufacturing environment preferred.
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with colleagues and individuals inside and outside the organization.
Demonstrate attention to detail, quality and cleanliness in work.
Follow one- or two-step verbal instructions; read and follow written instructions; perform routine and repetitive tasks; carry out detailed but uncomplicated written or verbal instructions; complete simple checklists and required documentation.
Ability to solve problems by adapting knowledge and experience.
Dedication to meet the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively at all levels in a collaborative team environment.
Basic math plus fractions, decimals and percentages, as well as algebraic calculations. Basic computer operational skills; able to input and retrieve computerized information.
Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and work to maintain constructive working relationships.