Agropur, Inc.
  • Whey
  • Le Sueur, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability and 401(k)


Agropur is currently looking for a BiPro Operator at it's Le Sueur Cheese Plant located in Le Sueur, MN.

Opening: 1 rotating shift 6-6 every other weekend

Job Summary:

The Bi Pro Operator will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of our proprietary ion-exchange and membrane filtering processes which create our world renowned whey protein isolates. This position will utilize some of the world's most advanced equipment in its field, and oversee crucial production steps in order to create our Bi Pro whey protein isolate product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate and sanitize all key pieces of dairy processing equipment involved with the Whey Protein Department.
  •  Learn and execute advanced startup and shutdown procedures of equipment.
  •  Run state-of-the-art equipment involved with the isolation of protein products.
  •  Regulate production factors such as solids, temperature, pH, and make adjustments to meet all set points.
  •   Perform frequent readings and log up to 50 variables per hour.
  • Operate Clean-In-Place (CIP) cycles on equipment, troubleshoot maintenance of machinery if necessary.
  •  Clean and sanitize all areas of the Protein Department including walls, floors, and equipment according to a Master Sanitation schedule.
  • Assist all other coworkers with tasks and duties that are within the department as assigned.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Ability to read and understand SOP's and SSOP's.
  • Understand and troubleshoot product flow's and equipment.
  • Computer literate.
  • Able to properly document information legibly.
  • Understand and obey all Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate and document work.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.
  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
  • Ability to plan ahead.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

 

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Requirements

Rarely

Occasionally

Frequently

Audible Speech

 

 

X

Bending/Stooping

 

X

 

Climbing

X

 

 

Depth Perception

 

X

 

Distinguish Color

 

X

 

Driving

X

 

 

Hearing Acuity

 

X

 

Keyboard Data Entry

 

 

X

Kneeling

X

 

 

Lifting

 

X

 

Pushing/Pulling 0-25lbs

 

X

 

Pushing/Pulling 25-50lbs

 

X

 

Pushing/Pulling over 50lbs

X

 

 

Reaching

 

X

 

Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements

X

 

 

Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements

 

X

 

Seeing - Far

X

 

 

Seeing - Near

 

 

X

Sitting

 

X

 

Smelling Acuity

 

X

 

Squatting

 

X

 

Standing

 

 

X

Touch

 

X

 

Understanding of Basic English

 

 

X

Walking

 

 

X

 

Work Environment: This job includes exposure to the following environmental conditions.

 

Requirements

Rarely

Occasionally

Frequently

Extreme cold (non-weather)

X

 

 

Extreme heat (non-weather)

 

X

 

Fumes or airborne particles

 

X

 

Loud Noise (e.g., Intake, Whey dept., plant floor)

 

 

X

Moderate Noise (e.g., office with computer printers)

 

 

X

Other

 

 

 

Outdoor weather conditions

 

X

 

Required Personal Protective Equipment

 

 

X

Risk of electrical shock

X

 

 

Risk of radiation

X

 

 

Toxic or caustic chemicals

 

 

X

Vibration

 

X

 

Wet, humid conditions (non-weather)

 

 

X

Work in high, dangerous places

X

 

 

Work/job related travel

X

 

 

Work near moving mechanical parts

 

 

X

Work with explosives

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 AA/EEO Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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