Agropur, Inc.
  • Production
  • Jerome, ID, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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

Agropur is looking for a Vacation Relief Technician in the Whey Department at the Jerome, ID facility.
Essential Functions include the following:
    Carry out all tasks of cheese plant operators when relieving in the following positions: Lactose Refining and Packaging, Whey and Permeate Evaporator, Protein Operator positions.
    Provide shift coverage during employee vacation time; provide break relief during regular shifts.
    Train in on all positions and provide training to others as needed.
    Carry out duties as requested by Whey Operations and Plant Manager.
    Understand and follow all GMP and safety standards.
    Follow work instructions set forth by Standard Operation Procedures and Master Sanitation Schedules.
    Perform all CIP's, Master Sanitation items, and titrations to insure a high standard of sanitation.
    Ensure safe operation and sanitary use of equipment.
    Report any issues with equipment to manager or supervisor.
    Maintain a clean work place that is free of safety hazards.
    Able to communicate with Supervisor on any variances in make plans.
    Take all area samples for micro and analytical results in a timely manner.
    Uses proper personal protective equipment at all times.
    Communicate all production issues with Production Supervisor.
Technical Competencies:
    Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
    Able to properly document information legibly onto the production and master sanitation log sheets.
    Understand all Production and CIP circuit flows.
    Excellent trouble shooting skills.
    High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
    Experience in food plant manufacturing.
Non-technical Competencies:
    Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
    Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
    Strong organizational skills.
    Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.
    Demonstrated mechanical aptitude.
    Excellent teamwork skills.
Work Conditions:
    Capable of moving up and down stairs.
    Frequently move up to 55 pounds.
    Able to stand and move about work stations in a manufacturing environment for up to 12 hours.
    Frequently work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level.
    Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed with short notice.
    Availability to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and mandatory overtime as needed.
    Able to work with chemicals.
    Ability to work at heights.

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